Savyon Wilson scored 25 points and went seven for eight at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to help Liberty County defeat Wayne County 64-60 on Tuesday night.
Robert Toombs Academy proved no match for First Presbyterian on Tuesday as the Highlanders ran past the Crusaders 75-25 at St. James Sports Center.
Bradwell Institute kept its perfect season alive with a 39-38 win over upset-minded Windsor Forest on Tuesday in Savannah.
In their final home game of the season Tuesday, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders sent senior Keandra Battle out on a high note by beating Robert Toombs Academy 44-34.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday by routing Wayne County 61-41.
Long County players will see some familiar faces when the Tide take the court this weekend.
D.J. Felder's game high 37 points led First Presbyterian Christian Academy to a 72-48 win Saturday over visiting Curtis Baptist School. The win improved the Highlanders to 25-3 overall and 6-0 in Region 1-IA.
The First Christian Academy Lady Highlanders could not make up for a rough start Saturday against visiting Curtis Baptist and the result was a 61-36 loss.
Unbeaten Bradwell Institute held off visiting Groves 51-28 on Saturday to stay on track for the No. 1 seed in the Region 3-AAAAA tournament.
Sloppy passes and missed rebounds doomed Bradwell Institute in a 77-55 loss to visiting Groves on Saturday.
Pierce County swept host Long County on Saturday in a Region 2-AA basketball doubleheader in Ludowici.
Jarquez Smith scored 27 points and Jordan Johnson added 20 as First Presbyterian won its 24th game of the season Friday with a 79-35 win over visiting Edmund Burke.
Lady Highlanders Coach Rosby Frasier had Friday night's game against Edmund Burke Academy on her mind ever since FPCA lost to the Lady Spartans earlier in the season.
Bradwell kept its season-long win streak alive with a 43-25 win over Jenkins at home Friday night.
Long County High School will have its 2011 basketball homecoming ceremony Friday when the Brantley County Herons come to town.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
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.