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BCHS holds off Hawkinsville to sweep series in baseball.

BCHS holds off Hawkinsville to sweep series in baseball.

Down 3-2 after three and a half innings Thursday night against Hawkinsville, Bleckley scored eight unanswered runs to go up 10-3.  The Red Devils would try to rally with two in the sixth and three more in the seventh. Sophomore Trip Purser got the final two outs to preserve a 10-8 Royals win.

Carter Raffield was 2 for 3.  Cody Dennis went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.  BCHS plays today at East Laurens.  JV at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

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BCMS baseball team visits Dublin VA Hospital.

BCMS baseball team visits Dublin VA Hospital.

Set up by the parent of two of the players, the Bleckley County Middle School baseball team visited the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Monday.  To read Barons head coach Mike Lee's account of the visit, click here.

Cochran church celebrating 184 year anniversary March 26.

Limestone Baptist Church will celebrate their 184 year anniversary with Homecoming service March 26 at 11 am. Rev. Robert Woodall will be guest speaker.  Meal to follow, no evening service.  Limestone Baptist is located at 874 Highway 257.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale March 24-25.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold their annual Spring Book Sale at the old BCHS Library (round building on SE Ninth St) March 24-25. Early sale for members that Friday from 4-6 pm, $15 to join. Sale for public 9 am-5 pm the next day. Variety of books for sale. Proceeds will benefit library programs.

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Baseball, Softball opening day at Cochran Rec. Department March 18.

Opening day for spring baseball, softball, and T-Ball at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department will be March 18.  Ceremonies begin at 11 am with games starting at noon.  Admission $2 per person.

BCHS basketball players chosen for all star game.

Four Bleckley basketball players will be part of the Middle Georgia All Star Classic March 18 at Tattnall Square Academy.   Torenio Davis, Dontavian Harris, Jahnaria Brown, and Aliyah Whitehead.  For a schedule of events and more information, go here.

Bats come alive as BC batters Washington County.

Bats come alive as BC batters Washington County.

Bleckley had 12 hits with each starter getting at least one hit in a 13-1 win at Washington County Friday afternoon. Steven Knighton was 3 for 4 with a two-run single.  Jack Fernandez was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.  Chandler Abney went 1 for 2 with a double.  He also threw a three-hitter, striking out eight in five innings.

Tuesday's home game versus Northeast and the April 7 game scheduled for Macon have been combined into an April 6 doubleheader in Cochran.  Start time 4:30 pm.  The Royals host Hawkinsville March 16 at 5:30 pm.