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Both Long, Tattnall playing for playoff spot

After three back-to-back games where they faced top-15 AAA teams in the state, the Long County football team finally play an opponent more on their level.

October 26, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles play Mountaineers Thursday in ‘boro

The Georgia Southern football squad finally returns to Paulson Stadium after a 40-day hiatus to take on rival Appalachian State on Thursday in a contest that will be broadcast on ESPNU. Here's all you need to know about the game:

October 26, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Sunbury 5K draws 125 runners

The seventh annual Sunbury 5K on Oct. 1 attracted roughly 125 runners and walkers.

October 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers stay perfect in region

The Liberty County Panthers met the Long County Blue Tide in a next-county and Region 2-AAA match-up Friday night. The Panthers stayed perfect in region play as they rolled the Tide on their way to a 39-12 victory.

October 24, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Highlanders fall in final game; still see positives

It wasn't the best finish to a football season. As a matter of fact First Presbyterian Christian Academy lost 43-8 at Robert Toombs Christian Academy Friday, but the team finished victoriously overall.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Georgia Bulldog named to SEC pre-season BB team

Glennville native and former Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball player JJ Frazier was named to the All-SEC pre-season first team Wednesday.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan makes mid-season All-American list

Current Ohio State linebacker, Raekwon McMillan was one of six Buckeyes named to the mid-season All-America list Wednesday.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Liberty player with Canadian Football League

Former Liberty County running back Shadrach Thornton is back on the football field playing for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Tigers host Pirates Monday

October 24, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers topple Long, 39-12, in first meeting

The Liberty County Panthers beat the Long County Blue Tide, 39-12, in a key Region 2-AAA meeting Friday night. They used a dominant showing in the second half to move to 3-0 in the region and guaranteeing themselves a spot in the AAA state playoffs.

October 21, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Tigers hope to take winning ways into region play against Brunswick

Bradwell Institute will host Brunswick at 6 p.m. Monday at Hokey Jackson Stadium. The game was originally set for Oct. 7, but was rescheduled because of Hurricane Matthew.

October 19, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Liberty tops Appling County

Liberty County High School is off to a 2-0 start in region 2-AAA after playing two games this past week. The Panther boys played Tattnall County last Tuesday winning 44-20. Saturday the Liberty team was on the road again. They played at Appling County winning 26-7.

October 19, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Matadors too much for Highlanders

It was a long night for the FPCA Highlanders who were battered by Memorial Day 55-8 Friday night at Long Bell Stadium. The Memorial Matadors are three time defending state champions (2013-2015) for the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2AA. Friday's loss brings the Highlanders' record to 4-4.

October 19, 2016 | Marcia Graham | Sports


Blue Tide no match for No. 12 Bears

From the onset of Saturday's Long County vs. Pierce County game in Blackshear Saturday it was painfully clear that the Blue Tide would be no match for the Bears.

October 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

Play golf to help homeless

October 19, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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Liberty off to 1-0 start

Liberty County boys' basketball team started the season with an 83-75 win over Jenkins Saturday in Savannah.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders hoping for their fifth state title

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.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI girls expecting success

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 ...

November 16, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long hones skills at scrimmages

Long County's boys and girls each had the annual Blue and White scrimmages Saturday to help prepare for the upcoming season.

November 16, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Panther signs to play for Auburn next year

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 ...

November 16, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Lady Panthers honor players

Liberty County had its annual softball banquet last week to honor the players, coaching staff and volunteers who made the 2016 season possible.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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