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Weather postones BCHS sporting events.

Today's Bleckley County High School home tennis matches versus Lamar County as well as the basebll gam at East Laurens have been postponed due to weather.

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One pitch softball tournament to benefit church mission trip.

House of Grace church in Cochran will host a one pitch softball tournament March 21.  It's for players 16 and up. Cost is $150 per team with safety net and balls provided.  Proceeds will benefit the church mission team that will be traveling to the Dominican Republic.  To register or for more information, call 478-934-4494, or 478-919-4792.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road.

BCHS Literary finishes region runner up.

Bleckley County High School finished second in region literary competition held Wednesday at Putnam County High School.  Jon Holland Jones won region in boys solo and will advance to state competition March 14 at Veterans High School.  Other results are as follows.  Boys quartet- second.  Girls solo- third.  Girls trio- fourth.  Madison Phelps- Second in girls essay, fourth in girls extemporaneous speaking.  Nick Kirkpatrick- Second in boys extemporaneous speaking.  Davis Grimsely- Second in boys dramatic interpretation.  Caitlyn Bambrough- Second in girls dramatic interpretation.  

Date change for BCHS soccer region opener.

Bleckley County High School's region soccer opener at Monticello has been changed from March 6 to March 5. Start times remain 5:30 and 7:30 pm.  BCHS lost both games of a split home doubleheader Tuesday night.  The girls lost to Treutlen High School 4-0, the boys to Dooly County 7-1.

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MGA baseball sweeps Reinhardt University.

Middle Georgia State College swept Tuesday's home doubleheader versus Reinhardt University.  Scores were 8-5 and 9-5.  The Knights travel to Bellhaven University Friday for a weekend series.  Friday's game starts at 4 pm.

Bats again struggle as BCHS loses to Jeff Davis.

Bats again struggle as BCHS loses to Jeff Davis.

For the second straight game, two players accounted for all the Royals hits as Bleckley was shut out at home by Jeff Davis 6-0 Tuesday night.  Ty Edge went 2 for 3.  Zac Evans was 1 for 2.  BCHS travels to East Laurens Thursday.  JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

UPDATE: Two men missing on Ocmulgee River found


UPDATE:

13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo reported around 2 p.m. that the two men were back on shore and appeared very emotional while greeting friends and family. They have no visible injuries, but are dehydrated.

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One of them is being taken to the Dodge Co. hospital. A family member tells me he is a diabetic and his blood sugar is extremely high.