Appling County swings the sticks in a 12-1 five inning win

March 15, 2016

Two nine inning games last week left the Toombs County Bulldog pitching staff in a tough predicament heading into a big game at Appling County. Nick Curtis, who pitched six innings on Friday in home win over Dodge County, was fresher than D.R. Meadows, who pitched 10 innings last week. So, Curtis got the start against the Pirates. Appling stroked 12 hits off three Bulldog pitchers and run-ruled TCHS 13-1 in…


Toombs County JV run-rules Claxton 13-2

March 14, 2016

A run of six straight one-run games ended for the Toombs County baseball program as the junior varsity Bulldogs took care of Claxton 13-2 in five innings. Both the varsity and the junior varsity teams had each played three straight one-run games. Freshman Brandon Dennis pitched the Dawgs to the victory. He retired the first seven Tigers in a row before a close play at first on a grounder hit…


TCHS Bulldogs pull out a nine inning win over Dodge County

March 11, 2016

Three days after the Toombs County Bulldogs lost a nine-inning game at Southeast Bulloch, the Dawgs won a nine inning home game over Dodge County 5-4 on a ground ball, to second, off Martin Stephens’s bat which scored George Lucke from third base. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow Lucke led off the ninth hitting the ball into left for a hit and the ball got by the fielder and Lucke wound…


Willie Campbell ends 8-7 JV Bulldog win with an opposite field hit

March 10, 2016

With the score tied at 7-all in the bottom of the seventh, in a home game against ECI, and Cole Graham at third base, a pitch to Luke Anderson got away from the catcher. Graham ran home with what could have been the winning run. However, Toombs County junior varsity right fielder Willie Campbell, the on-deck hitter, touched the ball. So, Graham had to go back to third. Anderson walked…


Bulldogs lose in nine innings at SEB

March 8, 2016

Long extra inning games have been tough on the Toombs County Bulldogs. Last year the Dawgs lost two nine one-run home games to Islands and Pierce County and back in 2014 TCHS lost a 12-inning state playoff game at Cook County. In a Region 1 AAA crossover game at Southeast Bulloch Toombs scored a run in the top of the seventh to tie the game, but the Yellow Jackets scored…


Varsity Dawgs walk-off with a 6-5 win over Vidalia

March 6, 2016

In two games played at Greg James Field the Toombs County junior varsity and varsity sweep Vidalia winning by a combined scored of 21-0 in 10 innings. In a pair of rematches at Jacky Jones Field the two games each went seven innings and were decided by one run. The Bulldog varsity scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win 6-5, while the junior varsity Bulldogs were…


JV Bulldogs lose their second straight one-run game

March 5, 2016

The Toombs County junior varsity Bulldogs, who opened their season with three straight wins, dropped their second straight one-run game. The Bulldogs scored three in the second to take a 3-1 lead and three in the seventh to make the final score Vidalia 8, TCHS 7. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow Luke Anderson led the Bulldog offense with a 3-for-4 game. Leadoff hitter Dalton Lynn also had a multi-hit game going…


TCHS outscores Savannah schools 50-1 in spring sports

March 4, 2016

On a chilly Friday, in Lyons, Toombs County High School outscored Beach and Johnson, from Savannah, by a combined score of 50-1 in two soccer matches and one baseball game. The Bulldog baseball team beat Beach 29-1 in three innings, the Toombs County girls soccer team shutout Johnson 11-0 and the Bulldog boys team won 10-0. The only negative in the Bulldogs Region 1 crossover victory over Beach was that…


TCMS Bullpups rally once, but not twice at Reidsville

March 4, 2016

In a home win over Reidsville last Thursday, the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups rallied twice, from a 5-0 deficit to tie and 6-5, to win. In a rematch in Reidsville, Toombs County trailed 4-1 going to the top of the fourth. TCMS scored three runs to tie and then Reidsville countered by scoring four runs in the bottom of the fourth to pull out an 8-4 victory in five…


JV Bulldogs rally comes up short in Metter

March 2, 2016

The Toombs County Bulldog junior varsity baseball team rallied to win their first two games over Appling and Metter and then dominated Vidalia to go 3-0. In their fourth game, at Metter, the Bulldogs trailed 6-0 after five innings, but the Dawgs did mount a comeback scoring five runs in the sixth. However, Metter held on to win 6-5 avenging a 4-3 loss to Toombs in Lyons.   1 2…