Eighth-grade basketball tourney
The season isn't over, but one local baseball player is already planning for the next level.
The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams continue to play well in their inaugural season, by adding wins to each of their records.
Former Liberty County high School baseball player Trey Sikes was this week's league leader in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association for hitters.
Bradwell Institute's girls track team finished second out of eight teams and the BI boys placed fourth out of 10 teams at the Ware County High School Swamp Relays in Waycross March 16.
The Long County High School baseball team snapped a three game losing streak Tuesday, defeating Vidalia High School on the road.
In its third year of men's basketball, the East Georgia State College Bobcats made to the third round of the NJCAA Basketball Tournament. The Bobcats were eliminated by undefeated Spartanburg Methodist College, 75-68, Thursday.
The Highlander diamond boys are on point in making a run for the Georgia Independent School Association Class 2-AA Region playoffs.
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It was a must-win for the Bradwell Institute boys soccer team Tuesday when they hosted Groves High at Olvey Field. Needing the win to make a run for the region playoffs, the boys beat the Rebels, 10-0, in a game shortened by the score rule
Both the Long County boys and girls soccer teams beat Bryan County Tuesday in Pembroke.
One hundred sixty-two schools competed at the Bob Hayes Invitational on Saturday, and the Liberty County High School tracksters placed in several events.
The Long County High School track-and-field team recently competed in its first meet of the year at Tattnall County, bringing home seven firsts.
Long County lost to McIntosh County Academy, 45-24, Friday in Darien.
Scott's All*Stars went 2-1 Oct. 26 to finish second for the CASA Fall League in Augusta.
Tennessee guard and Midway native Jordan McRae is a candidate for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate basketball, according to UTsports.com.
Long County High School Athletic Director Karen Swindell and Principal Scotty Hattaway recently accepted the 2013 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
When Aaron Murray decided to come back to Georgia as a fifth-year senior he gave Mark Richt sustained senior leadership.
Liberty will host a strong South Effingham team tonight for its final home game and a chance to play into the AAAA state playoffs.
The Long County High School football team tonight faces an old nemesis as the Blue Tide takes on McIntosh County in Darien.
Bradwell Institute first-year head cross-country coach Sean Redmond said his team is ready for the Region 3-AAAAA meet Friday in Richmond Hill - with an eye toward next week's state meet.
Led by a combined seven touchdowns from Vanda Vereen Jr. and Brendon Scott, the Long County High School football team on Friday decisively beat Jeff Davis High School, 47-14, in Ludowici.
Wayne County's strong offensive drives in the first half Friday led to a 21-12 win over Liberty County in Jesup to put a crimp in the Panthers' postseason hopes.
According to race organizer Patrick Boyle, the fourth annual Sunbury 5K race, held Oct. 5, was the most successful to date in terms of fundraising efforts.
Bradwell Institue lost a Region 3-AAAAA contest falling to Richmond Hill 28-14 during the Tigers' senior night game at Olvey Field. Tiger Hubert Anderson scored both touchdowns on runs of 5 and 2 yards. Robert Miller was 2-for-2 on the extra point kicks.
Roughly 19 seniors will be honored tonight as the Bradwell Tigers host the Richmond Hill Wildcats for senior night game on Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School has another tough battle tonight as the 6-1 Panthers take on the 6-1 Wayne County Yellow Jackets in Jesup.
Long County High School takes on Jeff Davis High School tonight in a 2-AA Region matchup.