Category Archives: Bainbridge High School

BHS BassCats Qualify for State!

Press Release The BassCats fished the State Qualifier on Eufuala this past weekend with the team of Hudson Barber and  John Kirkus placing 11th out of 114 boats, weighing in 5 fish at 13.57 lbs. We had an additional 6 teams qualify for the State Championship Tournament, they are: High School Division: Hudson Barber/John Kirkus Jackson Conley/Stokes Moore… Read More »

SPORTS: Lyle Signs Baseball Scholarship with TCC

On Wednesday, November 9, Keith Lyle, a senior at Bainbridge High School, signed a scholarship to play baseball at Tallahassee Community College. Lyle, a shortstop and catcher, has played in 54 varsity games for the Bearcats and boasts a lifetime batting average of .385 with 62 hits, 42 RBI’s, and 2 home runs in his high school career.… Read More »




Bainbridge Bearcats football game against Lincoln (FL) cancelled

The Bainbridge Bearcats were slated to play the Lincoln High School Trojans on Thursday night at Gene Cox Stadium but due to Hurricane Hermine that game had been rescheduled to Saturday at Noon. As of Friday afternoon at 3pm, the game between the Bearcats and the Trojans has been cancelled without any plans to reschedule to a later… Read More »

Bearcats defeat the Godby High School Cougars in final preseason scrimmage

The Bainbridge Bearcats traveled down to Tallahassee, Florida, on Thursday night to take on the Godby High School Cougars for their final preseason scrimmage before the 2016 season. The Bearcats looked formidable against the Lowndes Vikings two weeks ago but the Cats were looking for a little more consistency on both offense and defense before they head home… Read More »

Bearcats impress in preseason scrimmage despite score

The old saying before the first scrimmage or game from every coach I’ve ever heard speak is that ‘we’re tired of hitting on each other and now we get to go hit on somebody else’ really couldn’t be used for the first 2016 preseason scrimmage for the Bainbridge Bearcats as they had just been able to legally put… Read More »




Bearcats’ Coach Littleton Speaks at Chamber Luncheon

According to Bainbridge Bearcats Coach Jeff Littleton, expectations are high for this year’s football team. Coach Jeff Littleton spoke at the Bainbridge Decatur County Chamber Luncheon, sponsored by First National Bank, on Thursday, August 4 After a historic season last year, which saw the Cats finish the regular season as undefeated Region champs and make the Semifinal game… Read More »

Bainbridge Athlete Ryan Adams Wins Prestigious Award

Bainbridge High School athlete Ryan Adams was awarded the prestigious Positive Athlete award in Atlanta on Tuesday.  Ryan, a rising senior at Bainbridge High School was nominated by his coach, Chad Smith, and selected as one of 30 winners across the state. On Tuesday, June 7, Ryan traveled to Atlanta to the College Football Hall of Fame and… Read More »




Sports: Hawks blow out Celtics, UAB gets promise fulfilled & Braves lose again

Here are your sports headlines for Wednesday, April 27th, 2016: Local BEARCATS (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Lady Cats Tennis Team bows out in playoffs BOBCATS (ALBANY HERALD) – Early County Bobcats baseball players remember teammate DARTON (ALBANY HERALD) – Final Darton Cavaliers teams still alive in post season FIREBIRDS (WALB) – Georgia Firebirds owners make plea to fans: Come… Read More »

SPORTS: High school baseball, Braves star injured, NCAA tournament field set

Here are your sports headlines for Monday, March 14th, 2016: Local BEARCATS (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Cats lose first games of season BEARCATS (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Track teams have strong showing in Tallahassee SYRUPMAKERS (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Cairo rolls over Crisp on the road BULLDOGS (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Thomasville takes both in double header National NCAAM (ESPN) – NCAA… Read More »




UPDATE: Decatur County Schools Closed Tomorrow (February 24)

  UPDATE TUESDAY 6:19 P.M. Per Superintendent, Dr Fred Rayfield, all Decatur County Schools WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY TOMORROW.  This applies to all students, faculty and staff. Sowegalive.com will post any changes to the school schedule should they occur. The weather conditions are in place for a stormy night Tuesday.  Other Decatur County schools that will be closed… Read More »




FSU has offered Dameon Pierce a scholarship

24/7 Sports is reporting that Bainbridge High School sophomore sensation Dameon Pierce has received a scholarship offer to play football at Florida State University. According to reports, FSU is the second Division 1 school to offer Pierce.   Pierce on his recent visit to FSU – photo courtesy of 24/7 Sports. Pierce set Bainbridge High School season records… Read More »

Former Bearcat and Syrupmaker Quarterback Steven Bench Still Aiming for the NFL

Great article from Pennlive.com on local product, Steven Bench.  The former Bainbridge Bearcat and Cairo Syrupmaker Quarterback is still working towards his dream of the NFL. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Steven Bench is asked what he loves about football. His response is akin to the rock star answering the kid reporter’s question about music in the final scene of Almost… Read More »




Southern Football Report: High School games this Friday night

The playoff picture is beginning to take shape & there are some key games this Friday night that have major playoff implications. Here are some games to keep your eyes & ears on: WBGE-FM, Live 101.9 – (5) Bainbridge Bearcats at Dougherty Trojans – Even though these two teams haven’t been in the same region every season, they… Read More »

Bainbridge students to gather and share at Fields of Faith event

Students from Bainbridge Middle School and Bainbridge High School will be coming together on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Centennial Field at 6:30 to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the Ninth Annual National Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 500 locations throughout the nation on this… Read More »