Bulldogs win big on Senior Night
The Thomson Diamond Dogs celebrated Senior Night with a 17-0 win over Greene County.
|Seniors in Thomson High School’s baseball program were saluted Monday night prior to the Bulldogs hosting Greene County. In front, from left: Diamond Girl Sadie Brown, Jordan Fanning, Dakota Gergen, and Cade Brown. In back: coach Brett Chalker, head coach Brad Smith, Raheem Caser, Garrett McClure, Patterson Hutto, coach Robert Brown, and coach David Whitfield. |
Bulldogs’ Troxler to relocate, Ingram named offensive coordinator
Thomson Bulldog offensive coordinator Jarrett Troxler accepted a new teaching position recently.
|Jarrett Troxler |
On April 14, Thomson Head Coach Rob Ridings announced in a press release that Troxler had accepted a position at Massillon High School in Massillon, Ohio.
Robert Sapp baseball camp returns to Thomson June 19
The 37th annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp and Girls Softball Camp is accepting applications for its summer session to be held at Sweetwater Park June 19-23.
Bulldogs win and lose by large numbers in region games
The Thomson Diamond Dogs split important region games last week.
|Chase Smith winds up against the Razorbacks. |
On Tuesday, Thomson rolled to Milledgeville and wheeled out with a 13-3 win against the Baldwin Braves. Friday night, a gigantic first inning by the Cross Creek Razorbacks at Bulldog Field led to a 10-0 loss for the Bulldogs.
SURVIVAL surges at Sweetwater Park Gym
It was a Saturday night of SURVIVAL as Viral Pro Wrestling invaded Sweetwater Park Gym.
|Hexx brings a Buckle Bomb and Anthony Henry blasts a kick on Joshua Cutshall.|
The event lived up to its name as bodies were flying everywhere as all these combatants were trying to survive.
With more than 200 attending, it was VPW's biggest show to date.
“Every show seems to get bigger and better,” said Joshua Hancock, VPW promoter.
Dogs win big against Hephzibah, ARC
The Thomson Bulldogs scored two dominating wins in baseball last week
|Chase Smith cracks a single against Hephzibah. |
On March 28, Thomson defeated the Richmond Academy Musketeers 11-1 in Augusta. On Friday night, the Bulldogs shut out the Hephzibah Rebels 10-0 in a region game.
The Bulldogs took control early against the Rebels, scoring four runs in the second inning and four more in the fourth in a game that ended on the mercy rule.
American Pro Hero Rodeo to be held April 28-29
The second annual American Pro Hero Rodeo will be held April 28 and 29 and will benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Augusta.
|A woman is shown barrel racing at a previous American Pro Hero Rodeo event. This year’s event will be April 28-29 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Military and public safety workers receive a complimentary admission. |
The event is part of the International Professional Rodeo Association and will have eight standard events with contestants from the eastern half of the United States as well as Canada. The events include barrel racing, bulldoging, girls breakaway, calf roping, team roping, bullriding, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding.
Basketball banquet celebrates students
Thomson High School honored students who participated in basketball, March 28.
|Radaren Johnson was presented with an award for scoring more than 1,000 points in high school games. Johnson, team captain, eclipsed the mark against Burke County, Feb. 10. |
Middle school Dogs finish second in CSRA league
The Thomson-McDuffie Middle School Bulldogs finished second in the CSRA Middle School League after losing 4-3 Thursday, March 23, to T.J. Elder Middle School Bears in Washington County.
|Bulldog first baseman Tyler Sewell makes a catch to try to catch a sliding Hawk.|
On March 21, the Bulldogs won the right to face Elder with an 11-6 win against Louisville Middle School at Sweetwater Park.
Thomson ends the season at 14-1, and LaBrandon Hudson, assistant coach and head coach Brock Hawkins said the future looks bright for the team.
Seals signs scholarship with Point University
Timothy Seals signed on the dotted line to play football at Point University on March 24.
|Timothy Seals is shown at his signing with his family, coaches and WCHS principal Trevor Roberson looking on. |
Seals, a senior at Warren County High School, has been a four-year starter at running back for the Screaming Devils. Point University is a private, liberal arts Christian college located in West Point, Georgia.