Savannah High took control of the basketball game from the opening seconds and didn't let go until the end, downing visiting Bradwell 77-46 in Savannah Friday night. The Blue Jackets dominated the Tigers on both ends of the court. Savannah's furious defense forced Bradwell to move the ball very fast, which created turnovers the Blue Jackets capitalized on. "I told them in the pregame meeting that we had to play with ...
Liberty County earned its first Region 2A-AAAA win on Friday night in Jesup, beating Wayne County 65-59. Melvin King led the Panthers with 19 points as Liberty bounced back from a five-point loss to Brunswick on Tuesday. "We played an all-around better game," LCHS head coach Willie Graham said after the game. "It was our best complete game from start to finish this year. Both sides of the region seem like ...
First Presbyterian Christian Academy improved to 18-3 overall and picked up the school's first Region 2-AA win on Friday, beating Curtis Baptist on the road 71-36. Jarquez Smith had 24 points for the Highlanders, who weren't sure what to expect from the Crusaders. "I didn't know anything about them and I didn't know what to expect," FPCA coach David Jones said. "And of course they came out and played hard." <p ...
Area schools hit the hardwood in Hinesville on Saturday morning for the annual Donell Woods Memorial tournament held at Snelson Golden, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Bradwell Institute. At Bradwell Institute, Johnson took down Camden County 35-29 in a boys' JV contest. In game two of the JV boys' bracket, Benedictine was outscored by Brunswick Pirates 49-31. At Snelson Golden, the junior varsity girls went head to head and Glynn Academy ...
For a time it looked like the Long County High School girls' basketball team might find a way to pick up its first win of the season against visiting St. Vincent's Academy. But a tough fourth period resulted in the Lady Tide falling 42-26 to the Saints. "When we play hard, we can compete. We played 28 minutes of basketball, but those other four minutes are what cost us the game," ...
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken had about 24 hours to enjoy the Eagles' 26-20 win over the Florida Gators.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there were regulation changes in the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning today.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
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.