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Sunday’s Sports Schedule
Sunday, December 16
No Recreation or School Sporting Events Scheduled
Basketball League Provides Second Chance for Young Men
CLARKTON – A pre-season game for the Jesus Christ Shadow Pro-players Christian League was played in the School of Discovery gym Saturday, but the message and opportunities that the event’s organizers brought to the court were more important than the final score.
“This league helps our young men change their lives,” said Mrs. Mildred Jackson, one of the organizers. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
Bladen high school basketball games rained out
Both of Friday night’s high school basketball games involving Bladen County teams have been rained out due to leaky roofs. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
Middle School Boys Basketball: Bladenboro 47, Williams Township 31
WHITEVILLE – Gary Parker and Deonte Lacy combined for 26 points to lead Bladenboro to a 47-31 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Williams Township Thursday night. READ MORE
Middle School Girls Basketball: Clarkton School of Discovery 40, Nakina 7
NAKINA – AnnaGrey Heustess poured in 18 points Thursday to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 40-7 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Nakina. READ MORE
Middle School Girls Basketball: Bladenboro 43, Williams Township 19
WHITEVILLE –Lainey Autry and MaKayla Wright sparked a 28-4 blitz in the middle quarters that propelled Bladenboro to a 43-19 Waccamaw Middle School Conference victory over Williams Township Thursday. READ MORE
Middle School Boys Basketball: Clarkton School of Discovery 42, Nakina 39
NAKINA – Nyquan Richardson lit up the scoreboard with 19 second-half points Thursday night as Clarkton School of Discovery rallied for a 42-39 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Nakina. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13
Cade Hancock Has Strong Fall Run in Junior Golf
Elizabethtown’s Cade Hancock, a senior at Harrells Christian Academy, has enjoyed a strong run through his fall schedule of junior golf tournaments. After finishing second in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tournament at Furman University, Hancock tied for third place in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tournament at the Pinehurst #5 course on November 10-11. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12
Girls Basketball: East Bladen 78, Red Springs 27
ELIZABETHTOWN – A 30-2 second-quarter blitz vaulted East Bladen into a 48-15 halftime lead and eventual 78-27 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over Red Springs. READ MORE
Girls Basketball: West Bladen 39, East Columbus 24
LAKE WACCAMAW – Junior Lexie Corrothers scored 7 of her 15 points in the final period to spark West Bladen to a 39-24 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over East Columbus Tuesday night. READ MORE
Boys Basketball: East Columbus 58, West Bladen 50
LAKE WACCAMAW – Seniors Tyree Burney and Donovan Worley combined for 31 points to lead East Columbus to a 58-50 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over West Bladen Tuesday night. READ MORE
Boys Basketball: Red Springs 46, East Bladen 32
ELIZABETHTOWN – Red Springs rode a 33-14 surge to a 46-32 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over East Bladen Tuesday night. Javant McDowell topped the Eagle scoring with 11 points. READ MORE
JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 30, Red Springs 17
ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen defeated Red Springs 30-17 Tuesday night in a Three Rivers Conference junior varsity boys basketball action. The Eagles raced to a 17-5 lead as they improved to 2-1 in league play.
JV Girls Basketball: Red Springs 21, East Bladen 18
ELIZABETHTOWN – A 5-1 third-quarter spurt propelled Red Springs to a 21-18 Three Rivers Conference junior varsity girls basketball victory over East Bladen Tuesday. READ MORE
JV Boys Basketball: East Columbus 45, West Bladen 29
LAKE WACCAMAW – East Columbus defeated West Bladen 45-29 Tuesday night in Three Rivers Conference junior varsity boys basketball action. Donovan Stone led the Knight scoring with 14 points. READ MORE
JV Girls Basketball: East Columbus 23, West Bladen 11
LAKE WACCAMAW – East Columbus rode a 10-1 third-period spurt to a 23-11 Three Rivers Conference junior varsity girls basketball victory over West Bladen Tuesday. Hannah Pait fired in 6 points in the first half to keep West Bladen close. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9
Kim Cain Gets Fourth State Championship Ring
COLUMBIA, SC- Former West Bladen baseball coach and athletic director Kim Cain won his fourth state championship Friday night as his Green Sea Floyds, S.C., Trojans defeated Lamar 26-20 in the South Carolina Class A state championship game. Cain, a Bladen County native, served as offensive line coach on Coach Donnie Kiefer’s staff. READ MORE
JV Boys Basketball: Red Springs 50, West Bladen 22
BLADENBORO – Red Springs defeated West Bladen 50-22 Friday night in Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball action.
Joshua Lewis threw in 3-point shots in the first and third periods and led the Knight scoring with 8 points. READ MORE
SPORTS FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8
Girls Basketball: West Bladen 38, Red Springs 36
BLADENBORO – Junior Lexie Corrothers fired in 7 of her 13 points in the final quarter as West Bladen held on to a 38-36 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over Red Springs Friday night.
The Lady Knights took a 29-26 lead into the final frame, and Corrothers started the period with a basket then buried a 3-point shot. READ MORE
Girls Basketball: East Bladen 73, South Columbus 20
TABOR CITY – East Bladen rolled to a 19-2 lead en route to a 73-20 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over South Columbus Friday night.
The Lady Eagles extended their lead to 35-16 at halftime and exploded for an 18-2 third quarter run that widened the gap to 53-18. READ MORE
Boys Basketball: Red Springs 77, West Bladen 60
BLADENBORO – Senior Keagan Brayboy sparked a 22-11 opening surge that propelled Red Springs to a 38-36 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over West Bladen Friday night.
Brayboy threw in 4 baskets in the first period, and teammates Kameron McLean and Shyheim Richardson contributed 2 baskets each to the opening Red Devil surge. READ MORE
Boys Basketball: South Columbus 68, East Bladen 52
TABOR CITY – South Columbus rode a 40-25 second-half surge to a 68-52 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over East Bladen Friday night.
Sophmore center Javant McDowell worked the paint for a trio of baskets in the first quarter as the Eagles built a 15-8 lead. READ MORE
JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 25, South Columbus 22
TABOR CITY- East Bladen rode a 14-5 second half spurt to a 25-22 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over South Columbus.
The Stallions held an 11-10 halftime lead before the Eagle rally produced a 24-16 East Bladen lead. READ MORE
JV Girls Basketball: East Bladen 17, South Columbus 10
TABOR CITY- Guard Mariah Smith threw in 6 points to lead a 12-4 second-half surge that propelled East Bladen to a 17-10 Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball victory over South Columbus Friday.
Teammates Shanell McMillian and Merritt Martin tossed in 4 points each for the winners. READ MORE
JV Girls Basketball: West Bladen 17, Red Springs 16
BLADENBORO- Tinyauh Rhoda tossed in 8 points to lead West Bladen to a 17-16 Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball victory over Red Springs Friday.
Lil Knights Basketball League registration
The Lil Knights Basketball League will be held on Saturday mornings in January and February. The league is open to 1st through 8th grades and will have three divisions. Cost is $25 and is due by December 29th. READ MORE
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