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Offense Cold as BCHS Swept in Regular Season Finale

Offense Cold as BCHS Swept in Regular Season Finale

BCHS ended the regular season on a down note Tuesday in Dublin. 

Both teams had season-low point totals as the Lady Royals lost 34-20 and the Royals lost 57-32. 

With the losses, Bleckley's girls finish fourth, the boys third in 3B-AA.  Region tournament play begins February 14 at Dodge County High School. 

The Lady Royals play at 4 pm with the Royals playing that night at 8:30. 

Prep Basketball Scores For Feb. 7

Here are the high school basketball scores reported to 13WMAZ for Tuesday, February 8:

GISA Region 2AAA Tournament at Stratford:

Girls Semi-finals

Stratford 43  Mt. de Sales 40 (Double Overtime)

Arlington 47  Tattnall 37

Boys Semi-finals

Tattnall 62  Stratford 51

GISA Region 1AA Tournament at Piedmont:

Girls

Brentwood 36  CFCA 23

Briarwood 45  Covenant 37

Piedmont 30  Monsignor Donovan 26

GHSA:

Girls

Baldwin 42  Rutland 41

Howard 38  Peach Co. 28

Mary Persons 60  West Laurens 39

Washington Co. 59  Cross Creek 46

Dublin 34  Bleckley Co. 20

Warner Robins 73  Hardaway 68

Westside 41  Veterans 37

Wilcox Co. 49  Irwin Co. 40

MGC Survives Scare at East Georgia College

MGC Survives Scare at East Georgia College

Middle Georgia College entered Saturday's game at East Georgia fresh off the 200th career win for Warriors head coach Scott Moe Thursday in Waycross. 

MGC led 44-36 at halftime and pushed their advantage to 19 points before the Bobcats rallied to take the lead.  Trailing by two with time running down, Brentine Taylor completed a three-point play with 8.7 seconds left to lift the Warriors to an 88-87 win.  Taylor finished with 18 points, six rebounds. 

Shane Heyward had 16 points and 10 boards.  Mike Wheeler scored 15 and Terryhon Wright added 10.  MGC returns home Monday to host Albany Tech.  Tip time is 7:30 pm

BCHS Splits Home Finale with Tigers

BCHS Splits Home Finale with Tigers

It was senior night Friday when Bleckley welcomed Swainsboro to Cochran in a crossover matchup between the Tigers of 3A-AA and Royals of 3B-AA.  In girs action, the Lady Royals led for much of the game, but fell beind 38-37 with about two minutes left.  Alexis Woodfaulk's jumper with 1:33 remaining put Bleckley back on top.  Swainsboro would retake the led with less than a minute to go.  Down three with under 30 seconds left, a Woodfaulk basket drew the Lady Royals within one.  However, they would not get a foul to stop the clock.  The Lady Tigers got an easy layup and won 44-41.  Woodfaulk scored 10.  BC's free throw shooting was 6 of 16.

MGC Art Department Seeks Entries for World in Conflict Art Exhibition

MGC Art Department Seeks Entries for World in Conflict Art Exhibition

COCHRAN, GA – The Middle Georgia College Art Department is accepting entries for the World in Conflict Art Exhibition, which will be on display from April 2-April 27 at the MGC Peacock Gallery.

Artists are encouraged to consider the many aspects of the World in Conflict theme, from their own experiences to the ways conflict has affected local, national, and world events in the past and present.

All art should be original works created by the artist, and works in all the fine art media completed within the last three years are eligible.

There will be an award of $150 for Best of Show. All entries must be received by March 2, 2012 at 2 p.m.

For more information, contact Charlie Agnew at cagnew@mgc.edu or at 478-934-3043 or find complete details and rules for entering art work online. 

MGC Art League Plans “Will Work for Empty Wallets” Community Service Project

MGC Art League Plans “Will Work for Empty Wallets”  Community Service Project

COCHRAN, GA.-- The Middle Georgia College Student Art League is launching a community service project to raise awareness of the number of unemployed citizens in the United States. The Student Art League is planning to create a life-size sculpture out of used, empty wallets, and is inviting businesses, churches, schools, and community groups to sponsor events to collect empty wallets to be donated to this project. At the request of any interested group, the Student Art League will donate a box or a display to help promote the collection of wallets.

Bleckley County 100 year stories sought

Bleckley County 100 year stories sought

Bleckley County is celebrating its 100 year birthday this year, and there are so many stories about the people in the community that have yet to be told or might need to be revisited.

If you or someone you know has been a resident of Bleckley County 25 years to 100 years and has a historical tale to share or an interesting hobby or has had some impact on Bleckley County in the 100 year span, i.e. as a volunteer, a teacher, a preacher, a law official, a bus driver, etc, e-mail rlhg4@bellsouth.net or becky@pipsconsulting.com.

All stories will be shared on the 13 WMAZ TV Bleckey-Dodge-Pulaski blog as approved by 13 WMAZ-TV, on the Bleckley Progress site and included Examiner.com's national Macon Everyday Ordinary People site.

Come on Bleckley County, let's share 100 years of stories!

E-mail rlhg4@bellsouth.net or becky@pipsconsulting.com.