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Future Royal Cheerleader Camp Held

Future Royal Cheerleader Camp Held

Possible future cheerleaders got to show what they learned at camp as participants in the Future Royals Cheerleading Camp performed Saturday during the girls basketball game between Howard and Bleckley. 

Campers got to stand in the bleachers and cheer the Lady Royals along with the squad during the first half. 

When the teams went to dressing room at halftime, the campers took the floor and displayed the cheers, chants, and jumps they learned over the past three days.

Bleckley Grits Out Sweep of Howard

Bleckley Grits Out Sweep of Howard

Though unable to hold on to a five-point lead with less than three minutes to play, the Lady Royals avenged last Saturday's loss as they defeated Howard 50-45 in overtime Saturday.  Rickenya Jenkins and Kari Jenkins both had 13 points.

Marcus Mack hit a go-ahead three in the fourth quarter as the Royals got past Howard 48-43.  Vidal Nelson scored nine of his 13 points in the fourth quarter.

Bleckley plays at Wilcox County Tuesday.  JV girls tip at 4:15 pm with varsity to follow.

Miss Sweetheart Crowned During East Laurens-Bleckley Game

Miss Sweetheart Crowned During  East Laurens-Bleckley Game

Senior basketball player Rickenya Jenkins was crowned the 2011 Miss Sweetheart during halftime of the East Laurens-Bleckley basketball boys basketball game Friday night.  She was escorted by Jaquon Gainey.  The Sweetheart Court is made up of students from clubs and sports teams at BCHS.

Bleckley County High School Schedules One Act

Bleckley County One Act play will perform "Broadway's Best."

The performance will be on January 27 at 6 p.m.

Adult admission is $4 and student admission is $2.

MGTC Titans to Play CGTC Cougars

The Middle Georgia Technical College Titans and Lady Titans will take on the Central Georgia Tech Cougars at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 21 at the Woodward Gymnasium on the Fort Valley State University campus.

There is admission fee.

Lady Royals Player Signs with East Georgia College

Lady Royals Player Signs with East Georgia College

Wednesday, Mychavia Harris signed to play college softball with East Georgia College. 

Harris, a second baseman for Bleckley County, played all four years for the Lady Royals.  She was named to the second team of the Region 3-AA All-Region team and was a part of this year's team which advanced to the sweet 16.

Bleckley Splits Afternoon Games with Howard

Bleckley Splits Afternoon Games with Howard

Though opening with an 8-0 lead, the Lady Royals couldn't maintain the advantage as they lost at Howard 57-43 Saturday.  Tyresha Williams had 17 points.  Tia Troup finished with 12.

After trailing by as much as eight in the first half, the Royals used an 11-0 run to begin the third to take the lead for good.  Bleckley edged the Huskies 55-52.  Brentine Taylor had 21 points and eight rebounds.  DeMario Beck had 10 points and eight boards off the bench.

Bleckley returns to sub-region play January 21 at home versus East Laurens.  JV boys tip at 4:15 p.m. with varsity to follow.