The Long County High School girls basketball team had a tough weekend, losing two games.
Three weeks ago, the Blue Tide took on Appling County, and lost a disappointing game 69-67 in overtime.
BLACKSHEAR - The Long County boys basketball team is rolling right along, and appears to be peaking at the right time of the year.
BLACKSHEAR - Friday, the Long County Ladies traveled to Blackshear to take on Pierce County, and lost in a one-sided game 69-32.
The Lady Tigers removed the sting from their fresh wound and loss to the Jenkins Warriors Friday night by scraping the stinger off the Yellow Jackets in their own hive Saturday afternoon. The Men Tigers followed suit by stinging the Jackets 49-43.
Bradwell's Tigers battled at Jenkins High Friday night and Jenkins showed a renewed vitality, despite their record, giving the Tigers a challenge into overtime.
The Lady Panthers tried something different in Friday's game against the Lady Hephzibah Rebels. They tried to slow the Rebels pace.
The Hephzibah Rebels stepped onto the Panthers Court Friday night hoping to duplicate what the Lady Rebels had done to the Lady Panthers.
In another tight scoring game the Lady Warriors of Jenkins did something that Beach, Groves and Camden County could not. They upset the number one ranked Lady Tigers by defeating them 57-58.
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Lady Tigers 56-Lady Wildcats 55
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Senior Luis Flores (Xalapa, Mexico) of the No. 2-ranked University of Georgia men's tennis team has been named the SEC Men's Tennis Player of the Week, announced the conference office Wednesday. Flores topped a field of 32 to win the SEC Coaches' Indoor Singles Championship last weekend in New Orleans.
An overtime loss prevented the St. James Coastal Crew 12U Rebels basketball team from playing in the championship last weekend at a tournament in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Six Scott's All*stars' basketball players participated in a recent Duke University basketball camp.
MARIETTA - The Georgia State Games Cycling Championships road race will take place July 11. The criterium and time trials will follow on July 12.
STATESBORO - Eight Georgia Southern football student-athletes have been named preseason All-Sun Belt by Athlon Sports, and the Eagles have been picked second in the conference by the publication.
At about this time last year, Georgia Southern football fans were getting pretty antsy about the upcoming season.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.
High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.
The Liberty County Recreation Department Mite boys' All-Star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association District 2 Championship June 23 in Waycross.
The Bradwell Institute football players are selling discount cards to raise funds for the upcoming season.
High-school head football coaches from southeast Georgia were celebrated recently at CrabDaddy's Restaurant on St. Simon's Island by In the Game High School Sports Magazine.
Growing up with two older sisters and a younger one, all athletic and competitive and all into soccer, can make it difficult to carve your own niche in the household.
The Long County Diamond Club will host its third annual Long County Baseball Golf Tournament on Aug. 8 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The club is seeking sponsors. For more information, call David Stapleton at 432-6149 or Phil Swindell at 912-977-0000.
June was a busy month for the Liberty County Panthers football team.
The Long County Recreation Department is hosting its first Baseball Academy of Hope baseball camp.