After posting a 20-8 overall record, including a 5-1 Region 3-AAAA mark, and making the state playoffs last season, the Liberty County boys' basketball team is ready to do better this year.
Liberty County girls' basketball coach Carolyn Kelly had a relatively young team last year, but nothing like what she said she'll encounter this season.
Last year, a young Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team managed an 8-18 overall record and a 6-8 Region 3-AAAAA mark as Wayne County eliminated the Lady Tigers from the playoffs.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball coach Rhett Hellgren lost a slew of veteran starters to graduation, but many players who played significant minutes last season return for this season.
What used to be a region-rival game now is a non-conference battle for local bragging rights as Liberty County welcomes Richmond Hill for Friday's senior-night football game at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute has its last regular-season game Friday when the Tigers face Coffee County in a Region 3-AAAAA in Douglas.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has made history yet again, qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in its three-year program.
The Long County football team wraps up its season Friday when the Blue Tide travels to Savannah to face Benedictine Military School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team last week were recognized on the All-Region 2-AA team.
Wind and bitter cold made for a sparse turnout for this year's 5K Fun Run/Walk by the American Legion Post 321 on Saturday.
The Former Harlem Globetrotter Legends came to Ludowici on Sunday, bringing their magic to both young and old.
With no Sun Belt Conference championship game this season, the league winner could - at least partially - be decided Saturday.
Liberty County High School's cross country team qualified to run at state at the Region 3-AAAA tournament Tuesday.
Friday was the first senior night for Bradwell Tiger head coach Greg Hill, but the seniors and other members of his team played like they had been with him for four years in a 22-14 Region 3-AAAAA loss to the Brunswick Pirates.
Long County High School fell to Bryan County, 39-22, Friday in Pembroke.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers picked up a win Saturday, while the Bradwell boys' team lost by one point in games at Tattnall County.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team continued to struggle on Saturday, falling to Appling County, 72-55, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its fifth win of the year Saturday by defeating Appling County, 60-49, in Ludowici.
Three players from Hinesville schools are on bowl- and playoff-bound NCAA football teams.
Liberty County won one and lost one when the teams hosted Statesboro on Saturday.
The Bradwell Institute basketball teams dropped their first Region 3-AAAAA of the season Tuesday at Effingham County, but bounced back to beat South Effingham in their second region games Friday at home.
The Long County High School band enjoyed another spot on the national stage when it marched in the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade on Nov. 27 in Chicago.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up their fourth win of the year Tuesday as they manhandled Groves, 64-39, in Ludowici.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams were swept at Richmond Hill on Tuesday.
The Bradwell Institute basketball teams dropped their games Tuesday at Effingham County in their Region 3-AAAAA openers.
Former Liberty County High School running back and current North Carolina State player Shadrach Thornton received honorable mention on the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team, according to a press release on gopack.com.
In a nail-biter that went down to the final seconds Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team dropped a 50-49 decision to Metter in Ludowici for its first loss of the season.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team fell to Metter, 70-62, on Saturday in Ludowici.
After attaining a No. 6 national ranking and bringing home the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association championship title last year, the East Georgia State College basketball team is off to a sluggish start this season.
The fourth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 20 on the soccer fields at James Brown Park in Hinesville.