The Long County High School softball team recently hit a bump in the road, resulting in a four-game losing streak.
Former St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' player Michael White recently was named as the new basketball coach at New Life Christian Academy in San Antonio, Texas.
Two small private schools, both looking for their first win of the season, went head to head Friday night as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted St. Andrews at Long Bell Stadium.
The Long County Blue Tide, Bradwell Institute Tigers and Liberty County Panthers all had to travel for Friday night lights this week. All three teams ended the night with a loss.
With the sun finally shining on the local softball fields, teams got chances to get back to their regular schedules.
Bradwell's volleyball team improved to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in Region 3-AAAAA this past week after defeating Groves in two sets (25-16, 25-16) and downing a tough Ware County team two sets to one.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy started its cross-country program in 2010, the team consisted of four runners and competed only in two races.
Bradwell Institute heads tonight to Savannah to take on the Savannah High Blue Jackets.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's varsity volleyball team swept Region 4-AA opponent Providence Christian Tuesday afternoon at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown in the Highlanders' first home match of the season.
Liberty County is 1-0 after defeating the Bradwell Tigers, 13-7, last Friday at Olvey Field. Tonight, the Panthers travel to Baxley to battle the Appling County Pirates.
Tonight brings the first test of the season for Long County as it travels to Savannah to take on Benedictine Military Academy.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy already made history last week, despite its 40-7 loss to Bethesda as the Highlanders launched the school's first football program with a home game.
The American Basketball Association has launched a new semi-pro basketball team in Savannah that will be coached by a local basketball figure.
The seventh-grade South Georgia Kings basketball team scrimmaged Saturday morning at Jack Carter Park in Hinesville.
It had been more than two years since the Long County High School football team celebrated a regular-season win. On Friday, that losing streak ended as the Blue Tide beat Lanier County, 30-6, in Ludowici.
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.