Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team had a rough time at Lovejoy High Wednesday evening in the Sweet 16 game of the state playoffs. Lovejoy outscored the Panther boys 64-34 to end Liberty's state run. Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.
After a week of watching their opponents on film, the Panthers of Liberty County High School were able to break down Northside Warner Robin's press, earning a 75-58 win Saturday in Warner Robins and advancing to round two of the state playoffs.
The growing rivalry between Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Frederica Academy from St. Simons Island and Hinesville's First Presbyterian Christian Academy peaked Saturday at the Class AA state championship game.
All season the Long County boys basketball team found a way to win close games at the buzzer. But Saturday they were unable to conjure up the magic, losing to Early County, 75-77, in the first round of the state playoffs.
Friday's weather postponed Liberty County's game against Brantley County, but the sun was out Saturday afternoon, and the Panthers split games when they hosted Windsor Forest in a double-header.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its second win of the year Thursday, defeating Bryan County in Pembroke 10-4.
Brunswick takes soccer from BI
Quickly getting out to a 10-0 lead, third-seeded North Cobb must have thought it would have an easy night Friday against the Bradwell Lady Tigers.
Talk about starting history with a bang.
When Wesley Worthy started running for Bradwell's cross-country team, it was more of a hobby for him and a way to hang with a few friends.
The Liberty County High School baseball team lost to Benedictine, 11-3, on Thursday in Savannah. The boys' game against Brantley County, scheduled for Friday, was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled. The Panthers hosted a doubleheader against Windsor Forest on Saturday. Those scores will be in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
The Long County Recreation Department 8-under All-Star Basketball Team recently won its division in the region tournament.
The first chapter in "The Rules of Golf" deals with etiquette. In the spirit of the game, we are reminded that golf does not have a referee - the game relies on the integrity of the individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules. We should demonstrate courtesy and sportsmanship at all times.
First-year Liberty County baseball coach Joel Moody claimed his first official win of the regular season Tuesday after his Panther squad knocked out Johnson High, 16-0, in three innings at home.
When he was a sophomore at Liberty County High School, Khaleed Barrett switched from playing football to running track. It has turned out to be a good choice.
Tennis social planned
Rain forced Liberty County High School's baseball game against Tattnall County to be moved from Thursday night to Saturday afternoon. However, the Warriors made that day soggy in a different way for the Panthers, beating Liberty, 12-3, at home.
The Long County High School baseball team defeated Vidalia, 5-3, on Friday in Ludowici in a big Region 2-AA showdown.
It was a gut-wrenching loss. A three point difference is all it took in drowning First Presbyterian Christian Academy's chase for a state title. The Highlanders boys shed many tears losing 60-57 to Furtah Prep in Staurday's Class AA championship game at Mercer University. But first year head coach Shane Smith said the boys left it all out on the court and have much to be proud of this season. Read the full story in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has a new head baseball coach this season - but one who is familiar to the program.
Several Liberty County High School players, as well as their head coach, participated in the War of the Border all-star football game Feb. 22 in Folkston.
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown and Jordan McRae were scheduled to play in their respective universities' final regular-season home games Saturday.
Bradwell rising senior defensive end/linebacker Jeff Andrew isn't waiting until spring to prepare for the 2014 season.
Youth baseball, softball and T-ball open
The Long County High School soccer teams on Tuesday faced two of the toughest teams they will play all season when they hosted Benedictine Military School and Saint Vincent's Academy.
Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is one of the 10 University of Georgia athletes who have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 14-15 in Albuquerque, N.M., according to an announcement last week by the NCAA. Chapman, a junior at UGA, is ranked No. 16 in the nation and No. 8 in the Southeastern Conference in the pentathlon. According to a report on georgiadogs.com, Chapman bettered her score in the pentathlon by nearly 400 points at the SEC Championships to grab the 16th and final spot at the national meet. Chapman scored 4 ...
It was a tough loss for the Hinesville Hurricanes football team March 1 in Ocala.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team will play for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title Saturday after beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, on Wednesday at Mercer University in Macon.
Bradwell's soccer teams dropped their games against Windsor Forest on Tuesday at Olvey Field.