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BCHS cross country teams win Clash of the Classes.

BCHS cross country teams win Clash of the Classes.

Saturday was the annual "Clash of the Classes" at the Bleckley County High School cross country course.  It's a unqiue race in which grades would compete against each other (IE: all sophomores in one race.)  Though Bleckley did not have a top individual, they won the overall team award.

The Runnin' Royals will be back in action at the Bay Invitational September 9 in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Local travel baseball team makes the most of return to the field.

Local travel baseball team makes the most of return to the field.

Because of things like injuries and schedule conflicts, Bleckley-based Heat baseball hadn't gotten to play since last year.  They hadn't even practiced. The team reunited (with some pickup players) for CAMSPORTS-USA's Summer Nationals at Southern Pines this past weekend. Heat made it to the championship game of the 15/16-u division, falling in the finale by one run.

BCHS Beta Club members do well at nationals.

BCHS Beta Club members do well at nationals.

Bleckley County High School Beta Club members who won state competition attended the National Beta Club Convention in Orlando, Florida this past weekend.  Tucker Felkins placed third, Evan Thomas fourth, in Agriculture Competition.  The Beta Club Show Choir finished fifth.  They were directed by BCHS Show Choir Director Kelli Greer.

Beta Club advisors are Dr. Cindy Felkins and Jill Brack.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Crush 04 played in the USFA Class C State tournament held this past weekend in Columbus.  The team finished third.

Local teen wins national Bible drill competition.

Local teen wins national Bible drill competition.

NenaBeth Mickle won the National Youth Bible Drill Competition held June 16 in Brunswick. Mickle won the state competition held earlier this month in Stone Mountain. She was one of 12 competitors. Bible Drills are a combination of being able to find certain chapters and scriptures in the Bible (IE: 1 Corinthians 6:9) as well as recite certain scriptures from memory. Participants had eight seconds to accomplish the task. Mickle is the first Georgia representative to ever win national competition. She's the 13-year old daughter of Jeff and Joyce Mickle of Cochran.

Bleckley All Star teams finish second at Dodge Invitational.

Bleckley All Star teams finish second at Dodge Invitational.

Both the 8 and 10-u girls all star teams finished second at the Dodge Invitational played at the Eastman-Dodge Recreation Department this weekend.  The 8-u play tomorrow at the Hawkinsville Invitational at 7:30 pm while the 10-u play Tuesday at 5:30.

White receives Most Positive Cheer Athlete award.

White receives Most Positive Cheer Athlete award.

BCHS cheerleader Calli White received the Positive Athlete Georgia Most Positive Cheer Athlete at their awards ceremony Tuesday night.   It was held at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.