The Long County High School baseball team (2-3) got back on the winning track this past Thursday, beating Bryan County High School (2-2), 14-5, in Ludowici.
Last weekend Fort Stewart's Youth Challenge Academy's basketball team vowed to defend its championship title against Fort Gordon in Augusta. Keeping their word, the boys rallied after a sluggish start to win 69-64 in overtime.
The Liberty Panthers girls' track team scored a total of 156 and 164 points in 15 events to finish in first place, and the boys' team scored 131 and 169 to place second at the squads' first two track meets Feb. 24 and March 3 in Hinesville.
Bradwell's soccer teams were at Jenkins High Friday night where the Lady Tigers won in overtime but the boys lost to the home team.
The Lady Tigers' winning streak began in November. After 29 wins, a region title and a No. 1 ranking, it came to an end Tuesday night at home when McEachern defeated Bradwell Institute, 50-25, in the second round of the Class AAAAA girls state basketball tournament. "We asked so much of them this season and they gave it to us 29 out of 30 times this season. We are disappointed tonight with ...
Maybe Bradwell Institute should play Beach every week in soccer. In the girls' match, the Lady Tigers scored seven goals in the first half of play against the Lady Bulldogs. After an abbreviated second half, the Lady Tigers won, 10-1. "Tonight was a good win for us. It was a good group effort. Everyone was able to work on their fundamentals in a game situation," BI girls' coach Lindsay Guyett said. <p ...
Bradwell Institute opened its season at home against Brunswick in a non-region baseball game Tuesday afternoon, but despite an early one-run lead, the Tigers fell, 4-1, to the Pirates.
Liberty County High School freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan participated at the Schuman's National Underclassman Football Combine competition Feb. 19 in Savannah. According to Panthers offensive coordinator Ryan Glazer, McMillan was named the best ninth-grade linebacker and received the award for the strongest overall ninth-grader. Panthers speed coach Nathan Mims said McMillan finished the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds and cleared 7 feet, 9 inches in the broad jump. Mims said the ...
Twenty nine perfect wins and one heartbreaking loss ended the Bradwell Lady Tigers' basketball season Tuesday night. The girls hosted McEachern High School for the second round of the state playoffs but lost 50-25 to the Lady Indians whose mere height dominated the Hinesville girls.
Liberty County High School's Matt Desbiens and Patrick McDonald each launched three-run home runs Monday at Bryan County High School, but the Redskins came back in extra innings to win, 9-8.
Bradwell's golf team took another second-place finish Wednesday in its second match of the season at Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Long County High School's baseball team began the Region 2-AA portion of its schedule on Tuesday, facing Jeff Davis in Hazelhurst.
Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmer Sandra Scott had what her coach called an "awesome" showing at this year's 14U state swim championships held in Savannah over the weekend.
More than 50 kids turned up at the Liberty County YMCA on Feb. 12-13 hoping to earn a spot on Scott's All-Stars basketball team.
Garrett Riggleman drove in Alex Covington in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Bryan County High School a 9-8 win in extra innings over visiting Liberty County (2-1) on Monday night in Pembroke.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
Senior league playoffs
As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.
Riceboro native and WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones recently was acquired by the New York Liberty, according to wnba.com.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.