The county's football teams play under the big lights again Friday. It's a pre-season scrimmage, but the community is anticipating the game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute.
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. The Ludowici girls fought hard, but it was clear the girls from Jesup were an older, more experienced team. Both teams were scoreless in the first inning. The second, however, closed with the Yellow Jackets up 5-0, off of four hits. In the third and fourth innings the Jesup team added 10 more hits and nine runs to go up 14-0. ...
Special to the Courier Taking a cue from the varsity squad, the junior varsity Lady Tigers beat the junior Lady Panthers 10-2 in five innings Saturday afternoon. Coached by Misty Eastlake, the JV girls were led by eighth grader Jaleesa DeJesus on the mound, earning eight strike outs, allowing three hits and walking only two batters. Eastlake said Sarah Wells and Marissa Polston both hit doubles and Shaquira Smith added a single to help the ...
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.
It's was a whirlwind year for athletics at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, and one that remembered and honored Monday during the annual fall and spring sports ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.
Six members of the Long County High School baseball team have received All-Region 2-AA honors.
A torrential downpour didn't stop the 12U and 14U Marauders baseball teams from good showings in the Georgia Games Tournament, which was held May 17-19 in Savannah.
With high-school graduation looming this Memorial Day weekend, the 17U Coastal Crew Rebels made a quick change to their tournament schedule.
Q: Jim and Mark are both on the green on No. 3. It is Jim's turn to hit, and he strokes a long, curving putt toward the hole. Mark is next to putt, and he does so but before Jim's ball comes to rest, both balls collide. What do they do?
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' and girls' soccer teams swept the nominations and awards for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA All-Region and All-State teams.
Bradwell Institute football fans got their first look at new coach Adam Carter's football team Saturday as the Tigers capped spring practice with the Blue-White Game at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan has received another boost in the national rankings.
Eleven athletes from the Long County 4-H Club recently competed in the Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education (SAFE) archery meet at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton.
A few of Bradwell Institute's and Liberty County High School's track-and-field athletes fared well at their respective Georgia High School Association state meets.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' sixth-grade boys' basketball team took first place at the Rebels' Classic Tournament held May 11-12 at the St. James Sports Center.
Folks looking to catch a glimpse of Bradwell Institute's new football coach, Adam Carter, got a chance during an informal meet and greet Thursday evening at the home of George and Babs Holtzman.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Chris Arnold is having a good season as the Savannah State University Tigers keep advancing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament, according to the school's athletic website.
Two members of the Long County High School ladies track and field team competed at the recent AA state championships.
The Eighth Grade Coastal Crew Rebels won first place at the 2013 Mothers' Day Tournament held in Hinesville May 11-12.