Double-digit scoring Lyons Flea Boys add a District 1 Championship to their 2019 resume

June 15, 2019

The 8 and under Lyons Flea Boys All-Star baseball team can really swing the sticks. These boys know how to handle the pitching machine. In eight tournament games in both the Lyons Youth Tournament and the District 1 Tournament- both staged at Partin Park- they scored in double-digits in seven of their eight games played. Do that and you normally win the big trophy and that is what these sluggers…

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Lyons Midget Girls head to state as District 1 Champions

June 14, 2019

The Lyons Midget Girls (11-12 years old) qualified for the GRPA State Tournament by winning the District 1 Championship with an 11-3 win over Swainsboro at Partin Park in Lyons. Lyons will travel down to Tifton and open state tourney play on June 26 at 10 a.m. at the E. B. Hamilton Complex on Field #4. Y-101 interviews with Bryce Braddy   Lyons led Swainsboro 5-1 after the first inning,…

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Lyons Mite Girls rally in the final inning and win the District 1 Championship

June 14, 2019

Entering the sixth and final inning of the Mite Girls (9-10 years old) District 1 Championship Game, the Lyons All-Stars trailed Swainsboro 9-6. Although Lyons had a cushion being the only undefeated team in the tourney and if they lost the championship would go to the if necessary game, Lyons rallied with a big inning. The big hit came off the bat of Rayne Sears, who hit the ball just…

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Former and current TCHS representing the FCA travel to Brazil to coach basketball and football

June 13, 2019

Former Toombs County High School head basketball coach Donnie Arrington traveled to Brazil last summer on behalf of the Southeast Georgia Fellowship of Christian Athletes to teach his sport and spread the Gospel to young Brazilans. This summer Arrington has organized two trips to Brazil and on the first one he brought along TCHS head football coach Richie Marsh and former Bulldog head coach Mark Stroud. “They are very pleased…

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Chandler’s excellent UGA adventure

June 12, 2019

Toombs County Bulldog junior wide receiver and defensive back Chandler Lynn participated in Kirby Smart’s High School Camp at the University of Georgia. The Bulldogs’ leading receiver in 2018 with 52 catches for 892 yards and four touchdowns played in 7-on-7 competition as both a wide receiver and a safety. He made numerous catches and on defense intercepted a deep vertical pass in the end zone. Check out the pick…

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GRPA District 1 Tournament Scoreboard

June 11, 2019

Y-101 report on Tuesday’s action Y-101 report on Thursday’s action   Flea Girls at Effingham County Thursday’s scores Swainsboro 6, Lyons 3 Lyons 21, Dublin 8 Friday’s game Lyons 17, Vidalia 6 Lyons 14, Swainsboro 6 Lyons 12,  Effingham  4  The girls have qualified for the state tourney. They need one more win over Effingham to win the District 1 Championship. Lyons 12, Effingham 4- Lyons is the District 1…

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Beasley finally gets to pitch against Birmingham and he beats the Barons 10-2

June 10, 2019

Since joining the Mobile BayBears of the Double A Southern League last July Jeremy Beasley had never pitched against the Birmingham Barons (Chicago White Sox affiliate). For two days his 11th start of the season was on hold due to rain and a soaked Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile. However, the sun finally came out on Sunday and Jeremy pitched the first seven inning game of a doubleheader. He threw…

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GRPA District 1 Tournaments

June 9, 2019

GRPA Boys District 1 Tournaments 8 and under Flea Boys in Lyons at Partin Park Lyons vs. Vidalia (Monday, June 10) on Field 3 at 5:15 p.m. 6 teams and the championship round begins on Wednesday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m. Other teams- Vidalia, Efingham, Dublin, Rincon and Swainsboro  Bracket   10 and under Mite Boys at Sweetwater Park at Thompson-McDuffie  Lyons vs. Statesboro (Monday, June 10) at 4 p.m. on…

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The 57th Lyons Youth Tournament wraps up with the Lyons Flea Boys winning the big trophy

June 7, 2019

How about winning the big trophy in your first Lyons Youth Tournament. Eleven of the 13 members of the Lyons 8 and under team were able to experience that on the final day of the 57th tourney. The Lyons All-Stars completed their undefeated run through the tournament with a 10-7 victory over Metter. The Fleas join the Midgets (11-12 years old) and the Juniors (13-14) as three Lyons Recreation Department…

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Fire up the pitching machines- the Fleas and Mites take over the Lyons Youth Tourney and both home teams score 20 or more in victories

In the second and final week of the 57th Lyons Youth Tournament the younger age groups take over and that mean no live pitching. Instead you plug in the pitching machines and the emphasis turns to hitting and defense. There are no walks and the action is non-stop. Swing the stick on offense and see how many runs you can score. Then you play defense and see if you can…

June 4, 2019
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