Long County High School's Deonte Ellis intercepted an Indians' pass before halftime, but the Blue Tide lost 39-7 to unbeaten Vidalia in a Region 2-AA contest. Long County falls to 0-2 in the region and 0-5 overall. More on this story in Wednesday's Courier.
The Long County High School softball team's struggles continued Thursday in an 8-0 loss to Pierce County in Blackshear.
Amid a downpour in Savannah Thursday afternoon the Lady Warriors of Jenkins managed to put their Region 3-AAAAA softball game away early, beating Bradwell Institute by the run-rule 11-1 in five innings.
Bradwell Institute will face its biggest challenge of the season when the Tigers travel to Kingsland tonight to take on Camden County High School at 7:30 p.m.
After playing Wayne County two weeks ago and McIntosh County last week, it might seem that the road couldn't get any harder for the Blue Tide. But it will tonight when Long County (0-4, 0-1) takes on unbeaten Region 2-AA foe Vidalia in Ludowici.
In Wednesday's paper, it erroneously was reported that tonight's game was homecoming for the Blue Tide.
There were plenty of hugs and tears at Lady Tiger Field during a doubleheader Saturday at Bradwell Institute.
Cameron Riles is a sophomore at Bradwell Institute and is in his second year as a member of the JV football team. Riles wants to become a sports journalist.
Liberty County High School's new volleyball coach, Lauren Hale, knows a thing or two about the court sport.
Long County High School had hopes of pulling off the team's first win over McIntosh County Academy when the two teams met Friday in Darien.
Liberty County High School knew it was going to be a knock-down drag-out fight in Statesboro, and give it their best they did, making the Blue Devils earn every yard on their home turf. Liberty's persistence kept the game close but the Blue Devils outlasted the Panthers to win 17-14 Friday night.
With less than a minute left, the Bradwell Tigers were forced to spike the ball three times to stop the clock and managed to move the ball 45 yards. But when the buzzer sounded, it was Johnson High that was celebrating.
Much like football, when it comes to top seeding in Region 3-AAAAA, it's usually a battle between Bradwell and Camden County. And, much like football, the Wildcats' softball team held the top spot in the region by beating the Lady Tigers, 6-0, on Thursday at Bradwell's field.
The Long County High School softball team dropped a pair of Region 2-AA softball contests this week to fall to 5-15 overall and 0-6 in the region.
Bradwell and Johnson High were battling it out on Olvey Field and had the game tied at 14 going into halftime. But the Atom smashers controlled the clock for most of the second half and their running game broke open in the third. The Tigers managed to put points on the board but the Atom smashers answered taking a 21-20 lead. In the fourth quarter the visiting team aired it out twice on fourth down ...
Football season is three months away, but one couldn't tell by watching the players at Liberty County High School go at each other Monday during their first day of spring practice.
STATESBORO - Kevin Corless, who joined the Georgia Southern Football program as the assistant coach for linebackers, has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator, head coach Jeff Monken announced.
All five track athletes representing First Presbyterian Christian Academy at the Georgia Independent School Association state track meet placed well last weekend in Albany.
The Blue Tide baseball team recently held its annual Recreation Night in Long County. Around 50 players and coaches who are participating in the T-ball, softball and baseball programs came out for the night. Recreation department Director Michelle Rogers said more than 400 children will be playing this year.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas - unless, of course, it's the Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team coming home with a good showing from a big tournament.
Anglers of all ages came out April 27 to participate in the second annual Fishin' for a Cure tournament at the Altamaha River in Long County.
The Hinesville Hurricanes expected to be playing their first playoff game Saturday. Instead, they got a free pass to the next round.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones will start her 15th season as a WNBA player this month, but she won't be wearing her usual Los Angeles Sparks jersey.
Q: John and Chris were playing the fourth hole in their Saturday men's event. John hit his ball from the fairway and was almost sure that he went out of bounds. He announced to Chris that he was hitting a provisional ball. Before hitting his provisional, John replaced his divot and dropped a new ball as near as possible to the spot where he hit his last shot. Did John proceed in accordance with the rules?
5-on-5 basketball tournament set