Lined up underneath moss-draped live oaks - just a stone's throw from the marsh's edge - runners stretched and set timers ahead of the second annual Sunbury 5K on Saturday morning.
Penalties hurt the Bradwell Tigers and speed helped the Windsor Forest Knights on Olvey Field tonight. Bradwell battled to the bitter end but as the clock ticked toward zero the Knights held on to win 34-24 in a Region 3-AAAAA match up.
While First Presbyetrian Christian Academy is known for its state championship-caliber basketball program, there is another Highlander squad that is opening eyes around the Georgia Independent Schools Association.
Tied for last place in Region 3-AAAAA is not where the Bradwell Tigers want to be at this point in the football season. Nestled alongside Jenkins and Savannah High, the Tigers need to win tonight when they host Windsor Forest to have a viable shot for the postseason. In fact, the BI boys need to win from here on out to push Johnson, Benedictine and Groves down the region scale.
After stumbling in their Region 2A-AAAA opener against Richmond Hill last week, the Liberty County Panthers are headed to Brunswick to take on the Pirates at 7:30 tonight.
After a week off, the Long County High School football team will return to the gridiron when it takes on Pierce County at 7:30 tonight in Blackshear.
Proving that tough men can wear pink the Walker Middle School Wildcats honored WMS sixth grade teacher Beth Vandevort by wearing pink uniforms in last Friday's game against Lewis Frasier Middle School.
Bradwell Institute pitcher Karson Rogers allowed one hit in two games, and the Lady Tigers outscored Johnson, 52-0, in a doubleheader Saturday to clinch third in Region 3-AAAAA.
Running, jumping, dribbling and shooting were the focus of the first Fundamentals Tip-Off Classic on Saturday at the St. James Sports Center.
Here are the top 10 teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season. Area teams are in bold.
Thanks to Tay Tay Bacon's electrifying 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, it only took Liberty County High School about 12 seconds to find the end zone Friday night against unbeaten Richmond Hill.
GARDEN CITY - A wild football game between Bradwell Institute and Savannah High on Thursday night had a little bit of everything: a fight between two players, an interception and kickoff returned for touchdowns, and two quarterbacks combining to throw for six touchdowns and more than 450 yards.
Its official: The softball season has come and gone.
The second annual Sunbury 5K benefiting the American Diabetes Association and Wounded Warriors Project is set to start at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sunbury Crab Company.
Despite a 92 yard return for a touchdown in the opening kick of the game by Liberty's Tay Tay Bacon, the Richmond Hill Wildcats upset the Panthers' homecoming winning 14-6 at Donell Wood Stadium tonight. Minutes after scoring their first touchdown Shadrach Thornton plowed through blockers and ran to the outside for a 51 yard touchdown that was wiped away by a holding call. The Panthers had several opportunities inside the Wildcats' 20 but were unable to punch through the goal line.
Attention turns to the local junior-varsity girls' and boys' basketball teams Saturday during the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.
One week after the Liberty County Lady Panthers' basketball team took down McIntosh County Academy in Darien, the Lady Buccaneers returned the favor by downing the Liberty girls, 64-57, on Saturday afternoon at LCHS.
Rion Brown picked a good time to have his second double-double of the season.
Long County's boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their games to Wayne County on Saturday in nonregion action in Jesup.
STATESBORO - The NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year award, presented by College Sporting News, has been named in honor of former Georgia Southern running back Adrian "A.P." Peterson.
2013 was such a god-awful year, if it was in the form of a human I would gladly punch it in the trachea.
When Willie Fritz was introduced as the next head coach of Georgia Southern's football program, he took former Eagles quarterback and College Football Hall of Famer Tracy Ham's advice.
Liberty County split games with South Effingham High School Friday in region 3A-AAAA games that saw the Lady Panthers fall 58-43 and the Panther boys win 55-42.
The Groves High Rebels were no match for the visiting Bradwell Tiger basketball teams as the Lady Rebels fell 63-39 and the Rebels dropped the boys' match 59-47 Friday in Savannah.
Hard times continued Friday for the Long County teams with both the Lady Tide and the Blue Tide falling in Atkinson County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys took down Bethesda in Savannah Thursday night, 81-70, in a non-region game.
Former Bradwell Institute punter/kicker and soccer player David Miller made the president's list for the second straight semester at Georgia State University, according to the school's athletic website.
Low Country Storm
The temperature dropped outside, but Jenkins' girls' and boys' basketball teams were red-hot Tuesday - at the expense of Bradwell.