The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers hosted the Jenkins Warriors on Friday night in a Region 3-AAAAA contest. The Bradwell squads swept Jenkins, with the girls' team earning a decisive 69-43 win and the boys' team edging out a 56-53 victory.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost its second game in a row Friday, falling to Vidalia High School, 76-65.
The Walker Middle School cheerleading team won first place in its division at the Snowflake Classic Cheer and Dance Competition last week at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.
Liberty County High School's Shadrach Thornton recently was named the 2011 Region 2A-AAAA Player of the Year.
After coming close to beating undefeated Johnson High last week, the Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team wanted to make sure it played well against Camden County on Tuesday in Kingsland.
On Wednesday, the Georgia High School Athletic Association announced the 2012-14 region realignments. Schools have until Dec. 16 to appeal. Here is how local schools were affected:
On Nov. 21, the Georgia High School Athletic Department announced classifications for the 2012-13 school year.
P.K. Yonge used a dominating second quarter to defeat the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers, 60-39, on Saturday afternoon.
The eighth annual Liberty County Hall of Fame banquet is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Club Stewart, 405 Hero Road, Fort Stewart. Tickets are available at the Liberty County Recreation Department, by calling 876-5359 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Five Bradwell Institute softball players were named to the All Region 3-AAAAA team.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy dropped a 12-1 loss to David Emanuel Academy Tuesday in Stillmore. On Thursday, the FPCA boys welcomed DEA to their home turf and avenged the earlier loss with a 7-1 win at St. James Field.
PORTAL - After 12 innings, a strong start and heroic comebacks, the Liberty County Panthers lost a game Wednesday by walking in a run.
The Long County Middle School soccer team became the first squad in the county's history to win a region championship by defeating Martha Puckett, 2-1, on March 29 in Jesup.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team recalled how Effingham County shut them down, 13-0, when the teams battled in a Region 3-AAAAA contest March 10.
The Long County High School baseball team on Tuesday took on a strong Jeff Davis squad in Ludowici, and though the Blue Tide kept the game close, the Yellow Jackets won, 6-4.
Bradwell Institute's boys' and girls' teams fell at Windsor Forest last Friday.
Both Long County High School soccer teams on Monday fell to ranked teams during Region 2-AA action in Savannah.
The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade boys' basketball team finished second in a tournament last month in Charlotte.
Former Liberty County High School standout Raekwon McMillan continues to impress at Ohio State University's spring practice in Columbus, Ohio.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN on Tuesday released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team split its recent games.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior-varsity soccer teams both did well this season. The Highlander boys went 10-0 for the year. The girls were 7-1, but recorded five shutout wins.
The Long County High School soccer teams on Thursday split their games at Vidalia, with the boys winning, 4-1, and the girls losing, 1-0.
Former Bradwell Tiger offensive lineman Ulrick John always has wanted the opportunity to play professional football. And in the past couple of months, he has been working hard to make that dream a reality.