Both local teams dropped baseball games Tuesday with the Bradwell Tigers traveling to Waycross to face the Ware County Gators and the Liberty Panthers hosting South Effingham.
Now at 3-0, the Hinesville Hurricanes had a bit of Irish luck Saturday, scoring their third win. The semi-pros beat the Augusta Knights, 16-8, in Augusta.
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Liberty County High School won the first matchup with Bradwell this season, but Bradwell wasn't going to let the crosstown rivals beat them on the Tigers' field.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team lost one and won one recently.
Former Long County High School student and 4-H Archery team member Linda Stephens recently took second in her division in the National Collegiate Indoor Archery Tournament at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Long County's Jamaal Anderson was named the Region 2-AA boys' basketball co-player of the year.
The National Golf Association's NGA Professional Golf Tour will play April 1-7 at the Sapelo Hammock golf course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has been serving up wins in tennis this season, with the girls' team 4-0 and the boys' team sitting at 2-2 as of Tuesday.
Kelsey Higgason (second row, left), Asyria Daniels (second row, second from left) and Brooke Standard (third row, next to coach) recently participated on the Coastal Georgia SSA U18 Tournament team in the Florida State Invitational in Tallahassee. The team, coached by Michael Townsend, won the tourney with the final match against Florida's No. 6 Santa Rosa (Pensacola) going into overtime and a penalty-kick shootout. The tournament made it seven matches in three days for Higgason, Daniels and Standard as they had just completed an FPCA high-school tournament at Sherwood Academy in Albany before traveling to Tallahassee. Standard also was ...
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First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams continued to dominate as the boys and girls both won, 9-0, on Thursday against Robert Toombs Christian Academy at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School soccer teams split their games Friday against Metter in Ludowici, with the girls winning big and the boys losing.
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.
Charlton County used its passing game to effectively pull away from the Bradwell Tigers in Friday's game at Olvey Field. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington had ample time in the pocket to pick his receivers, gaining 317 passing yards in the Indians' 38-25 win over Bradwell.
Liberty County High School stands at 3-0 for the first time since 2009, when the Panthers made it to the second round of the AAA playoffs. The boys beat Sol. C Johnson High School, 40-20, on Thursday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Penalties and turnovers only helped the visiting Charlton County Indians as they defeated Bradwell Institute 38-25 at Ovley Field Friday night. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington tossed for 317 passing yards and the Indians earned five first downs due to Tiger penalties.
Johnson High School made a last minute effort in Thursday's football game at Liberty County High School. But the Panther defense stayed strong giving the Liberty team their third win in a row, pounding the Atom Smashers 40-20.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will have its first home game of their season when it plays Curtis Baptist at 7:30 tonight at Long Bell Stadium.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers will host Charlton County at 7:30 tonight on Olvey Field, looking for a 2-1 start for the season.
After facing the ninth-ranked 2-AA team in the state last week, one would think Long County would have an easier opponent this week.
All good things must come to an end, and on Monday the Long County High School softball team's five-game win streak was halted by McIntosh County.
Bradwell played three great innings Tuesday before Glynn Academy found its groove.