It was a rebuilding season for the Lady Panthers' softball team this year, but the Liberty County girls and their coaching staff still had plenty to celebrate during their end-of-the-season awards dinner on Wednesday.
Anderson, S.C., has a new championship football team. Its semipro team, the Red Dawgs, knocked off the reigning champions, the Hinesville Hurricanes, 21-12, on Oct. 1 to win the 2011 Southeastern American Football League title.
Bradwell lost to Jenkins tonight on Olvey Field scoring only a safety and a field goal but allowing the Warriors to score 33 points in a REgion 3-AAAAA matchup. Final BI 5, Jenkins 31.
The Liberty County High School football team will take a long bus ride to Waycross and enter Gator country tonight, where the Panthers will face Ware County at 7:30 p.m.
With only three regular-season games left, Bradwell Institute will try to get things moving in the right direction when the Tigers play host to Jenkins tonight for homecoming.
Bradwell Institute girls' basketball coach Faye Baker knows it won't be easy for her team to duplicate last year's 29-1 overall mark or the Lady Tigers' 16-0 record in Region 3-AAAAA.
The Long County High School football team will travel to Nahunta tonight to take on Brantley County. Both teams are looking for their first win.
Future Liberty County Panthers basketball payers Dee Brooks and D'Angelo Streeter were named among the top 50 prospects at the fifth annual Pangos All-South Basketball Camp on Oct. 8-9 in
The Bradwell Institute boys' and girls' cross-country teams competed against 10 high schools at the Jaguar Invitational in Evans last weekend. The boys and girls both brought home hardware, according to Bradwell cross-country coach Brian Williams, as the Tigers finished second and the Lady Tigers finished third overall.
Twenty-two teams invaded Cherokee Rose Country Club on Saturday morning to play golf for a great cause.
The Long County High School football team lost to Pierce County, 21-3, on Friday in Blackshear. The Blue Tide started off keeping the score close, only being down 7-3 at the half. However, two Pierce County scores in the third quarter put the game out of reach, handing Long County its sixth loss of the season.
On the heels of signing one of the most extraordinary rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to the Savannah Civic Center at 7 p.m. March 15, 2012.
There were moments of brilliance mixed in with breakdowns for Bradwell Institute in Friday's 34-24 loss to Winsdor Forest at Olvey Field.
It took every second of the four quarters played to decide Friday's Region 2A-AAAA contest between Liberty County and Brunswick High at Glynn County Stadium. In the end, though, the Panthers lost by a whisker, 30-28.
The Pierce County Bears remained undefeated in Region 2-AA by beating the Long County Blue Tide, 21-3, on Friday night in Blackshear. The win improved Pierce County to 4-2 overall.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
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.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
Senior league playoffs
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.