Former TCHS Bulldog Jared Allen is a State Champion

For a game three there wasn’t much drama. The Houston County Bears took control of the if necessary game in the GHSA Class 5A Baseball Tournament in the second inning and the Bears roared to a 12-0 victory over Loganville in Warner Robins. For former Toombs County Bulldog Jared Allen this is his first state championship as a player or a coach. Jared is an assistant coach at Houston County…

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Darton rallies in the ninth inning and earns a trip to the JUCO World Series

Playing on their home field for the final time before the school merges with Albany State, the Darton State Cavaliers rallied from a 4-0 deficit after three innings and 5-3 going to the bottom of the ninth with a thrilling 6-5 comeback victory which sends the Cavs to the NJCAA Division 1 World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. Seven members of the Darton lineup contributed to the ninth inning heroics….

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Toombs County Bulldog Soccer Banquet- Three All Region 1 AAA Players

A season after graduating, Gilbert Zamorano, the school’s all time leading scorer and a handful of talented seniors, the Toombs County Bulldog soccer team had an 8-6 2016 season. The Dawgs season came to an end in the opening round of the Region 1 AAA Playoffs with a tough 4-3 loss to Pierce County on penalty kicks. Three seniors ¬†and three All Region 1 AAA players were honored at the…

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TCHS Lady Bulldog Soccer Banquet- Two All Region 1 AAA Players

The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs celebrated a competitive 2016 season with a banquet at Chatters. The Lady Bulldogs went 9-6 and lost a tough match, at Southeast Bulloch, in the Region 1 AAA Playoffs. The score was tied at 1-1 at half, but SEB pulled out a 4-1 win. This was the final season for head coach Jennifer Tatum, She started coaching soccer when daughter Ansley was in sixth grade…

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Change at the top of the TCHS wrestling program

As a wrestler, for Toombs County High School, Bradley Benton won two state championships. As the head coach, at his alma mater, he coached five Bulldogs to individual state titles and the Bulldogs to top five team finishes in the traditional and dual state tourneys. Coach Benton, after three seasons coaching the Bulldogs, has decided to step down to help start a church in Laurens County. Coach Benton says there…

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Rangers Rule- Lyons Mite Boys team wins the championship on the final day

The Mite Boys Division championship in the Lyons Recreation Department came down to the final day and a match up between the Rangers and the Twins. On the day before the Rangers beat the Twins 11-10 giving the Twins their first loss of the season. The Rangers had two losses on their slate. So, the whole season came down to one more game between the two and this time the…

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Cortez vs. Davis combine for 19 K’s in a one-run game

The Braves Cody Cortez struck out 11 batters in four innings and the Cardinals Bryce Davis Ko’ed eight in four frames in a Lyons Recreation Department Midget Division game at Little Fenway Park at Partin Park. Neither starting pitcher was involved in the decision- a 4-3 victory for the Braves. With the score tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Braves Carson Braddy was hit by…

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Mite Boys Showdown- Rangers vs. Twins for the championship

The 2016 Lyons Recreation Department Boys Mite Division championship will be settled tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the Rangers and the Twins play for the big trophy. On Thursday the Rangers became the first team to beat the Twins on the next last game of the season. Jesus Quintero drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth to Rangers a walk-off 11-10 victory. So now the Twins…

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Hannah Roberts is the 2016 TCHS Valedictorian

To become the Valedictorian at Toombs County High School takes a four-year commitment. 17 year old TCHS senior Hannah Roberts made that commitment and she will lead the Class of 2016 at Saturday’s graduation ceremonies which begin at 8:30 a.m. at Booster Stadium. Hannah never made a B in her high school career although she says that calculus proved to be challenging enough to put her A streak in jeopardy,…

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TCHS Spring Football Game- Red 56, White 20- The Bulldogs throw, catch, run and kick for 76

Spring football games can be a big bore. The offense is vanilla allowing the defense to dominate. The Toombs County Bulldogs first spring game under new head coach was just the opposite of that as the Red and the White teams combined to score 76 points. The Red ruled the scrimmage 56-20.¬†slideshow Keshawn Morgan opened the entertaining game scoring on a touchdown run down the home side boundary to put…

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