Liberty County's Armed Family Services YMCA swim team, the Heat, had two swimmers qualify for the Georgia 14-and-under state championships after each placed well at last weekend's Winter Sprinter meet at the Savannah Aquatic Center.
Members of the cross country, football, softball and cheerleading teams were honored at the recent Long County High School fall sports banquet. Today's story will look at two of those teams, cross country and football.
What started as an idea to boost the morale of students and student athletes has blossomed into 77 poster-sized photos spanning two sections of the wall adjacent to Bradwell Institute's weight-lifting room.
ATLANTA - Finally, one of the NFL's most heated rivalries has two teams that are worthy of all that passion.
Bradwell Insitute girls basketball coach Faye Baker, assistant coach Dana King and the Lady Tigers have a perfect record to celebrate during Christmas break.
The Long County High School boys basketball team lost to McIntosh County Academy 78-57 on Saturday to fall to 4-6 overall heading into Christmas break.
Four Tiger cross-country runners were named to the Savannah Morning News 2010 All-Greater Savannah girls cross-country team. Alexandra Drenan, Sherina Hornsby, Jaelin Sample and Wesley Worthy received honorable mentions.
The Liberty County High School boys basketball team will play in the Statesboro Gentlemen's Classic on Dec. 27-29.
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ATLANTA - The matchup between South Carolina and Florida State has given the Chick-fil-A Bowl its 14th consecutive sellout.
The Camping World Truck Series is looked at as a stepping stone to the brighter and bigger lights of the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series. But lately, it's been the veterans, not the youngsters, who have found themselves hoisting the championship trophy at the end of the season.
At 8-0, the Bradwell Institute girls basketball team is on its way to another winning season.
Proving it's not about the number of players who make up a team but rather all about the skills, the seven-man First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team picked up its ninth straight win while improving to 11-1 for the season.
It wasn't easy, but when all was said and done, the Long County High School boys' basketball team did enough Friday to win a third straight game by defeating Toombs County 51-50.
The Long County High School girls basketball team dropped its eighth game of the season Friday, losing to Toombs County High School 48-36.
Bradwell Institute's soccer teams had a split with Calvary Day on Tuesday at Olvey Field. The girls lost, 6-0, but the Tiger boys won, 5-1, to start the season 2-0. At Liberty County on Tuesday, the Lady Panthers topped Toombs County, 2-0, for their first win of the season.
Two points separated the Region 3-AAAA champion from the second-place team. Unfortunately for fans of Liberty County High School boys' basketball, that advantage went in Glenn Hills' favor.
Members of the community gathered at the Liberty Performing Arts Center Friday to celebrate the accomplishments of Liberty County High School senior Raekwon McMillan, who has committed to play football for Ohio State University.
The first time Liberty played Brunswick a month ago, the Panthers lost by only a bucket. Thursday's game, during Liberty's opener at Statesboro High School's annual Christmas tournament, was decidedly different.
Lady Tide softball players were recognized at the recent Long County High School Fall Sports Banquet.
Within a matter of hours after the United States Military Academy announced that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is going to be the next coach at Army, GSU officials held a press conference to address the coaching search Tuesday at Paulson Stadium's Bishop Field House.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday split with Toombs County in Ludowici, as the boys picked up a win, while the girls fell.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team claimed second place at the Sherwood Tournament on Dec. 20-21 in Albany.
Reashas Stokes and Malcolm Dingle combined to score more than half Bradwell's points during the Tigers' two recent games.
Reports on Sunday indicated that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken will become the next head coach at the United States Military Academy.
Richmond Hill High School got some good news and some not-so-good news earlier this week when the Georgia High School Association's reclassification committee met in Thomaston.
The Bradwell Tigers closed out their slate of home games last Friday and celebrated the senior football players despite a loss to Region 3-AAAAA rival Richmond Hill.
Former South Georgia King and Liberty County Recreation Department basketball coach Shane Smith has been hired as the new boys' varsity basketball coach at First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
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The Long County High School football team destroyed the Jeff Davis County Yellow Jackets, 47-14, on Friday at home. Vanda Vereen Jr. scored four touchdowns in the homecoming victory, and Brendon Scott tacked on three more, giving the Veterans Stadium crowd many reasons to cheer.