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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.

Local travel teams bring home trophies in final 2016 tournament.

Local travel teams bring home trophies in final 2016 tournament.

A pair of local travel softball teams wrapped up their 2016 with trophies Saturday.  Showtime Fastpitch won the 10-u wheel (machine) pitch division of Extra Inning Sports Winter World Series played in Vidalia.  BC Crush finished third in Premier Sports Adopt an Angel played in Cordele.

BC Crush softball team picks up second straight trophy.

BC Crush softball team picks up second straight trophy.

BC Crush finished second at the USSSA Food Bank Classic held at Walter B. Williams Park in Milledgeville Saturday.  The team went undefeated through the day, falling to Georgia Rage twice in the title game.

BCMS hits it one more time to become two-time champions.

BCMS hits it one more time to become two-time champions.

The theme of this year's Bleckley County Middle School competition cheerleading routine was "Hit me Bleckley one more time."  At Dodge County Middle School Thursday, BCMS did just that, winning the MGMSAA Region Cheerleading Championship for a second straight year.  It's the first back to back championship forBCMS since 2006-07.

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