Bradwell Institute opened region 3-AAAAA play against Beach on Tuesday night for what may be the last time as reclassification comes down the pike. Beach defeated the Lady Tigers, 48-30, but the Tigers took the boys' game, 81-66.
Four Panthers hit the double-digits in scoring Tuesday night to lead unbeaten Liberty County High School to a 64-48 win over McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
Liberty County High School's Lady Panthers basketball team improved to 3-2 overall with a 54-31 win over McIntosh County Academy on Tuesday night in Darien.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to 0-2 with a 38-17 loss to Wayne County on Saturday in Jesup.
Bradwell Institute guard Javante Richey looks to pass during the first meeting between BI and rival Beach in the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School earlier this month. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs won. The Bradwell boys evened the score Tuesday night beating the Bulldogs 81-66. The score for the Lady Tigers' game was not available by press time. Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team pulled out an 87-82 win over Wayne County on Saturday in Jesup.
University of Tennessee sophomore basketball player Jordan McRae, who graduated from Liberty County High School, equaled his career-high for the second game in a row with 25 points in Monday night's 89-81 loss at Oakland. McRae played for 33 minutes and was 7-of-17 from the floor and 3-of-8 in 3-point shooting.
Liberty County High School made it a sweep on Wednesday night at the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach.
In the second day of the Joe Greene Classic the Bradwell Tiger boys and girls got a sneak peak of the Region 3-AAAAA foe, Beach High.
Walker Middle School recently held an athletic banquet to present awards to students on the cheerleading, football and softball teams.
Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit, the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team surged in the second half to beat rival Liberty County, 41-37, in the first round of the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School on Tuesday afternoon.
Liberty County High School's Derrick Brooks, Savyvon Wilson and Aaron Scott combined for 62 points in an 80-66 win over Bradwell Institute on Tuesday night in the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School.
The Long County High School basketball teams will travel to Jesup on Saturday to take on the tough teams from Wayne County High School.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy defeated Youth ChalleNGe Academy-Fort Stewart, 73-62, on Saturday afternoon at St. James Sports Center.
Each year, five people are selected for the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame, then inducted during a banquet in December. The 2011 class includes Robert Cambell, Kashien Latham, David Kunda, Rodney LeCounte and Bryan Sears.
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.