9 Bulldog wrestlers score a 4th place finish

Despite fielding only nine wrestlers in 14 weight classes the Toombs County Bulldogs finished fourth in a 19 team tournament in the St. Nick Invitational at Richmond Hill. Thompson 266.5 Richmond Hill 245.0 Brunswick 176.0 Toombs County 146.0 Tift County 145.0 106 pounds-4th place- Jose Balderos received two byes was pinned in the first period and then came back in the consolation bracket with a second period pin before losing…

December 17, 2018
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Chandler Lynn and Demetrius Owens are honored at the SEGA Football Awards Banquet

December 14, 2018

Toombs County High School’s Chandler Lynn and Demetrius Owens were honored at the 9th Annual SEGA Football Awards Banquet in Waycross. Lynn, a sophomore, was named Toombs County’s Offensive Player of the Year and Owens, a senior, took the Defensive Player of the Year Award for the Bulldogs. Lynn was a go to wide receiver in his second season playing the position. He caught more than half of the Toombs…

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TCHS Bulldogs win back-to-back games as they double their win total from last season

Prior to back-to-back wins at Bryan County and at home to Bacon County, the last time the Toombs County Bulldogs followed a win with a win was back in the 2016-17 season. On January 17th and 20th of 2017 the Dawgs won at Jeff Davis and at home against Bryan County. The current edition of the Bulldogs defeated Bryan County 60-55 in Pembroke on December 7 and then followed that…

December 14, 2018
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Lady Bulldogs bounce back with a 40-31 Region win over Bacon County.

After losing back-to-back Region 2 games, at home, in overtime to Jeff Davis and on the road at Bryan County, the Toombs County Lady Bulldogs gradually pulled away to a 40-31 home region win over Bacon County. K.K. Mobley and Ziahya Griffin each scored 15 points to lead the (5-2 overall, 2-2 in the region) Lady Bulldogs. Mobley,  a freshman who normally scores on layups, made a career-high three 3-pointers…

December 11, 2018
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Toombs County Athletic HOF 2018 Inductee- Coach Bill Warren

December 8, 2018

Bill Warren made quite an impact on girls sports at Toombs Central High School in a relatively short period of time. He coached six seasons of basketball turning a losing program into a winner quickly. On Sunday, December 9, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Toombs County High School Auditorium, coach Warren and 17 others will be inducted into the Toombs County Athletic Hall of Fame. “I was 31 when…

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Toombs County Athletic HOF 2018 Inductee- Clinton Blount

December 6, 2018

  Clinton Blount played football from 1961 to 1964 for Lyons Industrial High School during a time when he felt fortunate to have 20 teammates and when he wore a helmet that either had no face mask or just one bar. They were called the Lions and according to the Georgia High School Football Historians Association website they shutout three opponents in 1962. They blanked Sylvania Central 6-0, Liberty County…

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Toombs County Athletic HOF 2018 Inductee- Linda Parker Banks

December 5, 2018

Despite being one of the smallest schools in the state, Toombs Central High School fielded some very successful girl’s basketball teams in the 1960’s. In 1962-63 the Lady Yellow Jackets went 29-2 and defeated West Haralson 47-45 in the first round of the GHSA Class C Playoffs before losing to Butler 54-48 in the second round. The next season they finished at 27-8 after whipping Kite 48-24 in the state…

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Toombs County Athletic HOF 2018 Inductee- Norma Faison

December 4, 2018

On the basketball court Norma Faison was known for her ability to put the ball in the hoop. She was a prolific scorer for both Lyons Senior High and Armstrong State College. “I played for the legendary coach Jacky Jones and he was like a second dad to me,” Norma said. “I made the team as a freshman. I played for him for four years. My freshman and sophomore year…

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Lady Bulldogs drop their 1st game of the season in OT to JD

For the second straight December the Jeff Davis Lady Yellow Jackets defeated Toombs County in overtime. Last season, in Hazlehurst, JD tied the game at the end of regulation and won by four-points. On Tuesday night- in Lyons- the Lady Bulldogs led by six at half, but they were outscored 7-4 in overtime in a 46-43 loss. “We were up and led most of the way and then we were…

December 4, 2018
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Toombs County Athletic HOF 2018 Inductee- David Bell

December 3, 2018

David Bell’s fascination with throwing a baseball began when he was a young boy in Toombs County. “Since I was a little boy that is all I ever wanted to do,” Bell said. “I put a tin can up on the pack house and I got 60 feet and six inches away and a lot times I could throw that thing right into that can. I had a great curve…

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