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BCHS named U.S. National Blue Ribbon School.

Bleckley County High School has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. BCHS is one of two schools in the state to receive the honor.  A video of the announcement can be found here. Superintendent Dr. Steve Smith said in an email announcing the news that credit goes to district employees. “Every employee of our school district shares in this honor. Every person in this school system has poured himself or herself into our students, and our students' high achievement led to this award. I am so proud of each of you, and we are so thankful for a community that supports education.

Middle, high school cross country teams win Clash of the Classes.

Middle, high school cross country teams win Clash of the Classes.

(Photos contributed.) The Runnin' Barons and Runnin' Royals had their home debut Saturday at Clash of the Classes, the annual race that pitted grades against each other (IE: eighth grade girls, 11th grade boys.) Both teams finished first overall and had several individual top finishes. Read milesplit.com results by clicking here.

Local travel team finishes 11u season on high note.

Local travel team finishes 11u season on high note.

Bleckley Bullets were in Charleston, South Carolina this past weekend for the Top Gun Wood Bat World Series.  The team went 3-1 in pool play and won the championship.  This was the final tournament for the Bullets in 11u.  They finish with a 36-6-2 record.

Church softball tournament champion crowned.

Church softball tournament champion crowned.

Lakeview Baptist Church won their third straight Bleckley County Church Softball League tournament championship Saturday.  Facing First Baptist Church team three in a best of three series, Lakeview won game one 8-6, lost game two 2-1, then rallied from 5-1 down to win the the title 8-5.

Local travel teams do well at Dublin tournament.

Local travel teams do well at Dublin tournament.

A pair of local travel baseball teams did well at CAMSPORTS-USA'S Summer Nationals played this weekend in Dublin.  Bleckley Bullets won first place in the 11u division.  BC Royals finished second in the 17u division.

BCHS wins Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.

Bleckley County High School was announced today as the 2020-21 winner of the GHSA Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for region 3-AA. According to the announcement on GHSA.net, the award honors schools that"demonstrated impeccable sportsmanship during the 2020-21 school year."

Pilot Club receives awards at convention

Pilot Club of Cochran received two awards at the Pilot International Convention held this past weekend in Atlanta. According to a Facebook post, the group got the third place award for outstanding community service and the fourth place award for volunteer hours.