First-year Liberty County baseball coach Joel Moody claimed his first official win of the regular season Tuesday after his Panther squad knocked out Johnson High, 16-0, in three innings at home.
Here is the current schedule for area teams in the state high school basketball playoffs, which begin today and continue Saturday at various sites:
The South Effingham Mustangs swept the Bradwell Institute Tigers on Tuesday night at Freedom Field.
Still coaching young men in basketball, former Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball coach David Jones recently hit two milestones.
The Long County boys' basketball team led all area teams with six players selected for the Region 2-AA all-region team.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the regular season Tuesday by beating Groves High School, 14-1, in Ludowici.
The FPCA Highlander boys have made it into the final four in the state playoffs by defeating Gatewood, 59-56, on Saturday. The boys will take on LaGrange at 4 p.m. Thursday at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers won the Region 2-AAAA consolation tournament, beating Effingham County, 47-40. Liberty is also the No. 3 seed as the state tournament begins this week.
Third seeded Liberty lost to No. 1 Effingham County, 43-40, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Saturday afternoon at Richmond Hill.
The Long County High School basketball team came up a little short in the quest for a Region 2-AA crown over the weekend, but had a successful tournament, making it to the championship game against Vidalia High School.
The BI Tiger soccer teams swept victories in their first games of the season Feb. 13 at Brunswick. The boys won 5-3 and the girls won 4-0.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander boys basketball team has cleared the first hurdle enroute to their fourth state title. The Highlander boys defeated Valwood 73-38 in the first round of the state playoffs Thursday afternoon in Dawson.
It was an all-out physical battle between the Liberty Lady Panthers and Richmond Hill in the first girl's Region 2-AAAA semi-finals Friday afternoon.
Second-seed Brunswick surged past Liberty, 70-56, Friday afternoon in a Region 2-AAAA boys semi-final game at Richmond Hill.
The alumni took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and scored seven in the fifth to win 9-1. Former players Eric Wells, Zach Hawkins, Joshua Rivers, Josh Drigger, Steven Dill, Josh Magaw,DeAnte Day, Eran Hodge and Jeff Polk, and alumni Hill, Ricky Glisson and James Rogers played for the winning team. Rogers was walked by his son Mitch Rogers, a current BI player.
The Bradwell Institute boys' track team eked out 10 extra points to beat Effingham County in the Region 3-AAAAA track meet at Ware County High School last weekend. The Lady Tigers finished second overall in the region.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy track standout Asyria Daniels has qualified to compete in the Georgia Independent School Association State track meet this weekend in Albany.
Liberty County High School spent two separate days competing at the Region 3-AAAA track meet at Cross Creek High in Augusta. The long travels last Wednesday and Friday paid off as the Panther boys and girls finished second overall in the region.
The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.
High school physicals Saturday
Entries are now being accepted for both the 49th annual Georgia Junior Championship and the 35th edition of the Georgia Girls' Championship. The junior boys will travel south to Brunswick Country Club, while the junior girls will head to The Standard Club in Johns Creek. Both events will take place June 16-18.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team made a statement Thursday, scoring 11 runs off 13 hits in their 11-3 victory at Glynn Academy.
Liberty County High School's girls' soccer team clinched a playoff spot Tuesday after beating Academy of Richmond County, 6-1, in Augusta.
The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.
STATESBORO - Just before the rain moved into Statesboro on Friday, a few blasts of wind swept across the practice fields adjacent to "Beautiful Eagle Creek," as the Eagle football team finished up its final practice of spring 2014.
According to Bradwell Institute's girls' soccer coach Scott Akin, the Groves High girls' soccer team forfeited Friday's final regular season game of the year.
A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Georgia's five wildlife license plates soon will cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife.
A Georgia Southern University football player bit a police officer during a drug bust Tuesday and was subdued by a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.Two others, both former GSU football players, were arrested as well, with officers seizing a pound of marijuana, the sheriff's office said.Georgia Southern sophomore defensive end Deonte Dempsey has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules and GSU's athletic department policy, said Barrett Gilham, the director of Georgia Southern Athletics Media Relations.Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators executed a search warrant Tuesday at a Lanier Drive ...
The young Liberty County girls' soccer team dug deep during its sub-region game against Academy of Richmond County on Tuesday in Augusta and earned a 6-1 win to qualify for the state playoffs.