Thanks to Tay Tay Bacon's electrifying 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, it only took Liberty County High School about 12 seconds to find the end zone Friday night against unbeaten Richmond Hill.
GARDEN CITY - A wild football game between Bradwell Institute and Savannah High on Thursday night had a little bit of everything: a fight between two players, an interception and kickoff returned for touchdowns, and two quarterbacks combining to throw for six touchdowns and more than 450 yards.
Its official: The softball season has come and gone.
The second annual Sunbury 5K benefiting the American Diabetes Association and Wounded Warriors Project is set to start at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sunbury Crab Company.
Despite a 92 yard return for a touchdown in the opening kick of the game by Liberty's Tay Tay Bacon, the Richmond Hill Wildcats upset the Panthers' homecoming winning 14-6 at Donell Wood Stadium tonight. Minutes after scoring their first touchdown Shadrach Thornton plowed through blockers and ran to the outside for a 51 yard touchdown that was wiped away by a holding call. The Panthers had several opportunities inside the Wildcats' 20 but were unable to punch through the goal line.
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.
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.
The annual Dixie Stables Spring Horse Show has become a rite of passage in Liberty County.
The Coastal Crew Rebels seventh-grade basketball team reached the Elite Eight of the Youth Basketball of America Super Regional Tournament held Feb. 28-March 2 in Dalton.
It's been almost six years since Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan had to leave the mound after four innings of play against the Baltimore Orioles.
Visiting South Effingham placed the ball in play regularly and the entire way in Friday's 9-1 win over Liberty County High School during light rain.
It wasn't the best weather for baseball Friday, but the light drizzle didn't prevent the Bradwell Tigers from winning both games of their home doubleheader against Windsor Forest.
It wasn't the birthday gift Jordan McRae was hoping for Friday.