It's been a tough rebuilding season for the Liberty County High School softball team, but the squad honored their seven seniors Wednesday afternoon with a 6-3 win over visiting rival Long County.
Richmond Hill's Wildcats arrive at Donell Woods Stadium tonight to battle the Liberty County Panthers in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown at 7:30.
The Long County High School softball team lost its final home game of the season to Tattnall County High School on Tuesday.
After a brief hiatus due to Labor Day weekend, Hurricane Irene and forfeiture by an opposing team on Sept. 24, the Hinesville Hurricanes are set to play at 7 p.m. Saturday night for all the marbles.
GARDEN CITY -- Bradwell Institute lost to Savannah High School, 42-29, in a wild Region 3-AAAAA football game Thursday night at Garden City Stadium.
It's hard enough to come off a 58-0 loss against Camden County last Friday, but having a short week to get ready for your next opponent makes things more difficult. Bradwell will the hit the road one day early and play at Garden City Stadium Thursday night against the Savannah High Blue Jackets in another Region 3-AAAAA matchup.
Long County fell to 0-5 with a 39-7 loss to unbeaten Vidalia on Friday night in Ludowici, but first-year coach Ron Flott said he sees reason for the Blue Tide players to keep their heads up.
The Bradwell Institute cross-country teams added a couple more wins to their respective seasons Saturday at the Ebenezer Invitational at South Effingham. There were 11 teams participating in the event with about 120 runners in each division.
Working to develop future athletes means training even during the offseason. In order to stay basketball ready, the Scott's All-Stars are competing in a fall league that started Sept. 17 in Augusta.
Walker Middle School recently took on Appling County in the Wildcats' first home game of the year. The Wildcats lost, 52-22, but hometown fans said they were proud of the team's effort throughout the game.
A chance encounter between a physical therapist and a new patient in 2006 developed into a friendship and later paved the way for the inaugural Warrior Classic Golf Tournament, benefitting the Wounded Warriors Project and Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS).
Pinned in a corner most of the night, the Bradwell Institute Tigers struggled to find any momentum in a 58-0 loss Friday night at Region 3-AAAAA kingpin Camden County.
Long County High School's Deonte Ellis intercepted an Indians' pass before halftime, but the Blue Tide lost 39-7 to unbeaten Vidalia in a Region 2-AA contest. Long County falls to 0-2 in the region and 0-5 overall. More on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball team's struggles continued Thursday in an 8-0 loss to Pierce County in Blackshear.
Amid a downpour in Savannah Thursday afternoon the Lady Warriors of Jenkins managed to put their Region 3-AAAAA softball game away early, beating Bradwell Institute by the run-rule 11-1 in five innings.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Miguel Pineda set a new school record Thursday for most points scored in a boys' basketball game when he sank in 52 points in the Highlanders' 119-72 win over Coastal Home School in non-region action at the St. James Sports Center.
The Liberty County boys' basketball team was denied its ninth straight win Friday as Statesboro narrowly beat the Panthers, 39-37, during LCHS's senior-night game.
The Bradwell Tigers got a huge fight from the Windsor Forest Knights on Friday, eking out a 71-68 double-overtime win in Savannah in Region 3-AAAAA action.
According to MLB.com, Long County native Dustin McGowan received the OK last week to pursue a spot in the 2014 starting-pitching rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The third time was the charm for the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team against Brunswick.
Editors note: The game was originally scheduled to be played at Bradwell, but earlier this season the Knights were in the process of resurfacing their gym and swapped the first matchup against the Tigers. the Courier regrets the error in the print edition.
It looked like the Long County girls' team might eke out a win against St. Vincent's Academy for the home fans Tuesday.
Members of the We Run It Track Club, a local team comprised of middle- and high-school athletes, placed well at last week's Jimmy Carnes Invitational Meet in Gainesville.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had a career-best 34 points as the senior guard propelled the University of Tennessee to an 81-74 win over Arkansas on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.
Low Country Storm holding tryouts
It came down to the final seconds, but the Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger junior-varsity girls' basketball team held on Saturday to win the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.
The Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament is under way.
Dorian Adkins was crowned homecoming king during Long County's basketball game against Vidalia last Friday in Ludowici.
People keep asking me what Georgia Southern will accomplish on the football field in 2014.
The Long County Fire Department and the Sheriff's Office have a fundraiser basketball game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Long County Middle School.