Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
Bradwell girls' head basketball coach Faye Baker's squad struggled last year to corral rebounds, but some added height to the 2013-14 roster may boost the Lady Tigers.
The Long County High School football team on Friday dropped a 45-24 decision to McIntosh County in Darien.
Liberty County riders combined to claim 23 blue ribbons from 39 classes of competition Oct. 19 during Bluff Creek Stables Fall Classic on Colonels Island.
The Bradwell softball team and families gathered Oct. 27 on Fort Stewart to commemorate the Lady Tigers' season.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in the GISA 2AA Region Cross Country Meet on Oct. 19 at Trinity Christian School in Dublin. FPCA sent six runners, three varsity boys and three varsity girls.
Georgia Southern will go into Saturday's final home game looking to stop a losing streak.
Liberty County seniors on Friday were rewarded for their commitment to the Panthers football program with a 41-17 win over Region 3A-AAAA foe South Effingham at Donell Woods Stadium.
One of the most anticipated high-school football all-star game events will have representation from Liberty County High School.
Bradwell ran into a buzz saw Friday, falling to powerhouse Ware County, 48-0, Friday in Waycross.
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.