First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander basketball player Mike Tige has signed a letter of intent to play for the Barons of Brewton-Parker College.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost to Wayne County Monday, 14-1.
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The Long County High School softball team, playing at home, defeated Liberty County on Thursday in a lopsided 16-2 game.
During the summer, many girls from the area play alongside each other on recreational and traveling softball teams. On Saturday morning, however, the friends became temporary foes as the Lady Panthers of Liberty visited Bradwell's Lady Tigers in a match hotter than the soaring temperatures.
Liberty County High School was thrust into Region 2A-AAAA last year and the football team suddenly faced a whole new set of Region opponents.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost the season opener this past Tuesday to Wayne County 10-2.
The 12U South Georgia Kings placed fourth in the AAU National Classic Tournament July 19-25 in Hampton, Va. Head coach Shane Smith said the team earned an automatic bid to the 2012 nationals in Memphis.
In their final AAU tournament of the season the Coastal Crew 15U Rebels placed 11th overall, battling against older teams in Orlando the final weekend of July.
Friday afternoon was busy for student athletes of Long County High School. The girls softball and the boys football teams played on adjacent fields in Blue vs. White scrimmages to prep for the upcoming seasons.
Nobody hit the hole-in-one but five local students received $1,000 scholarships and a few golfers did take away trophies in Saturday's seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament.
The Barracuda Baseball Team brought home the championship trophy from a USSSA 13U AAA "2011 Last Chance" tournament in Forsyth.
The Long County Recreation Department had its first Back-to-School Rally Saturday and kids from all over competed for sports medals and trophies.
Five college-bound students each received checks for $1,000 to help fund their educations courtesy of the seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament, which teed off 9 a.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.
A Liberty County High School football player won't have to get used to a new mascot next year after verbally committing on Monday to play for the Georgia State University Panthers.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy won its final four basketball game Wednesday, beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, in Macon.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' varsity basketball team is heading to Mercer University this afternoon to play in the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title tournament.
Liberty County pitcher Colby Rhea struck out 12 batters and allowed only one hit in Liberty's weather-shortened 5-0 win against Calvary Day on Monday at home.
Any reigning state-champion soccer team knows every team it faces will try to knock it down a notch.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' teams gave the ranked soccer teams from Vidalia tough fights on Friday.
The Bradwell baseball team got closer to - but still fell short of - Charlton County on Saturday.
The Bradwell Institute boys' track team was second overall and the girls' team was third at last weekend's Statesboro Invitational.
In recent years, the Long County baseball team has been dominated by rival Jeff Davis County. But with a new coach and attitude, Long County fans and players were hoping for different results this year.
Many area riders were honored during the annual American Saddlebred Horse Association of Georgia banquet Feb. 22 at the Idle Hour Country Club in Macon.
Four of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's starting varsity soccer players signed scholarships Friday afternoon to play for Point University in West Point, Ga. FPCA's Domonique Kirkley, Clark Sukaratana, Ricky Gilliard and Tyler Cause committed to the same college.
Alexandria Moses on Friday penned her name to play volleyball at Agnes Scott College, making her the first volleyball player from First Presbyterian Christian Academy to earn the honor.
Paying tribute to their former head coach and mentor, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys varsity basketball team made a brief stop Thursday afternoon at the grave of Ernie Walthour.
Liberty County High School on Friday had been looking to avenge last week's baseball loss to Bradwell Institute, but it didn't happen. Instead, the Tigers team claimed a 10-0 shutout win at home over the Panthers. The game ended in the sixth inning.
It's no wonder college scouts have been checking out the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys soccer team and signing players. The squad finished as state runner up last season and is poised to make another state run this year. On Friday afternoon, they helped their chances by beating Alleluia Community School, 5-2, at St. James Field. Highlander Clark Sukaratana signed to Point University on Friday morning and was the first Highlander to score a goal that afternoon. That point was followed by back-to-back goals from midfielder Stanford Graham. Last week, Graham signed a scholarship to play at Middle Georgia ...
The Long County High School baseball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the year Thursday, defeating McIntosh County 10-3. With the win, the Blue Tide improved to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the region.