TCHS Bulldogs control their playoff destiny entering final three games

October 19, 2016

For the first time since 2012 the Toombs County High Bulldog football team controls their own playoff destiny entering their final three regular season games at Metter, at home against Vidalia and on the road at Swainsboro. The Bulldogs come into this important stretch of Region 2 AA games with a 5-2 record overall and 3-1 in the region. Region 2 Standings Benedictine 4-0 Toombs County 3-1 Vidaila 3-1 Swainsboro…


Colts and Falcons pull out late wins in LRD football action

October 18, 2016

There were two very exciting football games played at the Toombs County Middle School Field. The Lyons Recreation Department’s Falcons and Colts each pulled out victories in the final seconds. Joshua Howard scored on a run of more than 40 yards with just 14 seconds remaining in the game to lift the Falcons to a 6-0 win over the Cowboys. In a fantastic back and forth game the Colts remained…


Benedictine turns a 7-7 tie into a 42-13 Booster Stadium victory

October 14, 2016

The Benedictine Cadets have been through quite a bit since they beat Bryan County 48-20 on September 30. Hurricane Matthew disrupted their home and school life, but not their ability to execute on the football field. After the Toombs County Bulldogs tied the Cadets at 7-all on a Keshawn Morgan run with 8:05 to play in the second quarter, Benedictine ran off 35 straight points in a 42-13 win. The…


6th grade TCMS Bullpups remain unbeaten with a shutout win over Jeff Davis

October 13, 2016

The 6th grade Toombs County Bullpup Middle School football team won their third straight game as they remained unbeaten with a 7-0 home win over Jeff Davis. TCMS is 3-0-1 with the tie occuring in the Bullpups first ever game- a 16-16 draw at home with Bacon 1. Quarterback Gavin Hall threw a deep ball to Jashaun Powell setting up Silas LaGrant’s short touchdown run in the first half. From…


TCHS Net Dawgs earn 5th straight trip to the GHSA State Tourney with 3 set win over Putnam County

October 13, 2016

The Toombs County High School volleyball team defeated Putnam County 25-18, 25-11 and 25-21 in the quarterfinal round of the Area 2 Tournament. The win sends the Net Dawgs to the semifinal round of the area and also qualified them for their fifth straight trip to the GHSA AA State Tournament. Since there are only four AA areas the Net Dawgs will enter the tourney in round of 16- the…


6th grade Bullpups are off to a 2-0-1 start

October 12, 2016

Through three games the first ever 6th grade Toombs County Middle School Bullpups have won two games and tied one. The Pups have three more regular season games remaining- at home on October 13 versus Jeff Davis, at home against Bacon 2 on October 20 and at Vidalia on October 27. All games are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. On November 3 there will be two playoff games. The…


Bulldogs and Cadets play for first place in Region 2

October 11, 2016

Booster Stadium, in Lyons, will be the site of a battle for first place game between the Toombs County Bulldogs and the Benedictine Cadets. The game was originally scheduled to be played in Savannah. However, Hurricane Matthew made that impossible. TCHS’s fifth home game of the season will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. The number one ranked 6-0 Cadets feature a diverse offense going up against an improving Bulldog defense which,…


Venue change- Toombs County vs. Benedictine moved to Booster Stadium in Lyons

October 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has disrupted all phases of life in the Coastal Empire including school and athletics. Due to the road conditions and the situation at Savannah State the Toombs County versus Benedictine game, originally scheduled to be played at Savannah State, has been moved to Booster Stadium in Lyons. with at 7:30 p.m. kickoff. This was posted on the Benedictine Facebook Page on Monday evening: BC will be closed this…


6th grade TCMS Bullpups nip Vidalia, Older Pups comeback comes up short

October 7, 2016

In the first of three football meetings between Toombs County and Vidalia, the sixth grade Toombs County Middle School Bullpups scored a third quarter touchdown and a conversion run to win 7-6 in Lyons. Meanwhile, in Reidsville, the older Bullpups were driving for a tie. However, TCMS ran out of time and came up 17 yards shy of scoring a TD in a 14-6 loss. The young Bullpups are 2-0-1…


TCHS volleyball honors nine Net Dawgs on Senior Day

October 4, 2016

A record 3/4’s of the Toombs County High School volleyball team was honored on Senior Day. Nine out of the 12 varsity players are seniors in the 2016 season. Most of this group has been a part of the Net Dawgs run of making the GHSA State Tournament each of the last four seasons. Watch a season long slideshow The 2016 team finished the regular season with a 25-2 and…