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BCMS cheerleaders leave it all on the mat.

BCMS cheerleaders leave it all on the mat.

Though Bleckley County Middle School couldn't win a fourth striaght MGMSAA cheerleading title Thursday night, the squad had their best performance of the season in finishing runner up.  To read more, click here.

Former BCHS softball player to continue career at UGA.

Former Bleckley and current Gordon State softball player Hannah Coulter has "Committed to the G." Coulter announced via social media Thursday she'll be continuing her career with the University of Georgia in 2019. As a freshman, Coulter hit .312 with 10 doubles, three home runs, and 43 RBI. She was a first team selection to the NJCAA All Region Team.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

Luke Churchwell, an eighth grade member of the Bleckley County Middle School boys cross country team, placed first overall in the small school division of the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships held Saturday in Cochran.  The boys team finished second.

Special events part of Friday's BCHS home football game versus Dublin.

It will be a busy night at Royal Stadium September 28 when Bleckley hosts Dublin.  Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department football players and cheerleaders will be recognized before the game for Youth Football Night.  It will also be Cancer Awareness Night sponsored by BCHS HOSA.  Activities include face painting and a cake raffle with proceeds to benefit a local family dealing with cancer.  Survivors and family members of those who lost somoene to the disease are invited to line up near the player's entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm to release baloons into the air.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Both the Bleckley middle and high school cheerleaders faced a lot of competition at the West Laurens Raider Rumble Saturday.  There were eight schools in the small school middle school division, 12 in the AA division which finished the day.  

 

It turned out to be a good day for both, each finishing first in their division.  To read more on BCMS, go here.  Coverage of BCHS can be found by clicking here.

 

Former BCHS football players in action this weekend.

Several former Royals playing college football will be in action starting tomorrow and on Saturday.  To read more, including how you can see them on TV or live, click here.

Clay shoot will benefit local man battling cancer.

Some friends who are "Pulling for Barry" have organized a benefit clay shoot that will be held August 25 at 325 Rebie Road in Cochran.  Cost is $80.  Registration is at 8 am, shooting from 9 am-3 pm.  Participants asked to bring their own safety glasses, ear protection, and ammo for 100 rounds.  Ammo should be 7 1/2 shot or smaller, 11/8 loads or smaller.  Meal ticket, water, and snacks will be provided.

Station sponsorships are available for $50, call Cochran Bank, (478)934-4400.  Proceeds from the shoot will benefit Barry Jones, who is battling cancer.  Contact Todd Kirkpatric for more info on the shoot, (478)230-7955.