TCMS Bullpups scrimmage on the next to last day of Spring Practice

April 24, 2019

On the 7th day of their eight days of Spring Practice the Toombs County Midle School Bullpups scrimmaged in two different personnel groupings- older players and younger ones. Highlights on offense included some fine passing and quarterback play by all three older QB’s and a touchdown catch by Gavin Hall. On defense both groups were flying to the ball making tackles and there were a couple of interceptions by the…

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Zeke Barnett drives in Gavin Hall in the bottom of the 9th as the TCMS Bullpups edge Metter 5-4 to win the Southeast Georgia Middle School League Championship

April 20, 2019

It had been 12 years since a Toombs County Middle School baseball team had won a league championship. However, that drought ended in the bottom of the ninth inning when Zeke Barnett singled to left to bring in Gavin Hall from third base to give the Bullpups a 5-4 over Metter in the championship game of the Southeast Georgia Middle School League played before a full house on a windy…

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TCMS Bullpups edge Jenkins County 3-2 to move into a championship match up with Metter

April 18, 2019

Gavin Hall pitched seven innings and allowed six hits and two earned runs with nine strikeouts and no walks to lead the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups to a 3-2 home win over Jenkins County in a semifinal playoff match up. On Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (new time) the Bullpups will play host to the championship game against Metter. Jenkins scored a run in the third inning to take a…

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Dawson Brantley pitches a no-hitter and hits a homer as the Bullpups advance to the semifinals

Dawson Brantley pitched a five-inning no-hitter and hit a first inning home run over the fight field fence as the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups defeated Portal 9-1 in the first round of the playoffs. The Pups advance to the semifinals and they will play on Thursday at 4 p.m. at home. Brantley, who struck out seven batters- six looking, opened the game with a three-up, three-down in the first…

April 17, 2019
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TCMS Bullpups wrap up the regular season with a 15-5 win over Portal

All nine Toombs County Middle School starters had at least one-hit in a regular season ending 15-5 home win over Portal. The Bullpups head to the post season as sub-region champs with a 12-7 overall record and they won five of their six region games. Toombs County and Portal will meet again in the first round of the playoffs on Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Zeke Barnett went 2-for-4…

April 12, 2019
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11 Bullpups enjoy 8th Grade Celebration Day and a sub-region championship

April 10, 2019

On the last day of sub-region play the Toombs County Middle School Bullpup baseball team avenged their only region loss, claimed the sub-region championship and honored 11 8th graders on their Celebration Day. A 10-3 win over Bryan County was a perfect way to end the day before a big home crowd. The Bullpups finish 5-1 in the sub-region and 11-7 overall. Bryan County falls to 4-2 in the sub-region….

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O’Conner strikes out 14 in his one-hit gem for the Bullpups

Toombs County Middle School’s Lucas O’Conner faced two batters over the minimum as he dominated Dodge County tossing a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts in an 8-0 win in Eastman. The TCMS B-Team also was a winner knocking of Bleckley County 8-5. O’Conner lost his no-hitter with one down in the fifth on a single on a 3-2 pitch and he also walked the next batter on a full count throw….

February 24, 2019
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TCMS Bullpups win a rain shortened game at ECI

Due to rain, in Twin City, the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups and ECI played only played four of their scheduled seven innings. However, the Pups had plenty of time to pull out a 6-1 win. Toombs was coming off a 13-3 loss to William James in Statesboro the day before. Will Watts pitched all four innings for the Bullpups and he allowed three hits with two strikeouts and one…

February 19, 2019
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TCMS Bullpups pitch, hit and play good D in a 5-1 win at Bleckley County

Errors plagued the Toombs County MIddle School Bullpups in a season-opening 7-3 loss at home to West Laurens on Friday. However, on Monday the Bullpups cleaned up their defensive game and only made two errors plus they got quality pitching from Neal Braddy and Jesus Quintero and the offense stroked 11 hits in a 5-1 victory at Bleckley County. On the mound Braddy pitched the first four innings and he…

February 11, 2019
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TCMS Bullpups open up their busy 2019 baseball season

February 9, 2019

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups will be busy this spring. The A-Team is scheduled to play 17-plus games and the B-Team 12 games. Game one for the A-Team matched the Bullpups against powerful West Laurens- the perennial MGMSAA Champions. In the season-opener, played in Lyons, the Raiders took a 3-0 lead. The Bullpups tied the game at 3-all in the third inning and then the Raiders pulled away to…

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