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Bleckley's Powell runs on to Mercer.

Bleckley's Powell runs on to Mercer.

BCHS runner Ellen Powell signed with Mercer University Friday.  Her scholarship was for track but she will also be a part of the cross country team.  Powell is a four-time individual region champion in cross country and a four-time reigon winner of both the 800 and 1600 meter run.  She also has two straight state titles in the 800 meter run.

BCHS boys win 4-AA Track Championship.

BCHS boys win 4-AA Track Championship.

The Bleckley County High School boys track team trailed Lamar County 71.50 points to 46 points going into Thursday's 4-AA track finals in Barnesville.  But Bleckley dominated the 800 and 3200, got 22 points from short distance races, and enough from other areas to win 138 to 126.5.

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Bleckley FFA Forestry teams finish first and second at state.

Bleckley FFA Forestry teams finish first and second at state.

The Bleckley FFA Junior and Senior Forestry teams attended state competition in Swainsboro Wedneday.  The Junior team finished first.  Those placing in events were as follows:  Hunter Harper:  First- TSI.  Justin Peacock:  First-  Reforestation.  Summer Martucci: Second-  Land Measurement.  Evan Thomas:  Third-  Tree Identification.  Chase Floyd:  Third-  Hand Compass.  Other members are:  Lizzy Parks, Gracee Boston, Ben DeLoach, Jayshon Gardner, Seth Hall, Mika Floyd.

BCHS student wins Golden Eagle Award.

BCHS student wins Golden Eagle Award.

Bleckley County High School senior Ellen Powell won the Athelics Award at the 39th Annual Golden Eagle Awards sponsored by the Macon Telegraph held Tuesday night.  Powell has numerous running achievements during her career including four straight individual region titles in cross country.

BCHS tennis teams win region.

BCHS tennis teams win region.

Home proved to be sweet as bot the Bleckley County High School boys and girls tennis teams won region Wednesday in Cochran.  The boys edged Monticello 3-2, the girls won against Monticello 5-0.  It was the 19th straight boys region title, 11 straight for the girls.  State playoffs will start in Cochran, details are TBD.

Local travel team has good return to the diamond.

Local travel team has good return to the diamond.

BC Storm 14 u softball hadn't played since mid March because of weather and schedule conflicts.  The team was in action Saturday at the USSSA Old Capital Showdown in Milledgeville.  This tournament had pool games to determine seeding for a single elimination bracket as the format.

BC went 4-0 in pool play.  They defeated Crossfire 12-0 to claim a championship game berth and beat the Heartbreakers 16-0 to win first.

Bleckley FFA Forestry Teams do well at Field Day event.

Bleckley FFA Forestry Teams do well at Field Day event.

The Bleckley FFA Forestry Teams competed at the Magnolia Springs Forestry Field Day held Thursday in Jenkins County.  The Senior team finished first, the Junior team third.  Overall, 20 of 31 members competing finished first, second, or third.