Both local teams dropped baseball games Tuesday with the Bradwell Tigers traveling to Waycross to face the Ware County Gators and the Liberty Panthers hosting South Effingham.
Now at 3-0, the Hinesville Hurricanes had a bit of Irish luck Saturday, scoring their third win. The semi-pros beat the Augusta Knights, 16-8, in Augusta.
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Liberty County High School won the first matchup with Bradwell this season, but Bradwell wasn't going to let the crosstown rivals beat them on the Tigers' field.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team lost one and won one recently.
Former Long County High School student and 4-H Archery team member Linda Stephens recently took second in her division in the National Collegiate Indoor Archery Tournament at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Long County's Jamaal Anderson was named the Region 2-AA boys' basketball co-player of the year.
The National Golf Association's NGA Professional Golf Tour will play April 1-7 at the Sapelo Hammock golf course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has been serving up wins in tennis this season, with the girls' team 4-0 and the boys' team sitting at 2-2 as of Tuesday.
Kelsey Higgason (second row, left), Asyria Daniels (second row, second from left) and Brooke Standard (third row, next to coach) recently participated on the Coastal Georgia SSA U18 Tournament team in the Florida State Invitational in Tallahassee. The team, coached by Michael Townsend, won the tourney with the final match against Florida's No. 6 Santa Rosa (Pensacola) going into overtime and a penalty-kick shootout. The tournament made it seven matches in three days for Higgason, Daniels and Standard as they had just completed an FPCA high-school tournament at Sherwood Academy in Albany before traveling to Tallahassee. Standard also was ...
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First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams continued to dominate as the boys and girls both won, 9-0, on Thursday against Robert Toombs Christian Academy at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School soccer teams split their games Friday against Metter in Ludowici, with the girls winning big and the boys losing.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers played well and hit hard Tuesday, but it wasn't enough to overcome South Effingham.
The Long County Middle School football team on Wednesday won its first game of the season by beating Pierce County Middle School, 22-16, in Blackshear in a battle that went down to the last possession of the game.
The No. 22-ranked Georgia Southern Eagles will look to bounce back from defeat when they face The Citadel at 1 p.m. Saturday in Statesboro.
Liberty County High School held out long enough to earn a 21-19 win over Glenn Hills on Friday in Augusta. The narrow victory came in a game in which the Panthers made costly errors that the Spartans scored on.
For the second time this season, LaGrange College sophomore wide receiver and Bradwell alum Marsalis Jackson was named the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Week, according to lagrangepanthers.com.
Scott's All*Stars recently awarded its sixth scholarship for $200 to Michael Farrior.
In Samford's 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays - passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run - accounted for 334 yards.
STATESBORO - "Cheerleader for a Day," which allows girls and boys ages 4-14 to learn cheers and chants from the Georgia Southern cheerleaders, will be Saturday at Paulson Stadium for the Eagles' game against The Citadel.
Bradwell Tigers head coach Adam Carter's halftime speech was limited to explaining that it was time his players learned to win, and the Tigers heeded his advice, rallying for 24, second-half points, and a 45-32 Region 3-AAAAA win over Jenkins.
For the first half of regulation, it appeared the Liberty County High School football team had the game tucked away.
Liberty County High School's softball team won the best of three series against Burke County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAA playoffs Thursday afternoon.
The Long County High School softball team's season ended Thursday with a tough loss to Bryan County.
The Bradwell Tigers play their second Region 3-AAAAA game of the season at 7:30 tonight when they host Jenkins for their homecoming game on Olvey Field.
The Liberty County football team travels tonight to Augusta to face off against the Glenn Hills Spartans at 7:30.