Last year, Long County's boys basketball team came up just short of its goal of a Region 2-AA title. After finishing the season with an 18-7 record and defeating McIntosh County in a buzzer-beater to reach the championship, they fell to the Vidalia Indians, 64-53.
Rion Brown got a start and the first points of the University of Miami's basketball team's regular season home opener. The former Liberty County High School player opened the game with a 3-pointer from the left wing, setting the pace for the Hurricanes' 87-79 win against Stetson on Nov. 9.
Former Liberty County Panther Jordan Mcrae and the University of Tennessee basketball team will be in Puerto Rico this weekend.
Multi-sport athlete Megan Gillon has been selected to the Georgia Independent School Association 2012 All-State Volleyball team.
Long County won its final game of the year Friday, manhandling Metter High School.
Helping the North Carolina State Wolfpacks earn a 37-6 win over Wake Forest Saturday, Liberty County High School's former running back Shadrach Thornton posted his second 100 plus yards game of the season.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is listed as being No. 1 in Georgia for tackles this year, according to maxpreps.com.
Bradwell Institute earned its first win Friday at the new Olvey Field and did so in grand style by shutting out the Groves Rebels, 42-0, during the Tigers' senior-night game.
After four seasons with the New England Patriots, Bradwell Institute graduate Gary Guyton could see action today in a Dallas Cowboys uniform.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy fell just short of getting a win in its final game after falling, 46-35, on Friday to Fullington in Hinesville.
With a large fanbase making the trip to Candler County, the Long County High School football team defeated Metter, 49-7, on Friday to finish with the best record in school history.
They didn't get a shot at post season play, but the Liberty County Panthers still ended the season on a high note with a 21-14 win against Glenn Hills on Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Shrine Club golf tourney set
Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.