Bradwell Institute was looking to stir their own storm in Brunswick as they opened their season at Glynn Academy Friday night, but the Red Terrors routed the Tigers 27-2 to get the win.
It was a battle between two Panther teams, one looking to defend their home field, the other looking to duplicate the results from last year's opener.
It was neck-in-neck as the visiting Richmond Hill Wildcats and the Liberty Lady Panthers exchanged leads and a tie in Tuesday's softball game.
Long County High School opened up the Ronald Flott era on the road Friday night against Bryan County High School. The Blue Tide battled the Redskins before falling 28-20. Look for the story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball fell 4-2 to Brantley County on Thursday in Ludowici.
Friday night's lights were dim for the local teams with Liberty County High School, Long County and Bradwell earning losses to open the football season.
Hurricane Irene may no longer be a threat in our area, but there are still storms looming tonight on football fields across southeast Georgia.
Well, it's finally here - the first football game of the season for Long County High School. Tonight the Blue Tide travel over to Pembroke to take on Bryan County High School for the first game with coach Ronald Flott at the helm.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School's softball teams were on the road Tuesday for their first region games of the season.
The Walker Middle School Wildcats football team split a pair of games Wednesday in a tournament in Waycross. In their first game, the Wildcats lost to Waycross, 16-0, but in their second game, they defeated Brantley County, 8-6. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see photos from the game.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy Crusaders basketball players Jaquez Motley, JJ Frazier, Aaron Scott and Kirk Hill showcased their talent at the Elite Hoops Showcase on Aug. 13-14 in Birmingham, Ala.
The 2012 AAU season just got started, and already the 15U Liberty Thunder team proved they will be hard to beat. The team finished second in a tournament in Statesboro on Aug. 12-13. Coach Patrick Sammons said it was an accomplishment, considering his 15U team played up a division against 16U teams. The Thunder went 3-1, losing the championship to the Wayne County Rampage. "The boys played well all weekend with great defense and timely hitting," Sammons said.
The Hinesville Hurricanes posted a 36-0 win against the Tri-City Panthers Saturday night at Long Bell Stadium.
The Long County High School football team lost its preseason scrimmage 41-14 to Bacon County on Thursday night at Veterans' Stadium in Ludowici.
The Long County High School softball team took first in their bracket in the Tattnall Warrior Blast Tournament last weekend in Reidsville.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Brittany Hall on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play softball and volleyball for Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Three Bradwell Institute baseball players were selected for Region 3-AAAAA All-Region honors
The Scott's All*Stars sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams competed in the fourth annual Mother's Day Tournament, held May 11-12 in Hinesville, with the seventh-graders earning second place in their division.
Deniece Williams of Hinesville took first place in her age division at the 2013 Georgia State Youth United States Bowling Congress Pepsi Tournament, held April 27 in Columbus.
Panthers need equipment
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown, Jordan McRae and Lamar Richardson dropped by the Shuman Center on Thursday evening and spoke to a group of young basketball players. The trio touched on the importance of working hard and maintaining good grades in order to play at the college level.
For some time, the children at the Liberty County Pre-K Center watched as Bradwell Institute's new football stadium was built. Once it was complete, the students admired the new field and facility, which sparked an idea that came to fruition last week.
Bradwell Institute named former cross-country and golf coach Ken Griffin as the high school's new athletic director. Griffin fills the position once held by former Tiger football coach Jim Walsh.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Kirk Hill Jr. signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball for Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville.
Former Lady Highlander basketball player Aaliyah Wilson got a big surprise when she visited First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Friday morning. The Lady 'Lander basketball standout received a scholarship last year to play basketball at Brewton-Parker College, but her busy schedule didn't give the school administrators an opportunity to honor her with a signing ceremony.
Seventh annual Savannah Mile Run set
Last season they made it to the finals and were defeated but this year the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls would not be denied the state title.
Change can be a scary and unsettling at times. But for the Bradwell Institute football team, a new head coach has sparked excitement among the potential players and drawn onlookers to the spring-practice sessions that started last week.