Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Former Liberty County High School football players and brothers Trier, Aaron and Jovan Bennett are helping the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers make history this weekend.
Liberty High School's football team, known for putting up triple digits in rushing per game, was held to 73 total yards on the ground in its 27-7 loss last Friday at Westover High School in Albany.
Liberty County High School's girls' and boys' basketball teams continued their winning ways Saturday at the Southside Classic Tournament in Savannah.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to New Hampstead High School, 53-21, on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team on Saturday lost its season opener to New Hampstead, 66-54, in Ludowici.
The Scott's All*Stars youth-basketball team recently partnered with Sons of Sophistication to bag groceries at Second Harvest for the elderly as their monthly community service. The All*Stars also recently participated in a teen-issues program at Jenkins High School in Savannah. During the program, participants discussed the cost of teen pregnancy, bullying, playing the cards you are dealt and other topics.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams got a jump start on the regular season Friday and Saturday by competing in the Southside Classic Tournament at Windsor Forest High School.
Liberty County High School managed one defensive touchdown in the first quarter of play Friday before being denied any other scoring opportunity in a 27-7 loss in Albany to Westover High in the first round of the state playoffs.
Bradwell Tigers boys' basketball head coach Rhett Hellgren enters his second season at the helm of the Tigers, looking improve on last season's .500 record
Soldiers assigned to the Fort Stewart Warrior Transition Battalion will host a seated volleyball tournament at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Newman Fitness Center on Fort Stewart.
Richmond Hill High School could be put in the state's largest classification for high school sports next year based on enrollment numbers released recently by the Georgia Department of Education - but it won't stay in Class AAAAAA if local officials can help it.
Liberty County High School Panthers lost of Westover High Friday night, 27-7, in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs.
Liberty County High School's football team accomplished its first goal of the season - earning a spot in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA state tournament.