As Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz stepped to the podium for the Eagles' Signing Day news conference Feb. 4, the sometimes-overblown hyperbole of the day wasn't lost on him.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers ended their season Monday with a 55-43 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA at Effingham County High School.
Liberty County's basketball teams earned wins Saturday in their final games of the regular season.
The Region 2-AA basketball tournament continues today in Ludowici at Long County High School.
The Liberty County and Bradwell Institute baseball teams open their seasons next week.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys are looking to close out the basketball season with a 10-0 region 2-AA mark.
Liberty County High School's soccer teams played Toombs County High for their pre-season scrimmages Friday night.
The Bradwell Institute basketball teams wrapped up the regular season Tuesday by splitting Region 3-AAAAA games at Statesboro.
Liberty County High School's Lady Panther basketball team went 1-1 last week, while the Panther boys' team won its two games.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their final games of the regular season Friday against Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy in Savannah.
The Bradwell Institute soccer teams lost their scrimmages Tuesday against Wayne County in Jesup.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy swimmers did well at the Georgia Independent School Association State Meet on Jan. 30 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
The We Run It track team competed at the Eastern High School Classic on Jan. 31 at the University of North Carolina.
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia Southern football team added 22 student-athletes in the 2015 Signing Day Class as announced by Head Coach Willie Fritz.
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The Liberty County Lady Panthers are starting to find their stride in the middle of the 2015 season. Playing the Lady Phoenix of New Hampstead, the new Chatham County high school near Pooler, the Lady Panthers unleashed an offensive barrage blanking New Hampstead, 6-0, on Tuesday.
Though the Long County High School baseball team had a solid outing Tuesday, the Blue Tide still fell to undefeated Bacon County, 4-3, in Ludowici in the Region 2-AA openers for both squads.
The Long County High School soccer teams swept Vidalia on Tuesday in Ludowici for the second time this year.
The Bradwell institute boys' track team scored 156 points in 16 events at the inaugural Tiger invitational Track meet March 7 at BI. The Lady Tigers finished second in their division with 126 points.
Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University player Ulrick John will be at South Georgia Bank for a special meet and greet to raise funds for Relay For Life. The Indianapolis Colts picked former Tiger and later GSU Panther offensive lineman in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Liberty County High School hosted New Hampstead in soccer where the boys fell 5-2 and the girls triumphed with a 6-0 win in region 3-AAAA action Tuesday.
Three Scott's All*Stars players will receive championship rings for winning the GHSA state championship, according to coach and Founder Marcus Scott IV.
The Bradwell Institute baseball team was defeated by South Effingham 10-4 during their second Region 3-AAAAA matchup in Guyton Wednesday.
Liberty Panthers first baseman Jacari Roberts crushed a pitch to the center-field gap, scoring Jacob Albertson to give the Panthers a 2-1 victory in eight innings against Bryan County on Monday at LCHS.
Perennial power South Effingham pounded out 12 hits, including three home runs, in defeating Bradwell Institute 12-2 on Monday afternoon at BI in the Tigers' inaugural game against the Mustangs in Region 3-AAAAA.
Liberty County High School football player Jacquez Williams was surprised to learn he was named the Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier Panther player of the year for the 2014 season.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team is 1-1-1 on the season after thumping Appling Christian, 14-1, Monday at home.
Long County High School running back Brendon Scott receives his Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Long County Player of the Year trophy from Coastal Courier sportswriter Mike Riddle on Tuesday. In 2014, Scott led Long County with 1,447 rushing yards. He also made the All-Region 2-AA First Team and earned honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
Lynn Pace, who owned and operated Dixie Stables Farms in Allenhurst for 45 years, was honored at the American Saddlebred Association of Georgia's annual banquet Feb. 21 in the State Botanical Gardens in Athens.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team fell one game shy of their goal Friday in the state tournament semi-final game against Monsignor Donovan Catholic School. Playing in front of a packed house at Mercer University the Highlanders boys fought hard but lost 64-52.