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The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.
Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger senior basketball player Mariah Maternik was named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association all-state basketball team as an honorable mention selection, the GSWA announced Thursday.
Top-ranked Wayne County held on to the top spot in Region 2A-AAAA and Liberty County High School dropped to 1-7 in the region after the Yellow Jackets beat the Panthers 10-0 in five innings Friday in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team endured a fifth straight loss Friday, falling 10-0 in five innings to visiting Pierce County.
Hinesville's 10U Gator girls' soccer team placed second in the 20th annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout held March 26-27 in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The Liberty County baseball team fell to Region 2A-AAAA foe Brunswick, 7-2, on Wednesday night at home. The game originally was scheduled for Tuesday, but rain forced postponement.
It was the last time the seniors of the Bradwell soccer teams would play at Olvey Field, and it was a memorable sweeping of Groves for both squads. The Lady Tigers finished with a convincing 8-1 win and Bradwell pulled out the nightcap, 8-5.
On Saturday, the Walker Middle School boys' soccer team ended its season with a second-place finish in the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
The Tigers track teams traveled to Lowndes on April 2, where the boys' team placed third and the girls finished fourth out of 18 teams competing in the Harmon Invitational.
The Long County High School baseball team will have four special honorary nights in April at its home games.
Bradwell Institute kicker and punter David Miller was invited to football camp as a preferred walk-on punter at Georgia State University.
Liberty County High School's baseball team was in neighboring Bryan County on Saturday, where Wildcats pitcher Kevin Matthews pitched six innings and struck out 13 to beat the visitors, 12-1, in a game shortened by the mercy rule.
The Lady Wildcats soccer team wrapped up the season as the runner-up for the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
Bradwell Institute edged Benedictine, 2-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA baseball game Friday in Savannah. Pitcher Jacob Dill got the win, allowing the Cadets only two hits.
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.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell, 66-25, to Tattnall County in a nonregion contest Friday in Ludowici.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School standout and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae was placed on the 50-man watch list for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy. McRae made the list along with Volunteer teammate Jarnell Stokes. The list was unveiled Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
The misidentification of a large bird flying over Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium 23 years ago led to a 17-acre education center that serves as home for the Eagles' mascot, the American bald eagle, as well as other birds of prey, also called raptors.
Bradwell Institute will open its regular basketball season tonight by hosting crosstown rival Liberty County High School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team recently were named to the Region 2-AA All-Region team.
Fortunately for the Long County High School basketball teams, they have home-court advantage this weekend when they battle two of their toughest nonregion opponents.
Former Bradwell football player Marsalis Jackson was one of 10 LaGrange Panthers named to the USA South All-Conference football team, as announced by the conference Wednesday and reported on lagrangepanthers.com.
Top-seeded Georgia Southern will face eighth-seeded Elon in the first round of the Southern Conference volleyball tournament at 12:30 p.m. today in Greenville, S.C., according to gseagles.com.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Former Liberty County High School football players and brothers Trier, Aaron and Jovan Bennett are helping the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers make history this weekend.
Liberty High School's football team, known for putting up triple digits in rushing per game, was held to 73 total yards on the ground in its 27-7 loss last Friday at Westover High School in Albany.