The Long County High School boys' basketball team split games at the South Effingham Thanksgiving Throwdown. On Friday, the Blue Tide defeated South Effingham, 67-59, but lost to Claxton, 60-57, the following night.
Coach Ronald Booker's Beach Lady Bulldogs always have been a nemesis of Carolyn Kelly's Lady Panthers and Friday night was no exception as Beach outlasted Liberty, 69-58.
Liberty County High School played consistent basketball for three periods Friday night. Then they exploded for 20 points off transition in the fourth period to down Beach, 73-49.
The recreation football district tournaments are just around the corner. This year, the Long County All-Star teams will face some tough competition when they travel to the South Bryan Recreation Department for the 2011 Georgia Recreation Park Association District 2 Class C football tournament.
In what can only be described as a fight to the finish, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team defeated Long County High School, 65-60, on Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Liberty County High School girls' basketball team went on a first-period tear and never looked back in a 73-24 win over Long County High School on Tuesday in Ludowici.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his second touchdown of the season Nov. 5 to help the Shorter University Hawks take a 42-16 win at Union College.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy opened the 2011-12 basketball season with rival Faith Baptist Christian Academy on Monday night at the St. James Sports Center. Faith Baptist's J.J. Frazier sank 32 points to lead the visiting Crusaders to an 84-64 victory.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' basketball team hosted crosstown rival Faith Baptist Christian Academy on Monday in the season opener for both teams.
After making all his final visits and outlining the pros and cons, Liberty County High School senior running back Shadrach Thornton verbally committed to North Carolina State University on Friday evening.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Miata Askew will be in Savannah on Friday and Saturday with Young Harris College to play in the Pirates' Classic.
Local bodybuilder Renee Hofkin placed third at the National Physique Committee All-South competition Nov. 5 in St. Augustine.
The Long County High School basketball season tips off Tuesday in Ludowici when the boys' and girls' teams take on visiting Liberty County High School. The girls' game begins at 6 p.m. and the boys' game will follow at 7:30 p.m.
After finishing 14-12 overall and 8-4 in Region 3-AAAAA, the Bradwell Institute softball team was honored at its annual banquet Nov. 6 at Club Stewart.
It was a barn burner Tuesday night as the Bradwell Institute boys took on visiting Liberty County High School in a preseason basketball scrimmage that went down to the wire.
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.