Second half comeback propels Lady Bulldogs to 4-0 start

For the second time in 10 days the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs beat Montgomery County despite trailing 12-2 after the opening quarter. They defeated the Lady Eagles by eight (59-51) in Lyons on November 17 and 34-29, in Mount Vernon, on the day after Thanksgiving. JoAnn Gomez helped the Lady Bulldogs overcome a 24-14 halftime deficit by scoring nine points in the third quarter and four in the fourth. She…

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Emma Bacon makes her Y-101 debut

She isn’t old enough to drive a car by herself, but fifteen year old Emma Bacon is mature enough to make music on her own. The sophomore at Tattnall County High School works 70 dates a year and she routinely travels to Nashville to work with country music professionals. Emma is planning on releasing a five song EP consisting of pieces she has written. She sang two of those songs…

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Craig Campbell stops by Y-101 and dazzles the audience

It was an amazing hour of music and conversation as Craig Campbell dropped by Y-101 Radio. Craig headlined a benefit at Southeastern Tech for Jefferey Carey, who is battling cancer. Craig borrowed a guitar from the EmmyLou Harris Fan and did an acoustic set of music which featured a song that just might be his next single. “Outskirts of Heaven” is a song which Craig co-wrote and is working on…

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Lady Bulldogs open season with two straight wins

In a scrimmage game at Long County the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs were beaten by 50 points. However, one week later the Lady Dawgs are 2-0 in the regular season. They opened up with an eight point home victory over Montgomery County on Tuesday and followed that up on Friday with a 37-21 win over Bacon County in Lyons. Watch a¬†slideshow Both teams got off to a slow start in…

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Toombs County BOE accepts Lyman Guy’s resignation

  For the third time since 2013 the Toombs County Bulldogs are seeking a new head football coach. On Friday morning (November 20) the Toombs County Board of Education, by a unanimous vote, accepted the resignation Lyman Guy as head coach of the Bulldogs after two 2-8 seasons. Guy accepted the TCHS job early in 2014 and in his first season won two of his first three games defeating Johnson…

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Toombs County is moving down to Double A

Toombs County High School athletics spent 18 consecutive seasons in class AA in GHSA- from the 1996 football season through 2014 spring season. For the 2014-15 school year TCHS was reclassified as a AAA school and was one of the smallest with 831 students. The competition for all the sports teams was very challenging against larger schools in Region 1 like Pierce County (1085 students), Appling County (1005) and Brantley…

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TCHS wrestlers talk about their first action of the season

The Toombs County High School wrestlers moved in to their new wrestling room this week. The Bulldogs had been practicing in the old high school gym, but when the competition cheerleading season came to an end they inherited the Cheer Dawgs practice room. This week the Bulldogs are working hard to get ready for their second event of the season. On Tuesday TCHS will be competing in the Packer Duals…

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TCHS basketball opens new season in the new gym

The Toombs County High School basketball teams opened the 2015-16 season in the brand new TCHS Gym. Joann Gomez scored the first Lady Bulldog bucket, Keshawn Morgan scored the first Bulldog point, D.R. Meadows made the first TCHS two-pointer, Andre Clarke drilled the first Dawg 3-ball and the Lady Bulldogs were the first Toombs team to record a victory- 59-51 over Montgomery County. The Bulldogs lost to the Eagles 80-73….

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