ATLANTA- Georgia Tech first-year head coach Paul Johnson announced Wednesday the signing of 20 highly-touted high school seniors to national letters of intent, including eight from Georgia.
Ladies lose to Brantley County
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.
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.
Dana King Jr. knew he would want to coach kids someday.