TCHS JV Dawgs score early and hold on late

The Toombs County junior varsity football team scored the first 13 points of their home game against West Laurens and then held on with some tough fourth quarter defense to  a 13-12 win improving the junior Dawgs record to 3-1. The Bulldogs opened up the game with two 60-yard drives which were completed with touchdown runs by a pair of freshmen. Fullback Johnathan Williams scored the first TD and quarterback…

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TCMS Bullpups almost win their first game

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups came within two-points of winning their first game of the season. TCMS put together two touchdown drives, but the Pups yielded two big plays to Antonio Mercer in a 14-12 loss at East Laurens. East Laurens drove down to the Bullpup five-yard line on it’s first drive. However, the Bullpups stopped the Falcons on a fourth down pass play. From the five TCMS drove…

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TCHS Volleyball Senior Day

Four seniors were honored immediately after the Toombs County volleyball team lost it’s final regular season game to Ware County 25-11 and 25-13, dropping the Net Dawgs record to 14-15. Watch a slideshow The four seniors are Shyann Davis, who made the All Region 1 AAA team as a junior, Atlanta Ridgdill, Blanca Malina and Daisy Tinoco. The junior varsity team beat Ware in three sets- 21-25, 25-18 and 25-22. The…

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Booster Stadium turns 50 with a Bang! Meanwhile, the Bulldogs lose 51-13

Lyons, Georgia’s Booster Stadium turned 50 years old with a celebration which was full of surprises. Before the opening kickoff between Dodge County and the Toombs County Bulldogs players from the 1965, 1967 and 1975 Lyons Senior High teams had a reunion above the south end zone. Watch a Bryce Braddy slideshow Suddenly out of the sky appeared a helicopter which landed on the 50-yard line, right on the Flying T….

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Deanna Johnson and the Tiger Creek Band on Y-101 radio

Four very talented musicians visited Y-1o1 Radio the week before they are scheduled to perform at the Real Squeal in Lyons. Deanna Johnson, from Hazlehurst, who was on “The Voice” on NBC sang “Jolene” and “You are my Sunshine” with the Tiger Creek Band. Lead singer Andy Leanza, of the TCB, sang an original, which he co-wrote, with bass player Brian Love and all three combined to work out a…

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Dodge MS Warriors run away with a 40-16 win

The Dodge County Middle School Warriors remained undefeated and moved to 5-0 with a 40-16 win over Toombs County in Lyons. The Bullpups scored two touchdowns in the second half on a run from scrimmage by Tyler Smith and a long kickoff return by T.Y. Myrick. After being shutout in the first three games, the Bullpups have scored two touchdowns in each of their last two games. Watch a slideshow

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TCHS Softball Senior Day

  Four Toombs County Lady Bulldog seniors had to wait four days for their Senior Day game against Dodge County. The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but it was rained out. On the makeup date the Lady Bulldogs kept Dodge off the scoreboard for the first two innings, but the top team in the subregion eventually pulled away to a 9-0 win in six innings. Watch a slideshow As for…

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TCHS Net Dawgs split with Savannah visitors

The Toombs County Volleyball team is 13-13 and sitting in fourth place in the region. The Net Dawgs have consistently beaten all the teams below them in the standings and lost to all the teams above them- Savannah Arts, Southeast Bulloch and Islands. However, they keep getting closer to knocking off one of the top three. Recently at home they battled SEB in a tough three setter and in their…

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Speedy Pirates too much for improving Dawgs

The Appling County Pirates turned a close and competitive 7-7 game in the second quarter into a double-digit victory by scoring thre. e touchdowns in the final five minutes of the opening half. The Pirates led 28-7 at the break and were a 42-21 winner when the final horn sounded at Jimmy Swain Stadium in Baxley. Appling took the opening kickoff and broke off two 10-plus yard running plays and…

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Micahlan Boney plays and sings on Y-101 Radio

    She doesn’t talk like she is 14 years old or sing or play a multitude of instruments like she is just in her second year of being a teenager. However, Claxton’s Micahlan Boney is 14 and she is an award wining fiddle player who can also play the mandolin, banjo and guitar. Two weeks prior to her performance on Friday, October 9 at 4:30 p.m. in Lyons at…

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