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.
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.