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Third Annual Visit With a Veteran Car and Bike Show

Pulaski County will be hosting Relay for Life on Friday, May 6th at the Hawkinsville High School Football Field.

Opening Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. on May 6.

There will be food, entertainment and fun for the kids.

See more information.

 

BCHS soccer teams close out regular season with sweep of Jefferson Co.

BCHS soccer teams close out regular season with sweep of Jefferson Co.

Royal Stadium was a busy place Wednesday as the BCHS soccer teams had their final regular season games versus region opponent Jefferson County.  Goals by Blake Lucas and Thomas Lopez gave the Royals a 2-1 halftime lead.  In the second, Lopez scored again, Marty Souza had two goals, and seniors Gjorgi Karanikolov and BJ Durham scored as Bleckley won 7-1.

Between games, senior players were recognized.  In girls action, Ashley Burton had a first half hat trick as the Lady Royals led 3-1.  Jefferson got within 3-2 with about 14 minutes left but Amber Lucas got the clincher with 3:03 left as BC completed the sweep 4-2.

The boys finish second in 3-AA, the girls fourth.  Girls will play at Thomasville Friday at 3:30 pm, the boys will host Fitzgerald in the first round of state April 28.  Game time is 6 p.m.

 

BCHS sweeps home soccer matches versus Laney

BCHS sweeps home soccer matches versus Laney

Ashley Burton had two goals, Hayley Nobles scored, and Malika McFane had her first goal of the year as the Lady Royals beat Laney at home 4-0 Tuesday. 

The Royals had an 8-0 first half lead versus the Wildcats.  In the second Jacob Tilley scored and Ross Bennett got the game-clincher in a 10-0 win. 

BCHS hosts Jefferson County to end the regular season. 

Boys play at 5 p.m. with girls to follow.  Senior players will be recognized between games.

Bleckley Caps Baseball Senior Night with Walk-off Win versus Dodge

Bleckley Caps Baseball Senior Night with Walk-off Win versus Dodge

Tuesday was senior night in Cochran as Bleckley played what was the rubber match of their sub-region series with Dodge.  Each team had won on their home field.  Before the game, senior players and managers were recongized.  As to the game itself, the Indians jumped out to a 3-0 lead.  Kyle Brown's first high school home run capped a four-run bottom of the third.  DCHS retook the lead with four runs in the top of the fourth.

BCHS would have the bases loaded in both the fourth and fifth innings with one out but be unable to score.  Aron Chick's second home run of the game, a solo shot in the sixth made it 8-4.  In the bottom of the seventh, Cody Jones doubled to lead off.  He came home on a Bryant Trice single.  Jordan Perdue (who had been hit by a pitch) scored on a passed ball.  Dusty Jones was hit with the bases loaded, making it 8-7. 

With two outs, Calab Bryant came to the plate.  He sent a pitch over the

Bleckley Unable to Hold Early Lead at East Laurens

Bleckley Unable to Hold Early Lead at East Laurens

BCHS came into Friday's game at East Laurens needing a win to help secure the second seed from 3B-AA for the upcoming region playoffs.  A three-run first got things started.  After stranding two runners in the third,  ELHS cut the lead to 3-2.  Jordan Perdue was hit by a pitch to lead off the fourth but was left stranded. 

The Falcons took the lead with five in their half of the inning.  The Royals had two on, one out in the fifth.  An attempted double steal saw one runner tagged out at home and the other stranded at second.  Dylan Churchwell got his first varsity hit and RBI in the sixth.  Churchwell went in when Cal Young suffered what was later diagnosed as a broken thumb in the first inning.

Lady Royals Soccer Team Loses Second Straight One-goal Game

Lady Royals Soccer Team Loses Second Straight One-goal Game

The BCHS girls soccer team had their third straight game as they hosted Screven County Thursday.  Screven scored two goals within four minutes of each other in the first half. 

Ashley Burton scored with 1:25 left in the game but BCHS would fall 2-1.  Both teams will be in action on April 19 at home versus Laney.  Game times are 5 and 7 p.m.

Bleckley Pick Up Needed Baseball Win Versus Irish

Bleckley Pick Up Needed Baseball Win Versus Irish

Bleckley went into Tuesday's home game versus Dublin needing a win.  Not only to break a four-game losing streak but to also keep their hopes of hosting a home playoff game alive.  Tied at 1 in the fourth, Cody Jones untied the game with a solo home run.  Caleb Bryant (back in the lineup) followed with a solo shot. 

It was the first back to back blasts for the Royals in two years.  Kyle Brown added to the lead with an RBI single in the fifth.  Bryant got his second home run of the game as part of a two-run sixth as the Royals won 6-2.

Bryant finished 2 for 3, Jones 1 for 2.  BCHS plays at East Laurens Friday.  JV play at 4 p.m. with varsity to follow.