Lyons Mites swing the sticks against Soperton

After losing a 4-3 decision to Twin City, the Lyons Mite Girls scored eight runs in the first inning and nine in the second in a 17-0 three inning victory over Soperton. In their second game in the losers bracket Lyons lost to Bacon County 8-1. Y-101 Story Catcher Autumn Jarriel, batting third, led the Lyons offense with two inside the park home runs. Three runs scored on her first…

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Twin City outhomers and outscores the Lyons Midget Boys at Little Fenway

In a game which featured three home runs, the Twin City Midget Boys smashed two shots over the Green Monster while Lyons hit one over the right field fence. The boys from Emanuel County scored in every frame of the four inning game to win 12-2 in the opening round of the Lyons Youth Tournament. The first four hitters in the Twin City lineup went 10-for-13 with two homers, two…

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Lyons Junior Girls rally falls three runs short

For five innings Hawkinsville pitching shutout the Lyons Junior Girls in the championship game of the 55th annual Lyons Youth Tournament. The suddenly, like these girls have done many times including in a winners bracket game on Saturday against the same team, Lyons started a comeback in the bottom of  the final inning. The girls scored four runs in the sixth. However, Lyons needed seven runs to win the big…

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Lyons Midget Girls play an eight inning thriller and a 19-18 shoot out

The Lyons Midget Girls softball team opened up their Lyons Youth Tournament with an eight inning thriller. The hometown girls, who trailed Reidsville 3-0 after two innings, tied the game by scoring two runs in the fifth and a run in the sixth. In the two extra innings each team started with a runner at second base. Neither team scored in the seventh inning and Reidsville outscored Lyons 3-1 in…

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D.R. Meadows and George Lucke tie and win a game on 2nd Day at All State

On the second and final day of the Georgia Dugout Senior All State Tournament at Georgia College in Milledgeville the Southeast team, featuring D.R. Meadows and George Lucke representing Toombs County High School, tied the Northwest team at 12-all and then defeated the Southwest team 11-9. The Southeast squad went 1-1-1 which included an 8-5 loss on Friday to Northeast. Southeast trailed Northwest 11-1 when Meadows entered the game in the…

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Lyons Junior Girls storm back and beat Hawkinsville to move to the championship round

The Lyons Junior Girls scored six runs in their final two trips to the plate to beat Hawkinsville 6-4 in the 55th annual Lyons Youth Tournament at Partin Park in Lyons. Y-101 Radio Story Jeff Davis edged Wayne County 2-1 in the losers bracket. On Monday Hawksinsville beat Lyons 14-0 and then took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first before the rain washed out the tourney. The…

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D.R. Meadows and George Lucke play in the Georgia Dugout Club Senior All State Tournament

Two weeks after helping to lead the Toombs County Bulldogs to 12 straight wins and a trip to the GHSA Class 2A Final Four, seniors D.R. Meadows and George Lucke are at Georgia College, in Milledgeville, playing for the Southeast team in the Georgia Dugout Senior All State Tournament. On Friday at 3:30 p.m. Southeast lost to the Northeast team 8-5. D.R. pitched in relief and he entered the game with…

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55th Lyons Youth Tourney begins with the Lyons Junior Girls winning twice

The Lyons Junior Girls rolled through their league games losing just one game- by one run to Jeff Davis. In a rematch, in the second round of the Lyons Youth Tournament, Lyons run ruled Jeff Davis 12-2. Earlier in the day the hometown girls raced to a 7-0 lead over Jenkins County and won 10-5. Torrie Wright, Astyn Braddy, Bailey Holland and Harley Hester talk on Y-101 Radio Other first…

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Former Georgia Southern Eagle Isaac Ferrell will coach the Bulldogs at Paulson Stadium

Toombs County defensive line coach Isaac Ferrell played on the offensive line for the Georgia Southern Eagles from 1991 to 1994. On August 19th at 5 p.m. the former Eagle will be back at Paulson Stadium when the Toombs County Bulldogs play East Laurens in the Erk Russell Classic. Coach Isaac Ferrell talks about the Erk Russell Classic and his playing days at Georgia Southern   Coach Ferrell started his…

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Bulldogs will open the 2017 football season in the Erk Russell Classic

The venue for the Toombs County Bulldogs’s season opening game has been shifted from East Laurens to Paulson Stadium in Statesboro. The Bulldogs will now play East Laurens on the second day of the Erk Russell Classic. Kick off is at 5 p.m. on Saturday August 19. The Erk Russell Classic opens Friday, August 18 with a pair of games- South Effingham versus Tift County and Effingham County takes on…

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