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The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.
Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger senior basketball player Mariah Maternik was named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association all-state basketball team as an honorable mention selection, the GSWA announced Thursday.
Top-ranked Wayne County held on to the top spot in Region 2A-AAAA and Liberty County High School dropped to 1-7 in the region after the Yellow Jackets beat the Panthers 10-0 in five innings Friday in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team endured a fifth straight loss Friday, falling 10-0 in five innings to visiting Pierce County.
Hinesville's 10U Gator girls' soccer team placed second in the 20th annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout held March 26-27 in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The Liberty County baseball team fell to Region 2A-AAAA foe Brunswick, 7-2, on Wednesday night at home. The game originally was scheduled for Tuesday, but rain forced postponement.
It was the last time the seniors of the Bradwell soccer teams would play at Olvey Field, and it was a memorable sweeping of Groves for both squads. The Lady Tigers finished with a convincing 8-1 win and Bradwell pulled out the nightcap, 8-5.
On Saturday, the Walker Middle School boys' soccer team ended its season with a second-place finish in the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
The Tigers track teams traveled to Lowndes on April 2, where the boys' team placed third and the girls finished fourth out of 18 teams competing in the Harmon Invitational.
The Long County High School baseball team will have four special honorary nights in April at its home games.
Bradwell Institute kicker and punter David Miller was invited to football camp as a preferred walk-on punter at Georgia State University.
Liberty County High School's baseball team was in neighboring Bryan County on Saturday, where Wildcats pitcher Kevin Matthews pitched six innings and struck out 13 to beat the visitors, 12-1, in a game shortened by the mercy rule.
The Lady Wildcats soccer team wrapped up the season as the runner-up for the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
Bradwell Institute edged Benedictine, 2-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA baseball game Friday in Savannah. Pitcher Jacob Dill got the win, allowing the Cadets only two hits.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Liberty County split home games with Burke County on Saturday.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams won tight home games Saturday over Statesboro.
Liberty County riders placed in 22 different classes and brought home blue ribbons from eight classes at the 2013 Georgia Fall Classic on Nov. 23 in Perry.
STATESBORO - Jerick McKinnon was named the most valuable player for Georgia Southern's football team Saturday during the team's postseason banquet in Statesboro.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's string of success on the campus of the Florida Gators came to an end Thursday at the NCAA volleyball tournament against the Florida State Seminoles.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team took down the Glynn Academy Red Terrors at home Friday night to start their Region 3-AAAAA games with a 54-40 win. Before the boys' game, the Lady Tigers suffered a loss in their region opener, falling 42-33.
According to the University of Miami's athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player and UM senior Rion Brown scored a career-high 25 points in the final game of the ACC/Big Challenge tournament Wednesday night.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams will take on the McIntosh County teams Tuesday in Darien.
According to an article posted on Holygrantholyland.com, Liberty County linebacker and highly coveted class of 2014 recruit Raekwon McMillan will have his in-home visit with Urban Meyer next Sunday, Dec. 15.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern guard Jelani Hewitt was picked recently as the Southern Conference player of the month for November after leading the league in scoring for the opening month of the season. A native of Miramar, Fla., Hewitt scored more than 20 points in six of GSU's eight games in November.
MOBILE, Ala. - Two Georgia Southern Eagles, running back Jerick McKinnon and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks, have been invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl. The football game is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., and serves as a showcase of talent for NFL general managers, coaches and scouts as well as representatives from other professional football leagues.
Several Liberty County High School players were named to the Georgia High School Association's Class AAAA All-Region football team.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams traveled to Savannah on Tuesday and earned a split with Beach High.
Much like last week's games between the same teams at Liberty County High School, the Panther teams split their rematches Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.