The Liberty County Panthers (11-1) advanced to the quarterfinals of the AAA state playoffs Friday night when they defeated the Sonoraville Phoenix (8-4) 28-14 in a game that was a defensive struggle in the first half. Liberty County used a 14-point rally in the third quarter to seal the victory.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers boys' basketball team open the 2016-17 season on Saturday, Nov. 19 when they travel across town to face off against inner-city rival Liberty County. When they take the court, they will do so with a new head coach.
The Liberty County Panthers (10-1) made history last week when they defeated the Pike County Pirates to get to double-digit wins in a single season for the first time ever.
Liberty County boys' basketball team started the season with an 83-75 win over Jenkins Saturday in Savannah.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team went 22-4 overall and 10-0 in their region last year to win their fourth state basketball title.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers have not made the basketball playoffs since the 2012-13 season. However, with a new region of only five teams, their confidence is at an all-time high.
Long County's boys and girls each had the annual Blue and White scrimmages Saturday to help prepare for the upcoming season.
When the Liberty County Panthers boys basketball team went 28-1 and won the AAAA state championship last season, everyone knew that there were some special players on the team.
Liberty County had its annual softball banquet last week to honor the players, coaching staff and volunteers who made the 2016 season possible.
Former Bradwell athlete Aaliyah Howard was named to the 2016 SIAC Women's Cross country All-Conference Team.
The Bradwell Tigers ended their 2016 campaign on Friday when they fell to the Tucker Tigers in the first round of the 6(A) state playoffs. The Tigers put up a valiant effort, but ultimately fell to their opponents, 48-15.
The Liberty County Panthers dominated the Pike County Pirates in the first round of the AAA State Playoffs Friday night. They jumped on their opponents from the start of the game and never looked back, moving on to a 56-10 victory to get to the second round set for next week.
Last season was successful for Long County's girls basketball team. The Lady Tide posted a 19-10 record and advanced into the state playoffs.
The Long County boys basketball team had a good season last year. The Blue Tide returned to prominence in Region 2-AA by bringing home another region championship and advancing into the state playoffs.
The Liberty County boys basketball team won the school's first state championship in any major sport last year, when Julian Stokes led the team to an upset victory over Jonesboro.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy opened the basketball season at Claxton Thursday, and the Highlanders won 77-61.
The hometown Ludowici fans got a real treat Tuesday as Long County kicked off the basketball season with wins over Bacon County.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers basketball team opened the 2016-17 season Saturday when they traveled across town to face inner-county rival Liberty County.
Long County track star Ja'Nya Bryant signed scholarship papers Wednesday to run for Kennesaw State University next year.