The Lady Panthers clawed passed the Wayne County Yellow Jackets Tuesday night, the first in a three home-game series that continues today with a rematch against Beach and a Saturday game hosting the Camden County Wildcats.
In a game that was a lot closer than the final score shows, the Tigers took the sting out of the Yellow Jackets inside the Tigers' den Saturday night.
The Wayne County Lady Yellow Jackets fell Saturday night to a hard-clawing defensive Lady Tiger squad who was looking for redemption after a disappointing loss to Groves just one night earlier.
The Lady Panthers had their first region win over the Lady Bears of Burke County this past Friday, making them 1-0 in 3-AAA Region and 5-1 overall.
Feeling the pressure of their first regional game in hostile Rebels' territory, the Tigers came out and hit the baskets early to take a three-point lead in the first period.
It was obvious Friday night's game meant something special - a little more than a win or a loss. The air in the gym was as thick as the fog that was forming outside.
The Panthers hit the road into Bear country and came home victorious against a tall and, up until then, undefeated Burke County team.
The Warriors from Tattnall County came into the Panthers' arena and waged a hard battle before falling behind by nine points to give the home team their second-straight victory.
The Lady Panthers added another win Tuesday night against the Lady Tattnall Warriors in a 71-19 victory. This gives them a 4-1 record as they prepare for a true test of regional competition tonight when they travel to Burke County and take on the Lady Bears.
A fugitive from the Georgia Department of Corrections was apprehended without incident around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.
The Tattnall County Warriors rolled into the Tigers Den Tuesday evening and were unable to tame the Tiger or Lady Tigers basketball teams.
The Liberty County Panthers had their first home game of the season Saturday night against the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers and the men and women rebounded from their Friday losses to hand the Buccaneers two solid defeats.
The Panthers were handed two losses Friday night as the Beach High Bulldogs capitalized on their defense and outshot the men and women's basketball teams. The Panthers fell to 1-2 while the Lady Panthers suffered their first loss of the season and stand at 2-1.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy had their home opener Monday night against the Lady and Men Minutemen of Glennville Christian Academy.
It's hard to find something to celebrate after a disappointing loss to your state rival and the firing of your head coach. But for one Hinesville family, it was an honor to celebrate their son's performance for the last four years as a Yellow Jacket.
The young Liberty County girls' soccer team dug deep during its sub-region game against Academy of Richmond County on Tuesday in Augusta and earned a 6-1 win to qualify for the state playoffs.
Bradwell Institute dropped a 7-0 decision to Ware County on Wednesday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest in Waycross.
According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn't disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday's spring scrimmage in Columbus.
Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.
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.