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Rain ends day early for local travel team.

Local-based 10 u softball team was in Cordele Saturday for the USSSA Fall State Championships.,  They were about to begin bracket play but rain forced cancellation of the tournament.

BCMS Cheerleaders save their best for last.

BCMS Cheerleaders save their best for last.

Bleckley County Middle School's competition cheerleading squad had theier best performance of the season at Tuesday night's MGMSAA Region hosted by Jeff Davis Middle School to finish region runner up.  Click here for more.

BCMS, BCHS cheerleaders making season debut September 21.

Both the Bleckley County Middle School and BCHS competition cheerleaders will make their season debut September 21 at the West Laurens Raiders Rumble.  Click here to download the middle school schedule.  The high school schedule can be found here.

Registration for soccer, fall ball, ongoing at rec. department.

Registration for soccer as well as fall ball (T-ball, softball, and baseball) is happening at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department now through September 24. Cost is $55 per child and is for ages 4-12. Register for either sport online by going to cbrdrecreation.com Call (478)934-3225 for more info. 

CBRD football Opening Day September 14.

Opening Day for football for the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department will be September 14 at 9 am.  Games will be played at Royal Stadium.  Admission $2 per person.

Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist Church went undefeated throughout the Bleckley County Church Softbal League postseason tournament, holding off First Baptist team two in the title game, to win a second striaght title.  To read more, click here.

Special motivation before the big games.

Special motivation before the big games.

The Bleckley 8 and 10u all star basebtall teams had one final gathering Tuesday night at the rec. department before each heads to the world series this weekend.  It was a family affair as much of it is with the two teams.  Two coaches work with both the 8 and 10u.  Many 10u players have a younger brother on the 8u team.

 

Players heard video well wishes from Zac Brown Band member Coy Bowles, UGA head baseball coach Scott Stricklin, as well as former BCHS and current Clemson baseball player Carter Raffield.  Two special guests spoke, Royals head baseball coach Brad Davis and state representative Danny Mathis.

 

The 8u opens world series play July 27 at 10:30 am in Ruston, Louisiana.  10u will be in Lumberton North Carolina, their first game is July 26 at 10:30 am.