Toombs County Soccer season is here

The Toombs County Soccer teams scrimmaged Statesboro to open up the 2019 season. In the girls match Statesboro won 2-1. Sophomore Laura Sanchez scored the on Lady Bulldog goal in the second half. Statesboro also won the boys game 3-0. Jeremy Moore, who coached the Toombs County Soccer teams a decade ago, is back as head coach of both teams and he is assisted by Brian Fitzgerald. Coach Moore talks…

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Bulldogs rule Area 1 AA Tournament with 8 individual champs

The Toombs County Bulldogs took 12 wrestlers to the Area 1 AA Tournament at Jeff Davis and all 12 qualified for sectionals at Toombs County High School on February 8 and 9. The Bulldogs claimed eight area championships won by Jose Balderos, Cruz Arreodondo, Martin Santana, Ricardo Santana, Chandler Lynn, Demetrius Owens, Jonathan Morales and Rolando Tinoco. Blake Hall and DeVante Willis both finished second, Isaiah Wright placed third and…

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Toombs County’s impact on the Super Bowl

Toombs County, Georgia- population roughly 26,000- has had a pretty impressive impact on the Super Bowl in it’s first 52 years. Three players who were born in Toombs County have played in the big game and combined they have won six Super Bowl rings. Mel Blount (Lyons Industrial High School), a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Toombs County Athletic Hall of Fame, played in four…

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Pitching will be more important in Region 2 Baseball in 2019

Pitching has always been an important factor in Region 2 AA Baseball. However, in the 2019 season quality pitching should be a key factor in deciding the top four teams which move on to the post season. The reason is more total region games played in increments of three each week. In the past two seasons the schedule had two region teams playing each other home and away during each…

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D.R. Meadows and Nick Curtis open 2019 with impressive performances

D.R. Meadows and Nick Curtis were Toombs County Bulldog teammates in 2016. In a late season home game against Brantley County Curtis pitched a compete game seven-hitter and struck out eight batters with no walks in a 3-2 win. Meadows went 1-for-3 reaching on an infield hit in the third inning and he scored the game-winning run on a George Lucke sacrifice fly. The two former Bulldogs each opened their…

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Bulldogs send 7 wrestlers to the semifinals, win two individual titles and finish 1st in the Sweet Onion Memorial

The Toombs County Bulldogs honored the memory of Brad Bell and Robbie Rogers by winning the first place trophy at the Sweet Onion Memorial at the Toombs County High School Gym. Seven Bulldogs made it to the semifinals out of the 14 weight classes and two seniors won individual championships- Cruz Arredondo and Ricardo Santana. The Bulldogs who were in third place after Friday’s quarterfinals surged into the lead after…

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TCMS basketball ends home season with 8th Grade Celebration Day

The Toombs County Middle School basketball teams celebrated their 8th graders in their final regular season home games. The Bullpups, Lady Bullpups and cheerleaders were honored in between games of a doubleheader against Jenkins County. Bryce Braddy’s Photo Gallery- click a picture to start the gallery

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TCHS Bulldogs take 3rd place in the AA GHSA State Dual Tournament with a 53-24 win over Dade County

The Toombs County Bulldogs reeled off four straight pins to open up a 33-0 lead over Dade County and they finished the dual with two more pins to defeat the Wolverines 53-24 to take third place in the AA GHSA State Duals Tournament in the Macon Centreplex. “As a coach you are always worried you get a team you dominated in the quarterfinals (59-16) and you think are we going…

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Bulldogs beat Vidalia in the consolation semifinals of the GHSA State Duals Tournament

One week after the Toombs County Bulldog wrestling team defeated Vidalia 45-20 at Jeff Davis High School to take a sixth straight Area 1 Duals Championship, the Dawgs squared off with their rival in the consolation semifinals of the AA GHSA State Duals Tournament at 9 a.m. in the Macon Centreplex and Toombs won by a similar score of 45-24. The Bulldogs will wrestle Dade County for third place in…

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Elbert County pulls out a semifinal dual with Toombs County which included six lead changes and one tie

The AA GHSA State Duals Tournament semifinal between Toombs County and Elbert County featured six lead changes and one tie and was decided in the 12th and 13th match of the 14 held in the Macon Centreplex. After two-time state champion Ricardo Santana (138 pounds)collected four Bulldog points with a 21-9 major decision victory over Nolan Johnson the Dawgs had a 28-27 lead. Elbert County won the 145 pound weight…

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