The Highlanders' Phillip Swindell hit for the cycle and Rickey Gillard had a strong outing in his first start of the year for a 15-6 victory against Appling Christian Monday.
Highlander Brooke Standard pulled a hat trick against Georgia Christian Saturday in Valdosta.
The Lady Tigers soccer team finished a winning season last week.
The Long County Recreation Department kicked off its baseball season Saturday.
The Tiger tennis team is serving up a trip to the Region 3-AAAAA playoffs. According to Tiger tennis coach Janet Reddick, the boys didn't field a complete team but still did well for the season. As for her Lady Tigers, they went 11-2 overall and 11-2 in the region for the season.
FPCA captured the Class AA-Region 4 title Friday, defeating perennial powerhouse Frederica Academy, 3-2, at the St. James Sports Complex.
The Long County High School baseball team took on Appling County on Friday in Ludowici. The Pirates came into the game undefeated at 19-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state, according to the GaPrep.com/GACA poll. In addition to battling one of only two undefeated high school baseball squads in Georgia, the Blue Tide also faced Major League Baseball top prospect Byron Buxton. Although the Tide was the obvious underdog in the game, Long County gave Appling a run for its money. It took the Pirates a full seven innings to beat the Tide, 4-3.
A seventh inning three-run surge from Glynn Academy allowed the Red Terrors to leap past Liberty, 8-3, in a Region 2A-AAAA contest Friday night on the Panther's home turf.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy didn't win Thursday, but they did play defense well enough to hold last year's Class AA champions to only three runs. The FPCA boys lost, 3-0, in a home game against Edmund Burke.
Scott's All-Stars had two squads perform well March 30-April 1 during a tournament in Jacksonville.
The Long County 10U Merchants played in the 2012 Savannah Spring Swing wheel-pitch tournament March 30-April 1. The Merchants were placed in the gold bracket and went undefeated in the tournament. The coaches and parents thanked sponsors All Custom Gutters, Coastal Pawn, C.A. Sittle Landscaping, Hinesville Fence and Eicher Pro Vinyl.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy pitchers Michael Lovelady and Phillip Swindell combined for 12 strikeouts in a 10-2 victory over Faith Baptist Christian Tuesday in Ludowici.
Liberty lost, 13-0, Tuesday afternoon to Region 2A-AAAA power Ware County. It took only five innings.
Bradwell traveled to Long County High School where the Tigers washed down the Blue Tide, 7-2, on Wednesday afternoon - payback for the Blue Tide's 8-1 victory over the Tigers on March 22.
VALDOSTA - The Bradwell Institute boys' and girls' track teams both placed in the top five of their divisions in the Harmon Viking/Vikette Invitational March 31 at Lowndes High School.
Georgia's loss to Nebraska and Michigan State winning the Rose Bowl could mean that the Big 10 is enjoying a renaissance of sorts. Former Liberty County linebacker and Ohio State University recruit Raekwon McMillan may be in the middle of that rebirth.
Several players from area schools were honored at the Depot in Waycross at the fourth annual In the Game Awards Banquet.
The third time was the charm for the Liberty County Panthers in the Gentlemen's Classic at Statesboro. Losing in successive nights to Battery Creek, South Carolina and Brunswick, Liberty came out strong to defeat Osborne High School, 88-72. The Cardinals from Marietta traditionally play good basketball.
The Long County High School girls basketball team got a boost over the weekend, picking up two wins in the Portal Christmas Tournament.
There is one thing, and only one thing, Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about between now and kickoff against N.C. State on Aug. 30 - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt and a pair of slotbacks.
The Bradwell Tigers could not overcome an early deficit against Battery Creek, S,C., losing 60-52, Thursday night, in the Tigers opening game of the annual Christmas break tournament, the Gentlemen's Classic hosted by Statesboro High School.
The Long County High School cheerleading team was recognized last week during the school's annual sports banquet.
Midway Middle School took first place in Scott's All*Stars Middle School Winter Classic on Dec. 12-14.
The Long County High School boys basketball team continued to struggle Wednesday when it lost to Benedictine Military School, 69-54, in Savannah.
Long County High School held its annual fall sports banquet last week to recognize athletes who participated in football, cheerleading, softball and cross country. The football team honorees were highlighted in a recent story. This article focuses on the Blue Tide cross-country team, which is coached by Erica Harris.
The Kalamazoo Conquistadors again won the Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament on Saturday at James Brown Park.
In addition to the numerous accolades Liberty County High School football standout Raekwon McMillan has racked up the past two years - including winning the 2013 Butkus Award, which goes to the top high-school linebacker in the nation - the future Ohio State Buckeye recently received the Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of the Year award for the Panthers. According to a news release from God's Anointed New Generation, a youth group in Riceboro, McMillan's accomplishments will be celebrated from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. McMillan will sign autographs. The event is open ...
Fans in the Christmas spirit had nothing to do with the sea of green apparel that flooded Savannah State University's Tiger Arena on Thursday night. Those clad in one of the University of Miami's signature colors were present to support former Liberty County basketball standout Rion Brown as his Hurricanes took on SSU's Tigers.
Bradwell Institute on Friday night traveled to Coffee County, where the boys eked out a 60-58 win. The Lady Tigers lost, 53-44.
Many former local basketball players either are getting ready for Christmas break or are planning to travel during the holidays to play in basketball tournaments for their respective colleges.