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BCHS state champion cross country teams recognized at football game.

BCHS state champion cross country teams recognized at football game.

Friday was a good day for Bleckley County High School cross country.  The boys won their second straight state title, the girls their first at the state championship meet in Carolton.  It was the first time both the boys and girls team of any sport had won state titles on the same day in school history.

Carl Ellis Corley defended his individual state title for the boys.  Macy Moe finished third for the girls. Though the teams didn't make it back in time to be recognized during Senior Night held before the final football game versus Southwest, they came onto the field at halftime to the cheers of the crowd.

BCMS hits it one more time to become two-time champions.

BCMS hits it one more time to become two-time champions.

The theme of this year's Bleckley County Middle School competition cheerleading routine was "Hit me Bleckley one more time."  At Dodge County Middle School Thursday, BCMS did just that, winning the MGMSAA Region Cheerleading Championship for a second straight year.  It's the first back to back championship forBCMS since 2006-07.

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A day worth cheering about.

A day worth cheering about.

It was a good day for both the Bleckley middle and high school cheerleading programs as each won their final competition before region.  BCMS won the small school division of Swainsboro High School's "Rumble in the Jungle."  Their region will be Thursday at Dodge County Middle School.  Doors open at 4 pm, competition at 5.

Despite having to make last-second adjustments due to a squad member out with an elbow injury and others being hurt, BCHS had their best performance of the season.  They stuck everything en route to winning the Last Chance Cheer Invitational held at Worth County High School.  Region is Saturday at West Laurens High School.  Doors open at 9 am, competition starts at 10.

Travel team has perfect day at the ballfield.

Travel team has perfect day at the ballfield.

BC Crush played in the 12-u division of USSA's Middle Ga Pink Out Saturday at Southern Pines.  They had some nervous moments, four games decided by one run.  But they were thrilling in the end as Crush went 5-0 on the day and won first place.

BCMS cheerleaders win a Battle in the Boro.

BCMS cheerleaders win a Battle in the Boro.

Bleckley County Middle School made their return to the blue mats Saturday at the Battle in the Boro hosted by Statesboro High School.  Though BC numbers wise is a smaller school, they were placed in the large school division because they had 16 on the mat competing.

Despite having to go against larger schools such as Richmond Hill and Ware County, the squad came home with their second top finish of the season.  BCMS has their final tuneup before region October 29 in Swainsboro.

Historic Finish for BCMS softball.

Historic Finish for BCMS softball.

MGMSAA softbal wrapped up Saturday at the Eastman-Dodge County Rec. Department.  Bleckley County Middle School advanced to the region title game by defeating West Laurens 4-3 in eight innings.  Though they lost to top seed Dodge County 8-0 in the title game, BC finshed region runner up.  It's the best finish for middle school softball since finishing region runner up in 2006. 

BCHS cross country teams sweep small school division of Bleckley Invitational.

BCHS cross country teams sweep small school division of Bleckley Invitational.

Both the Runnin' Royals boys and girls cross country teams won the small school divisions of the Bleckley Invitational meet held Thursday afternoon in Cochran. Carl Ellis Corley kept his first place streak alive, finishing as top overall male. Macy Moe was second overall female. The teams travel to Tallahassee, Florida this weekend for the FSU Invitational.