Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
The local volleyball teams are nearing the mid-season point.
It was the best birthday gift a coach could wish for. First year Bradwell Institute football coach Adam Carter became a little emotional after his Tiger team earned him a 34-28 win over Savannah High on Olvey Field. With his mother in the audience, visiting from Dallas, Ga., the new head coach thanked his team and told them better things are yet to come.
Liberty County High School will have the opportunity to start the season 2-0 tonight when the Panthers host Appling County at 7:30.
Bradwell Institute and Savannah High will go head-to-head at 7:30 tonight on Olvey Field with both teams looking to earn their first win of the season.
It was a barn-burner last year between First Presbyterian Christian Academy and St. Andrews, with the Lions scoring the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter to win, 35-28.
It is rough going through growing pains. Just ask a young-yet-improving Lady Tiger softball team.
The Long County High School softball team continued its winning ways by beating Toombs County, 6-0, Tuesday in a big Region 2-AA showdown of hot teams.
The Long County High School football team tonight will face one of its toughest opponents of the year when it hosts Benedictine Military School.
Fun-shoot fundraiser set for Sept. 14 in Midway
Brooke Standard is getting ready to play with some of the best soccer players in the nation this weekend as a new member of the Carolina Elite Soccer Academy's Elite Clubs National League team in Greenville, S.C.
Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger JV and varsity softball teams took on the highly ranked Lady Gators in Ware County on Thursday in a Region 3-5A game.
After a 45-minute delay in Lakeland because of lightning, the Long County High School football team jumped out to an 8-0 lead Friday and held on to beat Lanier County in a tough, non-region game.
Long County High School was recently chosen to receive the 2013 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
Friday's big game between Liberty and Bradwell is done. The Panthers earned a 35-17 win and the Commissioner's Cup.