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Defenses dominate in scrimmage.

Defenses dominate in scrimmage.

BCHS football had their final tuneup before the regular season, scrimmaging at West Laurens Friday night.  It was a wet night that saw the Royal offense struggle but the defense make several big plays.  To read more, click here.

Weather cancels season debut for BCHS softball.

Ongoing lightning delayed then eventually cancelled Monday's Lady Royals season debut against Fitzgerald.  The game will not be made up.  The August 13 game in Fitzgerald, originally listed as both JV and varsity, will be a JV only doubleheader starting at 4 pm.  Varsity will make their season debut August 14 at Northeast.

Weather puts an early end to preseason for BCHS softball.

It'd been a busy final week of preseason for the Lady Royals.  Home scrimmage games Monday and Wednesday against Veterans and Schley County, Tuesday games at Southern Pines.  Bleckley was scheduled to play two more scrimmage games at Southern Pines Thursday afternoon, but an ongoing storm threat drove teams away.


BCHS opens the regular season at home against Fitzgerald August 6.,  JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

BCHS softball playing home scrimmage games this week.

Fans wanting to get a sneak peek at this year's Lady Royals will have two opportunties with two home scrimmage games this week.  BCHS will host Veterans High School in a scrimmage today at 5 pm.  Wednesday, BC plays two against Schley County at 10 am and noon.

BCHS softball preparing for regular season.

BCHS softball preparing for regular season.

The Lady Royals began preseason play this week at the Paw Print Classic hosted by Mary Persons High School.  Though not all are playing since the games are playing because the games are scrimmages, they allow coaches to get a look at a roster of 21 players.  


BC has split games each of the first two days.  You can read more about high school sports, community news, and more, by going to bleckleyprogress.com

BCHS, BCMS softball teams to play in Paw Print Classic.

Both the Bleckley County High School and Bleckley County Middle School softball teams will be playing at the Paw Print Classic, the annual scrimmage tournament hosted by Mary Persons High School July 16-18.  Games take place at the Monroe County Recreation Department.  That Monday, BCHS plays Spaulding County at 11:30 am and Mount De Sales at 1 pm.  Tuesday, both the high school and middle school have games at 4 and 5:30 pm.  BCHS plays Crawford County and Taylor County, the middle school takes on Henderson and Mary persons.  Play wraps up the next day with BCHS taking on Mary Persons team one at 10 and Lamar County one at 11:30.  The middle school plays Lamar at 1 and West Laurens at 2:30 pm.

BCHS softball players participate in Champions Day at Atlanta Braves game.

BCHS softball players participate in Champions Day at Atlanta Braves game.
The Atlanta Braves, in conjunction with the GHSA held "Champions Day" prior to Sunday's home game versus Baltimore. Softball and baseball state champions as well as those making the elite eight, got the opportunity to walk out on the field and be recognized by the crowd.