02/18/2019
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Schedules for Bladen County Sports


Monday’s Sports Schedule
Monday, February 18

Three Rivers Conference Girls Basketball Tournament
6 p.m. West Columbus at East Bladen
6 p.m. Red Springs at West Bladen

Middle School Basketball
4 p.m. Bladenboro at Elizabethtown
4 p.m. Clarkton School of Discovery at Whiteville Central
4 p.m. Tar Heel at Hallsboro

Bladen County Recreation Basketball at King Street Gym
10-12 Boys League Tournament
5:45 Lakers vs. Nuggets
6:30 Bulls vs. Celtics
7:15 Knicks vs. 76ers
8 p.m. Warriors vs. Lakers/Nuggets Loser


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Mystics Win Lil Knights WNBA Championship

The Mystics won the Lil Knights WNBA Tournament Championship Saturday with a 27-23 victory over the Sparks.

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Duke Wins Lil Knights ACC Big Four League

Duke won the Lil Knights ACC Big Four League Tournament championship Saturday with a 13-3 victory over Wake Forest.

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Thunder Wins Lil Knights Pro Division Championship

The Thunder won the Lil Knights Pro Division Tournament Championship Saturday with a 25-21 victory over the Warriors.

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Virginia Wins Lil Knights ACC Grades 4-6th Championship

Virginia won the Lil Knights ACC Grades 4-6th tournament championship Saturday with a 24-22 victory over Clemson.

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Saturday’s Lil Knight Tournament Results

BasketballHere are Saturday’s results from the Lil Knights basketball tournament games played at West Bladen High School. READ MORE

 



SPORTS FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17


Monday’s Three Rivers Conference Tournament Games

BasketballHere are the pairings for the first round of the Three Rivers Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments. The semifinals and championships games will be played at Fairmont High School.

The top-seeded East Bladen girls wil host West Columbus and the West Bladen girls will host Red Springs. READ MORE



Grey Team Wins 7-9 Coed Youth League Championship

Coach Walter Powell’s Grey team won Bladen Recreation’s 7-9 Coed Youth Basketball League championship with a perfect 10-0 record.

 

 



Green Team Is 7-9 Coed League Runner-up

Coach Wilson Bolden’s Green team finished second in Bladen Recreation’s 7-9 Coed Youth Basketball League with a 5-4-1 record.

 

 



SPORTS FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16


30th Annual Bladen We Care Golf Tournament Scheduled For April 25

One of the most successful charity golf tournaments in North Carolina is scheduled for Vineyard Golf at White Lake on April 25 with a rain date of May 2. READ MORE

 



Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association

 According to Linwood Hedgepeth of Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association the 2019 tournament schedule will be available around February 19. READ MORE



JV Girls Basketball: West Bladen 25, East Bladen 24 Overtime

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

BLADENBORO – Jamiyah Hall sank the winning free throw in overtime Friday as West Bladen edged East Bladen 25-24 in Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball action. READ MORE

 



West Bladen Softball Scrimmage Postponed Until Feb. 23

West Bladen High School LogoThe West Bladen pre-season softball scrimmage that was scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to expected heavy rains Friday night and Saturday.  READ MORE



Boys Basketball: East Bladen 57, West Bladen 56

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

BLADENBORO – Senior Greyson Heustess banked in a 9-foot runner with one second remaining to lift East Bladen to a 57-56 Three Rivers Conference men’s basketball victory over West Bladen Friday night.

West Bladen junior Tyre Boykin sank a free throw with 7.8 seconds left to give the Knights a 56-55 lead. Heustess then raced down the floor for the winning shot. READ MORE


Girls Basketball: East Bladen 61, West Bladen 21

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

BLADENBORO – East Bladen raced to a 34-10 first-half lead en route to a 61-21 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over an injury-riddled West Bladen team.

The victory completed a perfect 18-0 regular season for Coach Patty Evers’ Lady Eagles who claimed another conference championship by a five-game margin. READ MORE


JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 35, West Bladen 33

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

BLADENBORO – Sophomore Jacob Priest sank 3 free throws with 1.9 seconds left that gave East Bladen a 35-33 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over West Bladen Friday night.

A Priest lay-up that resulted in a 3-point play pushed the Eagles ahead 32-31 with 1:30 remaining, but Jadacus Register made 2 of 4 free throws to put West on top 33-32 at the 30-second mark. READ MORE


THREE RIVERS
CONFERENCE
OVERALL
BOYS’ BASKETBALL
W
L
W
L
West Columbus
16
2
20
3
South Columbus
13
5
17
7
St. Pauls
13
5
16
8
Fairmont
11
7
12
12
Whiteville
9
9
14
10
South Robeson
9
9
12
11
Red Springs
7
11
7
15
East Columbus
6
12
10
14
East Bladen
4
14
4
20
West Bladen
2
16
5
19

THREE RIVERS
CONFERENCE
OVERALL
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
W
L
W
L
East Bladen
18
0
23
1
St. Pauls
13
5
17
7
Whiteville
13
5
13
8
West Bladen
11
7
14
9
Red Springs
9
9
10
13
East Columbus
8
10
10
13
West Columbus
6
12
9
15
South Columbus
6
12
8
16
South Robeson
6
12
10
13
Fairmont
0
18
0
22

SPORTS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15


Middle School Boys Basketball: Elizabethtown 48, Whiteville Central 37

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Guard Malcolm Bolden fired in 18 points Thursday night as Elizabethtown’s Cougars handed Whiteville Central their first loss of the season 48-37 in Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball action.

Jacob Nixon finished with 12 points for the winners. Bryson Cokley sparked the Central offense with 17 points. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Bladenboro 39, Tar Heel 17

TAR HEEL – A 19-5 third-quarter spurt propelled Bladenboro to a 39-17 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tar Heel Thursday.

Rylee Chadwick led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points. Lainey Autry followed with 8 points. Len’ya Harrell topped the Lady Panther scoring with 10 points. READ MORE


Middle School Boys Basketball: Bladenboro 51, Tar Heel 42

TAR HEEL – Center Deonte Lacy powered in 22 points to lead Bladenboro to a 51-42 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Tar Heel Thursday night.

Gary Parker finished with 15 points for the Bulldogs. Kearean Ballard racked up 18 points for the Panthers. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Clarkton School of Discovery 49, Williams Township 22

Clarkton School of DiscoveryWHITEVILLE – Maegan Burney fired in 19 points Thursday to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 49-22 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball over Williams Township.

Coach Chris Callihan’s Lady Blue Devils had clinched the Waccamaw’s AA Division championship with their victory over Hallsboro Tuesday. READ MORE


Middle School Boys Basketball: Williams Township 42, Clarkton School of Discovery 28

Clarkton School of DiscoveryWHITEVILLE – Jamal Brown poured in 28 points Thursday night to lead Williams Township to a 42-28 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Clarkton School of Discovery.

Brown racked up 8 points in the third quarter for the Aggies then blistered the nets with 14 points in the final period. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Whiteville Central 30, Elizabethtown 26

ELIZABETHTOWN –Whiteville Central clinched the Waccamaw Middle School Conference AAA Division girls basketball championship Thursday with a 30-26 victory over Elizabethtown.

The Lady Hornets raced to a 14-0 first period lead. READ MORE


Thursday’s Bladen Recreation Basketball Results

7-9 Co-Ed: Carolina Blue 10, Black 8 … Grey 16, Gold 8 … Orange 15, Green 14

10-12 Boys Tournament: 76ers 26, Warriors 20


SPORTS FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14


Knicks Win 10-12 Boys League Championship

The Knicks won Bladen Recreation’s 10-12 Boys League’s regular season championship with a perfect 6-0 record. READ MORE

 

 


Lacey Suggs Named CAA Player of the Week

RICHMOND, VA – UNC-Wilmington guard Lacey Suggs has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Lady Seahawks to victories over Elon and William & Mary.

Suggs averaged 23.5 points and 6 rebounds per game. READ MORE


Middle School Boys Basketball: Bladenboro 42, Nakina 31

NAKINA – Gary Parker fired in 19 points Tuesday night to lead Bladenboro to a 42-31 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Nakina.

Parker tossed in 2 baskets and a free throw in the opening quarter, and teammate Anthony Mitchell bombed in a 3-point shot. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Clarkton School of Discovery 30, Hallsboro 25

Clarkton School of DiscoveryHALLSBORO – Makayla Dixon and Maegan Burney sparked an 18-5 fourth quarter blitz that rallied Clarkton School of Discovery to a 30-25 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Hallsboro.

Dixon and Burney threw in 3 baskets each in the fourth quarter, and Dixon sank 2 free throws. READ MORE


Middle School Boys Basketball: Hallsboro 36, Clarkton School of Discovery 29

Clarkton School of DiscoveryHALLSBORO – Hallsboro built a 13-5 halftime lead en route to a 36-29 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Clarkton School of Discovery Tuesday night.

Shannon Hankins scored the only Clarkton basket in the first period as the Tigers edged ahead 3-2. READ MORE


Softball clinic at West Bladen High School

The West Bladen Lady Knights’ mini softball camp is scheduled Saturday, March 2 at the West Bladen High School softball field.

The camp is open to girls in kindergarten through sixth grade. Cost is $25. READ MORE


SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13


Middle School Girls Basketball: Bladenboro 35, Nakina 10

NAKINA – Bladenboro raced to leads of 10-0 and 27-6 Tuesday night en route to a 35-10 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Nakina. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Williams Township 47, Tar Heel 32

WHITEVILLE – A 20-point third quarter propelled Williams Township to a 47-32 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tar Heel. READ MORE

 


JV Boys Basketball: West Bladen 46, South Columbus 34

West Bladen High School LogoBLADENBORO – Javonta Matthews poured in 17 points Tuesday night to lead West Bladen to a 46-34 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over South Columbus. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Hallsboro 31, Tar Heel 11

TAR HEEL –Hallsboro defeated Tar Heel 31-11 Monday in Waccamaw Middle School girls basketball action. Karli Godwin led the Lady Tigers with 14 points, and Harmony Somerville fired in 13 points. READ MORE

 


Girls Basketball: West Bladen 48, South Columbus 38

West Bladen High School LogoBLADENBORO – Juniors Lexie Corrothers and Kasee Singletary combined for 30 points Tuesday night to lead West Bladen to a 48-38 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over South Columbus.

Coach Brian McCleney’s Lady Knights, now 11-6 in the TRC and 14-8 overall, will host rival East Bladen Friday night. READ MORE


Girls Basketball: East Bladen 75, South Robeson 28

East Bladen High SchoolROWLAND – East Bladen’s Lady Eagles raced to leads of 24-6 and 55-7 en route to a 75-28 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over South Robeson Tuesday night.

Coach Patty Evers’ Lady Eagles remain unbeaten in league play with a 17-0 record and are 22-1 overall. READ MORE


Boys Basketball: South Columbus 61, West Bladen 57

West Bladen High School LogoBLADENBORO – Seniors Shiquan Conyers and Traquan Bellamy combined for 14 points in the final quarter as South Columbus held on to a 61-57 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over West Bladen Tuesday night.

Tyre Boykin racked up a game-high 19 points for the Knights. Keshawn Lewis finished with 14 points. READ MORE


Boys Basketball: South Robeson 69, East Bladen 68

East Bladen High SchoolROWLAND – Guards Darrell Banks and Freddy Wooten combined for 47 points Tuesday night but their East Bladen Eagles were overcome by a 21-point free throw deficit and dropped a 69-68 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball decision to South Robeson.

Cameron Werrell dropped in the go-ahead lay-up for a 67-66 Mustang lead with 8 seconds left then added a pair of free throws 3 seconds later. Werrell connected on 16 of 21 free throws and led South with 31 points. READ MORE


JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 36, South Robeson 26

BasketballROWLAND – Sophmores Zach Meares and Jacob Priest combined for 22 points Tuesday night to lead East Bladen to a 36-26 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over South Robeson. READ MORE


JV Girls Basketball: South Columbus 24, West Bladen 10

BasketballBLADENBORO – South Columbus defeated West Bladen 24-10 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball action. Anniya Phillips threw in 2 baskets and a free throw and led the Lady Knights with 5 points. READ MORE


TUESDAY’S BLADEN RECREATION BASKETBALL RESULTS

Basketball10-12 Girls League: Stars 14, Mystics 1

7-9 Co-ed League: Grey 10, Black 5 … Orange 8, Gold 6 … Green 16, Carolina Blue 12


SPORTS FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12


Boys Basketball: Fairmont 87, West Bladen 78

West Bladen High School LogoFAIRMONT – Fairmont rode a 34-point fourth quarter to an 87-78 victory over West Bladen Monday night in a Three Rivers Conference boys basketball game that was suspended in December by condensation water from the air conditioning unit leaking on the floor. READ MORE


Saturday’s Lil KnightS BASKETBALL Results

Here are results from Saturday’s Lil Knights Basketball League games played at West Bladen High School. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Bladenboro 27, Williams Township 11

BLADENBORO – Bladenboro’s Lady Bulldogs raced to a 15-3 halftime lead en route to a 27-11 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Williams Township Monday. MaKayla Wright and Rylee Chadwick shared scoring honors atop the balanced Lady Bulldog attack with 6 points each. READ MORE


Middle School Girls Basketball: Clarkton School of Discovery 27, Nakina 6

Clarkton School of DiscoveryCLARKTON – Clarkton School of Discovery’s defense shutout Nakina in the second half and claimed a 27-6 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory Monday. AnnaGrey Heustess led the Clarkton scoring with 9 points READ MORE


Middle School Boys Basketball: Bladenboro 56, Williams Township 48

BLADENBORO – Guard Gary Parker and center Deonte Lacy combined for 19 points in the fourth quarter as Bladenboro held on for a 56-48 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Williams Township. Jamal Brown topped all scorers with 29 points for Williams. READ MORE


Middle School Basketball: Tar Heel Boys, Hallsboro Girls Claim Wins

TAR HEEL – Tar Heel’s boys defeated Hallsboro, and Hallsboro’s girls defeated Tar Heel in Waccamaw Middle School Conference basketball action Monday night. Coach Priscilla Council’s Panther boys improved to 4-7 with the victory and will travel to Willliams Township Tuesday. More details when they become available.


Middle School Boys Basketball: Nakina 36, Clarkton School of Discovery 34

Clarkton School of DiscoveryCLARKTON – Daquan Cox beat the final buzzer with the game-winning basket as Nakina edged Clarkton School of Discovery 36-34 Monday night in Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball action. Samaj Dove led the CSD scoring with 13 points, and Nyquan Richardson followed with 10 points. READ MORE


West Bladen To Host Softball Scrimmage Saturday

Coach Pam Stephens’ West Bladen Lady Knights will host a four-team pre-season softball scrimmage Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Admission will be $5. The schedule is as follows. READ MORE


Monday’s Bladen Recreation Basketball Results

Basketball10-12 Boys League: Lakers 21, Warriors 7 … Knicks 25, 76ers 20 … Bulls 19, Celtics 18


Golf Tournament to benefit Bladen County Students

Contributed

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has been distributing scholarships for years to local high school students. This year the club has a goal to award even more scholarships according to their President, Col. Roy Allen. READ MORE

 


Recreation Blastball and Softball Registration Underway

Blastball Registration started January 7th and ends March 1st. Blastball is for ages 3-5. Fee is $25.

Softball Registration started January 7th and ends March 1st for ages 5-10. Fee is $30. READ MORE


SCHEDULES


East Bladen basketball

West Bladen basketball

Bladen County Recreation youth basketball


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