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Cochran travel team earns berth in showcase tournament

Cochran travel team earns berth in showcase tournament

Cochran-based Motion Fastpitch played this past weekend in Camsports King of the Mountain tournament.  The two-day event was played in Lovejoy.  Motion finished second.  

They also earned a spot at the Atlanta Legacy Showcase.  Held in July, the invitation-only event is attended by college scouts from across the nation.

Motion will play at Southern Pines in Dublin April 19.  To learn more about the team, visit their website.

Bleckley-based travel team wins second straight tournament

Bleckley-based travel team wins second straight tournament

Motion Fastpitch went 2 for 2 in tournaments this season by winning the Mizuno Southern Diamond Classic played this past weekend at Freedom Park in Valdosta.  The team suffered just one loss, 7-4 to MSA Pride.  

They would avenge the defeat by beating the Pride 12-1 in the title game.

Motion return to action April 5 at Southern Pines in Dublin.

Bleckley travel softball team wins debut tournament

Bleckley travel softball team wins debut tournament

Bleckley-based Motion Faspitch had a successful 2014 debut by winning March Mardi Gras Madness played at Southern Pines in Dublin.  The Motion won their pool game and all three bracket games, defeating Middle Georgia SWAT 5-2 to advance to the title round.  Their opponent was Georgia Rage, a team they'd beaten 8-2 earlier in the day.  Though this game was closer, the Motion prevailed 1-0.  

The team is selling chances on a Big Green Egg Grill or $800 worth of meat from M & T Meats of Hawkinsville. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20.  They can be purchased by calling Lee Dykes, 478-230-8324 or Jennifer Coulter, 478-230-8203

BCHS HOSA Presents Check to Jay's Hope

BCHS HOSA Presents Check to Jay's Hope

With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Bleckley County High School HOSA held a "Hat Day" on Friday the 13th.  Students could pay a small fee and be allowed to wear hats to school.  During HOSA advisor Candi Dykes' second period class. a represenative from Jay's Hope was presented with a check for $108.  Making the presentation was HOSA member and the reigning 2012-13 Jays's Hope Pageant Queen, sophmore Mollie Moore.

To learn more about Jay's Hope, visit their website.

Glitz Pageant to Raise Funds for Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta

Glitz Pageant to Raise Funds for Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta

Applications are available now through Jennifer Kirkley Spires jenspires07@yahoo.com or Facebook. This is a Charity event for Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta. We encourage everyone to make get well cards for either boy or girl.

The cards will be judged and the winner will receive a HUGE trophy.

Anyone can enter the card contest. Not just contestants.  The cards will be sent to the creative coordinator at RMH of ATL. Thanks so much!

 

Job Opening in Eastman

Job Opening in Eastman

Each week the Georgia Department of Labor shares job openings in the area. 
We post these each Thursday.

Job Title:    RENOBOND OPERATOR
Location:    Eastman GA
Pay:          Competitive salary
Education:  12 Years
Job Number: GA8106130
Description: Required Georgia Work Ready Bronze, 36 months experience in manufacturing (production) environment OR Associates Degree in related field such as Applied Science or maintenance certification may be acceptable.

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. 

You can see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

First Baptist Wins Third Straight Bleckley Church Softball Title

First Baptist Wins Third Straight Bleckley Church Softball Title

For the past two seasons, one team in both name and number had stood as champion at the end of the Bleckley County Church League Softball Tournament. 

Saturday, they were the "one" again.  First Baptist Church team one made it three straight titles in a row as they won this year's church softball  title, defeathing Bethany Baptist Church 9-4. 

Bethany had forced a game two by winning 2-1. 

To read more from Saturday, click here.