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Cochran Rec. Department names Volunteer of the Year.

Cochran Rec. Department names Volunteer of the Year.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department named Brandon Barrs as their 2017 Volunteer of the Year at ceremonies for baseball and softball opening day Saturday.  Barrs was chosen from names submitted by the community.  He was the head coach of last year's 8-u softball team that finished state runner up.  It was the best finish for that division in rec. department history.

Baseball, Softball opening day at Cochran Rec. Department March 18.

Opening day for spring baseball, softball, and T-Ball at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department will be March 18.  Ceremonies begin at 11 am with games starting at noon.  Admission $2 per person.

Local travel softball team brings home trophy.

Local travel softball team brings home trophy.

Crush 04 (BC Crush) brought home a trophy in their second tournament of the season.  They finished second at the USFA Shootout in the Spring played in Moultrie Saturday.

BCMS girls win MGMSAA title.

BCMS girls win MGMSAA title.

The Lady Barons basketball team won the MGMSAA title Saturday afternoon, defeating East Laurens 48-43.  It's the second title in four seasons for Bleckley and also avenges a finals loss to the Lady Falcons last season.  Shalan Nelson scored 23 points for BC.  They finished this season with a 16-1 record.

Dodgeball tournament will benefit church youth group retreat.

House of Grace Church located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran presents Dodgeball VII January 27.  Doors open at 6 pm, registration ends at 6:30.  Cost is $5 per person for six-player team with up to two alternates.  Maximum 12 teams for tournament.  Prize games for people without teams, concessoins available.  Free admission to spectators.  

To register or for more information, call or text Scott Allen (478)919-4792.  Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the UnAshamed youth group trip to Awaken 2017 retreat in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Spring baseball and softball registration ongoing at CBRD.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department is holding registration for spring T-Ball, baseball, and softball, now through February 10. It's for ages 4-14 and cost is $55 per child. Age control for baseball is May 1, 2017 and January 1, 2017 for softball. Call (478)934-3225 for more information.

Cochran Rec. Department holding winter soccer registration.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is holding registration for winter soccer now through January 20. Cost is $55 and is for children ages 4-14.  Call (478)934-3225 for more information.