Two Thursday games barely get started while two play to a final score

August 31, 2017

The Thursday rain storm effected sports action all over the area. Two Toombs County games barely got started while two others played to a final score. In Blackshear, the Toombs County High School junior varsity football team waited for an hour and 15 minutes to get on the field and the Bulldogs won their first game 28-8 over Pierce County. In Alma, the Toombs County High School softball team hung…

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Lady Bulldogs leave 14 on base and nine in scoring position in home loss

August 30, 2017

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs had plenty of scoring opportunities in a 7-4 home loss to Bryan County. They stroked eight hits after being two-hit by Metter in their last game. They had at least one base runner in each of the seven innings. However, they left 14 runners on base including nine in scoring position. LiliAnn Pittman (1-for3) singled in a run with one out in the third inning,…

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Bulldogs go 2-0 after a long, wet night in the Pit

August 26, 2017

After playing their season-opening game at 5 p.m on a very hot Saturday on the fake grass of Paulson Stdium the Toombs County Bulldogs were looking forward to a normal night of Friday football in their Pit. Instead what they got was a game which started at 9:05, ended at 11:06 and was played in the mud. The Bulldogs handled the 95 minute delay and challenging conditions as they secured…

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JV Bulldogs open season with home loss to Swainsboro

August 25, 2017

If the Toombs County Bulldog Junior Varisty offense had been more successful in the red zone than their season opening home game, played on the TCMS Field, could have been a shootout and not a 30-7 loss to Swainsboro. The Bulldogs made three trips inside the 20-yard line before they finally scored an early fourth quarter touchdown on a pass from quarterback Trey Cloud to tight end Cole Graham. The…

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Bulldogs get a second shot at Twiggs County in the Pitt

August 24, 2017

Last year, in week two of the 2016 season, the Twiggs County Cobras traveled over to Booster Stadium and opened up their season with a 24-17 win over the Toombs County Bulldogs. The Cobras had a tall quarterback, a bruising fullback and a very fast wing back and all contributed to the victory. Toombs County Football 2017 On Friday night at 7:30, on Y-101 (The Bulldog Pregame Show begins at…

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Braddy and Braddock both get a hit off Metter’s Madison Spivey

August 22, 2017

In 2013 their brothers, each named Hunter, were stroking plenty of hits for a Toombs County baseball team which made it all the way to the Elite 8. On August 22, 2017 in Metter, freshman Ashtyn Braddy and senior Amber Braddock, batting first and second in the TCHS lineup, were the only two Lady Bulldogs who were able to reach base against hard throwing pitcher Madison Spivey In Metter’s 9-1…

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Lady Bullpups hit some shots in loss to Glennville

August 21, 2017

The top of the order for Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups were hitting some shots in a home game against Glennville, but they didn’t hit enough in a 16-5 loss which dropped their overall record to 1-3. Ziahya Griffin, who plays third base and bats second, led the TCMS offensive attack with two triples, a double and two runs batted in and on one of the three-baggers she was…

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Bulldogs hold on to a 10-8 win over EL in the Erk Russell Classic

August 20, 2017

An Ervin Mincey sack, on fourth down and 13 from the Bulldog 36-yard line, and with 23 seconds to play, sealed the Toombs County Bulldogs 10-8 season-opening victory over East Laurens in the Erk Russell Classic in Paulson Stadium in Statesboro. The game, which kicked off at 5 p.m., was played in 90 plus degree heat and on artificial turf. Update- Freshman defensive back Chandler Lynn was injured on a…

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17 is the winning number in Swainsboro and Lyons

August 17, 2017

What are the odds that two softball games involving two Toombs County teams would be decided with the winning team scoring 17 runs? Perhaps 17-1. Whatever the answer is it actually happened. The Toombs County High School Lady Bulldogs won a three hour game 17-14 in Swainsboro and the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups lost a long six inning game to Collins 17-13 in Lyons. Both Toombs County teams…

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