Lady Bullpups hit some shots in loss to Glennville

The top of the order for Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups were hitting some shots in a home game against Glennville, but they didn’t hit enough in a 16-5 loss which dropped their overall record to 1-3. Ziahya Griffin, who plays third base and bats second, led the TCMS offensive attack with two triples, a double and two runs batted in and on one of the three-baggers she was…

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Bulldogs hold on to a 10-8 win over EL in the Erk Russell Classic

An Ervin Mincey sack, on fourth down and 13 from the Bulldog 36-yard line, and with 23 seconds to play, sealed the Toombs County Bulldogs 10-8 season-opening victory over East Laurens in the Erk Russell Classic in Paulson Stadium in Statesboro. The game, which kicked off at 5 p.m., was played in 90 plus degree heat and on artificial turf. Update- Freshman defensive back Chandler Lynn was injured on a…

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17 is the winning number in Swainsboro and Lyons

What are the odds that two softball games involving two Toombs County teams would be decided with the winning team scoring 17 runs? Perhaps 17-1. Whatever the answer is it actually happened. The Toombs County High School Lady Bulldogs won a three hour game 17-14 in Swainsboro and the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups lost a long six inning game to Collins 17-13 in Lyons. Both Toombs County teams…

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Bulldogs prepare for the Falcons, the heat and a big stage

The Toombs County Bulldogs’ 2017 regular season opener will be like no other opening night the program has ever experienced. For one, opening night is actually opening day because game one kicks off at 5 p.m. and this non-region match up against East Laurens will be played at Paulson Stadium- home of the Georgia Southern Eagles as a part of the Erk Russell Classic. The capacity of this Division 1…

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Lady Bulldogs swing the sticks in Vidalia loss

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs were swinging the sticks in a 12-5 home loss to Vidalia. However, the Lady Dawgs made seven errors which led to the Lady Indians scoring three unearned runs in the first inning and five in the fourth. TCHS is 0-2 overall and in Region 2 play. Ashtyn Braddy pitched the whole game for Toombs and went 2-for-4 with a triple, a double and two runs…

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Beasley’s consecutive scoreless streak ends at 14 1/3 innings

KJ Harrison has experienced a couple of firsts this summer. On June 19, playing for Oregon State, he hit the first grand slam in a College World Series game played at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. Harrison hit a first pitch 89 mile per hour fast ball over the left center field fence off LSU’s ┬áHunter Newman- a 6-3 righty from Calvary Baptist in Savannah. What a coincidence. Harrison…

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Bulldogs match Hephzibah in the first half and mash the Rebels in the 4th quarter

In a preseason scrimmage, at Hephzibah, the Toombs County Bulldogs scored 20 points in the first half on a Dalton McBride 46-yard run in the first quarter and two second quarter throws by the senior quarterback to Jaquail Boyd (17 and 8-yards) to build up a 20-14 lead at the break. In the fourth quarter the Dawgs emphasized their veteran offensive line and power running game with senior Jeidon Sistrunk…

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Softball season begins with a Lady Bullpup win and a Lady Bulldog loss

The regular season opened on Thursday with the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups beating Claxton 17-12 on the road while the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs lost a home game to Jeff Davis 14-3. K.K. Mobley, Emma Salter and Ziahya Griffin each went 2-for-2 for the Lady Bullpups and every other starter had one hit. The Lady Bulldogs stroked seven hits against JD. LiliAnn Pitman led the way by going…

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Bulldogs head north for scrimmage at Hephzibah

Over recent years the Toombs County Bulldogs have played in preseason scrimmages at Dodge County, ECI and Upson Lee in addition to the many times they have played these practice games in the Pit. On Friday, August 11, the Bulldogs will travel 87 miles to play at Quad A Hephzibah. Last year, at Booster Stadium, the two schools only played a half of a scrimmage game. The varsity teams played…

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Beasley goes 9-up and 9-down and KO’s the side in the 9th

In the longest outing of his professional career Jeremy Beasley pitched three perfect innings from the seventh through the ninth and he ended the game striking out the side in the Orem Owlz 13-9 home win over the Helena Brewers. Beasley picked up his first professional save and extended his consecutive scoreless streak which is now up to 14 1/3 innings. Jeremy still has not allowed an earned run since…

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