Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Kaneetha (Gordon) Grant is one of five inductees chosen for the 2014 Armstrong Atlantic State University Armstrong Athletic Hall of Fame.
Liberty County High School Lady Panther softball team recently had its awards banquet.
GSU men's soccer alumnus Martin Parris died Sunday morning in a fatal car accident in Fayetteville, according to a news release issued by Georgia Southern University.
Liberty County Manna House is hosting a golf tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
Seven strong players is all it has taken for the Faith Baptist Christian Academy girls' volleyball team so far this season.
Maxpreps.com writer and analyst Stephen Spiewak has named Liberty County High School freshman football player Richard LeCounte his favorite for the 2013 Freshman of the Year award
The Long County High School football team lost to Toombs County 34-21, Friday in Lyons, but head coach Ron Flott called it the Blue Tide's the best performance of the year.
According to allfortennessee.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae was named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team during the preseason picks and predictions that took place just before SEC media day last week.
La Grange wide receiver and Bradwell alum Marsalis Jackson is the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 20, according to the school's athletic website.
If one were going to give a grade to the Georgia Southern Eagles halfway through the season, one might be tempted to issue an "incomplete."
Manna House Golf Tournament set
The Bradwell Tigers fall to 2-2 in Region 3-AAAAA after losing 27-14 in Brunswick against Glynn Academy Friday night.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's reached a first Friday. It was the first game the Highlanders had not scored at least once.
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band earned superior ratings in music, visual and general effect at the Coastal Empire Classic Oct. 12 at Effingham County High School.
A month after Coastal Crew Rebels basketball player Isaiah Scott was invited to the National Phenom Camp, two of his teammates received the same honor.