Jeremy Beasley out-duals new Atlanta Braves pitcher Dallas Keuchel for 5 1/3 innings

For the second time in his professional career former Toombs County Bulldog Jeremy Beasley was matched against a Major League pitcher in a minor league game. Last season, while he was a member of the Inland Empire 66ers of the Advanced A California League, Beasley threw 4 2/3 innings allowing six hits and two earned runs with seven strikeouts and no walks at Rancho Cucamonga. The starting pitcher for the…

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Lyons Flea Girls win 4 straight games on Friday to take the District 1 Championship

Due to the rain which soaked Southeast Georgia on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the Lyons Flea Girls softball team had to wait until Thursday to play their first game in the District 1 Tournament at Effingham County. That game didn’t go so well for the 8 and under girls. They lost to Swainsboro 6-3 and that sent the team straight to the losers bracket. Y-101 interview with coach Pittman and…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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