Short-handed JV Bulldogs fall at Dodge

The Toombs County Bulldog junior varsity football team traveled to Dodge and they had only 17 fully dressed out players for their next to last game of the season. The end result a 47-8 loss to the Indians. The Dawgs scored their touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 20-yard run by Alex Hunt. Quarterback Ashlee Ashley made the pitch to Hunt and also set up the score with a long run….

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Toombs County Redcoats compete and excel at Pierce County

The Toombs County High School Redcoat Marching Band competed on Saturday, October 17 at the Sound of Silver Marching Band Invitational at Pierce County High School. The Redcoats competed in Festival and scored: Drum Major–Superior, Auxiliary–Superior, Percussion– Excellent, and  had an Overall Band Score–Superior. Later in the day, the Redcoats competed in Competition and scored Drum Major –Superior, Auxiliary–Excellent, Percussion–Excellent, and had an Overall Band Score–Excellent. The TCHS Redcoats are…

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Toombs Recreation Department 9-year old team wins jamboree

There is a mighty fine football team in south Toombs County and on Saturday the nine-year old Yellow Jackets won a jamboree at the Toombs Central Football Field. Watch a slideshow Toombs won two pool play games beating Montgomery County 21-6 and Wheeler County 6-0. In the championship game Toombs shutout Wheeler County 24-0. So far this season the Jackets have eight out of nine games. Their only loss was in…

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Emily takes the crown and Pierce wins the game

In a Region 1 game, in which Pierce County beat Toombs County 41-20, the highlight at halftime was the crowning of the homecoming queen. TCHS senior competition cheerleader Emily Banks said she was shaking when Rustin Howard called out her name on the public address system in Booster Stadium. Breanna Walker, the 2014 homecoming queen who now plays basketball at Coastal Georgia, crowned Emily the 2015 queen. Naomi Delgado, a…

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SEB JV mashes in a 42-21 win over TCHS

Southeast Bulloch freshman running back Slade Burgin is listed at 5-7 175 pounds on the Yellow Jackets roster. But, number 35 played a whole lot bigger than that. He opened the game, offensively for SEB, with an 80-yard touchdown run and when he wasn’t carrying the load for the Jackets in their smash mouth approach to football he was also scoring on a pair of six-yard runs leading SEB to…

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James McGowan named LRD Director

On May 23, 2015 the city of Lyons celebrated the retirement of Anson Callaway as the Director of the Lyons Recreation Department after 54 years. On October 15 James McGowan, the Assistant Director at the LRD, was named the new director. McGowan has 30 years of recreation experience including 11 as the Director of the Glennville Recreation Department. For the past nine years McGowan has been the assistant director in…

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Tristan Lynn wins again

Toombs County sophomore cross country runner Tristan Lynn is proving in race after race he is the man to beat in area competition. At Vidalia High School, on a three mile course that began on grass and ended on the track at Buck Cravey Field, Lynn held off a tough challenger from Wayne County and won the 12-team event running his best time of the season in 17:26. Lynn’s younger…

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TCHS Net Dawgs nipped by Haralson County in GHSA State Tourney

Advancing to the second round of the GHSA State Tourney has been a real challenge for the Toombs County volleyball team. The Net Dawgs lost in four incredibly close sets at Haralson County in the first round of the 2015 state tourney. Haralson puled out the victory 23-25, 26-24, 25-23 and 25-22. In 2014 the Net Dawgs traveled Westside-Augusta and lost in three sets in the state tourney. In 2013…

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Doe runs like a deer in Cook’s 43-14 win over the Dawgs

Brandon Doe is a sophomore running back for the Cook County Hornets and in one half of play against the Toombs County Bulldogs he scored four touchdowns to lead his Hornets to a 43-14 home win. Doe is allusive and if he gets to the edge he is gone. His first touchdown was scored on a fourth and three play at the TCHS 14. Doe followed that score up with…

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Lynn and Zamorano finish first in race around the new school

Toombs County’s Tristan Lynn and Jennifer Zamorano each finished first in the first cross country race run around the new high school. Both runners controlled their respective races from the front. Lynn ran the three-mile course in 18:13 and Zamorano in 25:53. Ricardo Santana was the second Bulldog to cross the finish line. Tristan’s younger brother was fourth in 19:51. JoAnn Gomez was the second Lady Bulldog and she finished…

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