The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered more, however, since LCHS was playing its first region game.
Bradwell's diamond Tigers continue to cut through opponents and shine in Region 3-AAAAA after blanking the Windsor Forest Knights 10-0 in Savannah Friday evening. The win brings BI's region mark to 3-0.
The Long County High School baseball team lost 4-2 to Toombs County High Friday night. Though the Tide lost, they showed they could play with one of the top teams in the state.
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The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered, however, as the local boys were playing their first region game.
The Lady Tigers kept their win streak intact by downing Windsor Forest, 8-0, Tuesday night at home. The win was the team's fifth in a row.
Bradwell struggled to hit the ball effectively against Charlton County in Saturday's loss.
Plans are in the works to expand the St. James Sports Center, which has been open in Holmestown since 1996. Some projects already are under way.
Pierce County blanked Long County, 8-0, in a Region 2-AA contest Tuesday in Blackshear. All but one of the Bears' runs were unearned.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' AAU season kicks off this weekend with two teams heading out to tournaments. The 16U basketball team, above, will compete in Jacksonville, and the 14U squad is competing in north Augusta. The 16U team is coached by Reginalde Castille, and the 14U is coached by Rodney Davis and assistant Antinique Mathis.
Liberty County High School played gracious host to Southeast Bulloch on the diamond Tuesday, allowing the visitors to win, 11-1, in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were in Charlton County on Saturday, where the BI boys fell, 6-3, to the Indians.
The Long County High School baseball team lost, 9-7, to Tattnall County on Friday, but on Monday the Blue Tide bounced back to defeat Claxton High School, 9-6. Both games were played in Ludowici.
Here is a brief look at former local prep players making news at the college ranks this week.
Tigers baseball coach Rhett Hellgren always asks his baseball team to do two things for him - play with concentration and intensity. The BI boys responded Friday afternoon at home, toppling Savannah, 15-0, winning by the run rule in the bottom of the fourth inning.
The Long County High School softball team picked up big Region 2-AA wins last week.
Liberty County High School's softball team let an early lead slip away Thursday afternoon during its home game against Richmond Hill.
Liberty County High School held off a third quarter run by the Bradwell Tigers to win 35-17 in the regular season opener held at Donell Woods Stadium Friday night.
Those planning to go to Donell Woods Stadium tonight should leave early to get good parking spots and seats.
The Long County High School football team opens its season tonight by taking on Lanier County at 7:30 in Lakeland.
The Bradwell Lady Tigers softball team dropped a 9-0 decision to Glynn Academy in a Region 3B-AAAAA matchup Tuesday in Hinesville.
The Long County High School softball team on Tuesday got back on the winning track with an 8-0 win over Atkinson County in Ludowici.
STATESBORO - About 900 tickets for the public remained as of Thursday for Georgia Southern's football season home opener Saturday against Savannah State.
Saturday-morning youth bowling planned
It was close, but this time Liberty County High School held off a rally by Long County.
It's amazing how a small team can pull together. Faith Baptist Christian Academy's volleyball team is a good example.
After losing seven seniors from last year's squad, the 2013 Bradwell Institute softball team is rebuilding with some talented young players.
PHILADELPHIA - Georgia Southern senior quarterback Jerick McKinnon, senior offensive tackle Dorian Byrd and junior running back Dominique Swope have been selected to the College Sports Journal preseason All-America team.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern surpassed last year's football season ticket total by nearly 300 tickets, the school announced Monday.