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 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.
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.