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.
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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.
A Liberty County High School football player won't have to get used to a new mascot next year after verbally committing on Monday to play for the Georgia State University Panthers.
Former Bradwell Institute punter/kicker and soccer player David Miller made the president's list for the second straight semester at Georgia State University, according to the school's athletic website.
Low Country Storm
The temperature dropped outside, but Jenkins' girls' and boys' basketball teams were red-hot Tuesday - at the expense of Bradwell.
Liberty County and Long County renewed their neighboring-county boys' basketball rivalry Tuesday in Ludowici.
It was clear that the Long County High School girls' basketball team was outmatched when it faced Liberty County on Tuesday in Ludowici.
Q: Ralph was a new student at our continuous learning clinic. He asked me to help him because he was becoming frustrated with his golf game. I watched him hit a number of shots, and he said, "Why am I topping the ball so much and hitting it off the toe of the club?"
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Georgia Southern offensive tackle Garrett Frye recently was named to the 16th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.
Georgia Southern is expected to hire Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz as its new head coach, according to various reports Thursday.
Bradwell Institute likely will be looking for a new head football coach soon.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were named to the Region 3-AAAAA All-Region team during the holiday break.
Liberty County's Freddie McSwain recorded a double-double, helping the Panther boys' basketball team earn a 61-53 win last Friday at Statesboro High in its first Region 3A-AAAA contest.
While senior Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillian was celebrating the end of his career at the Under Armor All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., his freshman teammate and close friend, Richard LeCounte, was going through his first national exposure.
Former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae earned his second Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honor Monday afternoon, according to govolsxtra.com.
The final buzzer couldn't come quick enough for the Long County High School basketball teams Saturday, as both squads lost decisively at Vidalia.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan officially wrapped up his high-school football career Thursday by playing for Team Nitro in the Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.