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The Lady Blue Tide are winless no more.
Liberty County made 14 of 16 free throws down the stretch to hold off Region 2A-AAAA foe Richmond Hill 57-49 at home Tuesday night.
Struggling Liberty County dropped its fourth straight game Tuesday night, falling 71-44 to rival Richmond Hill in a Region 2A-AAAA contest.
Trading 3-pointer for 3-pointer, Frederica Academy came out against Georgia Independent Schools Association powerhouse First Presbyterian Christian Academy showing they weren't about to lay down and take a loss too easily.
With only six regular season games left on their schedule Bradwell's No. 9-ranked Lady Tigers are still charting a perfect course.
If there was a silver lining in Liberty County's 73-59 loss to Tattnall County on Saturday at home, it's this: The Panthers won't have to face the Battle Creek Warriors again.
The bad news for Liberty County was a narrow 35-34 loss Saturday to Tattnall County at home, the team's third straight setback.
Bradwell Institute kept its perfect season intact Saturday with a 68-16 win over host Long County in a nonregion matchup.
Long County used aggressive defense and solid free throw shooting to beat Bradwell Institute 77-62 in a non-region matchup Saturday in Ludowici.
Crusaders roll Prince Avenue Prep 101-62:
In a slugfest, Region 2A-AAAA rival Glynn Academy held off visiting Liberty County 70-63 on Friday night.
Liberty County dropped its second straight region game Friday with a lopsided 53-38 loss to the Lady Red Terrors at Glynn Academy.
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Lady Tide hurler Kayla Mills signed a scholarship Wednesday with Middle Georgia College to play softball for the Warriors next year.
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?
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Liberty County split home games with Burke County on Saturday.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams won tight home games Saturday over Statesboro.
Liberty County riders placed in 22 different classes and brought home blue ribbons from eight classes at the 2013 Georgia Fall Classic on Nov. 23 in Perry.
STATESBORO - Jerick McKinnon was named the most valuable player for Georgia Southern's football team Saturday during the team's postseason banquet in Statesboro.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's string of success on the campus of the Florida Gators came to an end Thursday at the NCAA volleyball tournament against the Florida State Seminoles.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team took down the Glynn Academy Red Terrors at home Friday night to start their Region 3-AAAAA games with a 54-40 win. Before the boys' game, the Lady Tigers suffered a loss in their region opener, falling 42-33.
According to the University of Miami's athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player and UM senior Rion Brown scored a career-high 25 points in the final game of the ACC/Big Challenge tournament Wednesday night.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams will take on the McIntosh County teams Tuesday in Darien.