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Bleckley All Star teams begin chase for championships Friday.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department has four all star teams still in action.  July 6 will begin their chase for championships as 8u baseball will be in the Dixie Youth Pee Wee Coach Pitch finals played in Cochran.  Bleckley finished as second seed last in last weekend's pool play.  They open with Troup County that night at 6:30pm.

 

GRPA state begins for softball teams July 10.  In Hazlehurst, 10u softball will play Alma-Bacon County at 5 pm.  The 12u takes on Brantley County at 3:45 pm.  The 8u open state that night in Sylvania at 6 pm against Brantley County.

Local travel team picks up second straight trophy.

Local travel team picks up second straight trophy.

Bleckley-based Middle GA Crush 04 again was putting the "travel" in travel softball Saturday, playing in Brunswick at the USSSA Beach Bash.  The team picked up their second straight trophy, finising second in the Gold Division.

Update on Bleckley All Star Teams.

GRPA district softball tournaments wrapped up earlier this week for all star softball teams.  The Bleckley 8u girls won district, both the 10 and 12u finished district runner up.  Screven County will host 8u state, Jeff Davis 10 and 12u.  Both start July 10.

Dixie Youth Coach Pitch Baseball state begins tonight at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Bleckley will play at 6 pm.

Bleckley All Star softball teams starting district Friday.

GRPA District for 8, 10, and 12u softball teams starts this Friday.  To view brackets, click here.

Football registration ongoing at Cochran Rec. Department.

Registration for football is happening now at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department through August 10.  Cost is $55 per child.  Ages 4-6  will play flag football, 7-12 tackle.  Registration can be done online or at the rec. department with a credit or debit card.  Call (478)934-3225 for more information.

Local travel teams bring home trophies.

Local travel teams bring home trophies.

A pair of Bleckley-based travel teams brought home trophies from tournaments played Saturday.  BC Cyclones, a newly-formed 14u baseball team, placed second in CAMSPORTS-USA's Down South Shootout in Cordele.  It was the first completed tournament for the Cyclones as their previous two ended early due to weather.

Down the road in Moultrie, Middle GA Crush 04 had their best finish since moving to 14u, placing second in the USSSA Moultrie All Star Warmup and Class B Shootout.

Update on Bleckley All Star Teams.

The 8 and 10u baseball teams played in Dixie Youth Baseball district tournaments this past weekend.  While the season ended for 10u, 8u finished third and will host district June 29.  Girls softball is playing at the Hawkinsville Invitational.  Following a delay Monday due to weather, the 8, 10, and 12u teams played Tuesday and won.

You can keep up with the all stars and other news from Cochran and Bleckley County by going to BleckleyProgress.com