Two small private schools, both looking for their first win of the season, went head to head Friday night as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted St. Andrews at Long Bell Stadium.
The Long County Blue Tide, Bradwell Institute Tigers and Liberty County Panthers all had to travel for Friday night lights this week. All three teams ended the night with a loss.
With the sun finally shining on the local softball fields, teams got chances to get back to their regular schedules.
Bradwell's volleyball team improved to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in Region 3-AAAAA this past week after defeating Groves in two sets (25-16, 25-16) and downing a tough Ware County team two sets to one.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy started its cross-country program in 2010, the team consisted of four runners and competed only in two races.
Bradwell Institute heads tonight to Savannah to take on the Savannah High Blue Jackets.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's varsity volleyball team swept Region 4-AA opponent Providence Christian Tuesday afternoon at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown in the Highlanders' first home match of the season.
Liberty County is 1-0 after defeating the Bradwell Tigers, 13-7, last Friday at Olvey Field. Tonight, the Panthers travel to Baxley to battle the Appling County Pirates.
Tonight brings the first test of the season for Long County as it travels to Savannah to take on Benedictine Military Academy.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy already made history last week, despite its 40-7 loss to Bethesda as the Highlanders launched the school's first football program with a home game.
The American Basketball Association has launched a new semi-pro basketball team in Savannah that will be coached by a local basketball figure.
The seventh-grade South Georgia Kings basketball team scrimmaged Saturday morning at Jack Carter Park in Hinesville.
It had been more than two years since the Long County High School football team celebrated a regular-season win. On Friday, that losing streak ended as the Blue Tide beat Lanier County, 30-6, in Ludowici.
Brandi Alvin and Cynthia Kornegay earned gold and silver medals, respectively, at the 2012 Georgia State Games on Aug. 11 in Kennesaw.
The Monday Morning Senior Mixed League meets at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. Play begins at 10 a.m. after the meeting at Marne Lanes.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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