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BCHS rallies past Toombs County.

BCHS rallies past Toombs County.
Bleckley trailed Toombs County 5-1 after two and a half innings but scored six unanswered runs to win 7-5 Wednesday night. Carter Raffield was 2 for 3 with a two-run double. Steven Knighton was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI. Joseph Spires was 1 for 2 with a two-run single. Noah Wimberly went 1 for 2 with 1 RBI. Andrew Thompson was 1 for 2. The Royals play at Fitzgerald today. JV start at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

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. 

Raffield gets first win as BCHS wins at East Laurens.

Raffield gets first win as BCHS wins at East Laurens.

Carter Raffield struck out eight in four innings for his first pitching win of the season as BCHS won 3-1 at East Laurens. Sam Knighton went the final three for the save. Lane Kitchens was 2 for 3. The Royals host Toombs County today at 5:45 pm

Car wash will benefit church mission trip to Honduras.

House of Grace will hold a "Car wash for Honduras" April 14 from 9 am-1 pm at the Citizens Bank in Cochran.  Proceeds will benefit an upcoming mission trip.  The bank is located 124 East Dykes Street.

Help Bleckley's first state Special Olympics athlete "Domi-NATE" at state.

Help Bleckley's first state Special Olympics athlete "Domi-NATE" at state.

Bleckley County High School Sophomore Nate "The Great" Johnson is the first Special Olympics athlete to make it to state. He'll be competing at the Atlanta Invitational April 13 and the state finals May 18-19 at Emory University. Help support Nate by purchasing a "Domi-NATE" T-Shirt. Costs are $15 for youth X-Small through adult X-Large, $17 for adult 2 XL and up. Orders can be placed by emailing Libby DeLoach, ldeloach@bleckley.k12.ga.us, or Chelsea Tyner, ctyner@bleckley.k12.ga.us. Checks can be dropped off in the main office of Bleckley Primary. Orders are due by April 30.

What's on the menu when Bleckley students return to school?

With spring break over, the Bleckley School Nutrition staff is once again preparing breakfast and lunch for students.  To find out what students will be having at all schools, click here.

Michigan couple visiting fish fry a regular at Cochran bluegrass park.

Michigan couple visiting fish fry a regular at Cochran bluegrass park.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 held a fish fry to raise funds for the charities they support.  Many ate inside, some came to pick up their plates.  One couple who was seated at a table had come from Grand Blanc, Michigan.  Doug and Darleine Liley were in town for the bluegrass festival that will be held at Hillside RV Park.  Former park manager Jean Holland, who was with the couple, said they'd began visiting 20 years ago, and "became family."