Hall of Fame banquet set for Thursday
Brunswick handed Liberty a pair of lopsided losses Friday night in non-region contests. The Lady Pirates outlasted Liberty, 58-42, in the girls game. Brunswick shelled the Panthers, 64-37, in the night cap.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball player Jordan Johnson scored 26 points with four rebounds and two assists, helping the East Georgia College Bobcats earn their first conference win of the season against South Georgia Tech. The Bobcats won 75-59 on Dec. 1.
Liberty County High School finished 6-4 this year and saw several players step up leadership roles. But there is one young man who had made a name before the season started.
Bradwell Institute football player Quonte Haggray did what he could to help the Tiger football team this year. He played offense, defense, special teams and was in nearly every snap of every game.
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year-old all-star team won second place in the District 2 Flea Football Championship Dec. 4 in Richmond Hill.
Question: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the United States Golf Association have officially proposed the banning of anchoring a putter when making a stroke. Is this good for the game of golf?
Kings recruiting basketball players
Lady Tiger basketball coach Faye Baker knows Beach High girls coach Ronald Booker is going to bring a disciplined and talented team. The longtime, friendly rivalry between Baker and Booker has produced exciting girls' games, often deciding region championships and state berths. But Tuesday, the Lady Tigers fell short of expectations and the Lady Bulldogs dominated, 59-29.
Both the Liberty County boys and girls suffered losses in Richmond Hill last week. Tuesday, Liberty avenged those losses, beating the Wildcats at home.
There is something a bit different about Bradwell Institute's boys this year. There's an air of confidence in the Tigers and Tuesday they proved it again, beating Beach High, 55-43, at home.
Despite a game effort, the Long County High School girls fell 41-24 to St. Vincent's Academy Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys came from behind Tuesday to beat Benedictine Military School, 59-57.
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.