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Registration open for winter basketball and soccer at rec. department.

Registration for winter basketball and soccer at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is open now through December 3. Cost is $55 per child. Register online at cbrdrecreation.com or in the office Monday through Friday from 9 am to noon. Checks, credit or debit card, no cash transactions. Call (478)934-3225 with any questions. [

Middle school cheerleaders repeat as region champs.

Middle school cheerleaders repeat as region champs.

BCMS had a great overall performance at the MGMSAA Region Championship held Tuesday night in Vidalia. They edged West Laurens by one point to win their second straight region title.  Read more here.

BCMS Cheerleaders have good debut despite obstacles.

Despite having three squad members out due to injury and illness, BCMS finished first in the small school division of the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic.  Read more here.

Local travel team finishes 11u season on high note.

Local travel team finishes 11u season on high note.

Bleckley Bullets were in Charleston, South Carolina this past weekend for the Top Gun Wood Bat World Series.  The team went 3-1 in pool play and won the championship.  This was the final tournament for the Bullets in 11u.  They finish with a 36-6-2 record.

Church softball tournament champion crowned.

Church softball tournament champion crowned.

Lakeview Baptist Church won their third straight Bleckley County Church Softball League tournament championship Saturday.  Facing First Baptist Church team three in a best of three series, Lakeview won game one 8-6, lost game two 2-1, then rallied from 5-1 down to win the the title 8-5.

Special sendoff for 8u All Stars.

Special sendoff for 8u All Stars.

Today, the Bleckley 8u All Star baseball team is en route to Laurel, Mississippi for the Dixie Youth World Series.  A special sendoff ceremony was held Tuesday night at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department. After their final practice at home, the team came to the parking lot and heard from Director Andy Brand, board member Chan Jones, and Mayor Billy Yeomans. The team then received a law enforcement escort as they paraded out and down Dykes Street to Farmers Furniture. Bleckley will open play against the host team from Laurel Thursday.

Local travel teams do well at Dublin tournament.

Local travel teams do well at Dublin tournament.

A pair of local travel baseball teams did well at CAMSPORTS-USA'S Summer Nationals played this weekend in Dublin.  Bleckley Bullets won first place in the 11u division.  BC Royals finished second in the 17u division.