Long County High School lost to the Jeff Davis baseball team, 9-1, Friday in Hazlehurst.
The Hinesville Gator Girls 10U soccer team came in second place in the Annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout March 24-25 in Charleston.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team notched its second consecutive win Thursday with a 14-4 victory over Long County's Faith Baptist Christian Academy in the bottom of the sixth inning. The game took place at the Highlanders' current home field, Joseph Miller Park.
Richmond Hill High School's baseball team solidified its Region 2A-AAAA No. 1 slot Friday by shutting out the Liberty County Panthers, 14-0, in five innings on LCHS' turf.
The Benedictine Cadets have taken over the No. 1 spot in Region 3-AAAAA. The BC team downed the BI boys, 18-1, in five innings Friday at the Tigers' field. According to ga.prepcountry.com, the Cadets edged up to the top spot when former No. 1 seed Camden County was handed a 4-2 loss by Jenkins High School Friday afternoon. The Tiger boys still are in the running, currently ranked fourth in the region.
Bradwell Institute's varsity boys' track team logged a solid performance at the ninth annual Plankenhorn Invitational last Thursday at Southeast Bulloch High School.
Question: Peter and Ralph are playing in their men's association stroke play event. On the sixth hole, both players hit their drives into the right rough. Peter proceeds to hit what he believes is his ball. Ralph then does the same. Before hitting their next shot, Ralph tells Peter that they have hit each other's balls. How do they proceed?
Last Friday's Savannah State University High School Invitational drew several local track teams, including those from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute's Lady Tigers and JV boys' teams. The local squads tested their skills against 12 other high schools from around the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire areas.
FPCA's girls' soccer team is 7-1 after posting back-to-back wins by a combined score of 11-0 this week.
The Bradwell Institute baseball team notched another Region 3-AAAAA win Tuesday by beating Groves, 8-1, in Garden City.
Long County High School senior Kwanzi Lattimore signed Monday with Point University to join the Skyhawks' football program in 2012.
The diamond boys of First Presbyterian Christian Academy shut out Memorial Day, 5-0, Tuesday in a non-region baseball game in Savannah.
The Long County High School baseball team lost to Vidalia High School, 10-1, Saturday in Ludowici.
Scott's All*Stars' sixth grade basketball team finished 1-2 last weekend in the North Carolina AAU tournament.
The Hinesville Hurricanes' defense made a clutch play in overtime for a 26-20 win Saturday at home against Savannah's Legion of Zoom.
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.