Savannah High took control of the basketball game from the opening seconds and didn't let go until the end, downing visiting Bradwell 77-46 in Savannah Friday night. The Blue Jackets dominated the Tigers on both ends of the court. Savannah's furious defense forced Bradwell to move the ball very fast, which created turnovers the Blue Jackets capitalized on. "I told them in the pregame meeting that we had to play with ...
Liberty County earned its first Region 2A-AAAA win on Friday night in Jesup, beating Wayne County 65-59. Melvin King led the Panthers with 19 points as Liberty bounced back from a five-point loss to Brunswick on Tuesday. "We played an all-around better game," LCHS head coach Willie Graham said after the game. "It was our best complete game from start to finish this year. Both sides of the region seem like ...
First Presbyterian Christian Academy improved to 18-3 overall and picked up the school's first Region 2-AA win on Friday, beating Curtis Baptist on the road 71-36. Jarquez Smith had 24 points for the Highlanders, who weren't sure what to expect from the Crusaders. "I didn't know anything about them and I didn't know what to expect," FPCA coach David Jones said. "And of course they came out and played hard." <p ...
Area schools hit the hardwood in Hinesville on Saturday morning for the annual Donell Woods Memorial tournament held at Snelson Golden, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Bradwell Institute. At Bradwell Institute, Johnson took down Camden County 35-29 in a boys' JV contest. In game two of the JV boys' bracket, Benedictine was outscored by Brunswick Pirates 49-31. At Snelson Golden, the junior varsity girls went head to head and Glynn Academy ...
For a time it looked like the Long County High School girls' basketball team might find a way to pick up its first win of the season against visiting St. Vincent's Academy. But a tough fourth period resulted in the Lady Tide falling 42-26 to the Saints. "When we play hard, we can compete. We played 28 minutes of basketball, but those other four minutes are what cost us the game," ...
Coming off its biggest loss of the season, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders' football team is ready to take the home field again and finally claim a victory when it hosts David Emmanuel at 7:30 tonight at Long Bell Stadium.
With the playoffs drawing near, the Long County High School softball team split two region games earlier this week.
Bradwell couldn't overcome a big inning, as Liberty took the rivalry softball game, 10-1, Saturday morning at Liberty County High School.
It's been nearly three months since the Coastal Crew Rebels lost their beloved coach and mentor Ernie Walthour, who was killed July 1 during an apparent armed robbery. While his murder remains unsolved, many Rebels coaches are striving to keep his memory alive by picking up his planning duties.
The Long County High School softball team won at Claxton, 11-3, on Saturday in a make-up game that had been delayed due to the weather.
The Long County High School football team had another tough Friday, having to take on Vidalia on the road.
Despite a heat index of near 100 degrees in the shade, Bluff Creek Stables of Colonels Island in Midway and Dixie Stables of Allenhurst trotted into the fall horse-show season by placing in 24 of 33 classes at the annual Fall Fest on Sept. 7 at Pine Haven Stables in Brunswick.
Tryouts for the Severe Impact girls' traveling fast-pitch softball team will be from noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Bradwell Institute field, 100 Pafford St. in Hinesville.
Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers recently was selected as an inaugural member of the Dacula Athletics Hall of Fame.
Region 3A-AAAAA's first-place Lady Wildcats proved their worth again Thursday afternoon when the Richmond Hill team earned a quick shutout over Bradwell Institute on the Lady Tigers' field. The 10-3 Wildcats are sporting a 5-1 region mark after beating BI, 17-0, in three innings.
Last week was a tough one for the Long County High School softball and football teams.
The Curtis Baptist Crusaders marched into Hinesville's Long Bell Stadium on Friday and claimed it as their own territory, posting a 58-8 win over First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
Charlton County used its passing game to effectively pull away from the Bradwell Tigers in Friday's game at Olvey Field. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington had ample time in the pocket to pick his receivers, gaining 317 passing yards in the Indians' 38-25 win over Bradwell.
Liberty County High School stands at 3-0 for the first time since 2009, when the Panthers made it to the second round of the AAA playoffs. The boys beat Sol. C Johnson High School, 40-20, on Thursday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Penalties and turnovers only helped the visiting Charlton County Indians as they defeated Bradwell Institute 38-25 at Ovley Field Friday night. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington tossed for 317 passing yards and the Indians earned five first downs due to Tiger penalties.