Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
Maintaining a high grade-point average and juggling three different sports is not easy. But for First Presbyterian Christian Academy multi-sport athlete Domonique Kirkley, it's just another active day.
Long County High School hosted its fall sports banquet Tuesday.
Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton has been indefinitely suspended from the North Carolina State University football team amid allegations of marijuana use and a sexual battery charge.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken.
The answer Liberty County had been waiting for and Buckeye Nation had been hoping for finally came Monday morning.
It was a non-conference game between rivals Saturday, and when the dust settled at Liberty County High School, the host Panthers swept Long County.
According to the University of Miami athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown returns to his home state when the Hurricanes play at Savannah State at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae reached a milestone Saturday, scoring his 1,000th career point at the University of Tennessee, according to utsports.com.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's midget league soccer team placed third overall in the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association state tournament Dec. 6-7 in Thomasville. The team beat Thomasville in game one, 3-0, but then lost to Columbia County, 4-2, in overtime.
Liberty County High School star football player Raekwon McMillan has chosen Ohio State to continue his playing and academic career.
Bradwell Institute swept Windsor Forest on Friday at BI, with the Lady Tigers earning a 51-28 win and the Tiger boys beating the Knights, 68-47.
Liberty County High School hosted a banquet Thursday night to honor the football team's second successful season in a row and hand out player awards.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday picked up Region 2B-AA wins over Bacon County in Ludowici.
District 2 scores
Scott's All-Stars is hosting a middle school basketball tournament tonight and tomorrow Dec. 13-14. Here is the schedule: