Four members of the Liberty YMCA Heat swim team qualified for state or sectional events at the Winter Classic held Jan. 14-16 in Savannah.
Sayvon Wilson scored 12 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to help pull Liberty County past Ware County 59-44 in Waycross.
In sports, there are nights when everything goes wrong. That's what happened to Liberty County in a 65-39 loss Tuesday at Region 2A-AAAA foe Ware County. "I don't think Ware County was more talented than us. They just out-hustled us and beat us on the boards. We didn't hustle the way we are capable of and I think they were just hungrier than we were," Liberty County coach Carolyn Kelly said. ...
Bradwell Institute pulled away in the second half to beat visiting Beach 56-42 on Tuesday in a contest between the Region 3-AAAAA rivals.
Beach beat Bradwell 51-34 on Tuesday night in Hinesville in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy picked up another big road win Tuesday, beating Robert Toombs Christian Academy 75-25 on Tuesday in Lyons.
Vidalia High School's state-ranked boys and girls basketball teams swept visiting Long County in a Region 2-AA doubleheader Tuesday.
Bradwell stayed the course Saturday night and stopped a handful of Benedictine rallies to grab a 74-69 victory at home. Anthony Campbell stole the ball early and scored a layup to set the tone. The Tigers (2-11, 2-7) flew around on defense out of their press and dove for loose balls. That intensity allowed BI to build a 42-29 lead going into the half. "Tonight the players gave us what ...
The No. 9 ranked Bradwell Institute girls basketball team upped its record to 15-0 with a 52-50 win Saturday over visiting Brunswick. The Lady Tigers took over the contest in the final moments of the game and put on an offensive clinic in the process. "I was so excited to see the ball movement we had at the end of the game," Bradwell coach Faye Baker said. "Everyone was touching the ...
Four Highlanders scored in double digits on Saturday to propel First Presbyterian Christian Academy to a 77-20 victory over Edmund Burke in the Highlanders second Region 2-AA game of the season. Georgia Independent School Association power FPCA improved to 2-0 in the region and 19-3 overall with the win. "We played and executed real well and we dominated the boards in that game," Highlander coach David Jones said. "We did a ...
Appling County High School swept Long County in a basketball doubleheader Saturday in Baxley. In the boys' game, the Pirates held off the Blue Tide 61-58. The Lady Tide fell 44-21 to the Lady Pirates in the girls contest. Long County plays host to Jeff Davis on Friday. The Tide are 5-9 and the Lady Tide are winless. Tipoff is 6:30 p.m. for the girls. The boys game follows. Note: ...
Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions. Question: Answer: Maybe. Although it may seem unfair, there would be a penalty of one stroke if Pat dropped her ball outside of the bunker, unless ...
Senior guard Jordan Johnson was chosen as this week's WTOC player of the week. Johnson led the Highlanders with 26 points in their Jan. 11 win over Bethesda. He had 18 points against Curtis Baptist on Friday. Johnson told WTOC's DaShawn Brown he expects to win a state title this year and spends every free moment practicing and perfecting his skills. Jones said he was pleased with Johnson's recognition and added ...
McIntosh County Academy won the second annual Doc Williams ninth-grade basketball tournament Saturday at Liberty County High School. The Buccaneers went undefeated in the boys round robin tourney, knocking off Liberty 56-51, Statesboro 43-42 and Brunswick 41-39. In other contests, Brunswick beat Statesboro 46-42, Statesboro downed Liberty 60-47 and Liberty edged Brunswick 63-60. Liberty County varsity boys basketball coach Willie Graham said the games were "very intense."
Bradwell's Mariah Maternik made five of six free throws in the final minute to stall a Lady Blue Jacket rally and help the Lady Tigers collect a 57-45 win Friday night at Savannah High. The win improved BI to 14-0 overall and 8-0 in Region 3-AAAAA, but the Lady Tigers had to work for it. "Tonight we played against a pretty decent ball club. We came out early and controlled the ...
Richmond Hill High School could be put in the state's largest classification for high school sports next year based on enrollment numbers released recently by the Georgia Department of Education - but it won't stay in Class AAAAAA if local officials can help it.
Liberty County High School Panthers lost of Westover High Friday night, 27-7, in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs.
Liberty County High School's football team accomplished its first goal of the season - earning a spot in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA state tournament.
Losing three of their last four games of the 2012-13 season didn't make for a joy-filled offseason for Liberty County Panthers head boys basketball coach Willie Graham.
Thirteen seniors on the Long County football team were recognized during senior night Nov. 7 prior to the team's final game in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team kicks off its regular season Saturday in Ludowici and will do so with new faces all over the roster.
The Los Angeles Athletic Club named former Liberty County basketball player and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae on its preseason top-50 list, according to utsports.com.
The end of high-school football's regular season came last week, and while Liberty County will see some action in the playoffs, all three local prep teams did well statistically - with some even climbing the state rankings.
Long County seniors who participate in cross-country, band and cheerleading and were recognized last Thursday prior to the football team's final game.
Eleven Liberty County Recreation Department Sports Taekwondo athletes earned medals in 12 divisions at the 2013 LCRD Sports Taekwondo Championships last weekend at the Shuman Center in Hinesville.
In Sunday's Coastal Courier it was reported the Bradwell Tigers beat the Knights, 38-13. The Tigers played the Groves Rebels. The Courier regrets the error.
Basketball coach Simon Steele is hosting a basketball camp from 9 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty County YMCA, 201 Mary Lou Drive in Hinesville.
Georgia Southern forced overtime after trailing Miami by double digits in the second half Monday, but eventually fell, 81-80, in Coral Gables, Fla.
Senior, five-star recruit Raekwon McMillan put on his 2014 Under-Armour All-American football jersey during a ceremony at Liberty County High School Friday morning.
Friday morning, Raekwon McMillan was in the spotlight as he received his Under-Armour All-American jersey.