The seniors lined up for flowers and photographs during Bradwell's basketball homecoming game Friday night. But the sparks and fireworks came on the court in a climatic men's game and one-point, at-the-buzzer victory over Windsor Forest (60-59).
The high school basketball season is approaching the playoffs and soon many players will seek out the traveling teams and summer leagues. But school won't be out for the summer if you plan to play for the AAU Coastal Crew Rebels.
Bradwell's Lady Tigers maintain the spot at the top of 3-AAAAA region with another victory when they conquered the Lady Blue Jackets of Savannah High on Tuesday night (53-49). The men, however, tried their best to give Savannah their second loss, only to come up short (64-81).
The Bradwell Tigers were to travel to Beach High School and face the Bulldogs Tuesday night in a battle for who stays on top of 3-AAAAA in the women's division.
The Lady Tigers removed the sting from their fresh wound and loss to the Jenkins Warriors Friday night by scraping the stinger off the Yellow Jackets in their own hive Saturday afternoon. The Men Tigers followed suit by stinging the Jackets 49-43.
Bradwell's Tigers battled at Jenkins High Friday night and Jenkins showed a renewed vitality, despite their record, giving the Tigers a challenge into overtime.
The Lady Panthers tried something different in Friday's game against the Lady Hephzibah Rebels. They tried to slow the Rebels pace.
The Hephzibah Rebels stepped onto the Panthers Court Friday night hoping to duplicate what the Lady Rebels had done to the Lady Panthers.
In another tight scoring game the Lady Warriors of Jenkins did something that Beach, Groves and Camden County could not. They upset the number one ranked Lady Tigers by defeating them 57-58.
Lady Tigers 56-Lady Wildcats 55
ATHENS, Ga. -- After three straight meets on the road against top-five opponents, Georgia finally returns to Athens for its first home meet of the year Saturday against the No. 5 LSU Tigers in Stegeman Coliseum at 4 p.m.
The Panthers battled the Wildcats in Richmond Hill Tuesday night with both the men and lady Panthers toppling the big cats.
First Presbyterian Men Highlanders varsity basketball team is hooping it up with three back-to-back victories; over Glennville Christian, Providence Christian and Thomas Jefferson on Saturday, Tuesday night and Wednesday night.
The rain kept falling hard, as did the temperature but inside Bradwell's gymnasium it was hot shots and warm smiles for those at Saturday's 15th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament featuring area ninth grade and junior varsity squads.
The First Presbyterian Men Highlanders' junior varsity and varsity squads handed Glennville Christian Academy losses Saturday afternoon, but the Lady Minutemen dominated the Lady Highlanders and won by eight points.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.
Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.
Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.
Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.
Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.
Former Liberty County High School student and football player Travon Walthour last week accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by two years of probation, for the January 2012 stabbing death of Terry Floyd Jr.
Just two weeks ago, Bradwell Institute boys were in Springfield where the Effingham County Rebels beat the Tigers 3-2 in a Region 3-AAAAA brawl. Friday night, the Tiger boys picked apart the Rebels, 5-2, on Olvey Field.
Bradwell Institute did a good job holding off a big attack in Thursday's home stand against the Gators.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy dropped a 12-1 loss to David Emanuel Academy Tuesday in Stillmore. On Thursday, the FPCA boys welcomed DEA to their home turf and avenged the earlier loss with a 7-1 win at St. James Field.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team recalled how Effingham County shut them down, 13-0, when the teams battled in a Region 3-AAAAA contest March 10.
Bradwell Institute's boys' and girls' teams fell at Windsor Forest last Friday.
Former Liberty County High School standout Raekwon McMillan continues to impress at Ohio State University's spring practice in Columbus, Ohio.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team split its recent games.