TCMS soccer season begins with two convincing wins

There is a new world order in middle school soccer. The season has moved from winter to fall in search of more favorable weather. On opening day, at the Toombs County Middle School Field, the weather was much warmer than it usually is for an opener with a game time temperature of 75. Both the Lady Bullups and Pups started with convincing victories over Dublin. The girls won 6-1 and…

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Emmylou Harris Fan’s Country Rocks Y-101

She earned her Y-101 Radio name, the Emmylou Harris Fan because she loves to hear that Bamer sing. However, when she brings her guitars to Y-101 to sing she more resembles, Lucinda Williams, another one of her favorite singers. Whether the Emmylou Harris Fan is covering Miranda Lambert, songs written by Rodney Crowell and Mary Karr or singing her own song written about a trip to Walmart, she sings with…

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Cody Dowd Benefit

Cody Dowd, a former Toombs County Bulldog baseball and football player, recently underwent surgery in Cyprus to straighten his back and he had stem cells injected in to his injured area in order to stimulate movement in his lower extremities. Cody was injured in an automobile accident in February. Dowd is still recovering and according to younger brother, Cole. will be home soon. A benefit will be held to help…

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Soap Box Derby cars run down the hill at Partin Park

The Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby might have a new home. On Saturday and Sunday racers from as far away as Kentucky and Florida were competing in stock, super stock and masters divisions, at Partin Park, in Southeast Georgia’s first rally race. Race Director Michael Williamson was very pleased with track which started at the top of the hill and ran in front of the Durden Cabin and Field Number…

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Cheer Dawg Classic is a hit at TCHS

Since they weren’t competing for a trophy, in the AAA divison, at the first Cheer Dawg Classic staged in the new Toombs County High School Gym, the Cheer Dawgs goal was to perform well and score high in their final regular season event before Region 1 competition in Statesboro on November 7th and they did. The girls scored high enough to finish third behind first place Pierce County and second…

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TCHS Senior Night Thrills and Frustrations

Ten Toombs County Bulldog Seniors wanted to win their final game in Booster Stadium. However, Tattnall County scored touchdowns  in the first and second quarters and a field goal in the fourth in a 17-8 victory. All eight Bulldog points were scored by senior Jordan Usher. The quarterback/receiver caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Dalton McBride with 1:25 remaining in the fourth quarter and then Usher moved to quarterback and…

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Late field goal lifts Vidalia JV past TCHS 10-7

With a little more than a minute to play, in a 7-7 game in Vidalia, the Toombs County junior varsity football team had the ball at the Indian 48 and it was fourth and seven. In JV ball their is no overtime. So, you either play for a tie or the win. The Dawgs went for the win trying to score a touchdown or set up Rig Tinoco for a field goal…

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TCHS Cheerleaders are excited to host the Cheer Dawg Classic

The Toombs County competition cheerleading hasn’t had a “home game” since October of 2013. That will end on Saturday when the Cheer Dawgs play host to the Cheer Dawg Classic in the new TCHS Gym. This will be a big event with a total of 36 teams traveling to Lyons- 24 high school squads and 12 middle school teams including the TCMS Cheer Pups. The Cheer Dawgs are scheduled to…

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Kids wrestlers- It is time to hit the mat

For the second year former Toombs County Bulldog quarterback John McDonald is heading up the Kids Wrestling Program in Toombs County and he is looking for young wrestlers for the 2015-16 season. Coach McDonald works with 10-under, 8-under and 6-under wrestlers. Registration begins November 2nd through the 5th from 5 to 6 p.m. at Toomb County Middle School near the wrestling room. John McDonald talks about the Toombs County Kids…

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Collins torments the TCHS football team too

In March then Brantley County sophomore Mikel Collins hit a solo homer and made two spectacular catches to help the Herons to a 7-1 win over Toombs County at Jacky Jones Field. On October 23, in Nahunta, the lefty turned two broken plays into touchdowns with two throws as Brantley held off the Bulldogs 26-12 on the Herons Senior Night, Leading 6-0 in the second quarter, Collins turned a bobbled…

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