Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
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.