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Local travel team finishes second in return to field.

Local travel team finishes second in return to field.

BC Crush 12-u softball played in the USSSA South Georiga Fall Frenzy at Southern Pines in Dublin Saturday.  They finished second, falling to Middle Georgia Impact 8-4 in the title game.  The team will return to action sometime after middle school season wraps up on October 8.

Another trophy for BCMS Competition Squad.

Another trophy for BCMS Competition Squad.

Bleckley County Middle School picked up their second straight trophy, finishing second in the small school divison of the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic.  Though they just missed first place, BC accomplished another goal in terms of points scored.

To see what that was and read more, click here.

They're very good at dodging balls.

They're very good at dodging balls.

House of Grace Church in Cochran held another dodgeball tournament Friday night.  Proceeds went toward the church food bank used to help people in the community.  The winning team was one very familiar with dodgeball, having already won four previous tournaments.  They called themselves LVPD.  Team members are Dusty Jones, Austin Jones, Spence Greer, Clint Wynn, and Kasey Lawson.

Cochran church bringing back Dodgeball tournament to benefit food bank.

Dodgeball is returning to House of Grace church.   A tournament is set for September 16 at 6:30 pm.  Cost to participate is $5 per person.  Admission is one dried food/canned item, or $1 per person.  To sign up or for moe info, call or text Scott Allen, (478)919-4792.  Proceeds will go toward the church food bank that benefits people in the community.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road.

Golf tournament will benefit Cochran church youth missions.

The fifth annual Jimmy Hill Memorial Golf Tournament will be held September 10 at the Woods Golf Course, 421 Mac Thompson Road in Cochran.  Cost is $10 per person for the four-man scramble.  Meal served at 4:30 pm with play starting at 5:30.  Proceeds will benefit Mt. Calvary Baptist Church youth missions.  Call Charlie Thompson at the Woods, (478)934-0731, or the Mt. Calvary church office, (478)934-0810, for more information.

Cochran Rec. Department registering children for fall baseball, softball leagues.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department is currently accepting registration for fall baseball and softball leagues. Cost is $55 and is for ages 4-12.  Age control dates (to determine what league the child plays in are) 1/01/17 for softball, 5/01/17 for baseball.  Call (478)934-3225 for more information.  Deadline to register is September 2.

Bleckley 8-u softball team recognized at board meeting.

Bleckley 8-u softball team recognized at board meeting.

This year's Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department 8-u softball team had a season for the ages.  After winning two of three invitational tournaments, they finished district runner up.  That was a first for 8-u softball.  The team then finished state runner up, capping the best season ever in CBRD history for 8-u softball.

At Monday's monthly rec. board meeting, the team and coaches were recognized by director Andy Brand.  Head coach Brandon Barrs was presented a plaque by Brand to commemorate the season.