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Bleckley 10u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

Bleckley 10u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

The 10u all star baseball team won the Dixie Youth Division II state title Sunday afternoon in Cochran, edging Taylor County 12-11. They head to Lumberton, North Carolina for the world series and will open play against Virginia July 25 at 10:30 am.

Registration for football at Cochran Rec. Department open.

Registration for football at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is open now through August 9. Ages 4-6, flag football, regular football for ages 7-12. Cost $55 per child. Register online by clicking here.

Bleckley 10u baseball advances in Dixie Youth State.

Bleckley 10u baseball advances in Dixie Youth State.

The Bleckley 10u baseball team opened pool play for Dixie Youth State this weekend in Cochran.  Friday night, they beat Seminolle County 14-2.  On Saturday, BC won 15-11 against Wrens but lost their finale to Dooly County 21-3.  BC though will be top seed when bracket play begins July 12, also in Cochran.  Their first game will be against Taylor County at 7 pm.

Bleckley 8u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

Bleckley 8u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

The Bleckley 8u all star baseball team won the Dixie Youth Baseball Division II Coach Pitch State Tittle Saturday afternoon in Cochran.  After finishing as top seed in pool play last weekend, BC opened bracket play Friday night with a 12-2 win versus Wrens.  They secured a title game berth by beating Taylor County 16-4.  A rematch against Wrens, Bleckley won 8-4.

The team travels to Ruston, Louisiana for the world series July 26.

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.