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Bleckley All Star team overcomes slow start to place in tournament.

Bleckley All Star team overcomes slow start to place in tournament.

The Bleckley 6u baseball all stars played in an invitational tournament at West Macon Park.  They lost both pool games, and were seventh seed.  Despite that, the team fought their way back to the championship game and finished second.  State starts June 22 in Cochran.

Bleckley Shotgun Team members receive scholarship.

Bleckley Shotgun Team members receive scholarship.

Two graduating senior members of the Bleckley County Shotgun team were presented with scholarships this past weekend at the team's final competition for the year held at the Forest City Gun Club in Savannah.  Emilee Hutchens and Chandler Peacock received the Seth Stapleton Memorial Scholarship.  The amount of each scholarship was $1,000.

Updated district and state schedule for Bleckley All Star teams.

Here's an updated look at when district and state begins for Bleckley all star teams.  12u baseball will begin GRPA district June 10 at Dodge County, weather permitting.  The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department will host 6 and 8u Dixie Softball state June 14-17.

 

10u softball travels to Manchester for state June 21-24.  Cochran will host pool play for Dixie Baseball 8u state that same weekend.  Bracket play the following weekend.  10u baseball pool play wil be in Cochran July 5-7, bracket play that next weekend.

New local travel team takes step forward.

New local travel team takes step forward.

The B-Team, the new 14u travel softball team, got their first wins and first trophy at Saturday's USSSA "Cordele Slam."  To read more, click here.

Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Though she plays with another team, Mallory Sears has been helping out with The B-Team, a new travel softball team designed to help local players get better and prepare for the next level of school ball.  Saturday, she picked up with them in their debut at Southern Pines.  Sears was voted by the umpires as tournament MVP.

To read more on the tournament, click here.

Update on BCMS sports.

Regular season play for BCMS basketball wrapped up February 7 with a home sweep of Dublin.  The MGMSAA region tournament will be February 13 through 16 hosted by J.R. Trippe Middle School in Vidalia.  The boys are top seed and open play February 14 at 4 pm against #8 Jeff Davis.  The girls are third seed and take on sixth seed Dodge County February 13 at 5:15 pm.  Saturday's championship games will be played at Vidalia High School.

 

BCMS baseball has a scrimmage game Feruary 11 at home against Toombs County 4 pm.  Head coach is former BCHS and Middle Georgia State baseball player Dusty Jones.

Cochran Rec. Department switches softball sanctioning to Dixie.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department announced via a Facebook post sanctioning for the 2019 softball season would be through Dixie Softball, after many years as a member of the GRPA.  To read more, click here.