The Highlanders' Phillip Swindell hit for the cycle and Rickey Gillard had a strong outing in his first start of the year for a 15-6 victory against Appling Christian Monday.
Highlander Brooke Standard pulled a hat trick against Georgia Christian Saturday in Valdosta.
The Lady Tigers soccer team finished a winning season last week. The girls beat Groves, 7-0, on April 3 and Beach, 10-0, on April 5, but lost at home against Savannah Arts Academy, 6-0, Friday. They are 9-5 overall and 7-2 in Region 3-AAAAA. The Tiger boys lost at Groves, 6-2, on April 3. They also lost at Beach High, 3-1, and fell to Benedictine, 6-1, at home on April 11. The final score from ...
The Long County Recreation Department kicked off its baseball season Saturday. Director Michelle Rogers said there are 27 teams with more than 400 players, ages 4 and older. In the 8U boys division, Southern Hardware beat First Franklin Financial, 21-0, but lost to Pop's Pizzeria, 7-5. In the 10U boys division, Towriffic Towing and Yeoman's Construction fought to a 9-9 tie, but in the second game, Towriffic lost to Liberty Drywall & Insulation, 11-2. In ...
The Tiger tennis team is serving up a trip to the Region 3-AAAAA playoffs. According to Tiger tennis coach Janet Reddick, the boys didn't field a complete team but still did well for the season. As for her Lady Tigers, they went 11-2 overall and 11-2 in the region for the season.
FPCA captured the Class AA-Region 4 title Friday, defeating perennial powerhouse Frederica Academy, 3-2, at the St. James Sports Complex.
The Long County High School baseball team took on Appling County on Friday in Ludowici. The Pirates came into the game undefeated at 19-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state, according to the GaPrep.com/GACA poll. In addition to battling one of only two undefeated high school baseball squads in Georgia, the Blue Tide also faced Major League Baseball top prospect Byron Buxton. Although the Tide was the obvious underdog in the game, Long County ...
A seventh inning three-run surge from Glynn Academy allowed the Red Terrors to leap past Liberty, 8-3, in a Region 2A-AAAA contest Friday night on the Panther's home turf.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy didn't win Thursday, but they did play defense well enough to hold last year's Class AA champions to only three runs. The FPCA boys lost, 3-0, in a home game against Edmund Burke.
Scott's All-Stars had two squads perform well March 30-April 1 during a tournament in Jacksonville.
The Long County 10U Merchants played in the 2012 Savannah Spring Swing wheel-pitch tournament March 30-April 1. The Merchants were placed in the gold bracket and went undefeated in the tournament. The coaches and parents thanked sponsors All Custom Gutters, Coastal Pawn, C.A. Sittle Landscaping, Hinesville Fence and Eicher Pro Vinyl.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy pitchers Michael Lovelady and Phillip Swindell combined for 12 strikeouts in a 10-2 victory over Faith Baptist Christian Tuesday in Ludowici.
Liberty lost, 13-0, Tuesday afternoon to Region 2A-AAAA power Ware County. It took only five innings.
Bradwell traveled to Long County High School where the Tigers washed down the Blue Tide, 7-2, on Wednesday afternoon - payback for the Blue Tide's 8-1 victory over the Tigers on March 22.
VALDOSTA - The Bradwell Institute boys' and girls' track teams both placed in the top five of their divisions in the Harmon Viking/Vikette Invitational March 31 at Lowndes High School.
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.