The Long County High School baseball team got stung by Jeff Davis County High School, 7-2, in Ludowici on Wednesday. The game was the first 2-AA Region game for both teams.
The public is invited to a catch-and-release bass tournament March 17 on Fort Stewart. The event will be at Pineview Lake. Fishermen may launch at first light - about 6:30 a.m. - with weigh-in scheduled for 11 a.m. Winners will be determined by total weight of a five-fish maximum. Cash prizes - based on the number of participants - will be awarded for first through fifth places, largest fish and in a youth category. Early-bird ...
As teams progress through the state basketball playoffs, the opposition is supposed to become harder.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' basketball player Aaliyah Wilson has been picked to represent her school in Saturday's Georgia-South Carolina all-star game in Augusta.
STATESBORO - The Bradwell Institute girls' and boys' track and field teams opened the 2012 season with second-place finishes at Saturday's Statesboro Invitational.
Liberty County's track teams took first place last Thursday at home in their first meet of the season.
The Liberty County baseball team took a 12-0 loss Tuesday from Benedictine in Savannah. According to LCHS coach Joel Moody, the Panthers struggled at bat, mustering up only one base hit in the game. Panther Kevin Chiu started strong on the mound by getting three outs on three batters in the first inning. But the Cadets started swinging the bats and the Panthers used five pitchers in the game. Liberty, which is 2-3 overall, travels ...
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 The second annual Relay for Life softball tournament is set for Saturday, March 10, at James Brown Park. Teams of seven to 10 players are needed. The registration fee is $150, and proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 912-980-5717.
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 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.