Kaneetha Gordon, a former Liberty County Lady Panther who now plays for the Armstrong Atlantic State University Pirates, set a record when the senior became AASU's new rebounding leader with 964 career boards during their hard loss to North Georgia on Jan. 21.
STATESBORO- Georgia Southern head coach Chris Hatcher announced the Eagle Football program received 36 signed commitments for 2008. The announcement came during Wednesday's press conference in the Parrish Football Center.
The challenges in Tyler Dixon's short life have included included the deployment of his father, Staff Sgt. Michael Dixon, who is expected to return from deployment with the National Guard within weeks.
The Tigers returned from an away game at Beach High where men clawed a 70-61 victory over the Bulldogs and the ladies dropped the game 47-35, slipping into second and possibly third place in the 3-AAAAA region.
After taking back-to-back victories over David Emanuel Academy (80-55) and Citizens Christian (86-55) last Friday and Saturday, the men's varsity Highlanders are getting a few days off before they face their last regular season opponent, Thomas Jefferson, Friday night.
Tuesday, between the girls and boys basketball games, Long County High School crowned the 2008 Homecoming king and princes.
LUDOWICI - Before a packed house, the Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up their fifth 2-AA Region win in a row over Charlton County 94-70.
With a grueling schedule in their 2-AA GISA region, the First Presbyterian Men's varsity Highlanders played one home and four away games in the last eight days. Not to be left behind the Lady Highlander and junior varsity men, along with their first C-Team (middle school) played and traveled for some hoops action.
The Panthers play their final game of the regular season Friday night when they travel to face South Effingham.
With the hoops season winding down, the Liberty County Panthers are just waiting to see what happens in the rest of their region and sub region to see who they draw in the post season.
The seniors lined up for flowers and photographs during Bradwell's basketball homecoming game Friday night. But the sparks and fireworks came on the court in a climatic men's game and one-point, at-the-buzzer victory over Windsor Forest (60-59).
The high school basketball season is approaching the playoffs and soon many players will seek out the traveling teams and summer leagues. But school won't be out for the summer if you plan to play for the AAU Coastal Crew Rebels.
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide Ladies needed a win and Tuesday they got one, beating the Charlton County Indians.
Bradwell's Lady Tigers maintain the spot at the top of 3-AAAAA region with another victory when they conquered the Lady Blue Jackets of Savannah High on Tuesday night (53-49). The men, however, tried their best to give Savannah their second loss, only to come up short (64-81).
TROY, Ala. - The Arkansas State Red Wolves jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, and Chandler Hawkins tossed a gem to eliminate the Georgia Southern Eagles with a 6-1 win in game 5 of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament May 21 at Riddle-Pace Field.
No. 4 Auburn earned the program's first trip to the softball College World Series by sweeping a best-of-three Super Regional series from No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette last weekend in Auburn, Alabama, according to auburntigers.com.
Sports on Earth writer Matt Brown published his pick for the top-25 linebackers entering the 2015 season, and former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan made the cut.
Former Long County High School student Cassandra Pelton continued her dominance on the archery range at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championship from May 14-17 in Newberry, Florida.
Several Liberty County High School players were named to the All-Region 3-AAAA team, according to Lady Panther coach Jarvis McArthur.
Former Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute football players Jeremy Caldwell-Fabregas and LaBaron Anthony, respectively, wrapped up spring practice at the University of West Alabama with the team's recent spring game in Livingston, Alabama.
TROY, Ala. - The Arkansas State Red Wolves jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, and Chandler Hawkins tossed a gem to eliminate the Georgia Southern Eagles with a 6-1 win in game five of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament Thursday at Riddle-Pace Field.
The Savannah Sand Gnats minor-league baseball team will move to Columbia, South Carolina, following the current baseball season, according to a news release on the team's website Thursday.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones has re-signed with the Atlanta Dream, according to a news release issued by the WNBA franchise.
Lady Panther sprinter Destiny Hall signed a letter of intent Friday to run track for Savannah State University at the high school's media center.
Liberty County High School Lady Panther basketball player Jaelynn James will remain a Lady Panther for her collegiate basketball career now that she has penned her name to a scholarship to play at LaGrange College in Valdosta.
Long County High School has had its share of success in sports.
Soccer camp planned
Bradwell Institute had several track members selected to the first-team All-Coastal Empire track team according to Tiger boys' track coach DeAndre Davis.
On May 16, the Mission Possible Basketball Team of Connection Church in Hinesville defeated the FIA Basketball Team of Richmond Hill 42-29 in the championship game to win the annual Liberty County Relay for Life Basketball Tournament.