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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.

Promise of Hope seeking participants, sponsors for annual golf tournament.

Promise of Hole will hold the fifth annual "Men's Swing Fore Hope" benefiting the men's facility in Cochran August 3 at Uchee Trail.  Shotgun starts of 8 am or 1 pm.  Cost is $200 per team.   Food, drinks, snacks, provided.   Hole sponosrships are available for $100.  Other sponsorships also available.  Prizes for top three teams in both flights.  


A registration form is avaialable here.  Call (478)934-0774, (478)279-2221 for more information.

Bleckley 6u softball team selling pork chop, chicken plates.

The 6u all star softball team is holding a pork chop and chicken quarter plate sale to raise funds for their upcoming trip to the world series in Eufaula, Alabama.  Plates are $9 each, each comes with green beans, macaroni and cheese, plus drink.  Plates will be availabe for pickup from BW's BBQ, 246 North Second Street, on July 22 from 4 to 8 pm.  Players and coaches will be there to greet fans.  Plates must be preordered.  Do so by stopping by the restaurant, or by calling (478)298-3125. (478)308-9197.