Coach Fitzgerald’s son helps take down #4 A&M, is #1 Bama next?

November 10, 2016

Coach Derrick Fitzgerald, who is the head coach of the Toombs County Middle School Bullpup football and basketball teams and is an assistant coach for the football Bulldogs, has a son, Nick, who is shakin’ up the SEC and college football. On Saturday, Nick, the starting quarterback for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, was a key figure in a major upset over fourth ranked Texas A&M. The former Richmond Hill QB…

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Bulldogs will face a “Big Nasty” type player in Sylvania

November 8, 2016

Back in the late 90’s opponents of the Toombs County Bulldogs had to prepare for a very unique player. Derrick Mincey had lineman size, but enough offensive skill to play fullback and he wasn’t just on the field to block for tailback Thez Robinson. Mincey could also run in a punishing style that intimidated those on the other side of the line of scrimmage. Plus he was almost automatic at…

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A busy Saturday in Lyons- Veterans Day Parade and Real Squeal Take 2

November 7, 2016

Saturday was a busy day in downtown Lyons. The second annual Veterans Day Parade started at 11 a.m.and throughout the day the events which were postponed due to Hurricane Matthew were held including a Cruise In and a concert featuring Michalan Boney and songwriter Louisa Branscomb, who received a lifetime achievement award. Louisa Branscomb receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

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Bulldogs fall to fourth place after 26-21 loss at Swainsboro

November 4, 2016

The Toombs County Bulldogs entered a game nine meeting with Vidalia playing for second place in Region 2, but after losing ┬áto the Indians in the Pit and at Swainsboro 26-21 in their final regular season game the Dawgs finish fourth in the region. Still the 6-4 Bulldogs earned their first trip to the GHSA State Playoffs since the 2008 season. TCHS will travel to Sylvania to play Screven County…

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Bulldogs and Lynn each finish 3rd at GHSA State Cross Country AA Meet

November 4, 2016

Senior Tristan Lynn placed third leading the Toombs County High School cross country team to a third place finish at the GHSA State Cross Country Meet in Carrollton. Also finishing in the top 1o was Bulldog sophomore Ricardo Santana. The first five runners to cross the finish line from each team count in the total team score.   Results – Men 1 Carl Ellis Corley Bleckley County 17:19.48 1 2…

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Bacon 2 edges TCMS 6th grade by a penetration point in overtime

November 3, 2016

The championship game of the 6th grade Midget League was decided in overtime, by penetration, in Lyons. Bacon 2 gained more yards and defeated Toombs County Middle School 7-6. The Bullpups ended their season with a 4-2-1 record . They beat Vidalia and Jeff Davis twice and lost to Bacon 2 twice including 12-0 in the regular season in Lyons. The Bullpups opened their season with a 16-16 tie against…

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Stroud to coach against the Bulldogs

November 2, 2016

The coach who resurrected the Toombs County High School football program in the mid 90’s is 20 years later going to be on the opposing sideline against the Bulldogs. Mark Stoud, who made his name in the coaching business by winning 120 games at TCHS while losing only 60 extended his reputation for excellence at Calvary by winning 67 more games and taking the Cavaliers to the Class A Private…

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