Lined up underneath moss-draped live oaks - just a stone's throw from the marsh's edge - runners stretched and set timers ahead of the second annual Sunbury 5K on Saturday morning.
Penalties hurt the Bradwell Tigers and speed helped the Windsor Forest Knights on Olvey Field tonight. Bradwell battled to the bitter end but as the clock ticked toward zero the Knights held on to win 34-24 in a Region 3-AAAAA match up.
While First Presbyetrian Christian Academy is known for its state championship-caliber basketball program, there is another Highlander squad that is opening eyes around the Georgia Independent Schools Association.
Tied for last place in Region 3-AAAAA is not where the Bradwell Tigers want to be at this point in the football season. Nestled alongside Jenkins and Savannah High, the Tigers need to win tonight when they host Windsor Forest to have a viable shot for the postseason. In fact, the BI boys need to win from here on out to push Johnson, Benedictine and Groves down the region scale.
After stumbling in their Region 2A-AAAA opener against Richmond Hill last week, the Liberty County Panthers are headed to Brunswick to take on the Pirates at 7:30 tonight.
After a week off, the Long County High School football team will return to the gridiron when it takes on Pierce County at 7:30 tonight in Blackshear.
Proving that tough men can wear pink the Walker Middle School Wildcats honored WMS sixth grade teacher Beth Vandevort by wearing pink uniforms in last Friday's game against Lewis Frasier Middle School.
Bradwell Institute pitcher Karson Rogers allowed one hit in two games, and the Lady Tigers outscored Johnson, 52-0, in a doubleheader Saturday to clinch third in Region 3-AAAAA.
Running, jumping, dribbling and shooting were the focus of the first Fundamentals Tip-Off Classic on Saturday at the St. James Sports Center.
Here are the top 10 teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season. Area teams are in bold.
Thanks to Tay Tay Bacon's electrifying 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, it only took Liberty County High School about 12 seconds to find the end zone Friday night against unbeaten Richmond Hill.
GARDEN CITY - A wild football game between Bradwell Institute and Savannah High on Thursday night had a little bit of everything: a fight between two players, an interception and kickoff returned for touchdowns, and two quarterbacks combining to throw for six touchdowns and more than 450 yards.
Its official: The softball season has come and gone.
The second annual Sunbury 5K benefiting the American Diabetes Association and Wounded Warriors Project is set to start at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sunbury Crab Company.
Despite a 92 yard return for a touchdown in the opening kick of the game by Liberty's Tay Tay Bacon, the Richmond Hill Wildcats upset the Panthers' homecoming winning 14-6 at Donell Wood Stadium tonight. Minutes after scoring their first touchdown Shadrach Thornton plowed through blockers and ran to the outside for a 51 yard touchdown that was wiped away by a holding call. The Panthers had several opportunities inside the Wildcats' 20 but were unable to punch through the goal line.
Most performers live to show off their talent in front of an audience.
Former Liberty County High School running back Roderick Jones missed three games this season for Shorter University as he healed a shoulder injury. But he came back in a big way.
Former Bradwell Institute track-and-field standout Josh McCullan had a great first season as a true-freshman long jumper for the Alabama Crimson Tide track and field team.
STATESBORO - Quarterback Jerick McKinnon still owns the ground at Georgia Southern, but Kevin Ellison took over the air.
STATESBORO - Fans will have the opportunity to meet the 2013-14 Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball teams this weekend as Meet the Eagles is set for noon-1 p.m. Saturday in the Statesboro Mall's center court.
In a battle of undefeated teams Friday, everyone knew someone would be finishing the night with their first loss of the season.
Bradwell Institute took one step closer Friday to fulfilling its goal of a playoff berth.
It was a nail-biter Thursday for the Liberty County softball team, who had the game at Cross Creek tied at 1-all until the fifth inning.
The Long County High School football team was off this week, and the break couldn't have come at a better time.
Several riders from Midway's Dixie Stables brought home high placings from the Georgia National Fair Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show, held Oct. 6 in Perry.
The Long County High School cross-country team competed in a meet Sept. 14 at Magnolia State Park in Jenkins County.
In the battle between undefeated Liberty County High School and Statesboro High, it was the Blue Devils that retained the undefeated title as they downed the Panthers 24-7 Friday night at Donell Woods Stdium.
Someone will realize their first loss of the season as the undefeated, No. 6-ranked Statesboro Blue Devils visit the undefeated Liberty County Panthers at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell looks to move to 2-1 in Region 3-AAAAA tonight as it hosts the Windsor Forest Knights at Olvey Field.
Scott's All*Stars went 2-1 at a tournament Oct. 5 in Augusta.