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August 29 Cochran Motor Speedway results

****Results courtesy Willis Wombles***

Kyle Conyer won the Pit Bull Engines Super Street race Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway. He is points leader in the division. Don Gay was second, Michael Howell, third. Wiley McDaniel, Jr. won Heartland EMS Pure Stock followed by Cole Giddens and Bubba Howell. First in Johnson Recycling Pure Stock was Jimmy Sharp, SR., with Chaz Haskins second and Jimmy Pannell third. Tony Head won Baldwin Builders Sportsman followed by Josh Odom and Cameron Mets. Jeffery Yates won Bomber, followed by Dalton Poole and Jeremy Moore. Parker Martin was first in Last Air & Elect Jr. Enduro followed by Will Fordham and Ridge McCoy.

August 22 Cochran Motor Speedway results.

***Results courtesy Willis Wombles*** Cochran racer Bubba Howell won Pure Stock Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway. Wiley McDaniel, JR, finished second followed by Josh Taylor. Jimmy Sharpe, Sr., won Late Model Feature followed by Keith Edge and Skip Pannell. Kyle Floyd won Super Street. Jason Floyd was second and Justin Sapp finished third. Cole Exum won Sportsman followed by Eric Baggett and Josh Taylor. In the Bomber feature it was Jeffery Yates followed by Dalton Poole and Chris Sanders. Ridge McCoy won Jr. Enduro. Will Fordham finished second, Taylor Herrindine was third.

Races resume August 29 as drivers prepare for the Second Annual Georgia Showdown September 5. Visit www.cochranspeedway.com for more information.

August 15 Cochran Motor Speedway results.

***Results courtesy Willis Wombles*** Kyle Conyer won the 50th race of his career, taking first in the Super Street Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway. Jason Price was second, Justin Sapp, third. Keith Edge won Late Model followed by Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and Wil Herrington. Jason Floyd won Pure Stock. Wiley McDaniel, Jr. was second and Bubba Howell finished third. Dalton Poole won Bomber, followed by Jeffery Yates and Matthew Davis. Josh Taylor won Sportsman. Cameron Hall finished second.  

David Powell, third. Parker Martin won his fourth Jr. Enduro followed by Ridge McCoy and Will Fordham. Legends will be in action as racing returns August 22. For more info, visit cochranspeedway.com 

Football registration ongoing at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is accepting registration for football now through August 21.

Cost is $45 for 6-u flag football, $55 for 8-12 u. They are also accepting applications for coaches.  

Call (478)934-3225 for more information.

August 1 Cochran Motor Speedway Results.

***Courtesy Willis Wombles*** With clear skies, the Nesmith Late Model 50-lap race was able to take place in front of a large crowd Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway. Ryan King of Seymour, TN won, followed by Ronnie Johnson, Matt Henderson, and Jeremy Faircloth. Keith Edge won Late Model. Jottie Burgamy was your Super Street winner. Jason Floyd won Pure Stock. Jeffery Yates was first in Bomber and Parker Martin won JR. Enduro.

Bleckley Church League Softball tournament champion crowned

Bleckley Church League Softball tournament champion crowned

Bethany Baptist Church won the Bleckley Church League Softball tournament championship Saturday night. After defeating First Baptist Church team one in two games in the Limestone Baptist Church field final, Bethany got a bye based upon runs scored.

They defeated Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 9-2 in the finale. MCB made it to the finals by defeating Lakeview Baptist Church twice during the field finals at Ruth followed by a win versus House of Grace team two, a loss to Bethany, another win versus HOG 2, then defeating Bethany to force a second game. Mt. Calvary played five consecutive games.

To read more from Saturday, click here.

Rain forces cancellation of events

Two events were affected by the rain that swept through Cochran Friday night.

Friday's Nesmith Crate Late Model Races at Cochran Motor Speedway were cancelled. Races are scheduled for Saturday night, check cochranspeedway.com for the latest information.

The rec. department cancelled what would've been opening day for fall baseball and softball Saturday morning due to wet field conditons. Games will begin Monday at 6 p.m.