Liberty County failed to cash in on scoring opportunities against Brunswick on Tuesday in a Region 2A-AAAA softball matchup, and the end result was a 11-2 loss to the Pirates.
Long County High School fell, 28-21, to Bryan County on Friday in Pembroke in a hard-fought contest that went back and forth for four quarters.
Injury-riddled Bradwell Institute won the bronze division of the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament over the weekend at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
With Region 2A-AAAA games beginning this week, the Liberty Lady Panthers spent the weekend playing in the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament to hone their skills and improve their game.
The eighth annual Race for the Shrine will be the feature race tonight at the Oglethorpe Speedway in
Bradwell Institute was looking to stir their own storm in Brunswick as they opened their season at Glynn Academy Friday night, but the Red Terrors routed the Tigers 27-2 to get the win.
It was a battle between two Panther teams, one looking to defend their home field, the other looking to duplicate the results from last year's opener.
It was neck-in-neck as the visiting Richmond Hill Wildcats and the Liberty Lady Panthers exchanged leads and a tie in Tuesday's softball game.
Long County High School opened up the Ronald Flott era on the road Friday night against Bryan County High School. The Blue Tide battled the Redskins before falling 28-20. Look for the story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball fell 4-2 to Brantley County on Thursday in Ludowici.
Friday night's lights were dim for the local teams with Liberty County High School, Long County and Bradwell earning losses to open the football season.
Hurricane Irene may no longer be a threat in our area, but there are still storms looming tonight on football fields across southeast Georgia.
Well, it's finally here - the first football game of the season for Long County High School. Tonight the Blue Tide travel over to Pembroke to take on Bryan County High School for the first game with coach Ronald Flott at the helm.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School's softball teams were on the road Tuesday for their first region games of the season.
The Walker Middle School Wildcats football team split a pair of games Wednesday in a tournament in Waycross. In their first game, the Wildcats lost to Waycross, 16-0, but in their second game, they defeated Brantley County, 8-6. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see photos from the game.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
Senior league playoffs
As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.
Riceboro native and WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones recently was acquired by the New York Liberty, according to wnba.com.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.