Kalli Jo scores two medals in AAU National Age Group Championship

June 30, 2016

Kalli Jo, who calls Y-101 Radio everyday at 7:30 during the school year, won two medals at the AAU National Age Group Gymnastic Championship staged at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. Kalli Jo’s specialty has always been the floor exercise and in this event she placed fourth with a career best score of 9.525. Her previous high score was 9.325  in the 2016 Courtney…

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Lyons Midget Girls win District 1 Championship with 3rd straight 6th inning rally

June 28, 2016

The Lyons Midget Girls formula for winning three straight games to wrap up the District 1 championship in Swainsboro was to rally in their final at bat. On Saturday Lyons scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to nip Vidalia and then later in the day they overcame a 4-0 deficit with a 10-run sixth. On Tuesday, in the championship match up with Swainsboro, Lyons trailed 2-1 going…

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James Ethredge continues to pitch well for the Chillicothe Mudcats

June 26, 2016

Through eight appearances for the Chillicothe Mudcats in the M.I.N.K. League former Toombs County Bulldog pitcher James Ethredge continues to post stellar numbers. James, who is working out the Mudcat Bullpen, is 2-0 with a 1.23 ERA. On June 21 had his longest stint. He pitched three scoreless innings allowing only one base hit. James entered the game in the fifth inning and faced four batters. He induced a fly…

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Lyons Midget Girls walk off with a win over Vidalia

June 25, 2016

Rileigh Robinson lifted a pitch to left center field, with one down and the bases loaded, to drive in Morgan Newsome to give Lyons a 5-4 winners bracket victory over Vidalia in the District 1 Midget Girls Tournament in Swainsboro. Lyons also beat Swainsboro 10-7 to move into the championship round undefeated. Lyons trailed 4-0 entering the top of the sixth and the girls scored a 10-spot. Earlier in the…

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Lyons and Vidalia Girls slug it out in District 1 Tourney

June 25, 2016

In their first meeting of the season the Lyons and Vidalia Mite Girls teams combined to score 49 runs at Field 2 in Partin Park in the District 1 Tournament. After five innings the score was tied  at 22-all. Vidalia outscored Lyons 4 to 1 in the final inning to win 26-23. 1 2 3 4 5 6 R Vidalia 4 3 2 12 1 4 26 Lyons 5 3…

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Bulldogs go 1-1-1 with Indians in summer baseball

June 24, 2016

The Toombs County Bulldogs and Vidalia Indians played three summer ball games in the month of June and each team won a game and another ended in a tie. On June 7 the two rivals played in Vidalia and the Bulldogs won the first five inning game 6-3 and the second one ended in a 5-5 tie. On June 23 the two played a seven inning game in Lyons and…

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Santana and Clark finish 1st in Camden County

June 22, 2016

New Toombs County High School wrestling coach Ryan Durham took the Bulldogs to Camden County for the Southern Hospitality Camp. Durham is a former Camden High School wrestler and assistant coach and two of his wrestlers survived a tough 32-man field to win their weight class. Ricardo Santana, who finished third at the 2016 GHSA State Tourney, won his weight class and so did Gage Clark. Cruz Arredondo , Dallas…

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Lynn and Knight throw seven innings without allowing an earned run

June 22, 2016

During the regular season Toombs County and Tattnall County split a Region 1 AAA series with each team winning on it’s own field. In summer ball the Bulldogs won a pair of games in Reidsville and then in their final meeting the Warriors pulled out a 4-2 victory in Lyons. All six runs scored in the game were unearned. Toombs scored two runs on a ball hit by Christian Conley….

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54th Annual Lyons Youth Tourney ends with Lyons Mites in second place

June 20, 2016

The Lyons Mites beat every team they played in the Blue Division but one- Appling County. The two teams played twice and 12 total innings and Lyons only scored one run. Appling won a Saturday game 6-1 and took the championship game on Monday 11-0. Y-101 play-by-play Lyons only had five hits in the game and Appling did not make an error in the field. Cameron Harris went 2-for-2 and Travonne…

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