When five area women recently laced up some walking shoes, wore some white clothing and added a ton of color, what they got was a feeling of accomplishment.
The Panther football team wrapped up two weeks of spring practice Friday afternoon with its Black and Gold Scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium.
New Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill formally was introduced to Tiger Touchdown Club members Thursday at a meet-and-greet hosted by the group in the school's cafeteria. The gathering originally was scheduled to be held at member George Holtzman's house, but rain prompted club Vice President Kenneth Howard to move the party indoors.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy celebrated its athletes during the school's annual sports banquet Monday at First Presbyterian Church.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' soccer team's tough 2-1 loss to Frederica in Saturday's state-title game was made a little easier to swallow after many Highlanders were named to the 2014 All-State and All-Region teams this week.
Team Liberty didn't claim the top prize of a smooch with a cute little swine, but the squad did help the greater cause.
It didn't matter that it happened in the final round, just that it happened.
After 20 years at Bradwell Institute, assistant football coach Jeff Miller is leaving the Tiger football program and the school after accepting teaching and assistant football coaching positions at Long County High School.
Long County High School baseball player Phillip Swindell signed a letter of intent with Piedmont College on Monday at the LCHS media center, giving the senior catcher the opportunity to play at the next level.
It didn't matter that it happened in the seventh and final round, it matters because it just happened. With their final pick of the 2014 NFL Drat the Indianapolis Colts picked former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John in the seventh round Saturday.
New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill got a glimpse of his football team last week as the Tigers finished their first week of spring practice.
Liberty County High School's football team began hitting the pads last week, practicing offensive routes and learning fundamentals as the Panthers prepare for a busier-than-normal season.
Four Liberty County High School track competitors earned top-12 placings during the first two days of the boys' state track and field meet in Jefferson.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team's quest for a second-straight state title ended Tuesday with a 2-0 loss to Sherwood Academy in Albany.
Bradwell Institute baseball players Chris Bell, Sage Sammons and Ryan Desbiens have been named to the Region 3-AAAAA All-Region Team.
Bradwell Institute held the Toombs County Bulldogs scoreless in Friday night's preseason scrimmage in Lyons.
Liberty County High School downed Bradwell Institute, 19-2, in four innings in girls' softball action Thursday afternoon at BI.
South Effingham edged out the Liberty County Panthers, 9-7, in Friday's scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium. Despite the loss, the Panthers' coaching staff saw enough action to decide on a starting quarterback. Coaches also were relieved to see that even though former standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan is gone, defense didn't skip a beat.
Liberty County High School will host the South Effingham Mustangs for a scrimmage game at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute will play Toombs County in its scrimmage at 7 tonight in Lyons.
Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.
The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.
This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Steven Teal's testimony, which established probable cause in the state's case.
Last season, the Liberty County High School softball team went 9-15 overall and 4-4 in Region 3A-AAAA, but also had a lot of young, up-and-coming talent.
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