Liberty County High School overcame penalties and turnovers to earn a 37-14 win over Glenn Hills Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels have been around since 1993, and next Saturday the organization is planning to honor the AAU program that has sent more than 20 players to the collegiate level.
Bradwell Institute is still seeking that elusive first win as Jenkins edged out a 26-14 victory at Memorial Stadium Friday night. In Bacon County, the Long County Blue Tide managed to keep things close but the Raiders were able to enjoy their homecoming night with a 34-21 win.
The Bradwell Lady Tigers' volleyball team split victories last week, falling to Glynn Academy in two sets (25-13, 25-14) and defeating host Richmond Hill in two sets (25-23, 25-21). BI's volleyball coach DeAndre Davis said he was pleased with the girls' overall performance but added mistakes and a lack of communication on the court hurt his team.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute held their homecoming games earlier than usual this season. On Sept, 21, Cynthia Kornegay, Liberty's 2011 homecoming queen passed the tiara to this year's queen Janelle Stokes. During Bradwell's Sept. 28 game against Cross Creek the Tigers crowned Tiger football player Khalil Harris as their homecoming king and Alaitra McGrone was named homecoming queen.
It was a tense first quarter as the Glenn Hills Spartans marched down the field during the first quarter and scored to take a quick 8-0 lead. But the big Cats pinned their ears back tied the game a short while later and then went on to pound the Spartans 37-14 at Donell Woods Stadium. The win gives the Liberty team a 5-1 record as they prep for their region game next week at Statesboro.
Currently 4-1, the Liberty County Panthers would like to earn a win before facing Statesboro next week in their Region 3A-AAAA opener.
The Bradwell Tigers will have to tighten their chin straps as they face a 3-1 Jenkins team at 7:30 tonight at Memorial Stadium in Savannah.
The Long County High School football team hits the road tonight to take on a tough Bacon County squad in Alma.
The Long County High School football team scored a touchdown in the final minute Friday to cap a comeback 20-13 win over Bryan County in Ludowici.
When avid runner Josh Maxwell thought about forming a running group in Liberty County, he thought it might bring a few people together for a few events, but eventually, it would fade away.
Bradwell's softball team ended its season Thursday with two playoff losses to Effingham County in Effingham.
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.
Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team split its recent games.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior-varsity soccer teams both did well this season. The Highlander boys went 10-0 for the year. The girls were 7-1, but recorded five shutout wins.
The Long County High School soccer teams on Thursday split their games at Vidalia, with the boys winning, 4-1, and the girls losing, 1-0.
Former Bradwell Tiger offensive lineman Ulrick John always has wanted the opportunity to play professional football. And in the past couple of months, he has been working hard to make that dream a reality.
The annual Dixie Stables Spring Horse Show has become a rite of passage in Liberty County.
The Coastal Crew Rebels seventh-grade basketball team reached the Elite Eight of the Youth Basketball of America Super Regional Tournament held Feb. 28-March 2 in Dalton.
It's been almost six years since Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan had to leave the mound after four innings of play against the Baltimore Orioles.
Visiting South Effingham placed the ball in play regularly and the entire way in Friday's 9-1 win over Liberty County High School during light rain.
It wasn't the best weather for baseball Friday, but the light drizzle didn't prevent the Bradwell Tigers from winning both games of their home doubleheader against Windsor Forest.
It wasn't the birthday gift Jordan McRae was hoping for Friday.
The Long County High School baseball team takes a two-game winning streak into this week's action.
Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball player Kourtney Alexander was named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball all-conference team, according to the league.