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Bleckley girls cruise to third in region.

Bleckley girls cruise to third in region.

The Lady Royals showed no after effects of Friday's overtime loss to Washington County in the 3-AA semifinals as they blew out Northeast 65-39 in the consolation game Saturday afternoon.  Read more by clicking here.

Bleckley girls fall in 3-AA semifinals.

Bleckley girls fall in 3-AA semifinals.

The Lady Royals third loss to Washington County this season was their toughest as they fell 68-64 in overtime Friday night.  To read more, click here.

Cochran Fire Department raising funds for new equipment.

Cochran Fire and Rescue are selling spaghetti plates to raise funds for new equipment. Cost is $8. Plates contain spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans, bread, and desert. Pickup will be February 24 from 11 am-1 pm behind the Chamber of Commerce on third street. See any firefighter or call (478)934-2965 to purchase tickets.

Cochran community blood drive February 12.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive February 12 from 2-7 pm in the county extension office main building, 165 Peacock St. To schedule an appointment online, visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code "Cochran."

Bleckley's Davis signs with GMC.

Bleckley's Davis signs with GMC.

Torenio Davis will be going from purple and gold to red and black as he signed his national letter of intent to play with Georgia Military College football Wednesday morning. Davis, a first team 3-AA All Region selection, caught 37 passes for 619 yards and 10 touchdowns. He averaged 16.9 yards per catch. Though also a standout for the Royals basketball team, Davis said he expects to focus just on football while in college.

Girls advance, boys fall, in region tourney openers.

Girls advance, boys fall, in region tourney openers.

The BCHS girls edged East Laurens 45-39 to advance in the 3-AA tournament.  The boys season ended with a 62-44 loss to Dodge County.  To read more, click here.

Update on BCMS sports.

Bleckley County Middle School closed out their home basketball season with a sweep of West Laurens Monday.  Read more on the games here.  Barons baseball starts February 13, download a copy of the schedule here.