Jamar Smith leads UTEP in tackles in the Alamodome

September 30, 2018

For the second time in Jamar Smith’s football career he played a game with a roof over his head. The first time was on December 4, 2016. That was Jamar’s final junior college game and he lead Holmes Community College in tackles with eight in the Graphic Edge Bowl played in the Uni-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Holmes beat Western Community College 28-24. Jamar Smith Page On September 29, 2018 Jamar…

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Bulldogs go 2-0 in Region 2 by reeling off 35 straight points in a 42-21 Pit win over Bacon County

September 28, 2018

In 2016 the Toombs County Bulldogs yielded an early touchdown at Bacon County and then the Dawgs reeled off 28 straight points in a 38-21 win. Two years later, in Booster Stadium, the Raiders completed a short 10-yard scoring drive with a nine-yard TD toss by quarterback Cooper Brown and then from that point on Toombs County dominated scoring 35 straight points on offense, defense and specialty teams in a…

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Toombs County football goes 3-0 on a terrific Thursday

September 28, 2018

The Toombs County football teams went 3-0 on the last Thursday in September. The Toombs County B-Team shutout Metter 18-0, the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups smashed Jenkins County 48-8 and the TCMS 6th grade team edged Claxton 14-7 in Lyons. Pictures by Ashley Warf “We started the game by recovering a opening kickoff,” TCMS 6th grade head coach John McDonald said. “Then we marched down to the Claxton five-yard…

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Two 1-0 Region 2 teams meet in Booster Stadium

September 26, 2018

The Toombs County Bulldogs and the Bacon County Raiders both stopped losing streaks in the first week of the Region 2 schedule with wins over undefeated opponents and both teams had to come from behind. The Dawgs, who had lost to Savannah Christian and Claxton prior to an off week, beat Metter 20-17 in overtime on the road and they trailed 7-0 and 14-7. Meanwhile, the circumstances were even more…

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6th Grade Toombs County Middle School Bullpups open up the season with a 26-20 over Vidalia

September 25, 2018

Despite two significant injuries early in their season opening game with Vidalia, the Toombs County Middle School 6th grade football team opened up the season with a 26-20 victory at Buck Cravey Field. Dabvin Wadley scored three rushing touchdowns and Cameron Davis one. Pictures by Ashley Warf “The kids came out excited and came in good shape,” head coach John McDonald said. “We have great depth and good numbers. We…

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Jamar Smith recovers a fumble in UTEP/New Mexico State game

September 23, 2018

New Mexico State University and UTEP are separated by only 42 miles. That is why their rivalry is called the I-10 Rivalry. By interstate it takes only 38 minutes to go from one school to another. On September 21 the two schools met for the 96th time in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas and the visiting Aggies pulled out a 27-20 victory. Jamar Smith Page Former Toombs County Bulldog…

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The Bulldogs rally twice in regulation and they beat Metter 20-17 in overtime

September 21, 2018

Overtime, historically, has not been kind to the Toombs County Bulldogs. In 2013 they lost to Bryan County, at home in 3 OT’s, 34-27. During the 2007 season the Bulldogs rallied to tie ECI at 35-all and then they lost in an extra session 42-35  In 2003, in Booster Stadium in the first round of the state playoffs, Toombs dropped a 26-20 decision to Brooks County in the first overtime…

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Bulldogs come off bye week facing another hot team

September 19, 2018

For the second game in a row the Toombs County Bulldogs are facing a team off to an historically good start. Prior to their off-week, the Bulldogs played host to a Claxton team which won it’s first three games for the first time since 2002 and with a 21-14 win in the Pit the Tigers were 4-0 prior to opening region play with a 41-0 loss at Montgomery County. Toombs County…

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Jamar Smith plays in historic Neyland Stadium

September 16, 2018

For the second time in his UTEP career Jamar Smith started for the Miners at linebacker. His first start was in 2017, at home, against Rice. His second start was on September 15, 2018 in historic Neyland Stadium. They have been playing games in that facility which seats 102,455 since 1921. On this sunny Saturday 87,707 showed up for a game which aired at noon time eastern on the SEC…

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Three former Bulldogs excel in week two of the college season

September 10, 2018

All three former Toombs County Bulldogs, who are playing college football this season, excelled on the playing field in week two. Mincey scores the only points in the second quarter  It is quite unusual for a defensive lineman to score the only points in a quarter. However, that is exactly what Ervin Mincey did in the second quarter of Holmes Community College’s 25-23 win at Jones Junior College. With 7:44…

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