D.R. Meadows wraps up busy Game On Estrada summer winning a National Championship

July 30, 2016

Since the end of his junior season with the Toombs County Bulldogs D.R. Meadows has been traveling the south with his summer team, Game On Estrada, coached by former Atlanta Brave All Star catcher Johnny Estrada. Meadows has played in tournaments in Birmingham, Alabama and Hogansville and national tournaments in Jupiter, Florida,  Atlanta and Panama City, Florida. The summer season came to an end on July 30 with a 5-1…


Bulldogs wrap up conditioning week with some serious conditioning

July 29, 2016

Countdown to Toombs County Football The Toombs County Bulldogs wrapped up GHSA Conditioning Week with some serious conditioning on Friday morning. The Dawgs jumped, lifted, pulled and dragged as they get ready for Monday’s first day in pads. These 2016 Bulldogs have been working very hard since they began their summer on June 6. From weight lifting to OTAs, at Pierce County and Dublin, head coach Richie Marsh and his…


Coach Manny is back teaching the Net Dawgs for an 8th straight July

July 27, 2016

For the eighth straight July Manny Johnson, a high school, college, club and USA volleyball coach, traveled from California to Lyons to help get the Toombs County Net Dawgs ready for the 2016 season. Johnson, a former head coach at Nappa Valley High School (California) returned to high school coaching last season at Albany High School in Albany, California. 2015 TCHS Volleyball Archive “I’m really impressed with the kids who have done…


Meet new TCHS defensive coordinator Buddy Martin

July 26, 2016

Countdown to Toombs County Football Buddy Martin was a head football coach at Hardee High (Wauchula, Florida) at the age of 25 and now at the age of 32 he is the defensive coordinator at Toombs County High School. Coach Martin made a challenging life decision by stepping down as the head coach of the Wildcats to join Bulldog head coach Richie Marsh’s staff in Lyons. Martin played for coach…


TCHS Red Coat Marching Band is preparing to bring a bigger sound to 2016

July 22, 2016

In the past band announcer Denise Rogers has always ended the Toombs County Red Coat Marching Band’s half time performance with the phrase, “The little band with the big sound.” In 2016 she will have to modify those words because the Redcoats are expanding in size. This football season the Toombs County Middle School band will perform with the Redcoats each Friday night making for a bigger band with a…


Shawna Hutcheson wins the Super Kids Division in Akron

July 21, 2016

The Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby has been sending competitors to Akron, Ohio for All American Soap Box Derby for 25 years. However, it took a first time competitor, in a first time event for a Lyons racer, to bring home a national championship. Shawna Hutcheson was the first Southeast Georgia youngster to compete in the Super Kids race and with her teammate, from Youngstown, Ohio, she won won the…


Lyons Fleas win back-to-back games in GRPA State Tournament

July 15, 2016

Less than 24 hours after they lost a heartbreaking 14-13 game to Crisp County in the GRPA State Tournament in Effingham County, the Lyons Flea Girls rallied in the losers bracket with two big wins before finally being eliminated from the tourney by Crisp by a 16-1 score in a three inning game. Prior to the start of the second day of the tourney the Lyons coaching staff made some…


Lyons Midgets finish third, Lyons Fleas lose by one in GRPA State Tourney action

July 14, 2016

The Lyons Midget Girls softball team entered the third day of the GRPA State Tournament 2-0 with hopes of playing for a championship. However, when the day ended they received the third place trophy in a very tough tourney. Lyons began Thursday with an 11-0 loss to the Colquitt County Lady Packers. That result sent the Lady Packers to the championship round and  Lyons to the losers bracket where the…


Ellie Graham no-hits Troup in Lyons 13-0 state tourney win

July 13, 2016

The Lyons Midget Girls softball team has opened the GRPA State Tournament, in  Moultrie, with two convincing shut out victories. The All Stars followed up their 12-0 win over Wayne County on Tuesday with a 13-0 four inning rout of Troup County on Wednesday. Ellie Graham controlled the game from the circle throwing a no-hitter with three strikeouts, all looking. Troup only had three base runners on two walks and…


Lyons Midget Girls open up GRPA State Tourney with shutout win

July 12, 2016

Rileigh Robinson swings the bat in Moultrie The Lyons Midget Girls All Star softball team ended the District 1 Tournament with three straight come-from-behind victories. The All Stars opened the GRPA State Tournament in Moultrie with just the opposite, a 12-0 win over Wayne County. The Lyons Midget All Stars wait to get in the batting cage Lyons and Wayne County get together after the game In other opening day…