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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Another productive 1st inning leads to a 2nd straight Bulldog win

On Tuesday the Toombs County Bulldogs stopped a five-game losing streak by scoring eight runs in the first inning at Tattnall County. Two days later- at Portal- the Dawgs claimed their second straight win by scoring five in the top of the first and eight more runs after that in a 13-4 non-region victory which improved their record to 3-6. TCHS will play one more non-region game- at home against…

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Meadows breaks out with a big game against Montevallo

Former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows halted an 0-for-13 hitless streak with a big game versus Montevallo (Alabama). The Columbus State third baseman and leadoff hitter went 2-for-4 smashing his first extra base hit as a Cougar. He drove in three runs and scored twice in the Cougars 9-1 win in Columbus. CSU is 11-3 overall. D.R.’s day started with a strikeout swinging. In the second inning the Cougars- after…

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Cloud pitches 7 innings to help the Dawgs win their 2nd game

Trey Cloud- the Toombs County baseball team’s only senior- made his second start of the season and pitched seven innings allowing eight hits and one earned run with four strikeouts and two walks to lead the Bulldogs to their second win of the season- an 8-5 victory at Tattnall County. Cloud is 1-2 with a 1.40 ERA. The non-region game stopped Toombs County’s five game losing streak and avenged a…

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CSU completes a 3-game PBC sweep of Flagler with a 2-1 win

The Columbus State Cougars have moved into first place in the Peach Belt Conference following a home weekend sweep of Flagler. The Cougars took game three 2-1 on Sunday. CSU is 11-3 overall and at 5-1 in the PBC. The Cougars lead 4-1 Georgia College and Lander by ½ a game. Columbus State will play host to Montevallo- from the Gulf South Conference- on Wednesday and then Lander will travel…

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Bulldogs drop a pair at Jacky Jones Field

In their six losses the Toombs County baseball team has batted .164. In a pair of games at Jacky Jones Field- against Telfair County- the Dawgs went a combined 11-for-56 (.196) at the plate and the end result was a Trojan doubleheader sweep- 5-2 and 7-6 in eight innings. Toombs County, which has lost three extra innings games, is 1-6. The Telfair games were originally scheduled for McRae but that…

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