Lady Tiger basketball coach Faye Baker knows Beach High girls coach Ronald Booker is going to bring a disciplined and talented team. The longtime, friendly rivalry between Baker and Booker has produced exciting girls' games, often deciding region championships and state berths. But Tuesday, the Lady Tigers fell short of expectations and the Lady Bulldogs dominated, 59-29.
Both the Liberty County boys and girls suffered losses in Richmond Hill last week. Tuesday, Liberty avenged those losses, beating the Wildcats at home.
There is something a bit different about Bradwell Institute's boys this year. There's an air of confidence in the Tigers and Tuesday they proved it again, beating Beach High, 55-43, at home.
Despite a game effort, the Long County High School girls fell 41-24 to St. Vincent's Academy Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys came from behind Tuesday to beat Benedictine Military School, 59-57.
Rec soccer team playing at state
Fresh off their win against Bradwell Institute, the Lady Panthers of Liberty County High School had to try and ward off a strong attack from Jenkins on Saturday in Savannah.
Last season, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's girls' swim team earned eighth place in the Georgia Independent School Association State Championships. This season is off to a good start toward eclipsing that mark.
Some former local basketball stars have East Georgia College off to a great start this season.
Liberty County's own version of rivalry week was Friday night, with a split between the two schools.
Standout athlete Luke Golden recently was selected as the Wendy's High School Heisman Winner for Long County High School.
They were only scrimmages, but to the folks watching Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy go against First Presbyterian Christian Academy, it was lights out and game on.