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The Lady Blue Tide are winless no more.
Liberty County made 14 of 16 free throws down the stretch to hold off Region 2A-AAAA foe Richmond Hill 57-49 at home Tuesday night.
Struggling Liberty County dropped its fourth straight game Tuesday night, falling 71-44 to rival Richmond Hill in a Region 2A-AAAA contest.
Trading 3-pointer for 3-pointer, Frederica Academy came out against Georgia Independent Schools Association powerhouse First Presbyterian Christian Academy showing they weren't about to lay down and take a loss too easily.
With only six regular season games left on their schedule Bradwell's No. 9-ranked Lady Tigers are still charting a perfect course.
If there was a silver lining in Liberty County's 73-59 loss to Tattnall County on Saturday at home, it's this: The Panthers won't have to face the Battle Creek Warriors again.
The bad news for Liberty County was a narrow 35-34 loss Saturday to Tattnall County at home, the team's third straight setback.
Bradwell Institute kept its perfect season intact Saturday with a 68-16 win over host Long County in a nonregion matchup.
Long County used aggressive defense and solid free throw shooting to beat Bradwell Institute 77-62 in a non-region matchup Saturday in Ludowici.
Crusaders roll Prince Avenue Prep 101-62:
In a slugfest, Region 2A-AAAA rival Glynn Academy held off visiting Liberty County 70-63 on Friday night.
Liberty County dropped its second straight region game Friday with a lopsided 53-38 loss to the Lady Red Terrors at Glynn Academy.
Long Co. Blue Tide
Lady Tide hurler Kayla Mills signed a scholarship Wednesday with Middle Georgia College to play softball for the Warriors next year.
After dropping four games in a row, the Long County High School football team will try to right its ship tonight in a Region 2-AA contest with Bacon County at 7:30 in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy rescheduled its bye-week and will play Frederica Academy at 7:30 tonight on St. Simons Island.
On Sept. 27, Long County Middle School held its homecoming game, taking on Midway Middle School in Ludowici.
Joseph Martin Elementary second-grader Eboni Underwood recently was in Atlanta to attend a Falcons game, where she got the opportunity to pose with the Falcons' mascot and a few of the team's cheerleaders.
Georgia Southern continues Southern Conference play Saturday by taking on Samford at 3 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala.
Alex Hanks struggled mightily last year as Georgia Southern's kicker, but his coach never lost faith in him.
Four Liberty County senior softball players were honored just before taking the field Monday to host South Effingham in the final home game of the regular season.
Despite putting up 14 second-half points and fighting until the final tick of the clock, the Long County High School football team fell to Bryan County, 54-21, on Friday in Pembroke.
The Long County High School softball team on Thursday will begin its quest for a Region 2-AA title and a trip to the state tournament.
Bradwell Institute's Fall Ball varsity baseball team competed in a two-day tournament last weekend in Savannah. The team placed second in the silver division after beating Team Chain Gold, 11-3. That advanced the team into the championship game, where the team lost to Calvary Day, 4-2.
Two local show barns shined at the 42nd annual Southeastern Charity Horse Show, held Sept. 18-21 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
Donnie Baggs, son of Ludowici native Nathaniel Baggs, has been seeing plenty of playing time for the highly ranked Texas A&M football team.
Liberty County High School had a strong goal-line stance in the final seconds of Friday's 31-0 homecoming victory over Hephzibah at home.
"I sound like a broken record," first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Adam Carter said after his Tiger football team lost by one point Friday night in Effingham. "I keep saying it every week - we're fighting. We just can't seem to get that one break. We should have won that football game. We made a mistake, and that's a coachable football game. We fought the whole game. We played 48 minutes of football."
First Presbyterian Christian Academy endured a heart-crushing blow Friday when Memorial Day School delivered an 86-6 pounding to the Highlanders at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.