Mite Boys Showdown- Rangers vs. Twins for the championship

May 13, 2016

The 2016 Lyons Recreation Department Boys Mite Division championship will be settled tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the Rangers and the Twins play for the big trophy. On Thursday the Rangers became the first team to beat the Twins on the next last game of the season. Jesus Quintero drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth to Rangers a walk-off 11-10 victory. So now the Twins…

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Hannah Roberts is the 2016 TCHS Valedictorian

May 12, 2016

To become the Valedictorian at Toombs County High School takes a four-year commitment. 17 year old TCHS senior Hannah Roberts made that commitment and she will lead the Class of 2016 at Saturday’s graduation ceremonies which begin at 8:30 a.m. at Booster Stadium. Hannah never made a B in her high school career although she says that calculus proved to be challenging enough to put her A streak in jeopardy,…

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TCHS Spring Football Game- Red 56, White 20- The Bulldogs throw, catch, run and kick for 76

May 8, 2016

Spring football games can be a big bore. The offense is vanilla allowing the defense to dominate. The Toombs County Bulldogs first spring game under new head coach was just the opposite of that as the Red and the White teams combined to score 76 points. The Red ruled the scrimmage 56-20.¬†slideshow Keshawn Morgan opened the entertaining game scoring on a touchdown run down the home side boundary to put…

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Beasley continues his dominating run with a 1-hit shutout

May 7, 2016

Since April 9 former Toombs County Bulldog Jeremy Beasley has been on a dominating run through the GCAA. On Saturday May 7 the sophomore right-hander pitched a complete one-hitter- a 7-0 win at East Georgia. During this five-game span Jeremy has gone 5-0 and has thrown 32 innings allowing only 16 hits, four walks and five earned runs with a ERA of just 1.41. The only East Georgia hit was…

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Meet Jared Hamlin- Toombs County’s new offensive coordinator

May 7, 2016

New Toombs County offensive coordinator Jared Hamlin has been coaching football for 21 years. Most of those years he has either been a head coach or an offensive coordinator. Hamlin was a head coach at Sebring High School for seven seasons and he went 41-30 including a 9-2 season. He left the Florida school to start the program at Coahulla High in Dalton, Georgia in 2012. He spent two years…

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Meet Laberton Sims- Toombs County’s new boys head basketball coach

May 6, 2016

After two seasons coaching at his alma mater former Toombs County Bulldog Chuck Hill is going back to West Laurens. The Bulldogs new boys head basketball coach is Laberton Sims. He has been coaching for 10 years, most recently as an assistant at Tift County. This will be his first high school head coaching opportunity. He has been a head middle school coach. Coach Sims has three children including two…

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TCHS Bulldog Bash- Bulldogs looks like Lady Bulldogs and vice versa

May 6, 2016

It was quite an unusual night at Toombs County High School. The Bulldog Bash ended with a beauty pageant in which Bulldogs looked like Lady Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs looked like Bulldogs. When it was all over a manly football, baseball and wrestling coach was wearing, or trying to wear, a crown and a radio personality was wearing a sash. Check it out if you dare.    

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Spring practice is over and now it is game time

May 6, 2016

On a chilly, breezy day Thursday the Toombs County Bulldogs wrapped up the practice part of their two week long spring practice. Next is Saturday’s Red versus White scrimmage at 7 p.m. in Booster Stadium. The format of the scrimmage will be similar to the middle school scrimmage. No punting or kicking and each team will start drives at the 30 or 40-yard lines. The only difference is the score…

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Full house for TCHS Softball and Baseball Banquet

May 6, 2016

  There was a full house, at the Durdin Cabin at Partin Park, to honor all the players for the Toombs County softball and baseball teams for the 2015-16 school year. Salaine Meadows¬†slideshow The most valuable players were a senior, a junior and a freshman. Senior Abigail Lynn was the MVP for the Lady Bulldogs and she also was the best offensive player and she was named second team All-Region…

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TCHS Red runs the offense

May 5, 2016

On day eight of Toombs County Bulldog spring football practice the red team got to run their offense against the blue. Twice in the last week, on the red’s offensive day, practice was moved indoors into the gym due to lightening and rain. Keshawn Morgan led the offensive attack with two long touchdown runs. Ashlee Ashley was the number one quarterback and Trey Cloud, who will be a freshman, was…

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