Fitzgerald coaches his last game after a long, successful and exciting 14 years

For the past 14 years the Toombs County High School baseball program has been led by head coach Brian Fitzgerald. His Bulldogs have won 237 games, qualified for the GHSA State Playoffs eight times and have beaten their arch rival Vidalia 19 times. But numbers don’t tell the whole story. Coach Fitzgerald brought excitement to the Bulldog baseball program. Sure there were a few up and down seasons. However, the…

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Fitzgerald ends his Toombs County Bulldog coaching career with his 237th victory

One trait of a Brian Fitzgerald coached team over his 14 years as the head man of the program is they play their best ball at the end of the season. Last years team reeled off 12 straight wins in the regular season and the playoffs. The 2018 Bulldogs also finished strong winning four in a row and five out of their last six including Fitzgerald’s final game as the…

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Bulldogs win their 4th straight region game and their 2nd straight Senior Night contest

The Toombs County Bulldogs spotted the Swainsboro Tigers a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning. However, from that point on the Dawgs outscored the visitors 8-1 in their 8-5 victory. The Bulldogs close their Region 2 schedule with their fourth straight win and for the second year in a row they win their Senior Night game. Toombs started it’s comeback in the first inning senior Martin Stephens…

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Bulldogs rally from 7 runs down to take down the Swainsboro Tigers 14-10

The Toombs County Bulldogs staged an amazing late game comeback at Swainsboro. Trailing 10-3 after two innings the Dawgs scored six runs in the seventh to tie and then four more in the eight to win their final Region 2 road game 14-10. This was the second straight eight inning game won by the Bulldogs. On Friday they nipped the Vidalia Indians in an extra frame. There were a total…

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Willie Campbell singles in the game-winner in the 8th as the Bulldogs reel of their 6th straight win over Vidalia

Senior Willie Campbell came off the bench in the bottom of the eighth inning, with two outs, and lined a 3-2 pitch into center field scoring senior Noah Anderson in Toombs County’s 6-5 win over rival Vidalia in a two-hour and 40 minute game played at Jacky Jones Field in Lyons. The Dawgs have defeated the Indians six straight times over the past three seasons. Anderson led off the eighth…

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Beasley makes his Burlington Bees, Midwest League and Class A debut

Jeremy Beasley opened his second season of professional baseball making his first minor league start for a new team in a new league. Beasley started the second game of a doubleheader for the Class A Midwest League Burlington Bees. Jeremy threw three innings and allowed four hits and two earned runs with two strike outs and no walks. Beloit scored single runs in the first and second off Jeremy and…

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Bleckley County erases a Bulldog 5-1 lead and pulls out a 7-5 win

The Toombs County Bulldogs raced to a 5-1 lead after 2 1/2 innings in their final non-region road game of the season. However, Bleckley County rallied scoring two runs in the third inning and four more in the fifth in the Royals 7-5 victory. Toombs scored a single run in the first inning. Chandler Lynn singled to right field and Bryce Deloach doubled to left to put two runners in…

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Baseball Bulldogs win their 3rd straight game at Vidalia thanks to another big 2nd inning

In their last three trips to Greg James Field, in Vidalia, the second inning has been the big inning in the Toombs County Bulldogs three straight road wins over the Indians. In 2016, in a 13-0 five inning victory, TCHS scored six runs in the second. In 2017 the Dawgs tallied five runs in the second in a 9-1 win and on Tuesday Toombs scored seven big runs in the…

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For the 3rd time Harrison pitches 4 1/3 innings of no-hit ball and the Bulldogs lose

It is an unfortunate coincidence but every time Toombs County pitcher Brock Harrison throws 4 1/3 innings of no-hit ball the Bulldogs lose a road game. In 2017 Brock fired no-hit ball for 4 1/3 at Brantley County and the Bulldogs lost and then earlier this season Brock held Long County without a hit, in Ludowici, for 4 1/3 and the Dawgs dropped a non-region game to the Blue Tide….

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McBride tosses a complete game 4-hitter and Deloach drives in 4-runs in the Dawgs 2nd Region 2 win

Senior Dalton McBride pitched all seven innings allowing just four hits and an earned run while junior Bryce Deloach went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove half of Toombs County’s runs in the Bulldogs 8-1 home victory over Metter. Ironically, the 2018 Bulldogs have the same Region 2 record as the 2017 team after nine games- two wins and seven losses. Last years team won their final five region games…

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