Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
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.
Losing three of their last four games of the 2012-13 season didn't make for a joy-filled offseason for Liberty County Panthers head boys basketball coach Willie Graham.
Thirteen seniors on the Long County football team were recognized during senior night Nov. 7 prior to the team's final game in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team kicks off its regular season Saturday in Ludowici and will do so with new faces all over the roster.
The Los Angeles Athletic Club named former Liberty County basketball player and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae on its preseason top-50 list, according to utsports.com.
The end of high-school football's regular season came last week, and while Liberty County will see some action in the playoffs, all three local prep teams did well statistically - with some even climbing the state rankings.
Long County seniors who participate in cross-country, band and cheerleading and were recognized last Thursday prior to the football team's final game.