The Liberty County High School Panthers have much to cheer about after repeating history with a solid win over the Brantley County Herons Friday night.
The Associated Press Georgia high school football poll after the third week of the schedule, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points and record.
What a week for the Blue Tide, they move to number nine in the WTOC Super Eleven rankings, they rank number five in the Atlanta Constitution's List of Coolest High School Helmets, and they go to 3-0 with a win over the Wheeler County Bulldogs; things are good in Long County.
The Fort Stewart Youth Sports held a Football Jamboree this past Saturday and teams from Garden City and Long County came down to see how their teams stacked up against each other.
By Mike Riddle
The Toronto Blue Jays lost to the New York Yankees this Wednesday, and Long County native Dustin McGowan, who picked up the loss, had his first loss game in over a month.
The Panthers repeated history as they beat the Brantley County Herons 33-13 Friday night in Nahunta, making the Panthers 1-1 for the season.
Tigers vs. Coffee, 33-14
BRUNSWICK - Fierce stock car racing returns to the high banks of Golden Isles Speedway Saturday night.
The Liberty County Panthers traveled to Brantley and had a decided victory over the Herons 33-13. However the severe thunderstorms in Hinesville delayed the start of the Bradwell game by two hours. Once the lightning stopped and the skies cleared it was all Coffe County in their 33-14 victory over the Tigers.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior varsity soccer team traveled to Macon on Sept. 7 to compete in the B Team Showcase for the first time, and walked away the champions.
"It felt like a miracle," Liberty County resident Leroy Strickland said, referring to the hole-in-one that landed him a 2007 Suzuki on Saturday.
Georgia Southern University unveiled the addition of coach Erk Russell's name and his team's championship years to the two retired jerseys at Paulson Stadium at halftime of Saturday's game vs. West Georgia.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has earned its way back to the Class AAAA final four.
It was an intense battle between Liberty County High and Americus-Sumter but the Panther boys edged out a 58-52 win to advance to the final four of the state playoffs. The Panthers won the game tonight in their home gym.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.
Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.
Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.
The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee
The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.
Several Liberty County High School players competed at the first Football MVP Camp of the offseason Feb. 15 at Lowndes High School in Valdosta.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team played like a region-championship team Saturday.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 73-58 Friday in Lyons to capture the region 2-AA title of the Georgia Independent School Association classification.
The bats seemed as cold as the blistering Georgia wind, but Bradwell came back from 3-0 Liberty County to take the game 8-6 in the final frame.
Bradwell swept Liberty County High School in soccer Thursday afternoon. The games were played early and cut to 30-minute halves to try and beat the dipping temperatures.
Long County dropped its first baseball game of the season Tuesday to Tattnall County, 15-10. Playing in Reidsville, the Battle Creek Warriors proved to be too much for the Blue Tide.