Earlier this season when Faith Baptist Christian Academy played The Rock School of Gainesville, Fla., the Ludowici squad lost, 64-54, in a heated battle.
Bradwell rebounded from a three-game losing stretch to defeat Islands High 75-44 at home Friday night. In the preceding game, coach Faye Baker's Lady Tigers earned their seventh straight win with a 67-30 rout of the Lady Sharks.
The Blue Tide continued their march to post-season play Friday with a 52-44 win over the Herons of Brantley County in Nahunta.
Bradwell Institute's boys' track team will look to make it six in a row this season, returning several athletes from last year's region title winning team.
Just so you know, the Coastal Courier won't have a sportswriter at Super Bowl whatever-it-is-in-Roman-numerals. We were asked, but said no thanks.
After posting 4,345 career rushing yards at Liberty County High School, Shadrach Thornton is ready to make his mark at North Carolina State and penned his name to a letter of intent Wednesday morning during national signing day.
For the past two weeks, Bradwell Institute senior offensive lineman Chester Brown has been on an emotional roller-coaster ride. On Wednesday morning, the ride finally came to a screeching halt and Brown was smiling once again after he signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Central Florida.
The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team is on pace to keep its second-place spot in the region after defeating Windsor Forest, 57-40, at home Tuesday night.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will travel to Nahunta tonight to take on the tough Brantley County Herons in 2-AA Region action.
With a large homecoming crowd on hand Saturday in Ludowici, the Long County High School basketball teams split their games against Pierce County.
The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team clinched second place in Region 3-AAAAA with a 66-38 win over Groves on Saturday in Garden City.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's JJ Frazier scored 34 points to lead the Crusaders to a 91-75 win against Bethesda on Saturday in Savannah.
A handful of local high school football players are expected to sign with FBS schools today, including Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton, who is expected to ink with North Carolina State.
On the off chance you don't have a college football team to root for, consider this fair warning: Today is national signing day.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team now has turned a complete 180 degrees in Region 2A-AAAA action while both the boys' and girls' honored their senior basketball players with a sweep of the Brunswick Pirates on Friday night 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.