D.R. Meadows doubles in three runs in his first collegiate at bat

Former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows stroked his first collegiate hit in a fall ball game on the home field of the Troy Trojans in Troy, Alabama on September 7, 2017. Meadows, who is a freshman at Chipola College- the 2017 NJCAA National Champions, stepped to the plate for the first time as a college ball player, with the bases loaded and two outs, and he doubled in all three…

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Net Dawgs are edging closer to their first victory of the season

After nine senior players graduated last season, Toombs County volleyball coach Tom Brodnax is rebuilding his franchise which has made five straight trips to the GHSA State Tournament. So far in 2017 the Net Dawgs are still looking for their first victory and they came very close not once, but twice in home action against a couple of schools from Augusta. The girls lost to Johnson 25-10, 23-25 and 14-25…

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The third inning gets the Lady Bullpups again

In middle school softball you play six innings and the third inning seems to be the one which gives the Toombs County Lady Bullpups the most trouble. The latest example of this dilemma happened in a home game against Bryan County. The game was scoreless going to the top of the third inning and that is when Bryan County scored five runs, helping the Lady Redskins break away to an…

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Bulldogs vs. Trojans- Will the rematch be as thrilling?

No doubt about it. Last year the most exciting Toombs County Bulldog football game was played at Telfair County. The Dawgs scored 49 points and yielded 35 in a non-region game which was tied at 28-all with 8:28 to play in the third quarter. The Bulldog offense ran the ball 49 times for 475 yards, an average of 9.7 yards. Keshawn Morgan scored a career-high six touchdowns running for a…

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Ricardo Santana opens his junior season with a PR at Jekyll Island

  Last year, as a senior, Tristan Lynn helped lead the Toombs County Bulldog cross country team to a third place finish at the GHSA AA State Meet in Carrollton. This season his younger brothers Ricardo and Martin Santana move in to the lead roles on the team coached by Ryan Durham. Y-101 Story   In their first event of the season Ricardo, a junior, and Martin, a sophomore, were…

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Jamar Smith makes his Division 1 debut in front of 86,076 Sooner fans

The biggest crowd Jamar Smith had played in front of prior to September 7, 2017 was probably around 6,000 spectators when the Toombs County Bulldogs and the Vidalia Indians met in their games in Booster Stadium or Buck Cravey Field. After playing two seasons, usually on Thursday nights for Holmes Community College in Mississippi, Smith made his Division 1 debut as his UTEP Miners played at the University of Oklahoma….

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Two Thursday games barely get started while two play to a final score

The Thursday rain storm effected sports action all over the area. Two Toombs County games barely got started while two others played to a final score. In Blackshear, the Toombs County High School junior varsity football team waited for an hour and 15 minutes to get on the field and the Bulldogs won their first game 28-8 over Pierce County. In Alma, the Toombs County High School softball team hung…

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Lady Bulldogs leave 14 on base and nine in scoring position in home loss

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs had plenty of scoring opportunities in a 7-4 home loss to Bryan County. They stroked eight hits after being two-hit by Metter in their last game. They had at least one base runner in each of the seven innings. However, they left 14 runners on base including nine in scoring position. LiliAnn Pittman (1-for3) singled in a run with one out in the third inning,…

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Bulldogs go 2-0 after a long, wet night in the Pit

After playing their season-opening game at 5 p.m on a very hot Saturday on the fake grass of Paulson Stdium the Toombs County Bulldogs were looking forward to a normal night of Friday football in their Pit. Instead what they got was a game which started at 9:05, ended at 11:06 and was played in the mud. The Bulldogs handled the 95 minute delay and challenging conditions as they secured…

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JV Bulldogs open season with home loss to Swainsboro

If the Toombs County Bulldog Junior Varisty offense had been more successful in the red zone than their season opening home game, played on the TCMS Field, could have been a shootout and not a 30-7 loss to Swainsboro. The Bulldogs made three trips inside the 20-yard line before they finally scored an early fourth quarter touchdown on a pass from quarterback Trey Cloud to tight end Cole Graham. The…

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