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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

Girls All Star teams do well at Dodge tournament.

Girls All Star teams do well at Dodge tournament.

Both the 8 and 10u Bleckley All Star softball teams had a good weekend at the Dodge County Invitational.  The 8u girls finished second following a run through the loser's bracket to the title game.  They forced a second game against Hawkinsville but were tired playing their fourth straight game in high humidity.  BC will play at the Hawkinsville Invitational tomorrow at 5:30 pm.

The 10u girls had a dominant weekend, outscoring opponents by a combined 64-5 including a 16-2 win in the title game against Wilcox County.  They play Tuesday in Hawkinsville at 5:30 pm.

Bleckley All Star team finishes second at Perry tournament.

Bleckley All Star team finishes second at Perry tournament.

The 8u baseball team finished second at a tournament played at Perry Junior League Saturday.  Bleckley will open district there June 8 at 8 pm.

Future Royal Football Camp cancelled.

The Future Royal Footblall Camp scheduled for June 5-7 has been cancelled.  Registration for the Future Lady Royals Softball Camp June 25-27 from 9 am-noon at the high school softball field is still ongoing.  Cost is $35 for ages 7-14.  Call the rec. department, (478)934-3225, for more information.

Bleckley All Star teams in action this weekend.

Fans looking to check out Bleckley all star softball or baseball teams will have an opportunity this weekend as four of them will be in action.  Friday night, the 8, 10, and 12u softball teams begin play at the Telfiar Invitational in McRae.  Saturday, 8u coach pitch baseball will play in a tournament at Perry Junior League.  The Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department plays GRPA softball and Dixie Youth baseball, thus the different tournaments.