The Bradwell Institute Tigers hosted the Jenkins Warriors on Friday night in a Region 3-AAAAA contest. The Bradwell squads swept Jenkins, with the girls' team earning a decisive 69-43 win and the boys' team edging out a 56-53 victory.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost its second game in a row Friday, falling to Vidalia High School, 76-65.
The Walker Middle School cheerleading team won first place in its division at the Snowflake Classic Cheer and Dance Competition last week at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.
Liberty County High School's Shadrach Thornton recently was named the 2011 Region 2A-AAAA Player of the Year.
After coming close to beating undefeated Johnson High last week, the Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team wanted to make sure it played well against Camden County on Tuesday in Kingsland.
On Wednesday, the Georgia High School Athletic Association announced the 2012-14 region realignments. Schools have until Dec. 16 to appeal. Here is how local schools were affected:
On Nov. 21, the Georgia High School Athletic Department announced classifications for the 2012-13 school year.
P.K. Yonge used a dominating second quarter to defeat the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers, 60-39, on Saturday afternoon.
The eighth annual Liberty County Hall of Fame banquet is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Club Stewart, 405 Hero Road, Fort Stewart. Tickets are available at the Liberty County Recreation Department, by calling 876-5359 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Five Bradwell Institute softball players were named to the All Region 3-AAAAA team.
For nearly 30 minutes Friday night, Bradwell Institute controlled the game, the pace and held the lead against unbeaten Johnson. But the visiting Atomsmashers outscored the Tigers' 18-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 55-50 win and stay unbeaten in Region 3-AAAAA.
Liberty County High School's Michael Farrior's 3-pointer at the buzzer forced overtime Friday night against visiting Tattnall County. The Panthers then did what they had to do in OT to earn a 65-60 win, leaving them undefeated.
Three Lady Panthers scored in double digits to lead Liberty County High School to a 72-49 win Friday night against Tattnall County in a nonregion girls' basketball contest.
The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team had little trouble with Region 3-AAAAA foe Johnson High on Friday night in Hinesville, riding defense to a 58-29 win over the Lady Atomsmashers.
Seventeen Long County High School football players have been named All-Region 2-AA by the region's coaches.
Scott's All*Stars conducted their first official workout of the year Jan. 18. According to program founder Marcus Scott IV, more than 40 kids participated. The All*Stars will host a final tryout for the upcoming 2014 season from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at the YMCA. The tryout is open for grades five through nine. For more information, call 912-655-4371 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.
Q: Alice had just finished her round of golf and was preparing to post her score for handicap purposes. She began to change some of her hole scores by marking them with a lower score. Ruth noticed what she was doing and asked Alice why she was changing her score for some of the holes.
Georgia Southern announced on Wednesday the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff and the retention of two assistant coaches for the 2014 season.
Former Bradwell Institute baseball player Jeff Polk once played and practiced under the leadership of his father and BI baseball coach, Rhett Hellgren. On Monday, Polk walked onto the Tigers' field as the new baseball coach for the Bradwell boys.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams split games Saturday in non-region action at Jenkins in Savannah.
Bradwell's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro in non-region action.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally ended its slump by picking up two wins over the weekend.
The Walker Middle School Wildcat basketball team last week won the Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by defeating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in the championship game in Jesup.
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.