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Bleckley Unable to Hold Early Lead in Loss to Irish

Bleckley Unable to Hold Early Lead in Loss to Irish

Tuesday, the BCHS baseball team looked to strech its winning streak to four games versus Dublin.  Bryant Trice had a two-run home run in the first inning. 

Ben Harris had a two-run shot in the second.  Dublin however tied the score in the home half of the inning.  The Royals last lead came at 5-4 going into the bottom of the third. 

DHS scored three times to take the lead and added two more in the bottom of the sixth.  BC left five runners on base in the final three innings as their streak ended 9-5.

Frankie Mullis was 2 for 4.  Caleb Bryant was 1 for 2.  Bleckley plays at Northside Thursday.  Game time is 5:45 p.m.

Bleckley Teen Crowned Miss Bibb County Forestry

Bleckley Teen Crowned Miss Bibb County Forestry

Bleckley teenager Rachel Nobels was crowned the 2011 Miss Bibb County Foresty Queen Saturday in Byron. 

Nobles is a senior at BCHS.  She is the fourth Bleckley teen to win a foresty queen title, joining Miranda Bryant (Miss Bleckley County Forestry), Emily Ann Willis (Junior Miss), and Cheryl Bloodworth (Teen Miss). 

All four will have their qualifying fees paid for the upcoming Miss Georgia Forestry Pagent held in June in Tifton.

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Luau for Life at MGC Pool

The Bleckley Elementary and Middle Georgia Collge Relay for Life teams present a "Luau for Life" April 9 at 7 pm. 

The Luau will be held at the MGC pool.  It's dinner and a show with a menu of all you can eat roast pig, salad, green beans, rice, and desert.  Cost is minium $10 donation for adults, $5 for kids $10 and under. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance by e-mailing lyoung@bleckley.k12.ga.us or pbryant@mgc.edu 

Call 478-230-2108, 478-934-3419, or 934-3600 for more information. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the Bleckley County Relay for Life. 

Upcoming Concert, Homecoming at Local Church

Contemperary Gospel group OMEGA will be in concert March 27 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church for the evening service beginning at 6 pm.  

Mount Calvary will celebrate Homecoming April 10 with service at 11 a.m. and lunch to follow on the church grounds. 

Mount Calvary Baptist is located at 134 Abney Rd.

Big Inning Powers Bleckley to Baseball Win Over Dodge

Big Inning Powers Bleckley to Baseball Win Over Dodge

BCHS went into Tuesday's home baseball game versus Dodge County having won two straight.  Against the Indians, they jumped out to an early 4-0 lead.  After Dodge drew within 6-5 in the top of the fifth, the Royals sent ten men to the plate as part of a six-run inning. 

Bleckley went on to win 14-5, ironically the same score the Indians beat the Royals by when the two teams played April 26 last year.

Dusty Jones was 4 for 5 with a double. 

Kyle Brown was 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.  Frankie Mullis was 2 for 4 with two doubles and 1 RBI.  Cody Jones was 2 for 5 with a double and 1 RBI.  Jordan Perdue was 1 for 2 with 1 RBI. 

Bleckley plays at Dublin March 29.  JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

Bleckley FFA Team Headed to Nationals

Bleckley FFA Team Headed to Nationals

The Bleckley County FFA Enviromental-Natural Resources Team won the state Enviromental-Natural Resources Career Development Event held March 19 at the state FFA Center in Covington. 

Team members were required to complete a GPS course, an identification test, and written test covering water quality.  This marks the second time in four years Bleckley's FFA has won the competition. 

They will represent Georgia at FFA National Competition in October.  Nationals are held in Indianapolis, Indiana.