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BCMS Cheerleaders have good debut despite obstacles.

Despite having three squad members out due to injury and illness, BCMS finished first in the small school division of the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic.  Read more 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.

Special sendoff for 8u All Stars.

Special sendoff for 8u All Stars.

Today, the Bleckley 8u All Star baseball team is en route to Laurel, Mississippi for the Dixie Youth World Series.  A special sendoff ceremony was held Tuesday night at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department. After their final practice at home, the team came to the parking lot and heard from Director Andy Brand, board member Chan Jones, and Mayor Billy Yeomans. The team then received a law enforcement escort as they paraded out and down Dykes Street to Farmers Furniture. Bleckley will open play against the host team from Laurel Thursday.

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.

Registration open for fall baseball/softball at rec. department.

Registration is open for fall baseball and softball at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department now through August 11 at 5 pm. Cost is $55 per child. Must be 4 to register. If they would move up in the spring, they'd move up in the fall. Call (478)934-3225 with any questions.  Register online by clicking here.

Registration open for fall football, soccer at rec. department.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department is holding registration for fall football and soccer now through August 11. Cost of each is $55. Age control for football is September 1, soccer players must be 5 before September 1. Football programs offered are flag for 6u and tackle for ages 8-12. Soccer programs are offered for ages 6-12. Registration can be done online at cbrdrecreation.com or at the rec. department during normal business hours. Call (478)934-3225 or email abrandcbrd@gmail.com with any questions.