For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
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
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.
Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.
Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.
Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.
Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.
Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.
The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team competed in its first tournament of the year last week in the Battle of the Creek in Atlanta. The Storm fell in the second round of the tournament. The members of the team who participated are Andre Burnnet, Alex Sanchez, Holden Riddle, Khy Collins, Christian Bass, Deshaun Coleman, Cody Cox, Jayshawn Early, Trevon Smith and Quanilis Bacon.
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Bradwell Institute's track team participated in the Beach Run Invitational track meet last weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.
The Low Country Storm girls traveling basketball team recently won its first tournament of the year. The girls brought home championship medals in the Ladies First Classic Basketball Tournament held March 28-30 in Orlando. Team members are Patra London, Tierra Ramsey, Anazha Kincaid, Mya Howard, KeShawdra Cooper, Malaka Elix, Elexxus Wrighton, Kiara Edwards, Jeurnae Young, Alyssa McDuffie, Raina Richardson and Brianna Lord. The team is coached by Darrell West.
Scott's All*Stars performed their monthly community service at the Helen's Haven 5K Run on March 29 in Hinesville.
For the first Georgia Southern spring football scrimmage in full pads, the stat that stood out the most was the lack of flags.