Dillard shines on TCHS Basketball Senior Night

Athletes at Toombs County High School have the amazing ability to play their best on Senior Night. For example, in basketball, the senior class of 2012 featuring Brandon Driggers Dominique Hawkins, Robert George and Nathan Roach stopped an eight game losing streak to Vidalia with a 63-59 victory on Senior Night. As for individual performances, on the Bulldog baseball team’s Senior Night in 2009 shortstop Blake Chalkley , who had…

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Indians dominate rematch

In December, in Lyons, the Toombs County Bulldogs and the Vidalia Indians were tied at 45-all entering the fourth quarter. In the rematch, at the Ralph Parsons Gym, the Bulldogs trailed by 45 (74-29) going to the fourth quarter as Vidalia rolled up an 86-43 victory. The Bulldogs were missing two starters- Jordan Usher and Keshawn Morgan, The Bulldogs scored the first points of the game on a Tyrese Lewis…

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TCHS Bulldogs repeat as Area 1 AAA Champs

The Toombs County Bulldog wrestling team repeated as the Area 1 AAA champions and in the process qualified 11 Dawgs for the GHSA AAA East State Sectionals in Madison. Six Bulldogs won area championships and all for the first time. Last year the Bulldogs qualified all 14 weight classes for the sectionals and had four area champs. Toombs has now won three straight area championships. Watch a slideshow Sectional Qualifiers Area…

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Savannah High rolls to two wins at TCHS

Savannah High School rolled in to the Toombs County Gym and won a pair of Region 1 AAA crossover games by double-digits. The Lady Bluejackets won 53-31 and the Bluejackets went on a 41-11 run and defeated the Bulldogs 69-39. Watch a slideshow Joann Gomez scored 17 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs. Shakevia Knight added seven points, Dominique Jones three, and Jocelyn Walker and Christine Mobley two each. Jalen Mobley…

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TCMS Bullpups pull away in the fourth quarter and win their first game

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups outscored visiting East Laurens 7-2 in the fourth quarter as they pulled away and won their first game of the season 30-25. The game was close until the fourth quarter with EL leading 6-4 after the first quarter and the game was tied at half at 16-all and after three quarters at 23 a piece. TCMS scored the first seven points of the final…

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Tattnall County Warriors breakaway from the Bulldogs in the 4th quarter

The first meeting between the Toombs County and Tattnall County boys, in Lyons, was decided in the final seconds when the Warriors  Jamaine Coney followed up a 3-point air ball miss and scored with 2.3 seconds left to put Tattnall up for good. In the rematch in Reidsville, the Warriors broke open a close game by outscoring the Dawgs 26-6 in the fourth quarter in a 66-40 victory. In their…

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TCHS finishes 5th in a tough Bulldog Sweet Onion Tourney

Toombs County’s Deven Matthews, who finished fifth in the 138 pound weight class said the first Bulldog Sweet Onion Wrestling Tournament, held in the new Toombs County Gym, was the toughest tourney he had ever wrestled in. In fact, no TCHS wrestler made it to the championship round against the likes of Tift County, which finished first in the team standings, Osceola, Florida (2nd place), West Laurens (3rd place) and…

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Red hot shooting Bulldogs drain 15 3-balls in 84-58 win, Lady Bulldogs lose in the final seconds

For one amazing half the Toombs County Bulldogs looked like a high school version of the Golden State Warriors. The Dawgs version of the Splash Brothers (Steph Curry and Klay Thompson) was Jalen Mobley and D.R. Meadows. The two sharpshooters hit a combined nine 3-pointers in the first half and 11 in the game. Add two 3-pointers each from Tyrese Lewis (2-for-5) and Alex Dillard (2-for-2) and the Bulldogs probably…

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TCMS basketball teams getting closer to winning

Neither the Toombs County Middle School Lady Bullpups or Bullpups have won a game this season in five tries. However, both teams are getting closer to doing so. In a home MGMSAA match up with Dodge County both were in the game until the end. Dodge won the girls game 33-28 and the boys game 31-22. Watch a slideshow The Toombs County Lady Bullpups, who haven’t tasted a victory in years,…

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Trippe takes two games in Lyons

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups made a run in the fourth quarter and scored 10 points , but they still lost to J.R. Trippe 36-24 in a MGMSAA game in Lyons. The Lady Chiefs were also a 34-14 winner. Watch a slideshow Trey Cloud made a two-pointer in the first half and a 3-ball in the second and led the Bullpups with five points. Maleke Day led the fourth quarter…

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