Bacon County opens Region 2 play with a DH sweep of the Bulldogs

Saturday doubleheaders have not been kind to the Toombs County Bulldogs. They have played three sets of them and lost all six games. In four of the six games they have not scored a run. That is exactly what happened at Jacky Jones Field as the Bulldogs opened up Region 2 play losing a pair of home games to Bacon County 15-0 and 2-0. The Bulldogs have not scored a…

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Julio Almanza- he wore #77 and #20 for the Toombs County Bulldogs

Julio Almanza was a two-sport athlete for the Toombs County Bulldogs. He wore #77 for the varsity football team and #20 for the soccer team. Julio passed away at the age of 16 due to injuries sustained in a car accident in which he was the passenger. Julio Almanza, age 16, of Lyons, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Julio was…

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Harris & Quintero hit back-to-back homers to lead the Bullpups to a 3rd straight win

Trayvone Harris and Jesus Quintero hit one and two in the Toombs County Middle School batting order. The two have been teammates for many years as Lyons All-Stars and now Bullpups and they have hit many home runs. At Bryan County the two led off the fourth inning with back-to-back home runs. Harris (2-for-4 with a RBI, run scored and a stolen base) hit his over the center field fence…

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The Bullpups win two big games to go 2-1

The Toombs County Middle School baseball team opened up the season with 13-4 loss. However, since that game the Bullpups have won two games in a row. They beat West Laurens 4-0 thanks to Jesus Quintero’s five inning no-hitter and then the Bullpups knocked off J.R. Trippe 12-4. Jesus began his no-hitter retiring the first four batters before the Pups made an error. Then he sat down the next five…

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Schedule change for Toombs County baseball

The Toombs County Bulldogs are going to open up their 18 game Region 2 schedule with Bacon County this week. Due to the weather the schedule for the three game series has been changed. New day and times Tuesday, March 3- Toombs County at Bacon County at 5 p.m. Friday, March 6- Bacon County at Toombs County for a double header beginning at 5.

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D.R. Meadows returns to the CSU lineup with 2 singles & 2 steals

D.R. Meadows started the first 16 games for the Columbus State Cougars and then he missed a 4-1 Saturday Peach Belt victory over visiting Lander. However, D.R. had an excused absence. Cougar head coach Greg Appleton granted him the day off so he could attend his sister Megan’s wedding. Megan, who played basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball while she was at Toombs County High School was best known for her…

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Bulldogs are shutout for the 2nd straight day

When a team is hitting .200 that makes it hard to win games even when the pitching staff has a 2.05 ERA. That is the story- through 11 games- of the 2020 Toombs County Bulldogs. For the second straight day the Dawgs were shutout on a less than a handful of hits at Jacky Jones Field and by the same 3-0 score. 2A Bleckley County did it on Friday and…

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Bulldog football players show their strength at the GACA Area 2 Weightlifting Meet

During the season and the off season the Toombs County Bulldogs spend a lot of time and effort in their weight room and for five Dawgs that commitment paid off at the GACA Area 2 Weightlifting Meet. Senior Caleb Hartley led the way finishing first in the 225 pound division and he also lifted the most total weights in the meet. Freshman Tank Morris also placed first in the 180…

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D.R. reaches base 3 times and makes a big league defensive play in CSU’s 5th straight win

The Peach Belt Conference leading Columbus State Cougars opened up a big home three-game series against second place Lander (tied with Georgia College) and the Cougars won their fifth straight game 3-2. CSU is 12-3 overall and 6-1 in the conference while Lander drops to 10-5 and 4-2. Former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows went 2-for-4 with a walk. However, his greatest contribution to the victory came in the top…

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O’Conner throws 7 innings in a 3-0 home loss to Bleckley County

In his first varsity start, freshman right-handed pitcher Lucas O’Conner pitched seven innings- on 93 pitches- scattering nine hits and allowing two earned runs. He pitched well enough to win except for the fact that the Toombs County Bulldogs had only two hits in a 3-0 loss to Bleckley County in a non-region game at Jacky Jones Field. The Royals scored single runs in the first, third and fifth innings….

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