The men's varsity Highlanders defeated Robert Toombs Academy (67-55) on Thursday night only to lose to top seeded Bethesda Friday night (59-45). The victory gave the first place spot to the Bethesda Blazers in the GISA 2-A region.
The Long County boys basketball team advanced to the finals of the Region 2-AA Tournament this past week, with wins over the Brantley County Herons and the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
The Panthers are in Burke County where the men not only locked up a shot for state but also defeated the first two teams in their 3-AAA regional playoffs and semi-finals. The Lady Panthers split victories in regional playoffs but also secured a bid at state.
The Lady Tigers stepped onto the battle ground of their host and arch rival Lady Bulldogs of Beach Friday afternoon prepared for the battle between the ferocious female cats and dogs.
Field goals and lay-ups are stepping aside for mitts and bats as the 2008 baseball season gets underway.
The Long County 7- and 8-year-old basketball teams continued to shoot hoops like the big-leaguers Saturday.
The Long County girls and boys basketball teams ended the regular season last week and now the "important games" begin the region tournament and next week the state tournament.
For only the second time in school history, the Lady Minutemen of Glennville Christian Academy are Georgia Christian Athletic Association Class A State Basketball Champions!
The ninth annual GEICO-Ohio Wesleyan Collegiate Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled March 13-15 at Hunter Golf Course in Savannah.
Region playoffs are in full swing and while it is known that the Lady Tigers and the First Presbyterian Men Highlanders advanced to the next round other local teams are still in contention. There are two teams that were eliminated after round one. Here is a quick look at what's happening around Liberty and Long County.
The Bradwell Tigers showed off their men and women's soccer team at a jamboree Saturday.
The Bradwell Lady Tigers advance to the next round after defeating the Lady Knights of Windsor Forest, 56-35, during the first round of regional playoffs at Joe Greene Stadium at Beach High Wednesday night.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech's 2008 football schedule, announced Friday by Athletic Director Dan Radakovich, includes seven home games and five daunting road contests for first-year head coach Paul Johnson.
While the Lady Panthers wait to see whether they play Richmond Hill or Harlem in their post-season region tournament, one Lady Panther standout added another achievement to her mile long list of accomplishments.
STATESBORO - Two former Georgia Southern baseball players were promoted last week.
The Liberty County Recreation Department has many ways for area residents to have a little fun and cool off during the summer heat.
A new area water park is already a hit less than a month after it opened.
Blue Tide baseball golf fundraiser planned
NFLDraftScout.com senior analyst Dane Brugler said former Liberty County High School and current North Carolina State football player Shadrach Thornton is among the team's three top senior NFL Draft-eligible prospects to watch in the upcoming season.
Long County native and veteran Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has been sent to the Philadelphia Phillies' Triple-A minor-league affiliate for the second time this season.
Georgia Southern "Voice of the Eagles" and Learfield Sports general manager Chris Blair has accepted a role to become the play-by-play voice of the LSU Tigers following the conclusion of their 2015 football season.
Liberty County High School Panther standout Davion Mitchell has been selected for ESPN's list of the top 60 basketball recruits for the Class of 2017.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Trystan Goodro is continuing to excel at the collegiate level.
The Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday designated Long County High School alumnus and right-handed pitcher Dustin McGowan for assignment, according to media reports on csnphilly.com.
A new local track team is placing well in statewide competitions.
Brendan Scott, Long County High School's 2014 Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier football player of the year, was invited to attend a football camp at Harvard University. Scott attended the camp June 14 through an invitation he received from the school.
The Liberty County Recreation Department 8U baseball team won the Silver Division championship in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Warm-Up tournament June 13 in Glynn County.
Baseball camp set
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern head football coach Willie Fritz was named to Athlon Sports' list of 15 college-football coaches on the rise for 2015 after leading the Eagles to a Sun Belt Conference championship in their first year in the Football Bowl Subdivision.