No. 3 seed Liberty pulled off a 43-point victory against Greenbriar, 77-34, Monday afternoon in the opening round of the Region 2-AAAA girls basketball tournament at Richmond Hill High School.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's JJ Frazier gave a verbal commitment to the University of Georgia's basketball team on Friday, making him the first class of 2013 player to commit to Bulldogs coach Mark Fox.
Liberty County High School's first-year baseball coach Joel Moody can recall wearing a Bradwell uniform, playing for Tiger baseball 35 years ago. He said his father Jerrell Moody helped build the dugouts on Tiger field.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy defeated Frederica Academy, 62-57, in overtime on Thursday. On Friday, FPCA beat Curtis Baptist, 59-52, to win the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA title. The Highlanders, 13-10 overall and 8-2 in conference play, now will make a bid for a fourth state title. Read more in an upcoming edition of the Coastal Courier.
Bradwell Institute track runner Anthony Holsendolph signed a letter of intent Thursday to run track at the University of South Carolina-Upstate.
Bradwell's Miguel Pineda rushed past the Benedictine defense Friday night and banked in a layup with 1.4 seconds left to give the Tigers a 63-61win.
Liberty County High School first-year baseball coach Joel Moody said he is looking forward to Monday's baseball scrimmage at Bradwell Institute.
Long County High School's basketball teams played the final games of the regular season Friday in Darien, where the boys finished up with a win and the Lady Tide lost. The boys' squad defeated McIntosh County Academy, 63-58, in overtime. The girls lost, 45-28, to the Lady Buccaneers.
High school soccer got a quick kick-start in a scrimmage between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute on Tuesday afternoon at Lewis Frasier Middle School's Freedom Field.
The Long County boys' basketball team continued its winning ways Tuesday by defeating Tattnall County, 75-60, in Ludowici. The Lady Tide struggled against Tattnall and lost, 49-23.
Liberty County High School wrapped up its regular season on Tuesday by sweeping Glynn Academy.
The Midway Middle School boys' basketball team finished its season with a 9-0 record. Highlights included winning the Turkey Shoot Championship in Jesup and being the current Liberty County middle school champions. Team members are, in uniform from left: Richard LeCounte, Tyreon Freeman, Tracey White, Martial Washington, Jacari' Roberts, Savon Cutler, Rayquan Heard, Lawrence Smith, Samuel Roberts, Phillip Neal, Christian White, Tyric Reece and Jaalon Frazier. The team was coached by Carol Broadnax, Eddie White ...
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Frederica Academy, 53-49, on Friday at the St. James Sports Center, which put the Highlanders in a three-way tie for first place in the Georgia Independent School Association's Region 2-AA.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team won a 74-66 back-and-forth battle with Long County on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Bradwell Institute baseball team has begun conditioning, and the Tigers are looking to maintain the standard set by last year's team.
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.