The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will host the 2012 Tip-Off Classic, starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown.
The Hinesville Hurricanes team will kick off its first spring league schedule Saturday in Sylvania against the Tri-County Panthers.
Softball tourney set
Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team had a rough time at Lovejoy High Wednesday evening in the Sweet 16 game of the state playoffs. Lovejoy outscored the Panther boys 64-34 to end Liberty's state run. Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.
After a week of watching their opponents on film, the Panthers of Liberty County High School were able to break down Northside Warner Robin's press, earning a 75-58 win Saturday in Warner Robins and advancing to round two of the state playoffs.
The growing rivalry between Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Frederica Academy from St. Simons Island and Hinesville's First Presbyterian Christian Academy peaked Saturday at the Class AA state championship game.
All season the Long County boys basketball team found a way to win close games at the buzzer. But Saturday they were unable to conjure up the magic, losing to Early County, 75-77, in the first round of the state playoffs.
Friday's weather postponed Liberty County's game against Brantley County, but the sun was out Saturday afternoon, and the Panthers split games when they hosted Windsor Forest in a double-header.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its second win of the year Thursday, defeating Bryan County in Pembroke 10-4.
Brunswick takes soccer from BI
Quickly getting out to a 10-0 lead, third-seeded North Cobb must have thought it would have an easy night Friday against the Bradwell Lady Tigers.
Talk about starting history with a bang.
When Wesley Worthy started running for Bradwell's cross-country team, it was more of a hobby for him and a way to hang with a few friends.
The Liberty County High School baseball team lost to Benedictine, 11-3, on Thursday in Savannah. The boys' game against Brantley County, scheduled for Friday, was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled. The Panthers hosted a doubleheader against Windsor Forest on Saturday. Those scores will be in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown is learning the ropes of a new college position at the University of Central Florida's spring practice in Orlando.