The Long County High School boys' basketball team split games at the South Effingham Thanksgiving Throwdown. On Friday, the Blue Tide defeated South Effingham, 67-59, but lost to Claxton, 60-57, the following night.
Coach Ronald Booker's Beach Lady Bulldogs always have been a nemesis of Carolyn Kelly's Lady Panthers and Friday night was no exception as Beach outlasted Liberty, 69-58.
Liberty County High School played consistent basketball for three periods Friday night. Then they exploded for 20 points off transition in the fourth period to down Beach, 73-49.
The recreation football district tournaments are just around the corner. This year, the Long County All-Star teams will face some tough competition when they travel to the South Bryan Recreation Department for the 2011 Georgia Recreation Park Association District 2 Class C football tournament.
In what can only be described as a fight to the finish, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team defeated Long County High School, 65-60, on Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Liberty County High School girls' basketball team went on a first-period tear and never looked back in a 73-24 win over Long County High School on Tuesday in Ludowici.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his second touchdown of the season Nov. 5 to help the Shorter University Hawks take a 42-16 win at Union College.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy opened the 2011-12 basketball season with rival Faith Baptist Christian Academy on Monday night at the St. James Sports Center. Faith Baptist's J.J. Frazier sank 32 points to lead the visiting Crusaders to an 84-64 victory.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' basketball team hosted crosstown rival Faith Baptist Christian Academy on Monday in the season opener for both teams.
After making all his final visits and outlining the pros and cons, Liberty County High School senior running back Shadrach Thornton verbally committed to North Carolina State University on Friday evening.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Miata Askew will be in Savannah on Friday and Saturday with Young Harris College to play in the Pirates' Classic.
Local bodybuilder Renee Hofkin placed third at the National Physique Committee All-South competition Nov. 5 in St. Augustine.
The Long County High School basketball season tips off Tuesday in Ludowici when the boys' and girls' teams take on visiting Liberty County High School. The girls' game begins at 6 p.m. and the boys' game will follow at 7:30 p.m.
After finishing 14-12 overall and 8-4 in Region 3-AAAAA, the Bradwell Institute softball team was honored at its annual banquet Nov. 6 at Club Stewart.
It was a barn burner Tuesday night as the Bradwell Institute boys took on visiting Liberty County High School in a preseason basketball scrimmage that went down to the wire.
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.
According to an article posted on Holygrantholyland.com, Liberty County linebacker and highly coveted class of 2014 recruit Raekwon McMillan will have his in-home visit with Urban Meyer next Sunday, Dec. 15.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern guard Jelani Hewitt was picked recently as the Southern Conference player of the month for November after leading the league in scoring for the opening month of the season. A native of Miramar, Fla., Hewitt scored more than 20 points in six of GSU's eight games in November.
MOBILE, Ala. - Two Georgia Southern Eagles, running back Jerick McKinnon and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks, have been invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl. The football game is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., and serves as a showcase of talent for NFL general managers, coaches and scouts as well as representatives from other professional football leagues.
Several Liberty County High School players were named to the Georgia High School Association's Class AAAA All-Region football team.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams traveled to Savannah on Tuesday and earned a split with Beach High.
Much like last week's games between the same teams at Liberty County High School, the Panther teams split their rematches Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.