Lady Bulldogs rally for season-opening win

Trailing 4-1 after the top of the sixth inning, the Toombs County Lady Bulldog softball team rallied twice in the final two innings to beat Portal 7-6 in their 2015 season opener in Lyons. The victory was the first for Brian Fitzgerald as the head coach of the Lady Dawgs and it mirrored many of his come back victories as head coach of the TCHS baseball team. Watch Highlights  Slideshow…

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2015 TCHS Meet The Bulldogs

On the eve of the start of the 2015 Toombs County High School sports season four fall sports teams and the Red Coat Marching Band were introduced at “Meet the Bulldogs” at the TCMS Gym. Watch highlights Video The Red Coats opened the event with a couple of numbers and then the TCHS cheerleaders and volleyball, softball and football teams plus coaches were introduced. The actual competition opens up on…

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TCHS Lady Bulldog Softball

It is time for a new season of Toombs County Lady Bulldog softball with a new head coach. Long time TCHS baseball coach Brian Fitzgerald has dropped football as his fall sport to coach the Lady Bulldogs. The team spent the month of July practicing and playing games and now it is time for the real action beginning with an August 7th home game against Portal which will begin at 5:30…

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TCHS Bulldogs Put On The Pads

On an overcast Monday, with temperatures staying in the low to mid 80’s, the Toombs County Bulldogs put on the pads for the first time in August. Watch Slideshow “I want to see all the summer work paying off,” said head coach Lyman Guy. “Us being a little more physical, guys being knowledgeable of what they are suppose to be doing and for us to be ahead of where we…

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TCHS’s D.R. Meadows plays at UGA’s Foley Field

Toombs County High School baseball player D.R. Meadows went 8-for-10 and pitched two scoreless innings at the University of Georgia’s Foley Field. Meadows, the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for a team called GameOn, also walked three times at the plate and yielded only one hit and one walk in his relief stint on the mound. GameOn split a doubleheader winning 6-2 in game one and losing 6-1 in the…

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TCHS Bulldog Defense

In a 2-8 2014 season the Toombs County Bulldogs yielded 34 points per game. In the upcoming 2015 season the Dawgs will be trying to chop that number down significantly. TCHS should have more quality depth on the defensive line and at linebacker and will field a secondary with more experience than last season. Slideshow Landon Cowart, the Dawgs leading tackler in 2013, has returned after a season at Robert Toombs beefing…

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Toombs County Volleyball learns from Coach Manny

For the seventh straight summer Manny Johnson, who has been a high school, college, club and USA volleyball coach, has traveled from California to Lyons to work with the Toombs County Net Dawgs. The week long camp is an all day event and the girls learn the intricacies of the sport. On Wednesday the morning subject matter was rotations. Coach Manny’s camps have helped TCHS make the state playoffs the last…

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TCHS Red Coat Band Camp

  The Toombs County High School Red Coat Marching Band is holding it’s annual band camp. The hours are long- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the temperature is hot- in the upper 90’s. Sixty-five Red Coats are learning new songs and steps. The theme this football season will be songs about fire. Slideshow  

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Jake Davis wins two GRPA State Titles

Jake Davis, a recent Toombs County High School graduate, ended his GRPA swimming career by winning two state titles in Tifton. Davis, who specialized in the freestyle stroke for the Bulldogs, won the 50 and 100-yard freestyle races. Jake has been swimming in the GRPA State meet since 2007 and this was the first time he has won a state title. His best finish prior was second. Watch both races In the…

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