Going against a running back who averages at least 200 yards per game was going to be a difficult task for the Bradwell Tigers, who traveled to Savannah on Friday to play Jenkins.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern baseball opens the 2008 season at J.I. Clements Stadium against Atlantic Coast Conference member Boston College. Those three games are part of a 31-game home schedule, announced by head coach Rodney Hennon.
Although they were unable to add a third shutout to their list of accomplishments so far this season, the Liberty County Panthers secured a solid victory against the Glenn Hill Spartans on Friday night.
Hoping to add to their two back-to-back wins the Panthers face Glenn Hills tonight at 7:30 at Olvey Field.
The Tigers face a tough regional opponent as they travel to Savannah and take on the Jenkins Warriors tonight.
Panthers win 28-8 over Glenn Hills
The Liberty County Panthers did not get their third shutout as they hoped for, but they did get a victory in tonight's game against the Glenn Hills Spartans (28-8). The Panthers held them scoreless until the third quarter. Read the full story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
The Lady Tigers went to Paulsen Field on Tuesday to play Windsor Forest. The Windsor Forest Lady Knights took the win (5-1) after the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate. Pitcher Jena Alford struck out nine batters and only walked two. Danielle Durham scored Bradwell's only run. The players and coaches grouped together for their postgame talk.
The Long County Blue Tide football team couldn't overcome early mistakes in their game against Appling County that led them to their first loss of the season, 38-28.
For the second consecutive time, the Liberty County Panthers shut out their opponents.
The South Effingham Mustangs came to Panther Field determined to surpass what Richmond Hill had done last week to the Lady Panthers. They did that and more in their 7-0 shutout. The normally hot battery of the Lady Panthers, that were held to only two hits against Richmond Hill, had no hits against a strong South Effingham pitcher who also had 15 strikeouts.
It's time to find out just how good Georgia Southern's men's basketball team can be.
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan and his current team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, will play Monday night for the College Bowl Football Series National Title. The Buckeyes beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the finals and will face the Oregon Ducks. Both teams are 13-1.
The David Emanuel Academy Lady Eagles handed the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders a lopsided 55-16 loss Friday night in GISA region play at St. James Sports Center in Hinesville. However, the Highlander boys returned the favor in their game by winning 90-42.
Melbourne United's Jordan McRae was named December's player of the month for his consistent efforts to average 21.2 points per game, according to a National Basketball League news release.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
The 2014 First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team made history by earning the program's first two wins and having several players named to the All-Region Team this past season.
Beaming with enthusiasm and energy, first-year First Presbyterian Christian Academy teacher and swim coach Jonnie Larson said she is just scratching the surface of what she'd like to accomplish with her swim squad.