Booster Stadium turns 50 with a Bang! Meanwhile, the Bulldogs lose 51-13

Lyons, Georgia’s Booster Stadium turned 50 years old with a celebration which was full of surprises. Before the opening kickoff between Dodge County and the Toombs County Bulldogs players from the 1965, 1967 and 1975 Lyons Senior High teams had a reunion above the south end zone. Watch a Bryce Braddy slideshow Suddenly out of the sky appeared a helicopter which landed on the 50-yard line, right on the Flying T….

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Deanna Johnson and the Tiger Creek Band on Y-101 radio

Four very talented musicians visited Y-1o1 Radio the week before they are scheduled to perform at the Real Squeal in Lyons. Deanna Johnson, from Hazlehurst, who was on “The Voice” on NBC sang “Jolene” and “You are my Sunshine” with the Tiger Creek Band. Lead singer Andy Leanza, of the TCB, sang an original, which he co-wrote, with bass player Brian Love and all three combined to work out a…

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Dodge MS Warriors run away with a 40-16 win

The Dodge County Middle School Warriors remained undefeated and moved to 5-0 with a 40-16 win over Toombs County in Lyons. The Bullpups scored two touchdowns in the second half on a run from scrimmage by Tyler Smith and a long kickoff return by T.Y. Myrick. After being shutout in the first three games, the Bullpups have scored two touchdowns in each of their last two games. Watch a slideshow

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TCHS Softball Senior Day

  Four Toombs County Lady Bulldog seniors had to wait four days for their Senior Day game against Dodge County. The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but it was rained out. On the makeup date the Lady Bulldogs kept Dodge off the scoreboard for the first two innings, but the top team in the subregion eventually pulled away to a 9-0 win in six innings. Watch a slideshow As for…

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TCHS Net Dawgs split with Savannah visitors

The Toombs County Volleyball team is 13-13 and sitting in fourth place in the region. The Net Dawgs have consistently beaten all the teams below them in the standings and lost to all the teams above them- Savannah Arts, Southeast Bulloch and Islands. However, they keep getting closer to knocking off one of the top three. Recently at home they battled SEB in a tough three setter and in their…

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Speedy Pirates too much for improving Dawgs

The Appling County Pirates turned a close and competitive 7-7 game in the second quarter into a double-digit victory by scoring thre. e touchdowns in the final five minutes of the opening half. The Pirates led 28-7 at the break and were a 42-21 winner when the final horn sounded at Jimmy Swain Stadium in Baxley. Appling took the opening kickoff and broke off two 10-plus yard running plays and…

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Micahlan Boney plays and sings on Y-101 Radio

    She doesn’t talk like she is 14 years old or sing or play a multitude of instruments like she is just in her second year of being a teenager. However, Claxton’s Micahlan Boney is 14 and she is an award wining fiddle player who can also play the mandolin, banjo and guitar. Two weeks prior to her performance on Friday, October 9 at 4:30 p.m. in Lyons at…

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TCMS scores first and last touchdown at Trippe

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups scored the first and the last touchdown in a 30-14 loss at J.R. Trippe. The first TD was the Bullpups first score of the season after being shutout by Swainsboro, Dublin and West Laurens to open up. The Bullpups first touchdown drive of the season was quite a drive. TCMS took the opening kickoff and held the ball for the whole first eight minute…

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TCMS softball season ends at J.R. Trippe

The Toombs County Lady Bullpup softball season ended with a 10-2 MGMSAA first round playoff loss at J.R. Trippe. The Lady Chiefs scored five runs in the sixth to end the game one inning early. Watch a slideshow Seventh grader Ashtyn Braddy went 2-for-2 with a walk. The TCMS pitcher singled to right field in the first inning and stole second base. In the third inning she reached on an infield…

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Jamar Smith leads Holmes in tackles

As a Toombs County Bulldog Jamar Smith usually led the team in rushing. These days at Holmes Community College, in Mississippi, Smith is leading those Bulldogs in tackles through four games. Jamar, who wears number nine and plays linebacker, leads Holmes with 28 total tackles- 17 solo tackles and 11 assist. He has one sack for minus seven yards. Watch a slideshow Jamar opened up his collegiate career by leaidng Holmes…

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