TCHS Wrestlers win a 6th straight Area 1 Dual Championship

January 13, 2019

The Toombs County High School wrestling team, which opened up the season finishing first in two dual tournaments, showed it’s prowess in the AA Area 1 Dual Tournament at Jeff Davis High School. The Bulldogs won their sixth straight area dual championship by beating Berrien County 66-16, Jeff Davis 57-24 and Vidalia 45-20 in the finals. “I thought we wrestled relatively well,” head coach Bill Benton said. “We wrestled everybody…

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Lady Bulldogs take down Vidalia 44-40 in overtime

January 8, 2019

For the second straight time the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs have beaten their rival Vidalia in a Region 2 game in Lyons. On January 30, 2018 the Lady Bulldogs edged Vidalia 29-23 stopping an 11-game losing streak to their rival and then on January 8, 2019 TCHS followed that up with a 44-40 overtime victory. Toombs County is 9-5 overall and 5-4 in Region 2 and the Lady Bulldogs are…

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Lady Bulldogs sweep Metter

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs followed up their eight-point win at Metter- back on November 30- with a 37-34 victory at home on January 4. The Lady Bulldogs scored nearly half their points in the first quarter (18-of-37). Ziahya Griffin hit two 3-pointers and scored all 6 of her points in the first period. Calvnika Davis also sank a first quarter 3-ball as she scored 5 points. Leading scorer K.K….

January 4, 2019
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Toombs County Athletic HOF inductee- Tim Vaughn

January 4, 2019

Through the first three games of the 1975 Lyons Senior High football season, the Bulldogs were 1-2. They lost to Vidalia 6-0 at home, beat Claxton 34-12 on the road and then lost to Jeff Davis 12-8 in Hazlehurst. However, that defeat on September 19th would be their last. Led by quarterback Tim Vaughn the Bulldogs reeled off 10 wins in a row. The biggest victory in the regular season…

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Bulldogs end December with a 4-game winning streak

Four-game winning streaks have been relatively rare in Toombs County Boys basketball. Since the 2006-07 season the Bulldogs have won four games in a row only three times including their current four-game win streak. The 2018-19 Dawgs have beaten Screven County, Highland Christian Academy, Atkinson County and Portal by five points or less in their run. Toombs County 48, Screven County 43 in Sylvania TCHS, which trailed by three points…

January 3, 2019
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Toombs County Athletic HOF inductee- Bill Alexander

January 2, 2019

In 1950 Bill Alexander played on a Lyons High School football team that only scored 12 points in 10 games. The Bulldogs were shutout in eight games and in back-to-back road games they were outscored 85-0 at Metter and 80-0 at Swainsboro. Five seasons later Bill was a captain at Austin Peay and he was named to the All-Volunteer State Athletic Conference team in both 1954 and 55 as a…

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Toombs County Athletic HOF inductee- Kelly Martin

January 1, 2019

In 1995 and 96 Toombs County High School’s Kelly Martin broke through and excelled in track and field on the state level. At the GHSA State meet in 1995 she finished first in the 100 meter intermediate hurdles in 14.66, second in the long jump and third in the 100 meters. In her senior season- in 1996- she won three more events and scored all 30 Toombs County points as…

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