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Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Though she plays with another team, Mallory Sears has been helping out with The B-Team, a new travel softball team designed to help local players get better and prepare for the next level of school ball.  Saturday, she picked up with them in their debut at Southern Pines.  Sears was voted by the umpires as tournament MVP.

To read more on the tournament, click here.

Bleckley's Farrow celebrated for signing with Kennesaw State.

Bleckley's Farrow celebrated for signing with Kennesaw State.
Though Nykeem Farrow signed his letter of intent to play football with Kennesaw State University December 19, he wasn’t recognized for the accomplishment. A ceremony to honor him for the accomplishment, surrounded by family, coaches, teammates, and friends, was held Wednesday afternoon n the BCHS Media Center. This season, Farrow rushed for 1,190 yards on 187 carries and scored 15 touchdowns. He averaged 6.36 yards per rush. Farrow also caught 20 passes for 384 yards with six touchdowns, averaging 16.4 yards per catch.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student announced at awards banquet.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student announced at awards banquet.

McKinley Cranford was named the 2019 STAR Student at the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce awards banquet held Friday night.  Cranford, a senior at Bleckley County High School, named Tracee Kitchens her STAR teacher.  Kitchens was her fourth grade English teacher.

BCHS Beta Club members qualify for nationals.

BCHS Beta Club members qualify for nationals.

Nine Bleckley County High School Beta Club students/events will be moving on to nationals after qualifying at the state conference held January 23-25 in Savannah. To read more, click here.

BCHS softball player to continue career at Gordon State.

BCHS softball player to continue career at Gordon State.

Bailey Odom signed her letter of intent to play for Gordon State College in a ceremony held there Saturday afternoon.  Odom hit .400 with 21 RBI, 6 doubles, three home runs and had a slugging percentage of .600. As a pitcher, she won eight games, struck out 69. with an ERA of 2.91. She also had a .911 fielding percentage with four errors.  

MGA's Moe recognized for 300 wins.

MGA's Moe recognized for 300 wins.

Middle Georgia State men's head basketball coach Scott Moe won his 300th career game in November, a double overtime victory at College of Coastal Georgia.  Thursday night, he was presented with a plaque honoring hm for that achievement during the first media time out of the Knights home game versus University of Mobile.

MGA's Moe to be recognized for 300 wins January 10.

Middle Georgia State men's head basketball coach Scott Moe will be recognized for winning his 300th career game Thursday when the Knights host Univeristy of Mobile at 7:30 pm.  Moe won his 300th game in November at College of Coastal Georgia in double overtime.  There will also be a MGA women's game against University of Mobile that day at 5:30.