First-year Liberty County baseball coach Joel Moody claimed his first official win of the regular season Tuesday after his Panther squad knocked out Johnson High, 16-0, in three innings at home.
Here is the current schedule for area teams in the state high school basketball playoffs, which begin today and continue Saturday at various sites:
The South Effingham Mustangs swept the Bradwell Institute Tigers on Tuesday night at Freedom Field.
Still coaching young men in basketball, former Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball coach David Jones recently hit two milestones.
The Long County boys' basketball team led all area teams with six players selected for the Region 2-AA all-region team.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the regular season Tuesday by beating Groves High School, 14-1, in Ludowici.
The FPCA Highlander boys have made it into the final four in the state playoffs by defeating Gatewood, 59-56, on Saturday. The boys will take on LaGrange at 4 p.m. Thursday at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers won the Region 2-AAAA consolation tournament, beating Effingham County, 47-40. Liberty is also the No. 3 seed as the state tournament begins this week.
Third seeded Liberty lost to No. 1 Effingham County, 43-40, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Saturday afternoon at Richmond Hill.
The Long County High School basketball team came up a little short in the quest for a Region 2-AA crown over the weekend, but had a successful tournament, making it to the championship game against Vidalia High School.
The BI Tiger soccer teams swept victories in their first games of the season Feb. 13 at Brunswick. The boys won 5-3 and the girls won 4-0.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander boys basketball team has cleared the first hurdle enroute to their fourth state title. The Highlander boys defeated Valwood 73-38 in the first round of the state playoffs Thursday afternoon in Dawson.
It was an all-out physical battle between the Liberty Lady Panthers and Richmond Hill in the first girl's Region 2-AAAA semi-finals Friday afternoon.
Second-seed Brunswick surged past Liberty, 70-56, Friday afternoon in a Region 2-AAAA boys semi-final game at Richmond Hill.
The alumni took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and scored seven in the fifth to win 9-1. Former players Eric Wells, Zach Hawkins, Joshua Rivers, Josh Drigger, Steven Dill, Josh Magaw,DeAnte Day, Eran Hodge and Jeff Polk, and alumni Hill, Ricky Glisson and James Rogers played for the winning team. Rogers was walked by his son Mitch Rogers, a current BI player.
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.
Former Liberty County High School standout Raekwon McMillan continues to impress at Ohio State University's spring practice in Columbus, Ohio.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN on Tuesday released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.