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.
The Long County Recreation Department 8-under All-Star Basketball Team recently won its division in the region tournament.
The first chapter in "The Rules of Golf" deals with etiquette. In the spirit of the game, we are reminded that golf does not have a referee - the game relies on the integrity of the individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules. We should demonstrate courtesy and sportsmanship at all times.
Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.