Bradwell Institute football seniors Joshua Ingram, Nathan Wallace, Tyler Rider, Isaiah Quarterman, and Terrius Crimiel competed in the Georgia vs Florida All Star Border War game this past Saturday at Yulee High School in Yulee, Florida. All five players represented Georgia in the contest, and Florida defeated Georgia with a final score of 28 to 18. Ingram was named Defensive MVP of the game finishing with 17 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, and one forced fumble.
Liberty County High School girls and boys basketball teams and Bradwell Institute girls basketball teams prepare for the 2017 Georgia High School Association State Basketball Tournaments, with first round matchups beginning this Friday Feb. 17 and Saturday Feb. 18.
Bradwell Institute High School won the annual Richmond Hill Relays this past Friday, defeating Richmond Hill High School by one point to win their first meet of the year. The Tigers advanced to the top by placing in the top three in seven of the eleven relays. Others schools involved in the relays over the weekend were West Laurens, New Hampstead, South Effingham, Liberty County, Islands, Savannah Christian, and Savannah Arts.
Applications for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships are now open. The scholarships are available for two First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Seniors, two Bradwell Institute Seniors, two Liberty County High School Seniors, and one undergraduate Liberty County resident. A written essay along with two letters of recommendation will need to be sent in along with the filled out application. Deadline for the application is Monday, April 10. To get an application, contact Derrick Taylor at email@example.com, Janice Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (912) 977-6714 to speak with one of the two.
TYGTAL Exposure and Sports Consulting Services will be holding a College ID Football Scouting Showcase at Bradwell Institute High School on March 11. The showcase will be held for both middle school and high school athletes to display their football skills and be evaluated by NCAA scouts. This showcase will be limited to 100 athletes. Pre-registration is $55 and registration the day of the event is $65. Register online at www.tygtalconsulting.com and call 334-521-2934 for more information about the event.
Three members of the FPCA swim team placed in the GISA state meet on Jan. 28 at Georgia Tech.
Liberty County High School's Eli Polite was a dual threat for the Panthers in 2016 as the team reached the quarterfinals of the state Class AAA playoffs for the first time in the program's history.
Long County High School's basketball teams competed in their first Region 2-AAA Tournament last week.
This season, Liberty County High School baseball will be under new leadership as Josh Davis replaces Tony Glazer as the head baseball coach for the 2017 season. Davis worked with Glazer as an assistant for three years and has been the offensive line coach for the Liberty County football program for the last six years.
The Liberty County High School boys varsity team defeated Tattnall County High in the Region 2-AAA basketball tournament finals with a final score of 72 to 63. This is the third straight region tournament Liberty County won and the second straight region championship for head coach Julian Stokes. The region win secures a home state playoff game for the Panthers.
Region Basketball Update
Friday, during the game against Brantley County, Long County High School recognized seniors on the basketball teams and cheerleading squad.
Now that the regular season is over, high school basketball teams prepare for the region tournament with hopes of advancing to the state tournament.
The 2016-17 season of intercollegiate competition is set to be the last for Armstrong State University.