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BCMS runner wins individual state title.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

Luke Churchwell, an eighth grade member of the Bleckley County Middle School boys cross country team, placed first overall in the small school division of the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships held Saturday in Cochran.  The boys team finished second.

Cheerleaders gain from "Battle at the Colosseum."

Cheerleaders gain from "Battle at the Colosseum."

For the second straight Saturday, BCHS traveled in order to be scored by different judges, going to Johns Creeek High School for the "Battle at the Colosseum."  While winning was nice, Bleckley was scored tougher, getting feedback that will help in their goals of winning region and building on last year's sixth place finish at state.

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Good start for BCHS Competition Cheerleading contiues.

Good start for BCHS Competition Cheerleading contiues.

It was another day worth cheering about for Bleckley as the squad had their third straight top finish at the Toombs County Cheer Dawg Classic.  To read more, click here.

BCHS cross country teams sweep small school division of home meet.

BCHS cross country teams sweep small school division of home meet.
Both the boys and girls cross country teams placed first in the small school division of the Bleckley County Invitational held Thursday afternoon. Emily Youngblood was top female, Garrett Rogers top male for BC. Both finished fifth individually. Teams are scheduled to return to action October 6 at the Domino's Invitational in Anderson, South Carolina.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Both the Bleckley middle and high school cheerleaders faced a lot of competition at the West Laurens Raider Rumble Saturday.  There were eight schools in the small school middle school division, 12 in the AA division which finished the day.  

 

It turned out to be a good day for both, each finishing first in their division.  To read more on BCMS, go here.  Coverage of BCHS can be found by clicking here.

 

A day to cheer about in Houston County.

A day to cheer about in Houston County.

Both the BCMS and BCHS competition cheer squads had good debuts at the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic Saturday.  The middle school placed second despite losing eight girls to high school, plus a new head coach in former assistant Liz Brown.  Perry Middle School edged the Barons by one point.

 

BCHS had to bring in a new member Thursday due to numerous injury issues.  Despite that, they had a solid debut and won the AA division.  Both squads will be at the West Laurens Raider Rumble September 22.

Bleckley cross country teams the top of their class at the clash.

Bleckley cross country teams the top of their class at the clash.

It was battles within battles as middle and high school cross country teams competed at the annual Clash of the Classes Saturday in Cochran. Runners from each grade competed against each other (IE: all sixth graders, all Juniors.) For Bleckley, it was a clean sweep as all middle and high school teams placed first in their class. The high school travels to Panama City Beach, Florida for the Bay Invitational September 8. Both the middle school and JV will be at the Warner Robins Invitation September 11. The course is located at Huntington Mills Middle School.