17 is the winning number in Swainsboro and Lyons

August 17, 2017

What are the odds that two softball games involving two Toombs County teams would be decided with the winning team scoring 17 runs? Perhaps 17-1. Whatever the answer is it actually happened. The Toombs County High School Lady Bulldogs won a three hour game 17-14 in Swainsboro and the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups lost a long six inning game to Collins 17-13 in Lyons. Both Toombs County teams…

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Bulldogs prepare for the Falcons, the heat and a big stage

August 17, 2017

The Toombs County Bulldogs’ 2017 regular season opener will be like no other opening night the program has ever experienced. For one, opening night is actually opening day because game one kicks off at 5 p.m. and this non-region match up against East Laurens will be played at Paulson Stadium- home of the Georgia Southern Eagles as a part of the Erk Russell Classic. The capacity of this Division 1…

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Lady Bulldogs swing the sticks in Vidalia loss

August 16, 2017

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs were swinging the sticks in a 12-5 home loss to Vidalia. However, the Lady Dawgs made seven errors which led to the Lady Indians scoring three unearned runs in the first inning and five in the fourth. TCHS is 0-2 overall and in Region 2 play. Ashtyn Braddy pitched the whole game for Toombs and went 2-for-4 with a triple, a double and two runs…

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Beasley’s consecutive scoreless streak ends at 14 1/3 innings

August 14, 2017

KJ Harrison has experienced a couple of firsts this summer. On June 19, playing for Oregon State, he hit the first grand slam in a College World Series game played at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. Harrison hit a first pitch 89 mile per hour fast ball over the left center field fence off LSU’s ┬áHunter Newman- a 6-3 righty from Calvary Baptist in Savannah. What a coincidence. Harrison…

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Bulldogs match Hephzibah in the first half and mash the Rebels in the 4th quarter

August 12, 2017

In a preseason scrimmage, at Hephzibah, the Toombs County Bulldogs scored 20 points in the first half on a Dalton McBride 46-yard run in the first quarter and two second quarter throws by the senior quarterback to Jaquail Boyd (17 and 8-yards) to build up a 20-14 lead at the break. In the fourth quarter the Dawgs emphasized their veteran offensive line and power running game with senior Jeidon Sistrunk…

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Softball season begins with a Lady Bullpup win and a Lady Bulldog loss

August 11, 2017

The regular season opened on Thursday with the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups beating Claxton 17-12 on the road while the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs lost a home game to Jeff Davis 14-3. K.K. Mobley, Emma Salter and Ziahya Griffin each went 2-for-2 for the Lady Bullpups and every other starter had one hit. The Lady Bulldogs stroked seven hits against JD. LiliAnn Pitman led the way by going…

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Bulldogs head north for scrimmage at Hephzibah

August 10, 2017

Over recent years the Toombs County Bulldogs have played in preseason scrimmages at Dodge County, ECI and Upson Lee in addition to the many times they have played these practice games in the Pit. On Friday, August 11, the Bulldogs will travel 87 miles to play at Quad A Hephzibah. Last year, at Booster Stadium, the two schools only played a half of a scrimmage game. The varsity teams played…

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Beasley goes 9-up and 9-down and KO’s the side in the 9th

August 9, 2017

In the longest outing of his professional career Jeremy Beasley pitched three perfect innings from the seventh through the ninth and he ended the game striking out the side in the Orem Owlz 13-9 home win over the Helena Brewers. Beasley picked up his first professional save and extended his consecutive scoreless streak which is now up to 14 1/3 innings. Jeremy still has not allowed an earned run since…

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Young TCMS Lady Bullpups open up sports year with a DH sweep

August 9, 2017

The first sports action of the 2017-18 school year was played on the softball field and the Toombs County MIddle School Lady Bullpups 6th and 7th grade team swept Portal in a pair of five inning games 4-0 and 18-12. Lauren Hattaway pitched both games and in the second one she smashed a ball up the middle and drove in a run while winding up at third base. She also…

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Meet the Toombs County fall sports teams

August 5, 2017

The Toombs County High School and Middle School 2017-18 sports year begins on Tuesday, August 8 at 4:30 p.m. when the Toombs County High School Lady Bulldog softball team plays at Islands High School in Savannah. The Lady Bulldogs will play their first home game on Thursday, August 10 versus Jeff Davis at 5:30. The Toombs County football team will scrimmage at Hephzibah on Friday, August 11 at 7 p.m….

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