Beasley tries to stop the Mobile BayBears 8-game home losing streak

July 31, 2018

On July 25th Jeremy Beasley pitched seven innings of one-hit ball (the first 5 2/3 were scoreless) to help lead the Mobile BayBears to a 1-0 win- at Mississippi- stopping a franchise record 12-game losing streak. In his next start, on July 30th, his task was to halt Mobile’s eight-game home losing streak. The BayBears played a pair of games on this Monday. They lost a suspended nine-inning game to…

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Bulldog head coach Richie Marsh talks about the summer and the 2018 season

July 28, 2018

The Toombs County Bulldog football team opened summer workouts on June 4. The Dawgs have been lifting weights, working on their conditioning, practicing as a team without pads and participating in several OTA’s with their pads on. Now, the start of the 2018 season is edging closer. The Bulldogs will do five days of mandatory GHSA conditioning days beginning Monday, July 30th and running through Friday, August 3rd. On Monday,…

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Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby wins two more world championships in Akron

July 26, 2018

Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby proved that bringing home four world championships in the summer of 2017 was no fluke. SEGA returned to Akron, Ohio the week of July 18-21 and scored two more All American Soap Box Derby Championships and both champions added to their trophy case. In 2017 Aidyn Driggers, from Tarrytown won the Rally Stock Division and in 2018 she ruled in the AAA Local Challenge- Stock…

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Jeremy Beasley stops the Mobile BayBears 12-game losing streak by pitching 7 innings of 1-hit shutout ball in a 1-0 win

July 26, 2018

The month of July has been a dry one for the Mobile BayBears of the Double A Southern League. Entering a July 25th game at Mississippi (Atlanta Braves affiliate) Mobile had won only five games and the BayBears were on a 12-game losing streak. The minor league record is 19 straight losses by two teams from the rookie Pioneer League. Jeremy Beasley was the scheduled starter on this 90 degree…

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Jeremy Beasley pitches for the first time at Hank Aaron Stadium

July 21, 2018

After opening up his Double A Southern League career pitching on the road at Pensacola, Florida and Jackson, Mississippi. Jeremy Beasley got his first chance to start a game on the mound at Hank Aaron Stadium-named after the Mobile, Alabama native. Jeremy is the second former Toombs County Bulldog to play in that stadium as a Mobile BayBear. Vince Faison was a BayBear outfielder in 2002-03. Listen to Audio Highlights…

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Lyons Midget Girls rule winning three one-run games and a GRPA State Championship

July 16, 2018

The Lyons Midget Girls softball team played in the toughest district in the state. Three of the top four teams at the GRPA State Tourney came out of District 1. Vidalia, the second place team at district, finished fourth. Swainsboro the District 1 champion wound up second and the 11-12 year olds from the Lyons Recreation Department won the GRPA State Championship at Diamond Lakes near Augusta. The girls went…

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Beasley pitches five innings in Jackson, Mississippi

July 15, 2018

In his second start in the Southern League Jeremy Beasley pitched five innings and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits with one walk and no strike outs against the Arizona Diamondbacks Double A affiliate- the Jackson Generals. Of the 10 hits, seven were singles, two were doubles and there was a fifth inning two-run homer. Jeremy, who took the loss, threw 88 pitches and 60 were for strikes. He…

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Lyons Midget Boys pull out a 1-0 victory over Wayne County to win the GRPA State Championship

July 13, 2018

The Lyons Midget Boys baseball opened their summer tourney play going two and two in the Lyons Youth Tournament. However, when it was time to start gearing up to win a GRPA State Championship the boys turned it on. They went 4-1 in the District 1 Tournament at Partin Park to win their first championship and then a perfect 3-0 in the state tourney, in Moultrie, to bring home the…

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Lyons Mite Girls rally from an early tourney loss and win five straight to win the GRPA State Chmpionship

July 13, 2018

The Lyons Mite Girls proved in the District 1 Tournament in Effingham County they could reel off wins and win a championship. They won four straight games by combined 55-22 score. Back in the same county for the GRPA State Tournament they opened up on Tuesday and skunked Troup County 20-0 then on Wednesday they lost by one single run to Whifield County 10-9- they had 9-7 lead in the…

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GRPA State Tournament Scoreboard- Lyons Midget Girls, Mite Girls and Midget Boys each win a GRPA State Championship

July 11, 2018

Tuesday- On the first day of GRPA State Tournament action Lyons went 3-0. The Midget girls edged Wayne County 9-8. the Mite Girls trounced Troup County 20-0 and the Flea Boys took care of the Savannah Mavericks 14-2. The Midget Boys and the Mite Boys open tourney action on Wednesday. Wednesday- On the second day three Lyons teams moved closer to playing for a state championship. The Lyons Midget Girls…

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