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.
Special to the Courier Six athletes from the Liberty County Recreation Department's Sports Taekwondo Team participated at the UTA Georgia Martial Arts Festival in Dalton Feb. 26. All six placed in the top three spots in their age groups and categories. Kiara Edwards, 11, placed first in sparring and forms, Patrick Cochran, 11, won first in sparring and third in forms. Ricardo Roland, 8, placed first in sparring and second ...
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.
Several riders from Midway's Dixie Stables brought home high placings from the Georgia National Fair Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show, held Oct. 6 in Perry.
The Long County High School cross-country team competed in a meet Sept. 14 at Magnolia State Park in Jenkins County.
In the battle between undefeated Liberty County High School and Statesboro High, it was the Blue Devils that retained the undefeated title as they downed the Panthers 24-7 Friday night at Donell Woods Stdium.
Someone will realize their first loss of the season as the undefeated, No. 6-ranked Statesboro Blue Devils visit the undefeated Liberty County Panthers at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell looks to move to 2-1 in Region 3-AAAAA tonight as it hosts the Windsor Forest Knights at Olvey Field.
Scott's All*Stars went 2-1 at a tournament Oct. 5 in Augusta.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers played well and hit hard Tuesday, but it wasn't enough to overcome South Effingham.
The Long County Middle School football team on Wednesday won its first game of the season by beating Pierce County Middle School, 22-16, in Blackshear in a battle that went down to the last possession of the game.
The No. 22-ranked Georgia Southern Eagles will look to bounce back from defeat when they face The Citadel at 1 p.m. Saturday in Statesboro.
Liberty County High School held out long enough to earn a 21-19 win over Glenn Hills on Friday in Augusta. The narrow victory came in a game in which the Panthers made costly errors that the Spartans scored on.
For the second time this season, LaGrange College sophomore wide receiver and Bradwell alum Marsalis Jackson was named the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Week, according to lagrangepanthers.com.
Scott's All*Stars recently awarded its sixth scholarship for $200 to Michael Farrior.
In Samford's 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays - passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run - accounted for 334 yards.
STATESBORO - "Cheerleader for a Day," which allows girls and boys ages 4-14 to learn cheers and chants from the Georgia Southern cheerleaders, will be Saturday at Paulson Stadium for the Eagles' game against The Citadel.
Bradwell Tigers head coach Adam Carter's halftime speech was limited to explaining that it was time his players learned to win, and the Tigers heeded his advice, rallying for 24, second-half points, and a 45-32 Region 3-AAAAA win over Jenkins.