Bradwell Institute opened region 3-AAAAA play against Beach on Tuesday night for what may be the last time as reclassification comes down the pike. Beach defeated the Lady Tigers, 48-30, but the Tigers took the boys' game, 81-66.
Four Panthers hit the double-digits in scoring Tuesday night to lead unbeaten Liberty County High School to a 64-48 win over McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
Liberty County High School's Lady Panthers basketball team improved to 3-2 overall with a 54-31 win over McIntosh County Academy on Tuesday night in Darien.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to 0-2 with a 38-17 loss to Wayne County on Saturday in Jesup.
Bradwell Institute guard Javante Richey looks to pass during the first meeting between BI and rival Beach in the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School earlier this month. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs won. The Bradwell boys evened the score Tuesday night beating the Bulldogs 81-66. The score for the Lady Tigers' game was not available by press time. Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team pulled out an 87-82 win over Wayne County on Saturday in Jesup.
University of Tennessee sophomore basketball player Jordan McRae, who graduated from Liberty County High School, equaled his career-high for the second game in a row with 25 points in Monday night's 89-81 loss at Oakland. McRae played for 33 minutes and was 7-of-17 from the floor and 3-of-8 in 3-point shooting.
Liberty County High School made it a sweep on Wednesday night at the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach.
In the second day of the Joe Greene Classic the Bradwell Tiger boys and girls got a sneak peak of the Region 3-AAAAA foe, Beach High.
Walker Middle School recently held an athletic banquet to present awards to students on the cheerleading, football and softball teams.
Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit, the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team surged in the second half to beat rival Liberty County, 41-37, in the first round of the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School on Tuesday afternoon.
Liberty County High School's Derrick Brooks, Savyvon Wilson and Aaron Scott combined for 62 points in an 80-66 win over Bradwell Institute on Tuesday night in the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School.
The Long County High School basketball teams will travel to Jesup on Saturday to take on the tough teams from Wayne County High School.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy defeated Youth ChalleNGe Academy-Fort Stewart, 73-62, on Saturday afternoon at St. James Sports Center.
Each year, five people are selected for the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame, then inducted during a banquet in December. The 2011 class includes Robert Cambell, Kashien Latham, David Kunda, Rodney LeCounte and Bryan Sears.
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.