It was another busy night on the hardcourt Friday.
Just weeks after being selected to the 2011 U.S. Air Force Sophomore All-American Team, Liberty County High School sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan was selected to the 247sports.com Class of 2014 All-American Team, according to their website.
Bradwell Institute's gym resonated with cheers Tuesday night as fans were treated to an action-packed doubleheader in which the Lady Tigers eked out a 44-41 win in overtime and the Tigers beat Camden, 83-75, after trailing for most of the first half.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team started the season 11-0, but then the Panthers sputtered to a 1-4 record against Region 2A-AAAA teams.
The Liberty County YMCA kicked off its Priceless Gift Campaign on Tuesday with a treadmill walk that lasted from 6 a.m.-
The University of Georgia's new immigration policy is being cited as the possible reason Bradwell football player Chester Brown de-committed from the university Monday, according to news reports from the Atlantic Journal Constitution and Onlineathens.com.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its ninth region win of the year Tuesday against Toombs County, while the Lady Tide fell to the Lady Dogs and still are looking for their first victory of the season.
Scott's All-Stars is hosting tryouts
Bradwell Institute offensive lineman Chester Brown has reportedly de-committed from the University of Georgia, according to news reports on ESPN and in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Bradwell's basketball teams combined for 147 points against Long County Saturday night. The Bradwell Lady Tigers overwhelmed Long County, 61-16, while the boys conquered the Blue Tide, 88-42, in the nightcap.
After a four-year absence, First Presbyterian Christian Academy once again has a swim team. The four Highlanders are eighth graders Julianna Hensely and Kathleen McGovern and 10th graders Diana Nikolovski and Chandler Zabel. The team has competed in four meets to date including this past weekend's meet at Albany State University for the Deer-Windsor Invitational.
At age 41, Bud Frankenthaler had a motorcycle accident that resulted in a concussion, collapsed lung and 18 broken bones. His doctors told him he would be crippled from arthritis in 10 years. To prove them wrong, he began to exercise ... and never stopped.
Having three players sink seven 3-point shots in the first half of a game is one way to ensure a 20-point lead and a win.
Bradwell Institute was in Savannah on Friday night for a Region 3-AAAAA basketball doubleheader.
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.