For the third consecutive year, the Hinesville Fire Department will host a golf tournament to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Long County High School lost, 27-21, in overtime to Southeast Bulloch on Friday, the second time in as many weeks the Blue Tide nearly pulled out a comeback win.
Long County High School's softball team lost its third straight game on Thursday, falling, 15-6, to Pierce County in a Region 2-AA contest.
Bradwell Institute football coach Jim Walsh Jr. isn't the only one who thinks feeder systems will level the playing field for high school sports teams.
It took a mere three minutes for the Liberty County Panthers (1-1) to set the tone and earn their first of four touchdowns Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium as they rolled to a 28-0 victory against the visiting McIntosh County Academy Buccaneers (0-2). It was their second victory against the Bucs in nine matchups.
Despite perfect weather conditions Friday night, the football game between Bradwell Institute and Charlton County was sloppy. The teams combined for 38 penalties for 336 yards in a non-region contest that lasted 3 hours, 10 minutes at Olvey Field.
Candace Blair had just told her Bradwell Institute teammates, "We got this," before she took her at-bat in the bottom of the sixth inning and smacked a one-run homer over the center-field fence.
The Long County High School softball team continued to struggle in its region on Tuesday, losing to Appling County, 12-0, in Baxley.
The folks at Veterans' Stadium were on their feet as the Long County Blue Tide scored a touchdown with two seconds left on the clock, forcing overtime Friday night. Blue Tide football coach Ronald Flott was playing against the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch, where he used to coach, and the score was tied, 21-21, at the end of regulation.
Walker Middle School defender Thomas Watts deflects a pass intended for a Yellow Jackets receiver in Wednesday's 28-15 loss against Martha Puckett in Jesup. Brandon Scott and Tanner Brant scored touchdowns for the Wildcats. The contest was the first regular-season game for Walker Middle School. The team's next game is Sept. 7, when they travel to Waycross to take on Ware County at 5 p.m.
Liberty County hosted McIntosh County Academy and sent them home with a goose egg defeating the Buccaneers 28-0. Within the first three minutes of the game senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton rushed for 95 yards and a touch down. Thronton had 3 touchdowns before resting out in the fourth quarter. The final touchdown came from Andre Haggray on a 5 yard run. The Panther defense was led by Raekwon McMillan, Melvin King Anthony Dabson and Rodney Goffney.
After dropping a game against Americus-Sumter last week at Donell Woods Stadium, the Liberty County Panthers have another chance to defend their home turf tonight when they host McIntosh Academy.
After putting a 41-6 whipping on Brantley County last week, Class A powerhouse Charlton County comes to Olvey Field tonight to face Bradwell Institute.
It was a long time in coming, but Bradwell Institute on Tuesday afternoon finally defeated Jenkins, 7-5, in a softball game to improve to 1-1 in Region 3-AAAAA.
The Blue Tide play their first home game under head coach Ron Flott tonight. Perhaps appropriately, it's against Flott's old team, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets.
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.