Bleckley Progress Click for classifieds
Home
Where to go when you need to know!
Contact

Our Services

Front Page 
 
 High School Sports
 
 Middle School Sports
 
 Community News
 Saying Thank You
 Fundraisers
 
 Community Sports
 
 Schedules
 
 Forms
 
 Directions
 High School Directions
 
 Links
 
 Site News
 
 Special Announcements
Search

High School Sports Dec 18th, 2018 - 00:02:08


More than making football players better.

By Dave Whitaker
Dec 17, 2018, 23:34

Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Jamir Marshall with Coach Derrick Farrow.


“You play to win the game.” Those simple words once said by Herm Edwards are true of football coaches at any level. They want to win. During his remarks at Monday night’s football awards, head coach Von Lassiter said the players were expected to win.

Farrow with Shon Jenkins.


But he said it was about more than that. It was about what kind of person they’d be not just 10 years from now, but how they’d be remembered 100 years from now. Lassiter, a devout Christian, added their eternal recognition was also important.

Zach Lassiter and Coach Brad Davis.


Besides the usual certificates handed out (as well as T-Shirts) several awards were given in honor or memory of people in the community. Winners were as follows.

Coaches Garrett Collins and Derrick Farrow with Scholar Athletes L-R: Hugh Cairney, Zach Lassiter, Dominic Sasser, Dawson Sanders.


JV: Best Offense- Jamir Marshall. Best Defense- Shon Jenkins. Tom Porter Fellowship of Christian Athletes Award- Zach Lassiter. Jimmy Kilpatrick Offensive Leadership Award- Mekhi Farrow.

Willie Chambers with Garrett and Brantley Collins.


Sam Barrs Defensive Leadership Award- Arkenzio Hayes. Scholar Athlete Awards- Dawson Sanders, Dominic Sasser, High Cairney, Zach Lassiter. Outstanding Special Teams Player- Andrew Thompson. Impact Freshman- Quintavis Slappy. Outstanding Offensive Lineman- Will Collins. Outstanding Defensive Lineman- Willie Harris.

Kelton Elvine, Arkenzio Hayes, and Derrick Farrow.


Outstanding Linebacker- Willie Chambers. Hayes was named Outstanding Defensive Back. Outstanding Wide Receiver- Bryce Bailey. Outstanding Offensive Back- Nykeem Farrow. Ben Dykes Offensive Hustle Award- Marcus Brown.

Ben Dykes, Marcus Brown, Coach Randy Thompson.


Don Turknett Defensive Hustle Award- Mika Floyd. Nykeem Farrow and Willie Harris won the offensive and defensive MVP awards.

Don Turknett, Mica Floyd, Kelton Elvine.


Captain’s Award as selected by teammates went to Floyd, Collins, Lassiter, Mekhi Farrow and Nykeem Farrow.

Coach Sean Patrick and Nykeem Farrow.


In his closing remarks, Lassiter encouraged returning players to stand out not only on the field, but in all areas of life. He said the coaching staff was committed to working as hard as possible to making the players not only better as football players, but better men. Lassiter encouraged parents to be involved with the Touchdown Club.

Willie Harris and Coach Brad Davis.


Congratulations to all the award winners.

© Copyright by BleckleyProgess.com

Top of Page


Latest Headlines
High School Sports
Royals open season with rout of Red Devils.
Big fifth inning powers Lady Royals to victory.
Lady Royals lose at Schley County.
Middle School Sports
Tough day on the diamond for BCMS.
Lady Barons lose at Jeff Davis.
Bats struggle in loss to East Laurens.
Community News
Honors Biology class fundraiser will help you welcome people to Royals Country.
Title I meeting at BCHS September 4.
Portion of East Peter Street to close August 26.
Community Sports
Getting ready for some football.
BCHS golfer wins GSGA Junior Championship.
Season ends in semifinals for 8u baseball.
Schedules
Heat cancels BCMS softball game.
BCMS 2019 football schedule available to download.
BCHS softball games versus Dublin cancelled.
Forms
Royal Kingsmen Future Dazzlers August 26-30.
Royal Touchdown Club seeking memberships, sponsorships, for 2019 season.
Annual golf tournament will benefit Promise of Hope men's facility.
Directions
Directions to Fitzgerald High School baseball and softball fields.
Schedule, directions, for baseball quarterfinal games at Bremen.
Directions to Montgomery County High School.
Links
Royals football broadcasts to be online only this season.
Runnin' Royals season begins.
Link to football game squad material for upcoming cheer tryouts.
Site News
I don't like doing these articles anymore than you like reading them.
Apology for the prior condition of the site.
Ways I can help you that would help me also.
Special Announcements
Paulk Landscaping congratulates BCHS girls tennis on third straight title.

 
All content © BleckleyProgress.com and its contributors.
**Copying or reposting of photos without permission is prohibited.**