STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles are headed to their first bowl game in program history, as the team accepted a bid to the GoDaddy Bowl to be played against Bowling Green University on Dec. 23 in Mobile, Alabama.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy opened basketball season Thursday at the St. James Center, hosting Habersham School of Savannah. The Lady Highlanders forged a last minute run but fell 38-31.
Long County's basketball teams picked up their first 2-AA Region wins of the year Tuesday, beating the Groves' teams in Garden City.
Bradwell Institute hosted Effingham County Tuesday to open Region 3-AAAAA basketball action. The Rebel girls handily defeated the Lady Tigers 68-35, while the Tiger staged a last minute comeback but still fell 59-53.
Liberty County scored wins against Richmond Hill Tuesday night in non-region games at the Panthers' home gym. The Lady Panthers won 52-50 on a dramatic shot with 1.1 seconds left in regulation. The boys followed suit, but with a 64-58 margin over the Wildcats 64-58.
Lady Tiger head coach Faye Baker said her girls didn't play sharp defense against a tough Lady Rebel squad.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy tips off its basketball season Thursday, hosting Habersham. The girls start at 6 p.m. and the boys' game will follow.
The fifth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 19 on the soccer fields at James Brown Park in Hinesville.
The Long County basketball teams swept Metter on Saturday with the boys defeating the Tigers 80-54 and the girls winning 58-51.
Former Liberty County basketball player Kymberli Payno set a school record at LaGrange in last Saturday's 49-47 win over Oglethorpe, according to reports on the school's website.
STATESBORO - Perhaps suffering from some tryptophan-induced sleepiness or a lingering hangover from a near-upset at Georgia, Georgia Southern came out a bit flat Saturday afternoon against South Alabama at Paulson Stadium.
Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 playoffs were Nov. 16 and 19 in Camden and Wayne counties, respectively.
The Liberty County Mite soccer team won the District 2 championship Nov. 19 in Wayne County.
Land Grant Holy Land is reporting that former Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan is one of five finalist for the 2015 Butkus Award.
ATHENS - The Georgia Southern Eagles have come a long way since their days of enduring double-digit losses to the Georgia Bulldogs.
Lady Blue Tide softball player Caitlyn Wingate signed to play for South Georgia State College during a ceremony at Long County High School Friday.
Liberty County football players Richard LeCounte and Jacquez Williams received their All-Region trophies from the Georgia High School Coaches Association last week.