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Liberty County High School hosted four local track teams Thursday afternoon for their third home meet, where the Lady Panthers earned 169 points for a first-place win after 15 events.
Not even a temporary power outage, which postponed Friday night's baseball game for 15 minutes, could help the Bradwell Tigers in their Region 3-AAAAA contest against Effingham County. The Tigers fell, 10-0, to the hard-hitting Rebels, who opened the game with a solo home run in the first inning.
Former Long County High School basketball and football player Ricardo Rivera is playing basketball at Voorhees College, where the men's team just won the 2012-13 Association of Independent Institutions Division I college basketball title.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy recently nabbed two more shutouts. The Lady Highlanders defeated Georgia Christian, 7-0, and the Highlanders downed Georgia Christian, 8-0, in soccer Thursday afternoon.
The Long County High School soccer program got back on the winning track Thursday when the boys' and girls' squads defeated teams from Wayne County.
Former FPCA Highlander Jordan Johnson had a career-high 35 points in East Georgia College's first-round playoff game against Central Georgia Tech, propelling the Bobcats to an 86-77 win last Tuesday.
Several Bradwell Institute basketball players were named to the Class AAAAA All-Region team this week. For the boys, Tiger Miguel Pineda was named to the All-Region first team. Malcolm Dingle was named to the Honorable Mention Team.
Members of the Hinesville Hurricanes recently traveled to Long County to participate in Smiley Elementary School's Read Across America program. The players read to several of the classes, including Drew Toney's class, and several players signed a football and presented it to the school's media center. See more pictures of the event at www.coastalcourier.com.
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University of Tennessee men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin is campaigning on behalf of former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae to be named the Southeastern Conference player of the year.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams were able to get a little revenge for the basketball team on Memorial Day.
For the second time, Bryan County claimed a win over Liberty County on the diamond.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' soccer teams fell against highly ranked competition Tuesday in Savannah.