Lady Bulldogs stifle Screven County for their 2nd win of the season

The Toombs County Lady Bulldog basketball team has opened up the season playing tough half court defense and they have held their first two opponents to single digits in seven of the eight quarters they have played. In their first home game, against Screven County, the girls limited the Lady Gamecocks to 12 first half points and seven in the second half in a 50-19 victory. “We are really preaching…

November 20, 2018
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Bulldog wrestlers improve and bring home their second straight 1st place trophy

November 19, 2018

The Toombs County High School wrestling team despite being at full strength, personnel wise, won the Blue Line Duals at Effingham County. In pool action the Dawgs beat Islands 54-30, Windsor Forest 60-18, defending 6A GHSA State Champion Richmond Hill 38-34 and South Effingham 57-24 and then in the championship round they knocked off Ware County 47-34. Last week the Bulldogs nipped Ware 41-40 in the championship to win the…

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Eight Bulldog football players are honored by the Region 2 coaches

November 18, 2018

Eight Toombs County Bulldogs were honored by the Region 2 coaches a week after the Dawgs made their third straight trip to the GHSA State Playoffs. Quarterback Trey Cloud, wide receiver Chandler Lynn, linebacker Caleb Hartley and defensive backs Ashlee Ashley and Demetrius Owens all were named First-Team All-Region. Running back D.J. Mincey, offensive lineman Treyvon Wiggins and defensive lineman Robert Kent were selected Second-Team All-Region 2. Junior Quarterback Trey…

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Freshmen K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin lead the Lady Bulldogs to a win on opening night

K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin, who led the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups to a league championship last year, opened up their high school careers leading the Lady Bulldogs to a season opening 49-25 win at Portal. Mobley scored 17 and Griffin 13 each Lady Bulldog hit a 3-pointer. “Mobley’s quick step allowed her to get to the basket and Griffin shot well from the perimeter,” head coach Melody…

November 16, 2018
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Short-handed Bulldogs open the wrestling season with a Swamp Duals Championship

November 16, 2018

Fifteen Toombs County Bulldog wrestlers traveled down to Waycross and despite having to forfeit three weight classes (160 pounds, 170 and 195) they rolled through their pool with a 4-0 record and then defeated Ware County 41-40 to win the Swamp Duals. In pool action Toombs County outscored Effingham County 72-12, knocked off defending 6A state champion Richmond Hill 45-35, handled Tift County 64-24 and they finished with a 53-24…

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Jamar Smith tallies 8 tackles and recovers an onside kick as UTEP loses it’s homecoming game

November 14, 2018

One week after stopping a 20-game losing streak, the UTEP Miners were hoping to celebrate homecoming with a second consecutive victory. Unfortunately, Middle Tennessee State quarterback Brent Stockstill completed 31-of-40 passes for 352 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions in the Blue Raiders 48-32 win. Jamar Smith Page Middle Tennessee is 7-3 overall and 6-1 in Conference USA. The Blue Raiders lost in conference at Florida International 24-21. The other…

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D.R. Meadows signs with Columbus State for his final two seasons of college ball

November 11, 2018

Prior to the start of his first season at South Georgia State, former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows has already decided where he will spend the final two years of his college career. The sophomore, who played one season at Chipola College where he won a NJCAA National Championship, selected Columbus State (Georgia) as his home for his junior and senior seasons. D,R. Meadows Page D.R. committed to CSU on November…

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Dublin rules again as the Bulldogs’ season comes to an end in the GHSA Playoffs

November 9, 2018

The Dublin Irish have always had the Toombs County’s number in the regular season winning all eight games. The Region 3 champions continued that trend in the first round of the GHSA Playoffs in the Shamrock Bowl. The Irish scored 35 first half points in their 49-14 victory. 10-1 Dublin will play Thomasville in the second round on Friday in Dublin. Thomasville beat Hephzibah  42-7. Toombs County ends the season at…

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The Dawgs and Dublin meet in the playoffs for the 1st time

November 7, 2018

The Toombs County Bulldogs and the Dublin Irish have played eight times and all of those games have been regular season match ups. Either early in the season, when the teams have been in different regions, or they have been played during the region schedule. So, on Friday, November 9 the schools separated by 48 miles will meet for the first time in the GHSA State Playoffs. Kickoff is at…

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