Mohawk. Lisa, Cassie, Chason, Joseph and Kimberly all run fast at the 2016 Vidalia Onion Run

The conditions were favorable for low times at the 2016 Vidalia Onion Run held on a  party cloudy to cloudy Saturday morning with a race temperature of in the mid to upper 60’s. Former Toombs County High School runner and soccer player Lisa Espino won her fourth straight 10K and the fifth of her career. The overall winner of the 10K was Atlanta’s Joseph McLeod in 38:48. Mason “Mohawk” Smith…

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The Bulldogs open spring practice

The Toombs County Bulldogs were late getting on the football field for their first spring practice under new head coach Richie Marsh because of a brief rain storm. However, once they got on the field Coach Marsh was pleased with the way they handled day one, “Just very impressed with the buy in of the kids. Them believing in the scheme and the things we asked them to do.” Listen…

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TCMS Bullpups make plays on offense and defense in their spring scrimmage

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups wrapped up their two weeks of spring football practice with a scrimmage game at Booster Stadium. The Pups proved that they were good listeners and learners as they executed on offense and made plays on defense. Watch a slideshow The red team featured running back Jamarion Robinson, who was tough to tackle. Robinson scored on two longs runs of more than 50-yards. Quarterback Tyler Heath was…

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Justin Dukes sings new music on Y-101 Radio

Several days before his appearance on stage at the Onion Festival, Toombs County’s Justin Dukes dropped by Y-101 Radio and debuted some of his new music on the After 8 Show. Included was his new single “Lovin You” which he wrote and recorded in Nashville with a bunch of veteran Nashville studio musicians. Justin will be on stage, at the Onion Festival, for a 45 minute set beginning at 6…

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TCMS Bullpups Spring Football Practice

New Toombs County High School football coach Richie Marsh and members of his staff are teaching and coaching more than 50 middle school players during two weeks of spring practice. All of the Bullpups are all learning different positions on both offense and defense. Watch a slideshow The offensive lineman are learning about their splits and how to get into a good stance. The receivers are learning how to run their…

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Berry Aldridge strokes his 94th career hit on his Senior Day at Armstrong State

One of Berry Aldridge’s final goals of his baseball career is to total at least 100 hits for the Armstrong State Pirates. On his senior day Berry went 1-for-4 with a walk and he stroked his 94th hit in the bottom of the ninth with a first pitch base shot against a submarine style right-handed pitcher from Georgia College. The Bobcats hit a grand slam in the first and the…

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TCHS Baseball Senior Night and 1996 Bulldog State Championship Celebration

The Toombs County High School baseball program celebrated two big events on the last day of the 2016 season. Prior to the first pitch the 1996 Toombs County Bulldog GHSA Class A State Championship team was honored and then after the game ( a 15-4 loss in six innings to Appling County) four Bulldog seniors- Nick Curtis, Jordan Usher, Logan McGowan and Alston Williams were honored. Salaine Meadows Toombs County High…

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Tattnall takes 4th place with a 8-2 win over the Bulldogs

Subregion home victories over Dodge County, Tattnall County and Brantley County set up the Toombs County Bulldogs with a one-game showdown with Tattnall for fourth place and a spot in the Region 1 AAA Tournament. However, the Dawgs who were 0-4 in road subregion games lost at Tattnall County 8-2 ending their shot at making it back to the GHSAA State Tournament for the first time since 2014. In five…

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7 eighth grade TCMS Bullpups are honored

Bryce Braddy, Jacob Brannon, Trey Cloud, Justin Dees, Drekari Jones, Chase Miller and Jim Moore were honored on Eighth Grade Baseball Recognition Day. Unfortunately, for this group, Bleckley County expanded a 3-0 to 10-0 with a seven run top of the fifth and Bleckley won the game 10-0 in five innings. Up next for the Bullpups in the MGMSAA is a first round playoff game on Thursday at Swainsboro. The…

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Katie Hayes plays in a doubleheader at East Georgia

Former Toombs County Lady Bulldog softball player Katie Hayes returned to her home base with her Andrew College softball team as the Lady Tigers played a doubleheader at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro. East Georgia swept the two games 4-1 and 5-0. Katie started both games and went hitless with a pair of walks. She catches the first game and plays third base in the second game and she…

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