Hall of Fame banquet set for Thursday
Brunswick handed Liberty a pair of lopsided losses Friday night in non-region contests. The Lady Pirates outlasted Liberty, 58-42, in the girls game. Brunswick shelled the Panthers, 64-37, in the night cap.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball player Jordan Johnson scored 26 points with four rebounds and two assists, helping the East Georgia College Bobcats earn their first conference win of the season against South Georgia Tech. The Bobcats won 75-59 on Dec. 1.
Liberty County High School finished 6-4 this year and saw several players step up leadership roles. But there is one young man who had made a name before the season started.
Bradwell Institute football player Quonte Haggray did what he could to help the Tiger football team this year. He played offense, defense, special teams and was in nearly every snap of every game.
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year-old all-star team won second place in the District 2 Flea Football Championship Dec. 4 in Richmond Hill.
Question: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the United States Golf Association have officially proposed the banning of anchoring a putter when making a stroke. Is this good for the game of golf?
Kings recruiting basketball players
Lady Tiger basketball coach Faye Baker knows Beach High girls coach Ronald Booker is going to bring a disciplined and talented team. The longtime, friendly rivalry between Baker and Booker has produced exciting girls' games, often deciding region championships and state berths. But Tuesday, the Lady Tigers fell short of expectations and the Lady Bulldogs dominated, 59-29.
Both the Liberty County boys and girls suffered losses in Richmond Hill last week. Tuesday, Liberty avenged those losses, beating the Wildcats at home.
There is something a bit different about Bradwell Institute's boys this year. There's an air of confidence in the Tigers and Tuesday they proved it again, beating Beach High, 55-43, at home.
Despite a game effort, the Long County High School girls fell 41-24 to St. Vincent's Academy Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys came from behind Tuesday to beat Benedictine Military School, 59-57.
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.
Former NBA player Christian Laettner will be one of the speakers at a "Spring for Success" seminar at 6 p.m. April 14 at Liberty County High School.
Just two weeks ago, Bradwell Institute boys were in Springfield where the Effingham County Rebels beat the Tigers 3-2 in a Region 3-AAAAA brawl. Friday night, the Tiger boys picked apart the Rebels, 5-2, on Olvey Field.
All was well for the Long County High School teams Thursday as both shut-out their Bryan County foes.
Bradwell Institute did a good job holding off a big attack in Thursday's home stand against the Gators.
The Long County High School baseball team beat Claxton, 6-5, Wednesday in Ludowici in a non-region game.
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.