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.
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."
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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.
Long County High School will have homecoming festivities this weekend.
It was a tough night for the local teams Friday night. Bradwell Institute, First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Long County High School all suffered losses on the football field.
It was a somber bus ride home Wednesday from Cordele for Liberty County.
Bradwell will try to earn another Region 3-AAAAA win tonight when they play Glynn Academy in Brunswick.
After being off last week, the Long County High School football team will be back on the field tonight to face Toombs County in Lyons.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy had a bye week last Friday and will travel to Lyons tonight to play Robert Toombs Christian Academy at 7:30.