Tuesday was a good night for Long County High School as both the boys' and girls' basketball teams advanced in the Region 2-AA tournament in Lyons.
Both Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute started their region playoff games this week.
Jacob Turner was selected as Long County basketball homecoming king Feb. 8 during the Blue Tide's game with Bryan County in Ludowici. Junior Dorian Adkins, sophomore Francisco Mejia and freshman Ulises Franco were crowned princes.
All-Star game set
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School start their respective region playoffs tonight on the road.
Long County's basketball teams dominated Bryan County last Friday in Ludowici to wrap up their regular seasons and enter the Region 2-AA tourneys.
Long County made history Monday in Ludowici as the school's first varsity boys' and girls' soccer games were played.
The Long County High School girls basketball team was defeated by Wayne County, 42-9, Tuesday in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams finished the regular season by sweeping Groves High School in Garden City Friday night.
The boys basketball team at Liberty County High School won in dramatic fashion Friday night. The Panthers beat visiting Wayne County, 64-62.
The Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys basketball team won the South Region Championship last weekend by defeating Grace Christian Academy, 89-82. On Tuesday, the Crusaders also advanced to the semi-finals of the GCCA state basketball tournament by defeating Old Suwanee Christian 85-43.
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Pitch for a Cure
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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