Coach Telvin Thomas’s Bulldogs open up the season scoring 64 in a loss at Portal

Last season, while winning just two of 24 games, the most points the Toombs County Bulldogs scored in a game was 63 in a 10-point home win over Bryan County on December 8, 2017. In their first game of the 2018-19 season, under new head coach Telvin Tomas, the Dawgs exceeded that total by one point in a 71-64 loss at Portal. The Bulldogs scored 21 points in the first…

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Eight Bulldog football players are honored by the Region 2 coaches

Eight Toombs County Bulldogs were honored by the Region 2 coaches a week after the Dawgs made their third straight trip to the GHSA State Playoffs. Quarterback Trey Cloud, wide receiver Chandler Lynn, linebacker Caleb Hartley and defensive backs Ashlee Ashley and Demetrius Owens all were named First-Team All-Region. Running back D.J. Mincey, offensive lineman Treyvon Wiggins and defensive lineman Robert Kent were selected Second-Team All-Region 2. Junior Quarterback Trey…

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Freshmen K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin lead the Lady Bulldogs to a win on opening night

K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin, who led the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups to a league championship last year, opened up their high school careers leading the Lady Bulldogs to a season opening 49-25 win at Portal. Mobley scored 17 and Griffin 13 each Lady Bulldog hit a 3-pointer. “Mobley’s quick step allowed her to get to the basket and Griffin shot well from the perimeter,” head coach Melody…

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Short-handed Bulldogs open the wrestling season with a Swamp Duals Championship

Fifteen Toombs County Bulldog wrestlers traveled down to Waycross and despite having to forfeit three weight classes (160 pounds, 170 and 195) they rolled through their pool with a 4-0 record and then defeated Ware County 41-40 to win the Swamp Duals. In pool action Toombs County outscored Effingham County 72-12, knocked off defending 6A state champion Richmond Hill 45-35, handled Tift County 64-24 and they finished with a 53-24…

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Jamar Smith tallies 8 tackles and recovers an onside kick as UTEP loses it’s homecoming game

One week after stopping a 20-game losing streak, the UTEP Miners were hoping to celebrate homecoming with a second consecutive victory. Unfortunately, Middle Tennessee State quarterback Brent Stockstill completed 31-of-40 passes for 352 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions in the Blue Raiders 48-32 win. Jamar Smith Page Middle Tennessee is 7-3 overall and 6-1 in Conference USA. The Blue Raiders lost in conference at Florida International 24-21. The other…

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D.R. Meadows signs with Columbus State for his final two seasons of college ball

Prior to the start of his first season at South Georgia State, former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows has already decided where he will spend the final two years of his college career. The sophomore, who played one season at Chipola College where he won a NJCAA National Championship, selected Columbus State (Georgia) as his home for his junior and senior seasons. D,R. Meadows Page D.R. committed to CSU on November…

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Dublin rules again as the Bulldogs’ season comes to an end in the GHSA Playoffs

The Dublin Irish have always had the Toombs County’s number in the regular season winning all eight games. The Region 3 champions continued that trend in the first round of the GHSA Playoffs in the Shamrock Bowl. The Irish scored 35 first half points in their 49-14 victory. 10-1 Dublin will play Thomasville in the second round on Friday in Dublin. Thomasville beat Hephzibah  42-7. Toombs County ends the season at…

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The Dawgs and Dublin meet in the playoffs for the 1st time

The Toombs County Bulldogs and the Dublin Irish have played eight times and all of those games have been regular season match ups. Either early in the season, when the teams have been in different regions, or they have been played during the region schedule. So, on Friday, November 9 the schools separated by 48 miles will meet for the first time in the GHSA State Playoffs. Kickoff is at…

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Ricardo Santana runs to a 7th place finish at state

Toombs County’s Ricardo Santana is used to top 10 finishes in state competition. After all in wrestling he has won back-to-back state championships after finishing third in his freshman season. In cross country Santana placed 10th as a sophomore at the GHSA State Cross Country Championships in Carrollton, as a junior he finished second and on Saturday, November 3, 2018 the two-time Region 2 Champion battled a tough field to…

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Jamar Smith picks off his 1st pass as he wins his 1st game as a UTEP Miner

It had been 699 days since former Toombs County Bulldog Jamar Smith had experienced the thrill of victory on a football field. On December 4, 2016 his Holmes Community College Bulldogs rallied from a 21-14 halftime deficit to defeat Iowa Western Community College 28-21 in the Graphic Edge Bowl played in the Uni-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. That game ended his two seasons of junior college ball. Next was the…

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