The FPCA Highlander boys have made it into the final four in the state playoffs by defeating Gatewood, 59-56, on Saturday. The boys will take on LaGrange at 4 p.m. Thursday at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers won the Region 2-AAAA consolation tournament, beating Effingham County, 47-40. Liberty is also the No. 3 seed as the state tournament begins this week.
Third seeded Liberty lost to No. 1 Effingham County, 43-40, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Saturday afternoon at Richmond Hill.
The Long County High School basketball team came up a little short in the quest for a Region 2-AA crown over the weekend, but had a successful tournament, making it to the championship game against Vidalia High School.
The BI Tiger soccer teams swept victories in their first games of the season Feb. 13 at Brunswick. The boys won 5-3 and the girls won 4-0.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander boys basketball team has cleared the first hurdle enroute to their fourth state title. The Highlander boys defeated Valwood 73-38 in the first round of the state playoffs Thursday afternoon in Dawson.
It was an all-out physical battle between the Liberty Lady Panthers and Richmond Hill in the first girl's Region 2-AAAA semi-finals Friday afternoon.
Second-seed Brunswick surged past Liberty, 70-56, Friday afternoon in a Region 2-AAAA boys semi-final game at Richmond Hill.
The alumni took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and scored seven in the fifth to win 9-1. Former players Eric Wells, Zach Hawkins, Joshua Rivers, Josh Drigger, Steven Dill, Josh Magaw,DeAnte Day, Eran Hodge and Jeff Polk, and alumni Hill, Ricky Glisson and James Rogers played for the winning team. Rogers was walked by his son Mitch Rogers, a current BI player.
It's time for some Long County High School baseball. The Blue Tide baseball team begins the regular season Monday, taking on Charlton County in Folkston.
The Liberty County girls' basketball team claimed a spot in the state tournament by toppling second-seeded South Effingham, 73-62, in the second round of the Region 2-AAAA tourney Wednesday in Richmond Hill.
SAVANNAH - Both Bradwell Institute basketball teams earned berths in the state playoffs with Region 3-AAAAA tourney wins this week.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team ended its season ended Monday with a 49-23 loss to Pierce County during the first round of the Region 2-AA tourney in Blackshear.
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It's a team current head coach Ernie Walthour helped develop, and now the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are paying Walthour back. First the boys won the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA championship. Now the team will try to bring the coach the Highlanders' fourth state title.
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.
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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.