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Willie Jeffries, the first African-American head coach of a NCAA Division I-A football program had the crowd roaring with laughter as the keynote speaker at the ninth annual Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet.
Midway Middle School's basketball teams swept the Dec. 6-8 middle school tournament at St. James Sports Center.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team ended its drought Friday, defeating Bacon County, 31-27. The victory was the Lady Tide's first this season and also new head coach Kala Hires' first win.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams both notched Region 3B-AAAAA wins Friday when the boys pulled off a last-minute 51-48 victory and the girls kept their lead - despite some turnovers - for a 59-43 finish.
Bradwell Institute recently earned back-to-back Region 3B-AAAAA victories on the basketball court, giving the girls a much needed boost and helping the boys improve their record.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team opened the season with a win Tuesday by beating Appling Christian, 76-49, in Baxley.
Tuesday wasn't a good night for the Long County High School basketball program as the varsity boys' and girls' teams lost home games to McIntosh County.
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The Long County High School girls fell 46-26 to Jeff Davis High School on Friday in Ludowici.
Long County High School's Josh Berry is known as a standout football player, with good reason.
The athletes at First Presbyterian Christian Academy played their hearts out in the school's inaugural football season.
The Coastal Crew Rebels seventh-grade basketball team reached the Elite Eight of the Youth Basketball of America Super Regional Tournament held Feb. 28-March 2 in Dalton.
It's been almost six years since Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan had to leave the mound after four innings of play against the Baltimore Orioles.
Visiting South Effingham placed the ball in play regularly and the entire way in Friday's 9-1 win over Liberty County High School during light rain.
It wasn't the best weather for baseball Friday, but the light drizzle didn't prevent the Bradwell Tigers from winning both games of their home doubleheader against Windsor Forest.
It wasn't the birthday gift Jordan McRae was hoping for Friday.
The Long County High School baseball team takes a two-game winning streak into this week's action.
Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball player Kourtney Alexander was named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball all-conference team, according to the league.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown is learning the ropes of a new college position at the University of Central Florida's spring practice in Orlando.