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The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.
Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger senior basketball player Mariah Maternik was named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association all-state basketball team as an honorable mention selection, the GSWA announced Thursday.
Top-ranked Wayne County held on to the top spot in Region 2A-AAAA and Liberty County High School dropped to 1-7 in the region after the Yellow Jackets beat the Panthers 10-0 in five innings Friday in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team endured a fifth straight loss Friday, falling 10-0 in five innings to visiting Pierce County.
Hinesville's 10U Gator girls' soccer team placed second in the 20th annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout held March 26-27 in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The Liberty County baseball team fell to Region 2A-AAAA foe Brunswick, 7-2, on Wednesday night at home. The game originally was scheduled for Tuesday, but rain forced postponement.
It was the last time the seniors of the Bradwell soccer teams would play at Olvey Field, and it was a memorable sweeping of Groves for both squads. The Lady Tigers finished with a convincing 8-1 win and Bradwell pulled out the nightcap, 8-5.
On Saturday, the Walker Middle School boys' soccer team ended its season with a second-place finish in the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
The Tigers track teams traveled to Lowndes on April 2, where the boys' team placed third and the girls finished fourth out of 18 teams competing in the Harmon Invitational.
The Long County High School baseball team will have four special honorary nights in April at its home games.
Bradwell Institute kicker and punter David Miller was invited to football camp as a preferred walk-on punter at Georgia State University.
Liberty County High School's baseball team was in neighboring Bryan County on Saturday, where Wildcats pitcher Kevin Matthews pitched six innings and struck out 13 to beat the visitors, 12-1, in a game shortened by the mercy rule.
The Lady Wildcats soccer team wrapped up the season as the runner-up for the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
Bradwell Institute edged Benedictine, 2-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA baseball game Friday in Savannah. Pitcher Jacob Dill got the win, allowing the Cadets only two hits.
The Long County boys' and girls' basketball teams both lost Friday at Metter in region action.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semiprofessional football team will host the Valdosta Tigers at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Youth Services Football Field on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County High School swept a doubleheader with Bradwell on Saturday at LCHS.
NEW YORK - Georgia Southern Eagles Jerick McKinnon and Lavelle Westbrooks have received invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine, according to gseagles.com.
Players needed for alumni football games
The big cats battled Friday night as the Bradwell Institute Tigers hosted the Richmond Hill Wildcats for a Region 3-AAAAA showdown. The Lady Tigers fell, 47-37, and the Bradwell boys edged out the Wildcats, 65-63, at the buzzer.
The Liberty County High School boys ended a two-game losing streak Friday, beating the South Effingham Mustangs, 86-80.
The Long County Middle School boys basketball team recently won the 8th grade Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by beating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in Jesup.
Players needed for alumni football game
Changes are coming to Georgia Southern football, but there's one thing that will, without a doubt, be the same - head coach Willie Fritz won't be changing the Eagles' offensive philosophy.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern Softball has been picked as the preseason favorite by the Southern Conference coaches.
After time off due to the inclement weather earlier this week, the local high-school basketball teams are back on the court tonight.
Former Liberty County High School standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan recently was named to the 2014 Parade Magazine All-American Football Team First-Team Defense.
Members of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department and the Long County Sheriff's Office raised more than $2,000 last Saturday for the Long County Meals on Wheels program by playing each other in a charity basketball game at Long County Middle School.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae tallied 26 points and knocked down 6 of 7 3-pointers to help the University of Tennessee beat Ole Miss, 86-70, in a Southeastern Conference game Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.