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Good turnout at Royal golf tournament.

Good turnout at Royal golf tournament.

Sunny skies and springlike temperatures made it a good day to hit the links.  That's what 26 teams did at the 28th annual Royal Golf Tournament held at Uchee Trail Country Club in Cocrhran did Saturday.  Proceeds from the tournament will go toward team expenses for the coming season.  

BCHS has little trouble sweeping Southwest.

BCHS has little trouble sweeping Southwest.

Because of wet field conditions when the teams were to play in Macon, Bleckley and Southwest played both games of their region baseball series in Cochran Friday.  The Royals rolled, winning 10-0 and 15-0.  To read more, click here.

BCHS baseball falls at Fitzgerald.

Bleckley saw their five-game winning streak end Thursday night with a 7-1 loss at Fitzgerald.  Noah Wimberly and Andrew Butler each went 2 for 3. Jack Fernandez was 2 for 4 with 1 RBI. Bleckley hosts Southwest tomorrow in a doubleheader. Game one starts at 4:30 pm.

Updates on BCHS tennis, soccer teams.

Updates on BCHS tennis, soccer teams.

Both the BCHS girls and boys tennis teams won the 3-AA title Tuesday at Dublin High School.  The boys open against Davidson Fine Arts School, the girls against Westside-Augusta.  Times are TBD.  Girls soccer clinched the second seed in region and a home playoff game with a 1-0 win at Dublin last night.  Jayda Danner's successful second half penalty kick was the difference maker.  Boys soccer lost 2-1 on penalty kicks.

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