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Cochran Women's Club yoga event May 10.

Cochran Women's Club will host a "Chair Yoga Day" at the Community House, 190 3rd St at 2:30 pm.  Guest speaker/trainer will be Beth Daugherty of Lifespan Yoga in Jacksonville, FL.  She will teach low impact exercises that can be done from a chair.  Free, refreshments provided.

Car wash will benefit church youth group trip to camp.

Bethany Baptist Church's IgniteYouth Group will hold a car wash this Saturday from 10 am-2 pm at the Citzen's Bank, 124 E. Dykes St. in Cochran.  Proceeds will go toward their upcoming trip to Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters.

Start times for second round of baseball playoffs announced.

Bleckley travels to Union County Wednesday for round 2 of the baseball playoffs.  Game one starts at 3:30 pm with game two to follow 30 minutes later.  The "if" game would be Thursday at 3:30 pm.  Click here for directions to school.

Cochran Masons Pancake Breakfast May 7.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM will hold a pancake breakfast May 7 from 7-10 am at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Cost is $5 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, and orange juice.  Uniformed law enforcement and emergency personnel eat in for free.  All proceeds benefit the Joe Lassiter Secret Santa Fund.

BCHS baseball advances in playoffs.

BCHS baseball advances in playoffs.

Though Friday marked the fouth staight year Bleckley baseball had made the state playoffs, the last three times had not gone well.  BC had lost three straight series and six straight state playoff games.  All at home.

That changed Friday as the Royals defeated Early County by scores of 3-2 and 8-6 to advance for the first time since 2009.  They'll travel to Blarisville Wednesday to take on Union County in the second round.  Start time is TBD.

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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 to hold tryouts for softball, game and competition cheer squads.

Tryouts for the 2016 Bleckley County High School softball team will be May 2-6 from 3:45-6 pm at the high school softball field.  Click here for more information.  BCHS Cheerleading will hold tryouts for the competition and game cheer squads May 9-13.  Click here for dates and specific details about requirements for trying out.