As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers hosted the Jenkins Warriors on Friday night in a Region 3-AAAAA contest. The Bradwell squads swept Jenkins, with the girls' team earning a decisive 69-43 win and the boys' team edging out a 56-53 victory.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost its second game in a row Friday, falling to Vidalia High School, 76-65.
The Walker Middle School cheerleading team won first place in its division at the Snowflake Classic Cheer and Dance Competition last week at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.
Liberty County High School's Shadrach Thornton recently was named the 2011 Region 2A-AAAA Player of the Year.
After coming close to beating undefeated Johnson High last week, the Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team wanted to make sure it played well against Camden County on Tuesday in Kingsland.
On Wednesday, the Georgia High School Athletic Association announced the 2012-14 region realignments. Schools have until Dec. 16 to appeal. Here is how local schools were affected:
On Nov. 21, the Georgia High School Athletic Department announced classifications for the 2012-13 school year.
P.K. Yonge used a dominating second quarter to defeat the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers, 60-39, on Saturday afternoon.
The eighth annual Liberty County Hall of Fame banquet is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Club Stewart, 405 Hero Road, Fort Stewart. Tickets are available at the Liberty County Recreation Department, by calling 876-5359 or by emailing email@example.com
Five Bradwell Institute softball players were named to the All Region 3-AAAAA team. Lady Tiger Barbara Rego was named to the all-region first team. Rego played as a pitcher, catcher and shortstop during her senior year. She recently represented the region and BI softball in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games on Nov. 11-12 at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex in Columbus. Bradwell softball coach Sharyl Eastlake said pitcher Karson Rogers, third baseman ...
For nearly 30 minutes Friday night, Bradwell Institute controlled the game, the pace and held the lead against unbeaten Johnson. But the visiting Atomsmashers outscored the Tigers' 18-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 55-50 win and stay unbeaten in Region 3-AAAAA.
The Bradwell Lady Tiger softball team has its summer conditioning from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and also from 9-11 a.m. Saturdays at Lady Tiger softball field.
Like you, I tend to start really missing college football about this time of year. It's almost enough to make me a fan of The Sun Belt conference. Troy State versus Western Kentucky, anyone? Oh, wait. Troy dropped the State from its moniker. It's now Troy University. I understand why. Last time I checked, not one of the 50 states in the U.S. was called Troy.
Long County High School's football/competition cheerleading squad recently hosted its first summer camp.
Amid allegations of misconduct by volunteer coaches, the Liberty County Recreation Department board of directors voted Monday to disband the Mite League all-star baseball team.
The sixth-grade St. James Coastal Crew Rebels basketball team finished 6-1 and third overall at the YBOA state tournament held last weekend in Atlanta.
For the second-straight summer, Richmond Hill will be the site of a Little League state championship tournament.
Lady Tiger softball
Raekwon McMillan, a star linebacker for Liberty County High School and one of the top recruits in the nation, got a chance to play - and shine - at Chicago's Soldier Field over the weekend.
All*Stars basketball players Marcus Scott V, Jaylen Jackson, Russell Dandy and Zack Moser attended the Savannah State University Basketball Camp on the Savannah campus June 3-7.
The Walker Middle School boys' and girls' basketball teams competed in the Bryan County Summer Slam on Saturday in Pembroke.
STATESBORO - Assistant coach Brian Dunleavy has been named head coach of the Georgia Southern women's soccer program, as announced recently by Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein.
Lady Tiger softball conditioning
The last week of August marks the beginning of the 2013 college football season and there are several student athletes who graduated from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High on the gridiron.