The Lady Tigers taught a physics lesson to the Johnson Atom Smashers Friday night, taking a 26-point victory and adding yet another win to their region record.
Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.
The Tigers traveled to Savannah High's new basketball gym Tuesday night knowing the Blue Jackets are particular about defending their home turf. As expected, the men Blue Jackets gave it their all, sending the game into overtime and coming out on top. What was unexpected was the Lady Jackets low-scoring points and playing skills that allowed the Lady Tigers to run away with a win.
In their second meeting this season, the Panthers once again proved their cat-like skills can overpower a Warrior. Both the men and women got and maintained a widespread lead in their wins in Tattnall County on Tuesday.
Number-one ranked Bethesda looked taller, faster and were definitely louder as they roared and cheered in the locker room's hallway before entering the court for tip off.
Lady Tides 64, Lady Bears 75
In their second meeting this season the Yellow Jackets once again felt the Panthers' sting as the Men and Lady Panthers invaded Wayne County and clawed their way to victory.
After regional victories against Windsor Forest on Jan. 4, the Tigers hit the home court the next day, facing non-regional Glynn County Academy.
Hinesville resident and veteran Ted Harris had an opportunity to travel to New Orleans and sit in the stands with the Bulldog fans during the 2008 Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2.
The Richmond Hill Wildcats prowled into the Panthers' home turf Jan. 4, but soon left bitten and beaten. Both the Men and Lady Panthers stalked their prey and eventually pounced the Wildcats into submission, adding another regional win to their record.
The holiday season is behind us. The Christmas lights are coming down and the New Year has dawned. For high school sports that means we turn our attention to basketball.
ATLANTA - Head coach Paul Johnson's first coaching staff at Georgia Tech, which includes three of his assistant coaches from the Naval Academy, will be an experienced group. A former college head coach, three former or recent offensive or defensive coordinators and a former associate head coach make up the Yellow Jacket coaching staff for 2008.
The Lady Tigers return from the Peach State Holiday Classic in Atlanta with a 1-2 record and a new respect for the tough road ahead in their basketball schedule.
The Tigers played game two at Morehouse College for the Peach State Holiday Classic. The Lady Tigers faced Erwin High School while the Tigers tipped off against Wenonah High School. Both schools are from Birmingham, Ala.
Thursday, six members of the Long County High School track team competed in the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship in Albany. The meet was at Hugh Mill Stadium and ran through Saturday.
Members of the Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute track and field teams recently competed at their respective region sectional events.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored the Highlander athletes during the school's annual awards ceremony Tuesday evening.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady, has been named to the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association All-Conference Second Team.
Former Liberty County High School basketball and track athlete Courtney Rhodes earned her first MSC athlete of the week for the week of April 21, according to a press release from the University of the Cumberlands.
Bradwell varsity basketball coach Rhett Hellgren has scheduled the first Tiger basketball camp for June 1-5. It and is open to boys and girls in grades 3-9.