Ludowici's Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys' basketball team took its eighth consecutive state title in Class AA of the Georgia Christian Athletic Association after beating Kings Way Christian, 105-61, on Friday and downing Killian Hill, 98-68, on Saturday.
The groundhog didn't see his shadow on Groundhog Day, meaning two things: Spring is right around the corner and so is baseball.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team is now setting their sights on a state championship after winning the Region 2A-AA championship Friday night.
There are two absolutes that basketball teams must do well to win: Teams must make free throws and grab rebounds.
Bradwell's boys have won four out of their last five games, including three region wins against Windsor Forest, Islands and Benedictine in the last two weeks of the regular season.
Both the girls and boys basketball teams wrapped up their regular season Friday with losses to the McIntosh County teams in Ludowici.
Long before starting an insurance company in Hinesville, Tico Brown lived another life as a scoring machine in the Continental Basketball Association.
Former Liberty County basketball star Jordan McRae was officially reinstated to the University of Tennessee's men's basketball team this week.
Several football players from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute were set to take the gridiron yesterday in the 2011 Florida/Georgia Border Wars All-Star Classic.
Three and a half months became a lifetime memory for the players and coaches of the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers on Tuesday night in Hinesville. Bradwell ended the regular season 25-0 by defeating Savannah High, 58-36.
Sayvon Wilson tossed in 23 points to help lead Liberty County to a 52-47 win Tuesday against visiting Glynn Academy.
Tigers mistakes proved their undoing during Savannah High's 52-41 win against Bradwell on Tuesday in Hinesville.
The Glynn Academy Lady Red Terrors used a fast-paced run-and-shoot offense to outscore Liberty County, 67-46, at home Tuesday night.
Though the Long County Board of Education still has to give its official blessing, Ronald Flott is in line to be the next football coach at Long County High School.
Faith Baptist beat Peoples Baptist, 104-41, in a non-region contest Feb. 4 at home.
Senior league playoffs
As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.
Riceboro native and WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones recently was acquired by the New York Liberty, according to wnba.com.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell, 66-25, to Tattnall County in a nonregion contest Friday in Ludowici.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School standout and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae was placed on the 50-man watch list for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy. McRae made the list along with Volunteer teammate Jarnell Stokes. The list was unveiled Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
The misidentification of a large bird flying over Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium 23 years ago led to a 17-acre education center that serves as home for the Eagles' mascot, the American bald eagle, as well as other birds of prey, also called raptors.
Bradwell Institute will open its regular basketball season tonight by hosting crosstown rival Liberty County High School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team recently were named to the Region 2-AA All-Region team.
Fortunately for the Long County High School basketball teams, they have home-court advantage this weekend when they battle two of their toughest nonregion opponents.
Former Bradwell football player Marsalis Jackson was one of 10 LaGrange Panthers named to the USA South All-Conference football team, as announced by the conference Wednesday and reported on lagrangepanthers.com.
Top-seeded Georgia Southern will face eighth-seeded Elon in the first round of the Southern Conference volleyball tournament at 12:30 p.m. today in Greenville, S.C., according to gseagles.com.