The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered more, however, since LCHS was playing its first region game.
Bradwell's diamond Tigers continue to cut through opponents and shine in Region 3-AAAAA after blanking the Windsor Forest Knights 10-0 in Savannah Friday evening. The win brings BI's region mark to 3-0.
The Long County High School baseball team lost 4-2 to Toombs County High Friday night. Though the Tide lost, they showed they could play with one of the top teams in the state.
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The Liberty County Panthers picked up a win Friday night after two consecutive losses. This one mattered, however, as the local boys were playing their first region game.
The Lady Tigers kept their win streak intact by downing Windsor Forest, 8-0, Tuesday night at home. The win was the team's fifth in a row.
Bradwell struggled to hit the ball effectively against Charlton County in Saturday's loss.
Plans are in the works to expand the St. James Sports Center, which has been open in Holmestown since 1996. Some projects already are under way.
Pierce County blanked Long County, 8-0, in a Region 2-AA contest Tuesday in Blackshear. All but one of the Bears' runs were unearned.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' AAU season kicks off this weekend with two teams heading out to tournaments. The 16U basketball team, above, will compete in Jacksonville, and the 14U squad is competing in north Augusta. The 16U team is coached by Reginalde Castille, and the 14U is coached by Rodney Davis and assistant Antinique Mathis.
Liberty County High School played gracious host to Southeast Bulloch on the diamond Tuesday, allowing the visitors to win, 11-1, in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were in Charlton County on Saturday, where the BI boys fell, 6-3, to the Indians.
The Long County High School baseball team lost, 9-7, to Tattnall County on Friday, but on Monday the Blue Tide bounced back to defeat Claxton High School, 9-6. Both games were played in Ludowici.
Here is a brief look at former local prep players making news at the college ranks this week.
Tigers baseball coach Rhett Hellgren always asks his baseball team to do two things for him - play with concentration and intensity. The BI boys responded Friday afternoon at home, toppling Savannah, 15-0, winning by the run rule in the bottom of the fourth inning.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team won each of its most recent Region 2-AA showdowns.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team on Monday advanced into the Region 2-AA tournament by defeating Toombs County, 35-31, in Lyons.
The Hinesville Hurricanes claimed a 36-6 win over the Valdosta Tigers on Saturday on Fort Stewart.
Long County High School held its senior night last Thursday for graduating students who participated in the basketball program.
Good friends and former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer teammates Kelsey Higgason and Brooke Standard on Friday penned their names to soccer scholarships to play for Armstrong Atlantic State University. The girls signed during separate ceremonies at their respective high schools.
Bradwell Institute honored its senior basketball players Friday night, just before the Tiger teams took to the court and swept the Groves Rebels. The Lady Tigers won, 54-19, while the BI boys soared in the second half to pull away for a 61-54 victory.
The McIntosh County basketball teams on Thursday traveled to Ludowici, where they beat both Blue Tide squads. Though the Long County boys and girls played well, they were outmatched by Darien's top 20 ranked teams. The Blue Tide lost 70-56, and the Lady Tide lost 56-31.
Allenhurst City Councilman James Willis is somewhat quiet when it comes to his recent accomplishment. Willis bowled a perfect 300 and a three-game series of 801 on Feb. 1, during the Friday night league's team competitions at Marne Lanes.
Liberty County High School's former standout football player Raekwon McMillan earned one last local accolade before starting his college career as an Ohio State Buckeye.
Two local opposing football players have decided to play on the same college team.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams dropped their home games Tuesday to Effingham County.
Bradwell's soccer teams lost their scrimmage games Tuesday against Wayne County at home.
In his first signing class as Georgia Southern's head coach, and the Eagles' first class as a Football Bowl Subdivision program, Willie Fritz focused on the trenches.
Former Richmond Hill High School football coach Lyman Guy didn't mince words when asked why he left a program he'd turned into a Savannah-area powerhouse to take the job as head coach and athletic director at Toombs County, a school that competes in a smaller classification.
It was a hostile environment Monday for First Presbyterian Christian Academy, but one that the Highlander boys' basketball team was not about to back down from.