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Cochran students receive MGA Foundation Scholarships

The Middle Georgia State College Foundation announced Thursday that 191 scholarships had been awarded to about 175 students for the 2015-16 school year.  (Some received more than one award.)  Here are the students from Cochran receiving scholarships as taken from a news release.

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BCHS eighth in Director's Cup Standings

The Regions Director's Cup ranks the top GHSA athletic programs in all classifications.

For the fifth straight year, Bleckley County High School finished in the top ten of AA, placing eighth this year. They, along with Vidalia High School, were the only two schools south of Atlanta, to be in the top ten.

Two football coaches resigning from BCHS

The Bleckley Board of Education accepted the resignation of two BCHS football coaches at Tuesday night's regulary scheduled meeting.

Leaving at the end of the current school year are Dwone Hicks and Pedro Holiday. Hicks also served as head boys' track coach. Holiday's son Tae was expected to be a featured player on both offense and defense for the Royals this upcoming football season.

BCHS cheeerleader receives Positive Athlete award

BCHS cheeerleader receives Positive Athlete award

Bleckley County High School senior Logan Nobles was named thie 2014-15 Positive Athlete Georgia Most Positive Cheerleading Athlete.  

BCHS was first informed Monday. Nobles was one of 65 cheerleaders nominated. In total, over 2100 athletes in 27 sports from 40 counties across Georgia received nominations.

Nobles was a member of the competition, football, and basketball squads this season.

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BCHS All Region baseball selections recognized at awards banquet

Four Bleckley County High School baseball players recieved 4-AA All Region honors.  

Landon Anderson- First team outfield.  Austin Simmons- Second team shortstop.  Austin Bergeaux- Second team outfield.  Zac Evans- Honorable mention, catcher.

The four were recognized as part of Tuesday's awards banquet held at Sugarberry's.  Click here to see other award winners.

BCHS coach reducing responsibilities

After Monday's Bleckley County High School soccer awards ceremony, girls coach Teresa Gray informed her team that she would not return. Gray had coached the past two seasons.

The news was first discovered in the minutes of the April 21 Board of Education meeting when Gray was not listed for soccer in the 2015-16 athletic staffing plan for BCHS.  

Also an assistant high school girls basketball coach, her only scheduled coaching plans right now are to remain as an assistant for the Lady Royals softball team.

BCHS boys golf finishes fourth at state

BCHS boys golf finishes fourth at state

Bleckley County High School's boys golf team won their fifth straight region title in April. Monday, they traveled to Batram Trail in Evans for state. BCHS finished fourth, their best in school history.  

Scores were: Thomas Yearty and Drew Belflower- 77.  Kasey Lawson and Maverick Bryant- 78.