Lined up underneath moss-draped live oaks - just a stone's throw from the marsh's edge - runners stretched and set timers ahead of the second annual Sunbury 5K on Saturday morning.
Penalties hurt the Bradwell Tigers and speed helped the Windsor Forest Knights on Olvey Field tonight. Bradwell battled to the bitter end but as the clock ticked toward zero the Knights held on to win 34-24 in a Region 3-AAAAA match up.
While First Presbyetrian Christian Academy is known for its state championship-caliber basketball program, there is another Highlander squad that is opening eyes around the Georgia Independent Schools Association.
Tied for last place in Region 3-AAAAA is not where the Bradwell Tigers want to be at this point in the football season. Nestled alongside Jenkins and Savannah High, the Tigers need to win tonight when they host Windsor Forest to have a viable shot for the postseason. In fact, the BI boys need to win from here on out to push Johnson, Benedictine and Groves down the region scale.
After stumbling in their Region 2A-AAAA opener against Richmond Hill last week, the Liberty County Panthers are headed to Brunswick to take on the Pirates at 7:30 tonight.
After a week off, the Long County High School football team will return to the gridiron when it takes on Pierce County at 7:30 tonight in Blackshear.
Proving that tough men can wear pink the Walker Middle School Wildcats honored WMS sixth grade teacher Beth Vandevort by wearing pink uniforms in last Friday's game against Lewis Frasier Middle School.
Bradwell Institute pitcher Karson Rogers allowed one hit in two games, and the Lady Tigers outscored Johnson, 52-0, in a doubleheader Saturday to clinch third in Region 3-AAAAA.
Running, jumping, dribbling and shooting were the focus of the first Fundamentals Tip-Off Classic on Saturday at the St. James Sports Center.
Here are the top 10 teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season. Area teams are in bold.
Thanks to Tay Tay Bacon's electrifying 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, it only took Liberty County High School about 12 seconds to find the end zone Friday night against unbeaten Richmond Hill.
GARDEN CITY - A wild football game between Bradwell Institute and Savannah High on Thursday night had a little bit of everything: a fight between two players, an interception and kickoff returned for touchdowns, and two quarterbacks combining to throw for six touchdowns and more than 450 yards.
Its official: The softball season has come and gone.
The second annual Sunbury 5K benefiting the American Diabetes Association and Wounded Warriors Project is set to start at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sunbury Crab Company.
Despite a 92 yard return for a touchdown in the opening kick of the game by Liberty's Tay Tay Bacon, the Richmond Hill Wildcats upset the Panthers' homecoming winning 14-6 at Donell Wood Stadium tonight. Minutes after scoring their first touchdown Shadrach Thornton plowed through blockers and ran to the outside for a 51 yard touchdown that was wiped away by a holding call. The Panthers had several opportunities inside the Wildcats' 20 but were unable to punch through the goal line.
The Bradwell Institute boys' track team was second overall and the girls' team was third at last weekend's Statesboro Invitational.
In recent years, the Long County baseball team has been dominated by rival Jeff Davis County. But with a new coach and attitude, Long County fans and players were hoping for different results this year.
Many area riders were honored during the annual American Saddlebred Horse Association of Georgia banquet Feb. 22 at the Idle Hour Country Club in Macon.
Four of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's starting varsity soccer players signed scholarships Friday afternoon to play for Point University in West Point, Ga. FPCA's Domonique Kirkley, Clark Sukaratana, Ricky Gilliard and Tyler Cause committed to the same college.
Alexandria Moses on Friday penned her name to play volleyball at Agnes Scott College, making her the first volleyball player from First Presbyterian Christian Academy to earn the honor.
Paying tribute to their former head coach and mentor, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys varsity basketball team made a brief stop Thursday afternoon at the grave of Ernie Walthour.
Liberty County High School on Friday had been looking to avenge last week's baseball loss to Bradwell Institute, but it didn't happen. Instead, the Tigers team claimed a 10-0 shutout win at home over the Panthers. The game ended in the sixth inning.
It's no wonder college scouts have been checking out the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys soccer team and signing players. The squad finished as state runner up last season and is poised to make another state run this year. On Friday afternoon, they helped their chances by beating Alleluia Community School, 5-2, at St. James Field. Highlander Clark Sukaratana signed to Point University on Friday morning and was the first Highlander to score a goal that afternoon. That point was followed by back-to-back goals from midfielder Stanford Graham. Last week, Graham signed a scholarship to play at Middle Georgia ...
The Long County High School baseball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the year Thursday, defeating McIntosh County 10-3. With the win, the Blue Tide improved to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the region.
Former Georgia Southern star quarterback Greg Hill has been hired as the new head football coach at Bradwell.
Two First Presbyterian Christian Academy athletes signed college letters of intent last week.
Several First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball players, as well as their first-year head coach, received honors after winning the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Championship last week.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team suffered a tough loss Tuesday, falling to Charlton County, 12-0, in Folkston.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team lost its first game of the season last Saturday, losing to the River City Commandos, 41-6.
Wayne County swept the Liberty County High School soccer teams Tuesday night in Jesup.