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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.

A perfect "storm" as local travel team wins first tournament

A perfect "storm" as local travel team wins first tournament

The BC Storm 12 and under fastpitch softball team had their best day since debuting in February.  

They went undefeated in an Extreme Girls Fastpitch tournament played in Eastman en route to winning first place. Storm scored eight runs with two outs in the second inning versus the Hot Shots to erase a 5-1 deficit and went on to win 11-5.

They scored four in the first versus the Bombshells in the title game and went on to win 7-3.

Bleckley's Powell wins second straight 800 meter run state title.

Bleckley's Powell wins second straight 800 meter run state title.

Bleckley County High School's Ellen Powell made it two titles in a row as she won the 800 meter run at the AA State Track Championship held Saturday in Albany.  It capped a good weekend for the Junior who broke the school record in the 1600 meter run Friday night.  Powell finished fourth in that race with a time of 5:23.02.

BCHS holds Spring Art Exhibit

BCHS holds Spring Art Exhibit

Bleckley County High School held their Spring Art Exhibit Thursday evening in the audotirum lobby.  On display were works by students in Robin Faulk's art classes.  An independent judge came earlier in the day to grade the pieces.

Three honorable mentions were awarded $25 each.  They went to: Ashli Rush, Tatyana Thomas and Madison Cannon.  Third place receiving $50 was JoAnna Faut.  Second place getting $75 was Hadden Powell.  First place winning $100 was Rachael Leverette.

BCHS cheerleader to continue career at Columbus State.

BCHS cheerleader to continue career at Columbus State.

As a member of the Bleckley County High School competition cheerleading squad, Alondria Clemons got to watch the exhibition put on by the Columbus State University Cheerleaders at the AA state finals held at the Columbus Civic Center.  Now she'll be part of the performance next November.

Clemons tried out for and made the CSU squad Saturday.  She was a member of the competition squad her sophomore and senior seasons at BCHS.

BCHS track athletes qualify for state.

State sectionals track was held Saturday in Fitzgerald at Ben Hill County Middle School.  Those who finished in the top eight of their events qualified for state.  BCHS had 17 different athletes qualify for state in their events.  

***Results courtesy ga.milesplit.com***

Girls quailfying: 

BCHS Cross Country runner signs with LaGrange.

BCHS Cross Country runner signs with LaGrange.

Madison Powell will continue her cross country career, signing with LaGrange College Friday afternoon in the media center of Bleckley County High School.  Powell finished in the top six of region all four years of her career and was a 2011 individual region champion.  She also lead the girls to top four finishes at state in 2012 and 2013.