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Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist Church went undefeated throughout the Bleckley County Church Softbal League postseason tournament, holding off First Baptist team two in the title game, to win a second striaght title.  To read more, click here.

Special motivation before the big games.

Special motivation before the big games.

The Bleckley 8 and 10u all star basebtall teams had one final gathering Tuesday night at the rec. department before each heads to the world series this weekend.  It was a family affair as much of it is with the two teams.  Two coaches work with both the 8 and 10u.  Many 10u players have a younger brother on the 8u team.

 

Players heard video well wishes from Zac Brown Band member Coy Bowles, UGA head baseball coach Scott Stricklin, as well as former BCHS and current Clemson baseball player Carter Raffield.  Two special guests spoke, Royals head baseball coach Brad Davis and state representative Danny Mathis.

 

The 8u opens world series play July 27 at 10:30 am in Ruston, Louisiana.  10u will be in Lumberton North Carolina, their first game is July 26 at 10:30 am.

Promise of Hope seeking participants, sponsors for annual golf tournament.

Promise of Hole will hold the fifth annual "Men's Swing Fore Hope" benefiting the men's facility in Cochran August 3 at Uchee Trail.  Shotgun starts of 8 am or 1 pm.  Cost is $200 per team.   Food, drinks, snacks, provided.   Hole sponosrships are available for $100.  Other sponsorships also available.  Prizes for top three teams in both flights.  

 

A registration form is avaialable here.  Call (478)934-0774, (478)279-2221 for more information.

Bleckley 6u softball team selling pork chop, chicken plates.

The 6u all star softball team is holding a pork chop and chicken quarter plate sale to raise funds for their upcoming trip to the world series in Eufaula, Alabama.  Plates are $9 each, each comes with green beans, macaroni and cheese, plus drink.  Plates will be availabe for pickup from BW's BBQ, 246 North Second Street, on July 22 from 4 to 8 pm.  Players and coaches will be there to greet fans.  Plates must be preordered.  Do so by stopping by the restaurant, or by calling (478)298-3125. (478)308-9197.

Bleckley 10u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

Bleckley 10u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

The 10u all star baseball team won the Dixie Youth Division II state title Sunday afternoon in Cochran, edging Taylor County 12-11. They head to Lumberton, North Carolina for the world series and will open play against Virginia July 25 at 10:30 am.

Registration for football at Cochran Rec. Department open.

Registration for football at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is open now through August 9. Ages 4-6, flag football, regular football for ages 7-12. Cost $55 per child. Register online by clicking here.

Bleckley 10u baseball advances in Dixie Youth State.

Bleckley 10u baseball advances in Dixie Youth State.

The Bleckley 10u baseball team opened pool play for Dixie Youth State this weekend in Cochran.  Friday night, they beat Seminolle County 14-2.  On Saturday, BC won 15-11 against Wrens but lost their finale to Dooly County 21-3.  BC though will be top seed when bracket play begins July 12, also in Cochran.  Their first game will be against Taylor County at 7 pm.