It's been a tough rebuilding season for the Liberty County High School softball team, but the squad honored their seven seniors Wednesday afternoon with a 6-3 win over visiting rival Long County.
Richmond Hill's Wildcats arrive at Donell Woods Stadium tonight to battle the Liberty County Panthers in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown at 7:30.
The Long County High School softball team lost its final home game of the season to Tattnall County High School on Tuesday.
After a brief hiatus due to Labor Day weekend, Hurricane Irene and forfeiture by an opposing team on Sept. 24, the Hinesville Hurricanes are set to play at 7 p.m. Saturday night for all the marbles.
GARDEN CITY -- Bradwell Institute lost to Savannah High School, 42-29, in a wild Region 3-AAAAA football game Thursday night at Garden City Stadium.
It's hard enough to come off a 58-0 loss against Camden County last Friday, but having a short week to get ready for your next opponent makes things more difficult. Bradwell will the hit the road one day early and play at Garden City Stadium Thursday night against the Savannah High Blue Jackets in another Region 3-AAAAA matchup.
Long County fell to 0-5 with a 39-7 loss to unbeaten Vidalia on Friday night in Ludowici, but first-year coach Ron Flott said he sees reason for the Blue Tide players to keep their heads up.
The Bradwell Institute cross-country teams added a couple more wins to their respective seasons Saturday at the Ebenezer Invitational at South Effingham. There were 11 teams participating in the event with about 120 runners in each division.
Working to develop future athletes means training even during the offseason. In order to stay basketball ready, the Scott's All-Stars are competing in a fall league that started Sept. 17 in Augusta.
Walker Middle School recently took on Appling County in the Wildcats' first home game of the year. The Wildcats lost, 52-22, but hometown fans said they were proud of the team's effort throughout the game.
A chance encounter between a physical therapist and a new patient in 2006 developed into a friendship and later paved the way for the inaugural Warrior Classic Golf Tournament, benefitting the Wounded Warriors Project and Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS).
Pinned in a corner most of the night, the Bradwell Institute Tigers struggled to find any momentum in a 58-0 loss Friday night at Region 3-AAAAA kingpin Camden County.
Long County High School's Deonte Ellis intercepted an Indians' pass before halftime, but the Blue Tide lost 39-7 to unbeaten Vidalia in a Region 2-AA contest. Long County falls to 0-2 in the region and 0-5 overall. More on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball team's struggles continued Thursday in an 8-0 loss to Pierce County in Blackshear.
Amid a downpour in Savannah Thursday afternoon the Lady Warriors of Jenkins managed to put their Region 3-AAAAA softball game away early, beating Bradwell Institute by the run-rule 11-1 in five innings.
The Cross Creek Razorbacks were no match for Liberty County High School's football team. The Panther boys enjoyed the bus ride home from Augusta after thrashing the Razorbacks 49-0.
Liberty County High School's undefeated football team treks tonight to Augusta, where the Panthers will face the Cross Creek Razorbacks.
After facing two top-10 teams during the past two weeks, the Long County football team gets a little bit of a break tonight with Atkinson County coming to Ludowici.
Coming off its biggest loss of the season, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders' football team is ready to take the home field again and finally claim a victory when it hosts David Emmanuel at 7:30 tonight at Long Bell Stadium.
With the playoffs drawing near, the Long County High School softball team split two region games earlier this week.
Bradwell couldn't overcome a big inning, as Liberty took the rivalry softball game, 10-1, Saturday morning at Liberty County High School.
It's been nearly three months since the Coastal Crew Rebels lost their beloved coach and mentor Ernie Walthour, who was killed July 1 during an apparent armed robbery. While his murder remains unsolved, many Rebels coaches are striving to keep his memory alive by picking up his planning duties.
The Long County High School softball team won at Claxton, 11-3, on Saturday in a make-up game that had been delayed due to the weather.
The Long County High School football team had another tough Friday, having to take on Vidalia on the road.
Despite a heat index of near 100 degrees in the shade, Bluff Creek Stables of Colonels Island in Midway and Dixie Stables of Allenhurst trotted into the fall horse-show season by placing in 24 of 33 classes at the annual Fall Fest on Sept. 7 at Pine Haven Stables in Brunswick.
Tryouts for the Severe Impact girls' traveling fast-pitch softball team will be from noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Bradwell Institute field, 100 Pafford St. in Hinesville.
Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers recently was selected as an inaugural member of the Dacula Athletics Hall of Fame.
Region 3A-AAAAA's first-place Lady Wildcats proved their worth again Thursday afternoon when the Richmond Hill team earned a quick shutout over Bradwell Institute on the Lady Tigers' field. The 10-3 Wildcats are sporting a 5-1 region mark after beating BI, 17-0, in three innings.
Last week was a tough one for the Long County High School softball and football teams.
The Curtis Baptist Crusaders marched into Hinesville's Long Bell Stadium on Friday and claimed it as their own territory, posting a 58-8 win over First Presbyterian Christian Academy.