Looking to add another first to the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's growing list of sports accomplishments, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team won its first state playoff match on Monday, beating Bethlehem Christian Academy, 3-2 (27-25, 25-27, 25-15, 18-25, 15-12).
Friday was homecoming for Long County High School, and a large crowd came out to see if the Blue Tide could hold their own against the state-ranked Appling County Pirates.
For a few seconds on Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium, it looked as if Liberty County High School was going to pull out a last-minute win over Wayne County in a Region 2A-AAAA showdown that both teams had to win.
Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego was chosen to participate in the Georgia Dugout Club All State Games in Columbus Nov. 11-12, at the South Commons Olympic Softball Complex. Rego was chosen along with other nominated players based on submitted nomination forms from coaches, statistics and a selection committee comprised of area coaches.
Long County High School fell 38-8 to Appling County on the gridiron Friday night in Ludowici.
Late in the fourth quarter senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton picked up a one-hopper from a punt and dashed for 70 yards on what appeared to be the game winning touchdown against Wayne County High at Donell Woods tonight.
The rivalry started out as preseason scrimmages over the past few years, but the battle between Liberty County and Wayne County turned into a Region 2-AAAA fight last season.
Bradwell Institute will play under the big lights tonight at Grayson Stadium in Savannah against an old rival and coach Jim Walsh's alma mater, Benedictine.
It's been a rough season for the local football teams, and while it's easy for the fans to point fingers and place blame, they need to remember the kids that play the game still need our support.
Some football programs attempt to schedule easier opponents for their annual homecoming games. That can't be said for Long County this year as the Blue Tide take on highly ranked Appling County tonight.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted the first round of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state soccer tournament Saturday at the St. James Sports Center, there was plenty of drama as FPCA sent the game into overtime.
Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his first touchdown of this season, helping the Shorter University Hawks to a 30-13 win over Belhaven on Saturday.
The Long County High School football team lost another close game on Friday, this time to the Brantley County Herons by a score of 32-26.
The stadium was filled with several alumni classes who were on hand for the Tigers' homecoming game against Jenkins on Friday, but the Warriors were bent on spoiling the evening as they rolled to a 31-5 victory at Olvey Field.
It was anyone's game during the first quarter as Liberty County took on Ware County on Friday night in Waycross. But the Gators are ranked sixth in Class AAAA for a reason and quickly gained control to beat the Panthers, 47-6.
Bradwell will try to earn another Region 3-AAAAA win tonight when they play Glynn Academy in Brunswick.
After being off last week, the Long County High School football team will be back on the field tonight to face Toombs County in Lyons.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy had a bye week last Friday and will travel to Lyons tonight to play Robert Toombs Christian Academy at 7:30.
Q: Janet and Ruth are playing the third hole at Sapelo Hammock. Janet hits her second shot toward the water hazard near the green. She finds her ball resting in water and prepares to take a drop under the two club-length relief rule. She announces that she will take a one-stroke penalty since her ball was in the water hazard. Ruth says she does not have to take a penalty stroke since her ball was in water that was outside the normal boundary of the hazard. Is Ruth correct?
Folks keep asking me why Georgia Southern is "changing" its offense. It would appear, they say, that GSU is no longer running the "triple option," and instead is running the "spread," because it wants to get ready for the move to the Sun Belt.
The 2013 football is half-over, and the teams are eyeing their chances of making the region and state playoffs.
Most performers live to show off their talent in front of an audience.
Former Liberty County High School running back Roderick Jones missed three games this season for Shorter University as he healed a shoulder injury. But he came back in a big way.
Former Bradwell Institute track-and-field standout Josh McCullan had a great first season as a true-freshman long jumper for the Alabama Crimson Tide track and field team.
STATESBORO - Quarterback Jerick McKinnon still owns the ground at Georgia Southern, but Kevin Ellison took over the air.
STATESBORO - Fans will have the opportunity to meet the 2013-14 Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball teams this weekend as Meet the Eagles is set for noon-1 p.m. Saturday in the Statesboro Mall's center court.
In a battle of undefeated teams Friday, everyone knew someone would be finishing the night with their first loss of the season.
Bradwell Institute took one step closer Friday to fulfilling its goal of a playoff berth.
It was a nail-biter Thursday for the Liberty County softball team, who had the game at Cross Creek tied at 1-all until the fifth inning.
The Long County High School football team was off this week, and the break couldn't have come at a better time.