The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered more, however, since LCHS was playing its first region game.
Bradwell's diamond Tigers continue to cut through opponents and shine in Region 3-AAAAA after blanking the Windsor Forest Knights 10-0 in Savannah Friday evening. The win brings BI's region mark to 3-0.
The Long County High School baseball team lost 4-2 to Toombs County High Friday night. Though the Tide lost, they showed they could play with one of the top teams in the state.
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The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered, however, as the local boys were playing their first region game.
The Lady Tigers kept their win streak intact by downing Windsor Forest, 8-0, Tuesday night at home. The win was the team's fifth in a row.
Bradwell struggled to hit the ball effectively against Charlton County in Saturday's loss.
Plans are in the works to expand the St. James Sports Center, which has been open in Holmestown since 1996. Some projects already are under way.
Pierce County blanked Long County, 8-0, in a Region 2-AA contest Tuesday in Blackshear. All but one of the Bears' runs were unearned.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' AAU season kicks off this weekend with two teams heading out to tournaments. The 16U basketball team, above, will compete in Jacksonville, and the 14U squad is competing in north Augusta. The 16U team is coached by Reginalde Castille, and the 14U is coached by Rodney Davis and assistant Antinique Mathis.
Liberty County High School played gracious host to Southeast Bulloch on the diamond Tuesday, allowing the visitors to win, 11-1, in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were in Charlton County on Saturday, where the BI boys fell, 6-3, to the Indians.
The Long County High School baseball team lost, 9-7, to Tattnall County on Friday, but on Monday the Blue Tide bounced back to defeat Claxton High School, 9-6. Both games were played in Ludowici.
Here is a brief look at former local prep players making news at the college ranks this week.
Tigers baseball coach Rhett Hellgren always asks his baseball team to do two things for him - play with concentration and intensity. The BI boys responded Friday afternoon at home, toppling Savannah, 15-0, winning by the run rule in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Miguel Pineda scored 32 points to lead the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team to an 88-83 win Tuesday in a huge region game against Frederica Academy at the St. James Sports Center.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their skids Tuesday, as both squads lost to Bryan County in Ludowici in Region 2B-AA action.
Bradwell Institute had a rough time on the basketball court Tuesday, as the boys' and girls' teams lost to Region 3-AAAAA Effingham County in Springfield.
Attention turns to the local junior-varsity girls' and boys' basketball teams Saturday during the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.
One week after the Liberty County Lady Panthers' basketball team took down McIntosh County Academy in Darien, the Lady Buccaneers returned the favor by downing the Liberty girls, 64-57, on Saturday afternoon at LCHS.
Rion Brown picked a good time to have his second double-double of the season.
Long County's boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their games to Wayne County on Saturday in nonregion action in Jesup.
STATESBORO - The NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year award, presented by College Sporting News, has been named in honor of former Georgia Southern running back Adrian "A.P." Peterson.
2013 was such a god-awful year, if it was in the form of a human I would gladly punch it in the trachea.
When Willie Fritz was introduced as the next head coach of Georgia Southern's football program, he took former Eagles quarterback and College Football Hall of Famer Tracy Ham's advice.
Liberty County split games with South Effingham High School Friday in region 3A-AAAA games that saw the Lady Panthers fall 58-43 and the Panther boys win 55-42.
The Groves High Rebels were no match for the visiting Bradwell Tiger basketball teams as the Lady Rebels fell 63-39 and the Rebels dropped the boys' match 59-47 Friday in Savannah.
Hard times continued Friday for the Long County teams with both the Lady Tide and the Blue Tide falling in Atkinson County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys took down Bethesda in Savannah Thursday night, 81-70, in a non-region game.