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Community Sports Jul 20th, 2019 - 11:08:28


Community Sports
Good start for 10u baseball at state.



The 10u baseball all stars opened state pool play Friday night against Seminole County. Much of the team is made up of 9u players from the Bleckley County Bullets travel team. A pair of five-run innings blew open what was a 4-1 game. Eli Woodard struck out 10 in just 3 and 2/3 innings pitched as BC won 14-2. Pool play continues tomorrow with games at 9 am and 4 pm.

Jul 5, 2019, 22:17

Community Sports
Trio of Royals getting big time baseball experience.

(Photo courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) Jack Fernandez, Carson Waters, and Steven Knighton are playing for Game On Baseball at the World Wood Bat 17u National Championship sponsored by Perfect Game. The three are getting to face teams from across America. Games are taking place at the Lakepoint Sports Complex in Cartersville.

Jul 2, 2019, 11:05

Community Sports
Travel team has good weekend despite tough competition.

(Courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) Though playing in a combined bracket with 18u teams, BC Royals 15u travel baseball finished second in the silver bracket at Top Gun Sports' "Tournament of Champions"played this weekend in Pooler. Top hitters for the weekend were Caleb Hill and Tyler Weaver, each going 7 for 16, (.436.) Other leading hitters were: Caleb Senters, .357. Matthew Bland, .333. Carter Brannen, .307. Dawson Chapman, .300.

Jun 30, 2019, 18:05

Community Sports
World series bound: 8u baseball wins Dixie Youth State Title.

The 8u all stars were back in action Saturday, looking to win Cochran Bleckley Rec Department’s first state title since moving to Dixie Youth Baseball. A 16-4 win against Taylor County put BC into the title game.
Their championship game opponent was a rematch against Wrens. A five-run third blew open what was a 2-1 game. But Bleckley would only score once more, an RBI groundout in the fifth. Wrens loaded the bases in the sixth with no outs, but Bleckley would hang on to win the Division II Coach Pitch State Tittle 8-4. They advance to the world series July 26-30 in Rustin, Louisiana.


Pictured is the team and coaches. Bottom row L-R: Cooper Floyd, Liam Woodard, Mason Asbell, Max Burke, Reid Coffey. Second row L-R: Thomas Williams, Brantley Ross, Caleb Nowell, Beau Foskey, Ryan Hightower, Jude Womble, Dylan Lamb. Back row L-R: Michael Woodard, Chris Foskey (Manager/Head Coach), Brian Asbell, Brent Womble.

Jun 29, 2019, 17:38

Community Sports
Early runs propel 8u baseball to quarterfinal win.



For the first time since the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department joined Dixie Youth Baseball in 2015, the 8u team was playing for a state title, having finished as top seed during last weekend's pool play. Their opening opponent was Wrens. BC had a 7-0 lead after two innings and led 8-2 going to the fifth. Four runs in the home half secured a 12-2 win and semifinals berth. Their next game is tomorrow at 10:45 am in Cochran.

Jun 28, 2019, 22:23

Community Sports
Softball all stars finish state runner up.

(Photo courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) The Bleckley 10u All Star softball team competed at state this weekend in Manchester. They won Friday night against Columbia County, fell Saturday to Taylor County. Needing a win to clinch a title game berth Sunday, BC beat Dekalb County 13-3. However, they would miss clinching a world series berth by one game, losing to Taylor County 8-4. Coaches for the team were Chris Adams, Dawn Parkerson, and Quadre Johnson.

Jun 23, 2019, 22:41

Community Sports
One team moving on as part of busy all star Saturday.



Bleckley 8u baseball has a chance to make the Dixie Youth Baseball world series. Saturday, the team won against Donaldsonville then capped a perfect 3-0 in pool play by beating Taylor County 10-2. They’ll be top seed for next weekend’s semifinals, also in Cochran. In other action, 6u baseball finished 1-3, losing to Jones County- Gold and beating Albany 15-2. Though 10u softball lost their state game versus Taylor County 9-4, they can advance by winning tomorrow.

Jun 22, 2019, 23:38

Community Sports
State tournaments begin for all star teams.



Three Bleckley All Star teams began state tournament play Friday night. In Manchester, 10u softball won their opener against Columbia County. They'll likely play Taylor County tomorrow. Meanwhile in Cochran: 6u baseball lost to Lamar County 14-9 and will play Jones County, Gold tomorrow at 10:15 am. A three-run top of the second helped get 8u baseball off to a good start against Schley County en route to a 12-6 win. They play Donaldsonville tomorrow at 10:15 am.

Jun 21, 2019, 22:58

Community Sports
Softball All Stars headed to world series.

(Courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) The 8u all star softball team finished second in state, winning against Marion County but losing to Jones County. However, Jones County declined to go to the upcoming world series that will be played in Eufaula, Alabama. As a result, Bleckley County will represent Georgia in the Darlings (8u division) as state champions.

Jun 19, 2019, 10:54

Community Sports
Saturday roundup of all star action.

(Courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) The 6u baseball team is coached by Matt Baker, Danny Rycroft, Greg Gay, and Corey Alley.
(Courtesy BleckleyProgress.com contributor.) Former BCHS and current UGA softball player Hannah Coulter came by Saturday morning to wish the 8u softball team good luck.
It was a busy Saturday as three all star teams were in action. In Cochran- 6u softball lost to Jones County but will move on to the world series as they were the only other team. The 8u defeated Marion County 13-12 but lost to Jones County 13-3. A win against Marion County tomorrow at 2 pm puts BC into the title game. 6u baseball made their season debut at West Macon Park. Despite losing both pool games and being seventh seed, the team fought their way to the title game, losing to Jones County. State for both 6u and 8u baseball will be in Cochran next weekend.

Jun 15, 2019, 22:13


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