TCMS 6th grade Bullpups edge Vidalia again

Beating Vidalia once in football is a big deal for Toombs County football. So, how big is it when Toombs wins twice? The sixth grade Bullpups edged Vidalia 7-6 on October 6 in Lyons. In the rematch, also in Lyons due to a venue switch, the young Pups won again 19-13. TCMS wraps up the regular season with a 4-1-1 record. The Bullpups will play a post season game on…


TCHS Bulldogs runaway with Region 2-AA Cross Country Championship

  The Toombs County Bulldogs had the top three finishers at the Region 2-AA Boys Cross County Championship, staged at the Altamaha  Heritage Center at Towns Bluff near Hazlehurst, and they finished first by a 25 point margin. Senior Tristan Lynn was the first to cross the finish line in 18.02.74,  sophomore Ricardo Santana was second in 18:07.31 and  junior Ermais Fisser was third in 18:46.41. Two other Bulldogs times…


Bulldogs focus in on practice and then the game and not all the hoopla

Ask a Toombs County Bulldog about a big game and instead he wants to talk about the next practice. New coach Richie Marsh has stressed from the beginning that a Bulldogs’ attention is always on the next day and not just the next game. So, even though the Dawgs have a huge game on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Booster Stadium against rival Vidalia, they are focusing in on practice…


Toombs County versus Vidalia- 2nd place is on the line

There have been alot of important Toombs County versus Vidalia and Lyons Senior High against Vidalia football games over the years. However, the 2016 version of this rivalry may be one of the most interesting match ups between the two schools in many seasons. On the line is second place in Region 2 and a home game in the first round of the playoffs. The loser will have to travel…


Toombs County takes care of Metter 38-7, up next Vidalia and the battle for 2nd place

Sandwiched in between home games against number one Benedictine and rival Vidalia was a trip for the Toombs County Bulldgos to Metter for the Tigers’ homecoming. The Bulldogs came out and scored 28 first half points in a 38-7 Region 2 victory. TCHS is 6-2 overall and 4-1 in the region. Vidalia shutout Swainsboro 35-0 at Buck Cravey Field and the Indians have the same record as the Bulldogs. So,…


6th grade TCMS Bullpups lose their first game of the season

The undefeated, but tied once, Toombs County Middle School Bullpups ran into a big Bacon County 2 team and the Pups lost their first game of the season. Bacon County scored a pair of rushing touchdowns in a 12-0 win in Lyons. The Pups are 3-1-1 with a road game at Vidalia on October 27 remaining on their schedule. The first Bacon score came on a fourth down run to…

Receiver Adam Edwards gets in position to make a TD catch

TCHS Bulldog JV ends season with a Fantastic Finish

Trailing 12-0 to visiting West Laurens with three minutes to play in their final game of the season, the Toombs County Bulldog junior varsity football team recovered two fumbles and scored two touchdowns plus a two-point conversion in an amazing 14-12 comeback victory. Freshman quarterback Trey Cloud threw a short fade pass to sophomore receiver Adam Edwards for touchdown number one with 1:48 to play in the game. The Raiders…


Jamar Smith tallies a career-high 15 tackles

Jamar Smith’s junior college career is winding down and the sophomore had statistically his best game ever. On October 13 the linebacker had a career-high 15 tackles in the Holmes Community College Bulldogs 35-21 home loss to Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Jamar is ranked tenth nationally in solo tackles with 45. With two games remaining Jamar already has five more total tackles than he had last season. Smith, who rushed for…


TCHS Bulldogs control their playoff destiny entering final three games

For the first time since 2012 the Toombs County High Bulldog football team controls their own playoff destiny entering their final three regular season games at Metter, at home against Vidalia and on the road at Swainsboro. The Bulldogs come into this important stretch of Region 2 AA games with a 5-2 record overall and 3-1 in the region. Region 2 Standings Benedictine 4-0 Toombs County 3-1 Vidaila 3-1 Swainsboro…


Colts and Falcons pull out late wins in LRD football action

There were two very exciting football games played at the Toombs County Middle School Field. The Lyons Recreation Department’s Falcons and Colts each pulled out victories in the final seconds. Joshua Howard scored on a run of more than 40 yards with just 14 seconds remaining in the game to lift the Falcons to a 6-0 win over the Cowboys. In a fantastic back and forth game the Colts remained…