The Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
Individual tickets for Georgia Southern's five games at Paulson Stadium are on sale with the ability to order in advance online at GSEagles.com/tickets.
Bradwell Institute held the Toombs County Bulldogs scoreless in Friday night's preseason scrimmage in Lyons.
The Long County High School football team lost its Friday night scrimmage, 33-20, to Claxton High School in Ludowici. For more photos of the game, go to www.coastalcourier.com, and check Wednesday's Courier for a full story.
Liberty County High School downed Bradwell Institute, 19-2, in four innings in girls' softball action Thursday afternoon at BI.
Long County High School softball pitcher Harley Dawson led the Lady Tide to a 1-0 win Thursday over Bryan County. She won a pitching duel with Bryan's Brooke Barfield, striking out 16 batters, giving up only three hits and walking three.
South Effingham edged out the Liberty County Panthers, 9-7, in Friday's scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium. Despite the loss, the Panthers' coaching staff saw enough action to decide on a starting quarterback. Coaches also were relieved to see that even though former standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan is gone, defense didn't skip a beat.
Liberty County High School will host the South Effingham Mustangs for a scrimmage game at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute will play Toombs County in its scrimmage at 7 tonight in Lyons.
The Long County High School football team will hold its first scrimmage tonight, taking on Claxton High School at 7:30 in Ludowici.
The Long County High School softball team got a no-hitter from pitcher Harley Dawson en route to winning its first Region 2-AA game of the season Tuesday by pummeling St. Vincent's Academy, 9-0, in five innings in Savannah.
The kicking game has been an adventure at Georgia Southern for the last two years.
Tuesday Night Open League
Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman earned a bronze medal in the heptathlon at the eighth annual North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Under-23 Championship in Athletics event last weekend in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Liberty County High School kicked off its softball season with a 10-3 win over Long County High School on Monday in Ludowici.
Sunbury 5K set
Liberty County eked out a 10-9 win over Bradwell on Friday at Olvey Field in a game filled with mistakes and penalties. But there were some positives for both squads.
The Long County High School football team fell to Tattnall County, 23-14, on Friday in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy fell to 0-2 Friday by losing to Briarwood Academy, 52-20, in Warrenton.
The Long County High School softball team's skid continued Thursday as the Lady Tide fell to Bacon County, 1-0, for their third loss in a row.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the South Effingham Lady Mustangs, 11-0, in three innings Thursday in Springfield.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Georgia Southern's Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line trying to score a touchdown that would have put the game away, and N.C. State scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 6:55 to beat the Eagles, 24-23, on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium.
RALEIGH, N.C. - After Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter Saturday against N.C. State - a play that resulted in a 99-yard touchdown drive and a momentum swing that led to a 24-23 win for the Wolfpack - Georgia Southern head coach Willie Fritz didn't want to challenge the ruling.
Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon set
According to the Sydney Morning Herald and Libertyballers.com, former Liberty County high School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae has signed with Australia's Melbourne United.
The Lady Panther softball team went 1-1 on Thursday in their Region 3-AAAA home opener - a double-header against Burke County.
The fifth annual Sunbury 5K, to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and the American Diabetes Association, has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and organizer Patrick Boyle said he can't believe participants will be marking the race's fifth anniversary.
The Long County High School football team fell Friday, 23-14, to cross-county rival Tattnall County.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell, 10-9, at Olvey Field on Friday night.