CORAL GABLES, Fla. - In the University of Miami's third year as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Hurricanes will take on Georgia Tech for the third-straight time in the opening round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament. Thursday's 8 p.m. meeting in Greensboro, N.C. will also mark the third meeting between the teams this season, with the `Canes looking for their first win over the Yellow Jackets in 2006-07.
The Long County girl's basketball season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Screven County Lady Gamecocks, 67-36.
The LCHS boys and girls tennis team opened their season this week against the Calvary Cavaliers, but only the Panther boys sealed a win with a gritty doubles victory late in the tennis match.
Over the weekend, the Liberty County baseball team nearly shut out the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers by beating them 10-1 as the nine-inning scrimmage came to a close.
With excited fans and anxious parents, First Presbyterian Christian Academy was set to enter the second round of play against Westwood.
The fans packed the Long County High School gymnasium on Saturday to see if the Blue Tide could continue to put another notch on their belt representing one more victory.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders traveled to Swainsboro for the first round of division GISA 2A regional play last Thursday.
LUDOWICI - First Baptist Christian Academy travels to Savannah to play Memorial on Monday beginning their baseball season. Head coach Drexel Blocker anticipates a strong season as FBCA finished fourth in the state last year with a 16-9 record.
Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs last week. Here are some results:
The Macedonia Baptist Church in Long County won a double elimination tournament in the Glennville Recreation Department Thursday.
The Tigers hit the road to scrimmage against the Bryan County Redskins on Friday, preparing them for the regular season of play starting next week.
Two Bradwell Institute students will compete in the Lee Murray/Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Weightlifting Championship on Saturday in Perry.
From 1993-96, Steve Cotrell caught for the Commerce Tigers baseball team. Saturday, Cotrell returns to his alma mater. But this time he will be calling the shots from the visitors dugout as his Liberty County Panthers take on Commerce at 4:15 p.m.
Sandra Eichholz, head coach of the Liberty County High School Panthers men's and women's varsity tennis team, has returned from a five year sabbatical to coach her players toward success this spring.
In 1980, "The Empire Strikes Back" was the number one grossing movie, President Ronald Reagan was just beginning his first term in office and the US Olympic Ice Hockey team won the gold medal.
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.