The county's football teams play under the big lights again Friday. It's a pre-season scrimmage, but the community is anticipating the game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander basketball player Mike Tige has signed a letter of intent to play for the Barons of Brewton-Parker College.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost to Wayne County Monday, 14-1. The Ludowici girls fought hard, but it was clear the girls from Jesup were an older, more experienced team. Both teams were scoreless in the first inning. The second, however, closed with the Yellow Jackets up 5-0, off of four hits. In the third and fourth innings the Jesup team added 10 more hits and nine runs to go up 14-0. ...
Special to the Courier Taking a cue from the varsity squad, the junior varsity Lady Tigers beat the junior Lady Panthers 10-2 in five innings Saturday afternoon. Coached by Misty Eastlake, the JV girls were led by eighth grader Jaleesa DeJesus on the mound, earning eight strike outs, allowing three hits and walking only two batters. Eastlake said Sarah Wells and Marissa Polston both hit doubles and Shaquira Smith added a single to help the ...
The Long County High School softball team, playing at home, defeated Liberty County on Thursday in a lopsided 16-2 game.
During the summer, many girls from the area play alongside each other on recreational and traveling softball teams. On Saturday morning, however, the friends became temporary foes as the Lady Panthers of Liberty visited Bradwell's Lady Tigers in a match hotter than the soaring temperatures.
Liberty County High School was thrust into Region 2A-AAAA last year and the football team suddenly faced a whole new set of Region opponents.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost the season opener this past Tuesday to Wayne County 10-2.
The 12U South Georgia Kings placed fourth in the AAU National Classic Tournament July 19-25 in Hampton, Va. Head coach Shane Smith said the team earned an automatic bid to the 2012 nationals in Memphis.
In their final AAU tournament of the season the Coastal Crew 15U Rebels placed 11th overall, battling against older teams in Orlando the final weekend of July.
Friday afternoon was busy for student athletes of Long County High School. The girls softball and the boys football teams played on adjacent fields in Blue vs. White scrimmages to prep for the upcoming seasons.
Nobody hit the hole-in-one but five local students received $1,000 scholarships and a few golfers did take away trophies in Saturday's seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament.
The Barracuda Baseball Team brought home the championship trophy from a USSSA 13U AAA "2011 Last Chance" tournament in Forsyth.
The Long County Recreation Department had its first Back-to-School Rally Saturday and kids from all over competed for sports medals and trophies.
Five college-bound students each received checks for $1,000 to help fund their educations courtesy of the seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament, which teed off 9 a.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Kirk Hill Jr. signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball for Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville.
Former Lady Highlander basketball player Aaliyah Wilson got a big surprise when she visited First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Friday morning. The Lady 'Lander basketball standout received a scholarship last year to play basketball at Brewton-Parker College, but her busy schedule didn't give the school administrators an opportunity to honor her with a signing ceremony.
Seventh annual Savannah Mile Run set
Last season they made it to the finals and were defeated but this year the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls would not be denied the state title.
Change can be a scary and unsettling at times. But for the Bradwell Institute football team, a new head coach has sparked excitement among the potential players and drawn onlookers to the spring-practice sessions that started last week.
First-year baseball coach Andy Yanzetich congratulated his senior players after First Presbyterian Christian Academy closed the season Wednesday with a 3-1 win over Coastal Home School at St. James Field.
Two members of the Long County High School boys' track team finished in the top 10 of their events at the Class 2-AA state track and field meet, held May 2-4 in Jefferson.
One hundred athletes from the Liberty County, Long County and Fort Stewart school systems competed in the annual Special Olympics last weekend on post.
The Hinesville Hurricanes will play the Georgia Pirates at 7 p.m. Saturday in Augusta for the United Spring League Football Association championship.