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.
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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.
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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