The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered more, however, since LCHS was playing its first region game.
Bradwell's diamond Tigers continue to cut through opponents and shine in Region 3-AAAAA after blanking the Windsor Forest Knights 10-0 in Savannah Friday evening. The win brings BI's region mark to 3-0.
The Long County High School baseball team lost 4-2 to Toombs County High Friday night. Though the Tide lost, they showed they could play with one of the top teams in the state.
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The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered, however, as the local boys were playing their first region game.
The Lady Tigers kept their win streak intact by downing Windsor Forest, 8-0, Tuesday night at home. The win was the team's fifth in a row.
Bradwell struggled to hit the ball effectively against Charlton County in Saturday's loss.
Plans are in the works to expand the St. James Sports Center, which has been open in Holmestown since 1996. Some projects already are under way.
Pierce County blanked Long County, 8-0, in a Region 2-AA contest Tuesday in Blackshear. All but one of the Bears' runs were unearned.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' AAU season kicks off this weekend with two teams heading out to tournaments. The 16U basketball team, above, will compete in Jacksonville, and the 14U squad is competing in north Augusta. The 16U team is coached by Reginalde Castille, and the 14U is coached by Rodney Davis and assistant Antinique Mathis.
Liberty County High School played gracious host to Southeast Bulloch on the diamond Tuesday, allowing the visitors to win, 11-1, in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were in Charlton County on Saturday, where the BI boys fell, 6-3, to the Indians.
The Long County High School baseball team lost, 9-7, to Tattnall County on Friday, but on Monday the Blue Tide bounced back to defeat Claxton High School, 9-6. Both games were played in Ludowici.
Here is a brief look at former local prep players making news at the college ranks this week.
Tigers baseball coach Rhett Hellgren always asks his baseball team to do two things for him - play with concentration and intensity. The BI boys responded Friday afternoon at home, toppling Savannah, 15-0, winning by the run rule in the bottom of the fourth inning.
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:
It was a big rivalry battle and a bittersweet game for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team Tuesday night.
Just two days after the Bradwell boys' basketball team beat Statesboro in overtime, the Tigers did it again Tuesday.
Tuesday was a rough night for the Long County High School basketball program as the girls' and boys' teams lost to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
According to a report on the University of South Carolina Upstate's athletic website, former Bradwell Institute track athlete KeAndrea Ladson was named Women's Field Performer of the Week on Wednesday.
Pictured are Liberty County Recreation Department volunteer coaches who were head coaches for three or more teams in 2013. From left, Marty Martin, Melissa Moore, Tammy Fisher, Dana Lee, Tacarra Hayes, Albert Hawkins, Travis Mobley and Ken Bell. Not pictured: Sheldon Whiteman, Ginefur Peppers and Carlos Carreras. These volunteers were presented LCRD coaches' apparel during Tuesday's recreation-board meeting at the Charles Shuman Recreation Center. As a group, these individuals contributed in excess of 2,000 hours of volunteer service to the LCRD in 2013.
Q: Marcus and James are playing in a local two-ball tournament. On the fourth hole, there is a back-up in play as they wait their turn on the tee box. James takes his sand wedge and hits a few short chip shots on the tee box while they wait. Their opponents tell James that he has incurred a penalty for practicing on the course during tournament play. Has James violated the rules of golf?