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Former BCMS basketball player off to good start as head coach.

Former Bleckley middle and high school basketball player Derrick Farrow is head coach of the BCMS boys team, named to the position last spring. The Barons are off to a 2-1 start, including yesterday's 48-21 home win versus Swainsboro. BCMS has their last game before Christmas December 13 at East Laurens.

What's happening with BCMS, BCHS sports this week.

With school starting back tomorrow. sports resume for both Bleckley County Middle School as well as BCHS. Though there was a non-region basketball game before Thanksgiving, middle school soccer is still ongoing.

Monday, teams will travel to Hazlehurst to take on Jeff Davis. Tuesday will be eighth grade recognition against Swainsboro. Games start at 3:30 pm. Both the girls and boys teams are 4-1.

Basketball will resume for the Royals and Lady Royals November 27 with a three-game homestand. That Tuesday will be the home opener against Montgomery County. Westside-Macon comes to Cochran November 30. Bleckley hosts Perry High School December 1. Varsity games start at 6 pm.

CBRD 8u football team wins district title.

CBRD 8u football team wins district title.

History was made in Hawkinsville Saturday as the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department's 7-8 football team won the program's first GRPA District Titlte in program history, beating Metter 36-6.  Bleckley will play in the Class C state semifinals December 1 in Tifton.

Cochran Rec. Department extends basketball registration.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department has extended registration for basketball to November 9. Cost is $55 per child for ages 4-12. Click the link to register online. No cash payments accepted. Call (478)934-3225 for more information.

BCMS cheerleaders leave it all on the mat.

BCMS cheerleaders leave it all on the mat.

Though Bleckley County Middle School couldn't win a fourth striaght MGMSAA cheerleading title Thursday night, the squad had their best performance of the season in finishing runner up.  To read more, click here.

Former BCHS softball player to continue career at UGA.

Former Bleckley and current Gordon State softball player Hannah Coulter has "Committed to the G." Coulter announced via social media Thursday she'll be continuing her career with the University of Georgia in 2019. As a freshman, Coulter hit .312 with 10 doubles, three home runs, and 43 RBI. She was a first team selection to the NJCAA All Region Team.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

Luke Churchwell, an eighth grade member of the Bleckley County Middle School boys cross country team, placed first overall in the small school division of the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships held Saturday in Cochran.  The boys team finished second.