Saturday the Long County boys basketball team played the McIntosh County Buccaneers in Baxley for the Region 2-AA Tournament Championship, and lost in double over-time 55-64.
As the bulldozers tear on, the faculty, staff and students of Liberty County High School look to the future, as a new football field will soon become a fixture of Panther pride.
Swimmer Hyeon Lee competed in the state championships last weekend and was ranked in the top 15 in the state.
Let's try it again. Last Thursday's home opener for Bradwell Institute's track team was cancelled because of rain, so the Tiger coaches and athletes hope the rain holds off tomorrow when McIntosh County Academy and Long County come to Hinesville for a 4 p.m. track meet.
Few sports figures are more admired in the Peach State than Mark Richt.
The Long County boy's basketball team advanced to the Region 2-AA Tournament finals this past Friday in Baxley with a sound win over the Savannah Christian Raiders, 61-52.
The Long County Blue Tide girl's basketball team played in the Region 2-AA Tournament last Thursday and Friday and felt both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
Members of the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team met on Saturday for orientation and to discuss the upcoming season.
Both Long County boys and girls teams compete in the first round of the state play-off tournament this weekend.
Baseball teams at both Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School are gearing up for the start of their seasons. Both scrimmage Friday night. To bring you a little of the atmosphere around the practices, we took a sound recorder out to LCHS's batting cage Monday evening. The coach you hear giving tips to his players is Steven Cottrell.
First Presbyterian made a mark during its first year with a varsity boys basketball team. With sheer determination, this young team went out and impressed the crowd and the coaches.
The Bradwell Tigers baseball team has begun workouts and practice in preparation for an upcoming scrimmage against Bryan County on Feb. 23.
Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs this past week. Here are some results:
Lady Tigers lose by two
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.
Here's what you can catch on TV:
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.