The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will host the 2012 Tip-Off Classic, starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown.
The Hinesville Hurricanes team will kick off its first spring league schedule Saturday in Sylvania against the Tri-County Panthers.
Softball tourney set
Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team had a rough time at Lovejoy High Wednesday evening in the Sweet 16 game of the state playoffs. Lovejoy outscored the Panther boys 64-34 to end Liberty's state run. Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.
After a week of watching their opponents on film, the Panthers of Liberty County High School were able to break down Northside Warner Robin's press, earning a 75-58 win Saturday in Warner Robins and advancing to round two of the state playoffs.
The growing rivalry between Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Frederica Academy from St. Simons Island and Hinesville's First Presbyterian Christian Academy peaked Saturday at the Class AA state championship game.
All season the Long County boys basketball team found a way to win close games at the buzzer. But Saturday they were unable to conjure up the magic, losing to Early County, 75-77, in the first round of the state playoffs.
Friday's weather postponed Liberty County's game against Brantley County, but the sun was out Saturday afternoon, and the Panthers split games when they hosted Windsor Forest in a double-header.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its second win of the year Thursday, defeating Bryan County in Pembroke 10-4.
Brunswick takes soccer from BI
Quickly getting out to a 10-0 lead, third-seeded North Cobb must have thought it would have an easy night Friday against the Bradwell Lady Tigers.
Talk about starting history with a bang.
When Wesley Worthy started running for Bradwell's cross-country team, it was more of a hobby for him and a way to hang with a few friends.
The Liberty County High School baseball team lost to Benedictine, 11-3, on Thursday in Savannah. The boys' game against Brantley County, scheduled for Friday, was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled. The Panthers hosted a doubleheader against Windsor Forest on Saturday. Those scores will be in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.
Liberty County celebrated its seniors in the final regular-season home game of their career Friday, but the Panthers were denied a win in their 4-0 loss to region power Wayne County.
The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.
South Effingham dampened the happiness of the Liberty County High School soccer teams' senior day Thursday evening at Donell Woods Stadium.
It's way, way, way too early to be talking about Georgia Southern's starting lineup for the upcoming 2014 football season, so let's talk about it.
Georgia Southern has obligations for four non-conference football games for the 2015 season with games at Georgia and West Virginia and home contests against The Citadel and Western Michigan, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced earlier this week.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.
Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.
Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.
Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.
Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.
Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.
Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.