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Bleckley All Star team finishes second at Perry tournament.

Bleckley All Star team finishes second at Perry tournament.

The 8u baseball team finished second at a tournament played at Perry Junior League Saturday.  Bleckley will open district there June 8 at 8 pm.

Local teens chosen for hospital volunteer program.

Local teens chosen for hospital volunteer program.

Bleckley teens Anna Johnson and Ansley Abney will be spending a lot of time in Dublin this summer as both were chosen to be in Fairview Park Hospital's Youth Volunteer Program.  Johnson will be working in the operating room, while Abney will be in labor and deliveries. Both are rising sophomores at Bleckley County High School.

Two more BCHS athletes sign letters of intent.

Two more BCHS athletes sign letters of intent.

Thursday was another busy day in the high school media center as two more athletes signed letters of intent to continue play in their respective sports.  Andrew Butler becomes the fourth Royal to sign with LaGrange College football.  As a defensive back he had 49 tackles, 36 solo, and 13 assists this year for the Royals.

 

Jasia Taylor is the second athlete this week to sign with Brewton Parker College, joining the soccer team.  Taylor's work and effort as a three-year starter were noted as a reason for her signing.

Another double signing as two BCHS basketball players commit.

Another double signing as two BCHS basketball players commit.

For the second time this spring, the BCHS media center hosted  a double signing as pair of Lady Royals basketball players signed letters of intent.  Jahnaria Brown will be heading north to Georgia Highlands Colege.  She averaged 18.3 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.6 steals.  Chania McRae will be going to Mt. Vernon to play for Brewton Parker College.  She averaged 7.8 points. 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.6 assists.

Girls tennis repeats as state champions, boys finish runner up.

Girls tennis repeats as state champions, boys finish runner up.

The Bleckley County High School girls tennis team won a second straight state title Saturday, defeating Berrien High School 3-2.  Wins came from Abbey Sims, and both doubles teams, Regan Cole/Jordan Williams, and Bailey Odom/Emily Sanders.

 

The boys fell to Benedictine Military Academy 3-2.  Both doubles matches were tied and pulled following three singles defeats.

Two BCHS softball players to continue their careers at the next level.

Two BCHS softball players to continue their careers at the next level.

A pair of Lady Royals signed collegiate letters of intent in ceremonies held inside the BCHS caferia Wednesday afternoon.  Aliyah Whitehead will be joining former teammate Faith Harris at Albany State.  She hit .382 with 25 doubles, six triples, two home runs, 27 RBI and had an OPS of 1.052.  Jordan Williams signed with Andrew College.  She hit .333 with 24 doubles, 22 RBI and had an OPS of .765. 

Cochran Rec. Department announces Volunteers of the Year.

Cochran Rec. Department announces Volunteers of the Year.

The Cochran-Bleckley Recreation Department named Chris and Brittany Foskey as their Volunteers of the Year during opening day ceremonnies for baseball and softball.  Both are longtime supporters of the department and have hosted a benefit golf tournament for it the past two years.

To read more on opening day, click here.