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.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's middle-school basketball teams are set to play and host their first Middle School Tip-Off on Dec. 6-8 at the St. James Sports Center.
It was an exciting way for Rhett Hellgren to begin his head-coaching days at Bradwell.
Liberty County's basketball teams had a tough night Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School. The Lady Panthers fell 56-23 to the undefeated Lady Wildcats, while the Panther boys' teams lost, 47-40.
Trailing by 19 points at the half Tuesday at home, the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers rallied to cut McIntosh County Academy's lead to only five points by the end of the third quarter.
The second annual Friends of Joe Watkins Memorial Flag Football Tournament will be Dec. 15 at James Brown Park in Hinesville.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team fell to Wayne County, 73-67, on Saturday in Jesup.
Former Georgia Southern football coach Erk Russell will be honored during a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, when the Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation unveils a nine-foot bronze statue depicting the coach who resurrected GSU football after it was dormant for 41 years.
Former Faith Baptist and Liberty County High School sharpshooter Aaron Scott has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Appalachian State University in Boone. N.C.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team started its season with two losses at the Southside Classic on Nov. 16-17 at Windsor Forest.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell last week in its two opening games.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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