Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
Liberty County will start the football season tonight with a scrimmage against Glynn Academy at 7:30 in Brunswick.
After only being able to hit each other the past few weeks, Long County High School's football players finally get to strap on gear and hit someone else.
It wasn't going to be an easy task for the Bradwell softball team.
The Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute softball teams are in Glennville today and Saturday to compete in the Tattnall County Warriors Blast.
Diamond Club golf tournament set
The Long County High School softball team trailed its Liberty County High School counterpart midway through Monday's game when the comeback began.
The Long County High School football team on Friday held its first inter-squad scrimmage of the year, giving the Blue Tide coaching staff a chance to look at all of their players and examine them at game-time speed.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Gary Guyton has signed a one-year contract with the NFL's Tennessee Titans.
Q: Kathy and Jane are playing in a tournament. On the fourth hole, Kathy hits her second shot into the bunker in front of the green. She notices that a rake has been left in the bunker between her ball and the hole. She retrieves it and, in the process, makes footprints. She smooths her footprints, as well as other footprints, prior to making a stroke. Jane says she must be penalized for repairing a bunker prior to making a stroke. Kathy replies that she did not improve her lie, area of intended swing or stance, and nothing was done ...
The Long County Commission recently recognized the county's mite boys' all-star baseball team for finishing runner-up to the state title in its division of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association baseball tournament. Team members are T.J. Criswell, Kyle Duncan, Daniel Edwards, Blake Holland, Noah Kuhaneck, Matthew Marchant, Austin Pitts, Trevor Ray, Justin Thomas, Than Williams and Luke Wells. Coaches were Joey Edwards, Tommy Holland, John Kuhaneck, Justin Thomas, Dean Cammack and head coach Randy Williams. The Long County Commission is represented by Willie Thomas, Kent Hall, Gerald Blocker, Dwight Gordon and Chairman Robert Long.
Long County rec event set for Saturday
Registration for football,