Liberty County High School's game at No. 5-ranked Statesboro has been moved up to Thursday night. Kick off also was moved up to 7 p.m. to accommodate playing on a school night. The game is the Region 3A-AAAA opener for both teams. Both the Blue Devils and Panthers are 5-1. "We can't make any mistakes against a team like Statesboro," Panthers coach Kirk Warner said. "We know what they've got, we know what they bring and we just have to be ready for them."
The Sunbury 5K had the largest turnout in its three-year history Saturday as 170 runners competed for prizes and raised money for the American Diabetes Association and the Wounded Warriors Project.
Long County High School fell 34-21 to Bacon County on Friday during homecoming night in Alma.
Youth from all over the state came out Sept. 29 for the seventh annual Shawnee McGowan Junior Rodeo at the NC Ranch in Long County.
Competitors from all over the state took part in the Long County Recreation Department mud bog Sept. 29 in Ludowici.
Liberty County High School overcame penalties and turnovers to earn a 37-14 win over Glenn Hills Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels have been around since 1993, and next Saturday the organization is planning to honor the AAU program that has sent more than 20 players to the collegiate level.
Bradwell Institute is still seeking that elusive first win as Jenkins edged out a 26-14 victory at Memorial Stadium Friday night. In Bacon County, the Long County Blue Tide managed to keep things close but the Raiders were able to enjoy their homecoming night with a 34-21 win.
The Bradwell Lady Tigers' volleyball team split victories last week, falling to Glynn Academy in two sets (25-13, 25-14) and defeating host Richmond Hill in two sets (25-23, 25-21). BI's volleyball coach DeAndre Davis said he was pleased with the girls' overall performance but added mistakes and a lack of communication on the court hurt his team.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute held their homecoming games earlier than usual this season. On Sept, 21, Cynthia Kornegay, Liberty's 2011 homecoming queen passed the tiara to this year's queen Janelle Stokes. During Bradwell's Sept. 28 game against Cross Creek the Tigers crowned Tiger football player Khalil Harris as their homecoming king and Alaitra McGrone was named homecoming queen.
It was a tense first quarter as the Glenn Hills Spartans marched down the field during the first quarter and scored to take a quick 8-0 lead. But the big Cats pinned their ears back tied the game a short while later and then went on to pound the Spartans 37-14 at Donell Woods Stadium. The win gives the Liberty team a 5-1 record as they prep for their region game next week at Statesboro.
Currently 4-1, the Liberty County Panthers would like to earn a win before facing Statesboro next week in their Region 3A-AAAA opener.
The Bradwell Tigers will have to tighten their chin straps as they face a 3-1 Jenkins team at 7:30 tonight at Memorial Stadium in Savannah.