Savannah High took control of the basketball game from the opening seconds and didn't let go until the end, downing visiting Bradwell 77-46 in Savannah Friday night. The Blue Jackets dominated the Tigers on both ends of the court. Savannah's furious defense forced Bradwell to move the ball very fast, which created turnovers the Blue Jackets capitalized on. "I told them in the pregame meeting that we had to play with ...
Liberty County earned its first Region 2A-AAAA win on Friday night in Jesup, beating Wayne County 65-59. Melvin King led the Panthers with 19 points as Liberty bounced back from a five-point loss to Brunswick on Tuesday. "We played an all-around better game," LCHS head coach Willie Graham said after the game. "It was our best complete game from start to finish this year. Both sides of the region seem like ...
First Presbyterian Christian Academy improved to 18-3 overall and picked up the school's first Region 2-AA win on Friday, beating Curtis Baptist on the road 71-36. Jarquez Smith had 24 points for the Highlanders, who weren't sure what to expect from the Crusaders. "I didn't know anything about them and I didn't know what to expect," FPCA coach David Jones said. "And of course they came out and played hard." <p ...
Area schools hit the hardwood in Hinesville on Saturday morning for the annual Donell Woods Memorial tournament held at Snelson Golden, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Bradwell Institute. At Bradwell Institute, Johnson took down Camden County 35-29 in a boys' JV contest. In game two of the JV boys' bracket, Benedictine was outscored by Brunswick Pirates 49-31. At Snelson Golden, the junior varsity girls went head to head and Glynn Academy ...
For a time it looked like the Long County High School girls' basketball team might find a way to pick up its first win of the season against visiting St. Vincent's Academy. But a tough fourth period resulted in the Lady Tide falling 42-26 to the Saints. "When we play hard, we can compete. We played 28 minutes of basketball, but those other four minutes are what cost us the game," ...
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
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As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
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.