Both Lyons Mite Teams make it to Monday in the Lyons Youth Tournament

June 18, 2016

There is so much young baseball talent in the Lyons Recreation Department that two Mite teams have made it into the final three teams remaining in the Blue and the Red Divisions of the 54th annual Lyons Youth Tournament. The Red Mites lost to Wheeler County 8-4 on Friday. On Saturday the Red Mites hit the ball better and pulled out two one-run victories- 14-13 over Soperton and 12-11 against…

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Lyons Flea Boys finish third in the Lyons Youth Tournament

June 18, 2016

A pair of Saturday loses denied the Lyons Flea Boys a chance to play for the championship. Instead Lyons was awarded the third place trophy after going 2-2 in the tourney. Lyons beat Glennville 21-9 on Thursday at Little Fenway and then on Saturday the Fleas defeated Jeff Davis 14-4 at Field 4. Back at that same field on Saturday Lyons lost to Vidalia 15-7 and then lost by the…

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Lyons Mite Boys open up with a convincing win over Metter

June 17, 2016

The Lyons Mites Boys played three innings of strong defense and for two frames they were potent offensive team in a 12-0 three inning win over Metter in the Lyons Youth Tournament. Metter stroked only one hit and Lyons recorded nine outs without making an error. On offense the home town boys didn’t score in the first inning and then they started hitting in the second. Brock Nobles stroked the…

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Lyons Flea Boys turn the tables on Jeff Davis

June 17, 2016

In a pair of practice games the Jeff Davis Flea Boys swept Lyons 11-6 and 34-14. In a rematch, in the winners bracket of the Lyons Youth Tournament, Lyons turned the tables on JD and won 14-4 in five innings. Lyons won the first three innings 3-1 and the last two 11-3. Y-101 play-by-play Lyons and Vidalia will play on Saturday at noon to determine which team will play for the…

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Lyons Flea Boys open with 21-9 Lyons Youth Tourney victory

June 16, 2016

The Lyons Flea Boys entered the bottom of the first inning trailing Glennville 6-0 in their first game of the Lyons Youth Tournament. The Boys quickly overcame that deficit and they surged into the lead with a 12 run first inning and a nine run second allowing the 8 and under team to win 21-9 in 2 1/2 innings. Every batter in the 11 man starting lineup had at least…

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Lady Bulldogs turn on the pressure and defeat RTCA

June 16, 2016

When the 2016-17 Toombs County Lady Bulldog basketball season begins in November five of the six leading scorers (JoAnn Gomez, Dominique Jones, Jocelyn Walker, Shakevia Knight and Christine Mobley) from last season will be back for head coach Melody Walker. This summer those girls and the rest of the Lady Dawgs are practicing and playing summer games. On June 15 TCHS played host to two area teams. The Lady Bulldogs…

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Bulldogs experience first competition of the summer

June 15, 2016

The Toombs County Bulldog football team, under new head coach Ritchie Marsh, opened their summer workouts on June 6. The Dawgs haven been doing some heavy duty conditioning. Like bench pressing telephone polls and moving big tires. The first week the quarterbacks went to a camp and the second week the lineman left town. The Bulldogs will compete against other schools this summer in 7-on-7 passing and OTA’s. The Dawgs…

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Lyons Flea Girls go 2-2 in the Lyons Youth Tourney

June 15, 2016

The Lyons Flea Girls experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat all in one day of the Lyons Youth Tournament and by the same 15-1 score. The Girls opened the tourney with a loss to Glennville and then just minutes later they beat Swainsboro. The big blow in the Swainsboro game was a second inning grand slam by shortstop Casey Cantwell. The Girls beat Wayne County 21-3…

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TCHS Bulldogs storm back for a 15-12 win over Telfair County

June 14, 2016

Entering the bottom of the fourth inning the Toombs County Bulldogs trailed Telfair County 8-2 and it was hot. Really, really hot. And some of the Bulldogs were really tired after conditioning workouts earlier in the day. But, the Dawgs didn’t give up, instead they rallied and pulled out a 15-12 seven inning summer ball victory. Brandon Helton and Lane Adams lead the offense with three hits each. Adams started…

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Lyons Mite Girls finish third in Lyons Youth Tourney

June 13, 2016

After 3 1/2 innings the Lyons Mite Girls trailed Appling County 9-1 in the game that decided which team would play Jeff Davis for the championship of the 54th Annual Lyons Youth Tournament. However, the hometown girls started hitting and scoring and they rallied to tie the game at 11 going to the final inning. In the sixth Appling outscored Lyons 2-1 to win the game 13-12. Listen to Y-101…

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