STATESBORO - Georgia Southern baseball opens the 2008 season at J.I. Clements Stadium against Atlantic Coast Conference member Boston College. Those three games are part of a 31-game home schedule, announced by head coach Rodney Hennon.
Although they were unable to add a third shutout to their list of accomplishments so far this season, the Liberty County Panthers secured a solid victory against the Glenn Hill Spartans on Friday night.
Hoping to add to their two back-to-back wins the Panthers face Glenn Hills tonight at 7:30 at Olvey Field.
The Tigers face a tough regional opponent as they travel to Savannah and take on the Jenkins Warriors tonight.
Panthers win 28-8 over Glenn Hills
The Liberty County Panthers did not get their third shutout as they hoped for, but they did get a victory in tonight's game against the Glenn Hills Spartans (28-8). The Panthers held them scoreless until the third quarter. Read the full story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
The Lady Tigers went to Paulsen Field on Tuesday to play Windsor Forest. The Windsor Forest Lady Knights took the win (5-1) after the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate. Pitcher Jena Alford struck out nine batters and only walked two. Danielle Durham scored Bradwell's only run. The players and coaches grouped together for their postgame talk.
The Long County Blue Tide football team couldn't overcome early mistakes in their game against Appling County that led them to their first loss of the season, 38-28.
For the second consecutive time, the Liberty County Panthers shut out their opponents.
The South Effingham Mustangs came to Panther Field determined to surpass what Richmond Hill had done last week to the Lady Panthers. They did that and more in their 7-0 shutout. The normally hot battery of the Lady Panthers, that were held to only two hits against Richmond Hill, had no hits against a strong South Effingham pitcher who also had 15 strikeouts.
At the beginning of this year, local favorite Dustin McGowan was pitching with Toronto's Triple-A team, Syracuse Chiefs.
The Tigers came out and proved the big cats are better and stronger than some ole' Bulldog with a shut out 28-0 victory over Beach in their first regional game.
NORFOLK, Va. - Savannah State University first baseman Charles Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week, according to a press release on SSU's athletic web-site.
The Bradwell Institute soccer teams hosted Statesboro High Tuesday in region 3-AAAAA soccer games. The Lady Tigers won in grand style forcing double overtime before scoring the winning goal (1-0).
Liberty County High School's baseball team holds a 5-1 record after downing Savannah Country Day 3-2 Tuesday at home.
The Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys' basketball team of Ludowici won the National Association of Christian Athletes Elite Division championship in a tournament Feb. 25-27 in Dayton, Tennessee.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers finished first and the Panthers took second at their first meet of the season Thursday at LCHS.
The Bradwell Institute boys' track team started its season strong Saturday by finishing first at the Early Bird Invitational at Savannah State University.
The Liberty County girls' soccer team put on an offensive showcase Saturday, winning at Thomson 9-1 in its first Region 3-AAAA action of the season.
The Long County High School baseball team continued to struggle last week, dropping games at Brunswick, 12-0, on Feb. 24 and to Camden County, 8-2, on Feb. 25 in Kingsland.
Frederick Heaggans hit a 3-pointer from half-court at the buzzer Saturday to lift the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team over Furtah 66-64 in the Georgia Independent School Association quarterfinals in Stillmore.
CARROLLTON - Foul trouble and Jonesboro's second-half offensive excellence proved too tough a combination for No. 7 Liberty County in its 71-43 loss in the Class AAAA Final Four on Saturday at the University of West Georgia Coliseum.
The MJM Foundation Inc. and Georgia Coastal Youth Inc. will host the Inaugural "Two Person Captains Choice" Golf Tournament at 1:30 p.m. April 18 at Cherokee Rose Country Club.
Liberty County's semi-professional football team, the Hinesville Hurricanes, took a 2-2 record into this weekend's action.
Former Bradwell Institute track athlete KeAndrea Ladson, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina Upstate, broke her own school record in the 55-meter hurdles Feb. 20 at the App State Indoor Open in Boone, North Carolina.
The Long County 12-under all-star basketball competed Thursday in the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Tournament in Baxley. In a game that went back fourth for four quarters, Appling County won, 37-28.
Liberty County balanced the scales with Bradwell Institute on Friday in its 9-4 non-region baseball win at BI.