Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
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.
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.
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