Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
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.
Bradwell Institute ended its first season with head coach Adam Carter with a 38-13 win over Groves High Friday night in Garden City.
For more than 42 minutes Thursday night, Long County held its own against Metter High School (7-3), even nearly taking the lead at one point, but with less than 6 minutes in regulation the Tigers scored twice to pull out a 14-0 win.
Four Liberty County High School Lady Panthers were selected when softball coaches representing Region 3-AAAA met in Statesboro Wednesday to pick the All-Region players.
Bradwell stomped out the Groves Rebels winning their final regular season game 38-13 in Garden City Firday night.
The Liberty County Panthers had to beat South Effingham to have any chance for the postseason - and they did.
Former Georgia Southern and NFL running back Adrian Peterson worked hard throughout his childhood growing up in the rural area of Alachu, Fla.