Cayson Hayes and Aidyn Driggers make Southeast Georgia Soap Box history with first place finishes in Akron

July 22, 2017

When Michael Williamson took over the position of race director for the Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby one of his goals was to make the organization competitive on the national level. First he increased participation in the yearly race, added the Super Stock Division in 2013 and local rally races when they changed tracks moving from North Victory Drive to Partin Park for the 2016 race. That year Southeast Georgia…

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Beasley picks up his 1st Orem win and continues his amazing streak

July 22, 2017

July 21- (Orem, Utah) Jeremy Beasley pitched in his second game with the Orem Owlz and for the first time in his home ball park. He entered the game in the top of the eighth with Orem trailing 2-1. The Owlz scored a run in the bottom of the eight to tie the game at 2-all and then they scored one in the bottom of the ninth on a walk,…

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Two Southeast Georgia racers win world championships at the All-American Soap Box Derby

July 20, 2017

In a span of 24 hours Cassidy Martin and Cayson Hayes became the second and third racers from the Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby to win world titles at the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio. Last year Shawna Hutcheson won the Super Kids race. Y-101 Radio Story featuring Cassidy Martin Y-101 Radio Story featuring Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby director Michael Williamson   On Tuesday Martin emerged as…

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Mites win the 3rd GRPA State Championship for Lyons in 24 hours

July 14, 2017

In 1993 the Lyons Boys and Girls Mite teams each won a state championship. Twenty-four years later the Lyons Recreation Department produced three state champions in a span of 24 hours. The Lyons Mite Boys followed the Junior Girls and the Flea Boys by going through their tourney, at East Point, without losing a game. Down 1-0, Lyons scored all it’s runs in the sixth inning in a 6-1 victory…

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Lyons Flea Boys wrap up dominant summer with a GRPA State Championship

July 14, 2017

The Lyons Flea Boys rolled through the Lyons Youth Tournament, the District 1 Tourney and the GRPA State Tournament, in Waycross, without losing a game and outscoring their opposition by a combined total of 196-43. Their amazing summer came to an end with a 12-8 win over Pooler in the state championship game. Lyons outscored the best of the best 52-28 at the Trembling Earth Sports Complex. The All Stars…

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Lyons Flea Girls win their third trophy of the summer

July 13, 2017

The Lyons Flea Girls ended their successful summer by winning the third place trophy in the GRPA Class A/B State Tournament in Moultrie. Wayne County defeated Lyons 7-4 in a losers bracket game and then Wayne lost a 9-8 decision to Dublin in the championship round. Nobody understands how Wayne County felt more the the Lyons girls. Lyons lost to Dublin twice in the District 1 Tournament by one single…

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Lyons Fleas and Mites go for state championships on Friday

July 13, 2017

One day after the Lyons Junior Girls softball team won a state championship in Augusta, the Lyons Fleas and Mites baseball teams will be trying to do the same in Waycross and East Point. Just like the girls, these two boys teams head into the championship round undefeated and needing just one victory to take the title. Y-101 Radio Story   Lyons Fleas (8 under) at Waycross- Lyons 17, Pooler…

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Lyons Juniors realize their dream and win a GRPA State Championship

July 13, 2017

In 2013 Ellie Graham, Bailey Holland, Rileigh Robinson and Tori Wright played on the Lyons Flea All Star softball team which finished third in the GRPA State Tournament at Dublin. Last summer, in Moultrie, those three girls and the rest of their teammates finished third in the Midget Tourney. In Augusta, on July 13, 2017 Graham, Holland, Robinson and Wright and the Lyons Junior Girls finally realized their dream by…

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Three Lyons All Star teams remain undefeated after two days of GRPA State Tourney Play

July 12, 2017

After two days of GRPA State Tournament action three Lyons All Star teams remain undefeated. The Lyons Junior Girls and Flea and Mite Boys are all in the winners bracket. The Lyons Flea Girls lost a one run game to Dublin to move them into the losers bracket and the Lyons Midget Girls lost their first game of their Tourney. Y-101 Radio story with player interviews    Augusta- Junior Girls…

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Lyons All Stars go 4-0 on the first day of the GRPA State Tourneys

July 11, 2017

Five Lyons All Star teams are competing in the GRPA State Tourneys this week and on the first day of competition three of those teams won a combined four games while the Mite Boys and the Midget Girls had their games rained out in East Point. Y-101 Radio Story   (Waycross) Flea Boys (8 under) Lyons 10, Glynn County 2 Head coach John McDonald says the All Stars struggled a…

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