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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Lady Bulldogs come back and pull out an OT win

Despite trailing 15-5 after the first quarter and 23-12 at half, the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs rallied in the second half and controlled overtime to beat St. Vincent’s 46-43 in a stand alone Region 2 game in Lyons. “We just weren’t hustling and basically we weren’t competing,” head coach Melody Walker said about the first half. “So I sat a couple of people down and let some of the reserves…

December 18, 2018
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9 Bulldog wrestlers score a 4th place finish

Despite fielding only nine wrestlers in 14 weight classes the Toombs County Bulldogs finished fourth in a 19 team tournament in the St. Nick Invitational at Richmond Hill. Thompson 266.5 Richmond Hill 245.0 Brunswick 176.0 Toombs County 146.0 Tift County 145.0 106 pounds-4th place- Jose Balderos received two byes was pinned in the first period and then came back in the consolation bracket with a second period pin before losing…

December 17, 2018
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Chandler Lynn and Demetrius Owens are honored at the SEGA Football Awards Banquet

December 14, 2018

Toombs County High School’s Chandler Lynn and Demetrius Owens were honored at the 9th Annual SEGA Football Awards Banquet in Waycross. Lynn, a sophomore, was named Toombs County’s Offensive Player of the Year and Owens, a senior, took the Defensive Player of the Year Award for the Bulldogs. Lynn was a go to wide receiver in his second season playing the position. He caught more than half of the Toombs…

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TCHS Bulldogs win back-to-back games as they double their win total from last season

Prior to back-to-back wins at Bryan County and at home to Bacon County, the last time the Toombs County Bulldogs followed a win with a win was back in the 2016-17 season. On January 17th and 20th of 2017 the Dawgs won at Jeff Davis and at home against Bryan County. The current edition of the Bulldogs defeated Bryan County 60-55 in Pembroke on December 7 and then followed that…

December 14, 2018
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Lady Bulldogs bounce back with a 40-31 Region win over Bacon County.

After losing back-to-back Region 2 games, at home, in overtime to Jeff Davis and on the road at Bryan County, the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs gradually pulled away to a 40-31 home region win over Bacon County. K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin each scored 15 points to lead the (5-2 overall, 2-2 in the region) Lady Bulldogs. Mobley,  a freshman who normally scores on layups, made a career-high three 3-pointers…

December 11, 2018
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