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.
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.
The Bradwell Institute softball team had a 1-4 record at last weekend's Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
Liberty County High School's softball team is looking to heal some wounds inflicted last weekend at the Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
The Long County High School football team fell, 33-20, to Claxton on Friday in a preseason scrimmage in Ludowici.
Golf tourney to benefit Long Co. baseball team
The Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
Individual tickets for Georgia Southern's five games at Paulson Stadium are on sale with the ability to order in advance online at GSEagles.com/tickets.
Bradwell Institute held the Toombs County Bulldogs scoreless in Friday night's preseason scrimmage in Lyons.
The Long County High School football team lost its Friday night scrimmage, 33-20, to Claxton High School in Ludowici. For more photos of the game, go to www.coastalcourier.com, and check Wednesday's Courier for a full story.
Liberty County High School downed Bradwell Institute, 19-2, in four innings in girls' softball action Thursday afternoon at BI.
Long County High School softball pitcher Harley Dawson led the Lady Tide to a 1-0 win Thursday over Bryan County. She won a pitching duel with Bryan's Brooke Barfield, striking out 16 batters, giving up only three hits and walking three.
South Effingham edged out the Liberty County Panthers, 9-7, in Friday's scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium. Despite the loss, the Panthers' coaching staff saw enough action to decide on a starting quarterback. Coaches also were relieved to see that even though former standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan is gone, defense didn't skip a beat.
Liberty County High School will host the South Effingham Mustangs for a scrimmage game at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute will play Toombs County in its scrimmage at 7 tonight in Lyons.
The Long County High School football team will hold its first scrimmage tonight, taking on Claxton High School at 7:30 in Ludowici.
The Long County High School softball team got a no-hitter from pitcher Harley Dawson en route to winning its first Region 2-AA game of the season Tuesday by pummeling St. Vincent's Academy, 9-0, in five innings in Savannah.