Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
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 First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team will play for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title Saturday after beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, on Wednesday at Mercer University in Macon.
Bradwell's soccer teams dropped their games against Windsor Forest on Tuesday at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School managed to squeeze in soccer games Tuesday in Brunswick despite misty weather in the afternoon.
The Long County High School baseball team lost a tough game Tuesday, falling to Benedictine Military School, 2-0, in Savannah.
The Southeast Georgia Report will host the fourth annual Middle-School/Freshman/Sophomore All-Star Game beginning at noon Saturday at Midway Middle School.
Scotts All*Stars held their annual retreat Feb. 21-23. The retreat provides an opportunity for all players in the program to learn about team requirements while participating in team-building activities. Scott's All*Stars players learned how to tie a necktie and heard about the mission and vision of the program. They also attended a college fair (MegaGenesis) and church at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist. There were 25 boys in grades six through nine. For more information, go to www.scottsallstars.com or call 912-655-4371.
The Long County 14U boys' basketball team won the GRPA District 2 basketball title on Saturday by defeating Southeast Bryan County/Richmond Hill, 48-41, in the championship game in Ludowici.
STATESBORO - New head coach Willie Fritz and the Georgia Southern football team open their 2014 spring practice schedule Tuesday, March 25.
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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.