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Boys win thriller as BCHS sweeps region opener.

Bleckley opened 3-AA at Northeast Macon Tuesday night.  The girls won 63-23, the boys prevailed in triple overtime 89-87.  BC hosts Dodge County Friday.  Tip time is 6 pm.

White resigns as BCHS football coach.

Tracy White resigned as Bleckley County High School football coach following a meeting with Superintendent Steve Smith and high school principal Trey Belflower.  White was hired in 2012 following the retirement of Sam Barrs.  After going 17-6 during the first two seasons including BCHS hosting the first state playoff game in school history as well as winning the first home playoff game in school history, the team went 8-17 the last three years.

Smith released a statement saying "After discussions among Coach White, Principal Belflower, and Superintendent Smith regarding BCHS football, Coach White resigned as head football coach today. He has informed his coaches and players of this decision. We truly appreciate Coach White's dedication to the players, the school, and our school system. We look forward to him continuing to serve our students in the future."

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BCHS well represented on 3-AA All Region Softball Team.

During Monday night's Bleckley County High School softball awards banquet, all region, and all state selections were announced.  They were as follows. 3-AA All Region TeamSecond team- Landa Dominy, Riley Edge, Abbey Sims, Aliyah Whitehead.First team- Taylor Dykes, Faith Harris, Bailey Odom, Jordan Williams.3-AA Co-Player of the Year- Hannah Coulter. 2016- All State Team SelectionsSecond Team- Taylor Dykes, Hannah Coulter.Honorable Mention- Faith Harris. You can read more on the banquet by clicking here.

BCHS swept by Perry.

BCHS swept by Perry.

Bleckley County High School dropped both basketball games versus Perry played at home Saturday night.  The Lady Royals lost 52-30.  Aliyah Whitehead scored 15 points.  Jahnaria Brown had 10.  The Royal lost 58-50. Torenio Davis scored 20 points.  DJ Lemmon had 12 points.  Sophomore Mykel Anderson had his first career double figure game with 10 points.

Region play begins Tuesday at Northeast.  Tip time is 6 pm.

BCHS sweeps home basketball opener.

BCHS sweeps home basketball opener.

Bleckley opene their home basketball season Tuesday night against GISA school Trinity Christian.  Jahnaria Brown scored 21 points and Aliyah Whitehead (back after a foot injury) added 17 as the Lady Royals won 53-35.

DJ Lemmon scored 21 points, Torenio Davis had 16 including three first half dunks, and Nykeem Farrow chipped in with 14 points as the Royals rolled 83-25.  BC plays at West Laurens Friday.  JV games begin at 4 pm, varsity at 7.

Bleckley sports fans with lots to be thankful for.

Thursday was the day many gathered around tables and gave thanks before digging into turkey and other traditional dishes.  For those who support the athletic programs at Bleckley County High School and Bleckley County Middle School, there's been lots to be thankful for.

BCHS boys and girls cross country teams won state.  The first time in school history two sports teams have won state on the same day.  Carl Ellis Corley repeated as boys state champion.

BCMS cross country continued their region dominance, winning both the boys and girls titles.

BCMS cheerleading repeated as MGMSAA region champions.  It was the first back to back titles since 2006-07.

Both the middle and high school softball programs had good seasons.  The Lady Royals made it to the Sweet 16 for the third straight year and fourth time under coaches Janice Bryan and Teresa Gray.  The Lady Barons had their best finish since 2006, finishing region runner up.

Girls hold off rally as BCHS splits with Hawkinsville.

Girls hold off rally as BCHS splits with Hawkinsville.

The Lady Royals took a 20-point lead into their game at Hawkinsville Friday night.  Though the Lady Devils got within seven on a 15-2 run, Bleckley would pull away late to win 58-47.  Jahnaria Brown scored 20 points.  Fellisia Young added 16.

The Royals cut an eight-point fourth quarter deficit to two with a minute left but missed a game-tying jumper in the final 30 seconds in losing 52-48.  Torenio Davis scored 17 points.  Nykeem Farrow had 14.  BCHS opens home play against Trinity Christian November 29.  Girls tip at 6 pm with boys to follow.