It was another busy night on the hardcourt Friday.
Just weeks after being selected to the 2011 U.S. Air Force Sophomore All-American Team, Liberty County High School sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan was selected to the 247sports.com Class of 2014 All-American Team, according to their website.
Bradwell Institute's gym resonated with cheers Tuesday night as fans were treated to an action-packed doubleheader in which the Lady Tigers eked out a 44-41 win in overtime and the Tigers beat Camden, 83-75, after trailing for most of the first half.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team started the season 11-0, but then the Panthers sputtered to a 1-4 record against Region 2A-AAAA teams.
The Liberty County YMCA kicked off its Priceless Gift Campaign on Tuesday with a treadmill walk that lasted from 6 a.m.-
The University of Georgia's new immigration policy is being cited as the possible reason Bradwell football player Chester Brown de-committed from the university Monday, according to news reports from the Atlantic Journal Constitution and Onlineathens.com.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its ninth region win of the year Tuesday against Toombs County, while the Lady Tide fell to the Lady Dogs and still are looking for their first victory of the season.
Scott's All-Stars is hosting tryouts
Bradwell Institute offensive lineman Chester Brown has reportedly de-committed from the University of Georgia, according to news reports on ESPN and in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Bradwell's basketball teams combined for 147 points against Long County Saturday night. The Bradwell Lady Tigers overwhelmed Long County, 61-16, while the boys conquered the Blue Tide, 88-42, in the nightcap.
After a four-year absence, First Presbyterian Christian Academy once again has a swim team. The four Highlanders are eighth graders Julianna Hensely and Kathleen McGovern and 10th graders Diana Nikolovski and Chandler Zabel. The team has competed in four meets to date including this past weekend's meet at Albany State University for the Deer-Windsor Invitational.
At age 41, Bud Frankenthaler had a motorcycle accident that resulted in a concussion, collapsed lung and 18 broken bones. His doctors told him he would be crippled from arthritis in 10 years. To prove them wrong, he began to exercise ... and never stopped.
Having three players sink seven 3-point shots in the first half of a game is one way to ensure a 20-point lead and a win.
Bradwell Institute was in Savannah on Friday night for a Region 3-AAAAA basketball doubleheader.
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.
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.