Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.
Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.
Liberty County will start the football season tonight with a scrimmage against Glynn Academy at 7:30 in Brunswick.
After only being able to hit each other the past few weeks, Long County High School's football players finally get to strap on gear and hit someone else.
It wasn't going to be an easy task for the Bradwell softball team.
The Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute softball teams are in Glennville today and Saturday to compete in the Tattnall County Warriors Blast.
Diamond Club golf tournament set
The Long County High School softball team trailed its Liberty County High School counterpart midway through Monday's game when the comeback began.
The Long County High School football team on Friday held its first inter-squad scrimmage of the year, giving the Blue Tide coaching staff a chance to look at all of their players and examine them at game-time speed.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Gary Guyton has signed a one-year contract with the NFL's Tennessee Titans.
Q: Kathy and Jane are playing in a tournament. On the fourth hole, Kathy hits her second shot into the bunker in front of the green. She notices that a rake has been left in the bunker between her ball and the hole. She retrieves it and, in the process, makes footprints. She smooths her footprints, as well as other footprints, prior to making a stroke. Jane says she must be penalized for repairing a bunker prior to making a stroke. Kathy replies that she did not improve her lie, area of intended swing or stance, and nothing was done ...
The Long County Commission recently recognized the county's mite boys' all-star baseball team for finishing runner-up to the state title in its division of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association baseball tournament. Team members are T.J. Criswell, Kyle Duncan, Daniel Edwards, Blake Holland, Noah Kuhaneck, Matthew Marchant, Austin Pitts, Trevor Ray, Justin Thomas, Than Williams and Luke Wells. Coaches were Joey Edwards, Tommy Holland, John Kuhaneck, Justin Thomas, Dean Cammack and head coach Randy Williams. The Long County Commission is represented by Willie Thomas, Kent Hall, Gerald Blocker, Dwight Gordon and Chairman Robert Long.
Long County rec event set for Saturday
Registration for football,