A chance encounter between a physical therapist and a new patient in 2006 developed into a friendship and later paved the way for the inaugural Warrior Classic Golf Tournament, benefitting the Wounded Warriors Project and Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS).
Pinned in a corner most of the night, the Bradwell Institute Tigers struggled to find any momentum in a 58-0 loss Friday night at Region 3-AAAAA kingpin Camden County.
Long County High School's Deonte Ellis intercepted an Indians' pass before halftime, but the Blue Tide lost 39-7 to unbeaten Vidalia in a Region 2-AA contest. Long County falls to 0-2 in the region and 0-5 overall. More on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball team's struggles continued Thursday in an 8-0 loss to Pierce County in Blackshear.
Amid a downpour in Savannah Thursday afternoon the Lady Warriors of Jenkins managed to put their Region 3-AAAAA softball game away early, beating Bradwell Institute by the run-rule 11-1 in five innings.
Bradwell Institute will face its biggest challenge of the season when the Tigers travel to Kingsland tonight to take on Camden County High School at 7:30 p.m.
After playing Wayne County two weeks ago and McIntosh County last week, it might seem that the road couldn't get any harder for the Blue Tide. But it will tonight when Long County (0-4, 0-1) takes on unbeaten Region 2-AA foe Vidalia in Ludowici.
In Wednesday's paper, it erroneously was reported that tonight's game was homecoming for the Blue Tide.
There were plenty of hugs and tears at Lady Tiger Field during a doubleheader Saturday at Bradwell Institute.
Cameron Riles is a sophomore at Bradwell Institute and is in his second year as a member of the JV football team. Riles wants to become a sports journalist.
Liberty County High School's new volleyball coach, Lauren Hale, knows a thing or two about the court sport.
Long County High School had hopes of pulling off the team's first win over McIntosh County Academy when the two teams met Friday in Darien.
Liberty County High School knew it was going to be a knock-down drag-out fight in Statesboro, and give it their best they did, making the Blue Devils earn every yard on their home turf. Liberty's persistence kept the game close but the Blue Devils outlasted the Panthers to win 17-14 Friday night.
With less than a minute left, the Bradwell Tigers were forced to spike the ball three times to stop the clock and managed to move the ball 45 yards. But when the buzzer sounded, it was Johnson High that was celebrating.
Much like football, when it comes to top seeding in Region 3-AAAAA, it's usually a battle between Bradwell and Camden County. And, much like football, the Wildcats' softball team held the top spot in the region by beating the Lady Tigers, 6-0, on Thursday at Bradwell's field.
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.