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BCHS Football Assistant Coach Resigns to Take Head Coaching Position

Stacy Nobles, the strength and conditioning coach as well as the secondary and running backs coach for BCHS, has left to become the head football coach at West Laurens High School. 

His resignation was approved by the board of education at their March 16 meeting. 

Nobles was a member of the Bleckley coaching staff for three years. 

He is a Laurens County native and former assistant coach with the Raiders.

MGC's Scholarship Gala Features Symphony, Dessert Reception

Middle Georgia College will hold its 9th Annual Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 16.

A reception, dinner, and silent auction bidding will be held in Georgia Hall starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by an Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Walker Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. At 9:30 p.m. there will be a dessert reception in Georgia Hall with the Orchestra, and the auction winners will be announced.

Combination tickets (for the Gala and the OSO Concert) are $60 per person and $40 per person for the Gala only. Tickets for the Concert only are $30 per person. A limited number of V.I.P. tables of six will be available on a first come, first serve basis for $500 each, which includes complimentary wine for the table and V.I.P. seating at the Concert.

All proceeds will benefit the student scholarship program at Middle Georgia College.

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.

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.

MGC to Hold 9th Annual Foundation Scholarship Gala

Middle Georgia College will hold its 9th Annual Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 16.  A reception, dinner, and silent auction bidding will be held in Georgia Hall starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by an Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Walker Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. 

At 9:30 p.m. there will be a dessert reception in Georgia Hall with the Orchestra, and the auction winners will be announced. Combination tickets (for the Gala and the OSO Concert) are $60 per person and $40 per person for the Gala only.

Tickets for the Concert only are $30 per person. A limited number of V.I.P. tables of six will be available on a first come, first serve basis for $500 each, which includes complimentary wine for the table and V.I.P. seating at the Concert.

All proceeds will benefit the student scholarship program at Middle Georgia College. The event is black tie optional. 

Middle Georgia College to Celebrate Honors & Awards Day

Middle Georgia College will hold its 61st annual Honors and Awards Day on Thursday, March 31, at 10 a.m., in Morris Gymnasium on the Cochran Campus.

Students will be honored for excellence in academic and extracurricular achievement.

The public is cordially invited to attend.