BRUNSWICK - Fierce stock car racing returns to the high banks of Golden Isles Speedway Saturday night.
The Liberty County Panthers traveled to Brantley and had a decided victory over the Herons 33-13. However the severe thunderstorms in Hinesville delayed the start of the Bradwell game by two hours. Once the lightning stopped and the skies cleared it was all Coffe County in their 33-14 victory over the Tigers.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior varsity soccer team traveled to Macon on Sept. 7 to compete in the B Team Showcase for the first time, and walked away the champions.
"It felt like a miracle," Liberty County resident Leroy Strickland said, referring to the hole-in-one that landed him a 2007 Suzuki on Saturday.
Georgia Southern University unveiled the addition of coach Erk Russell's name and his team's championship years to the two retired jerseys at Paulson Stadium at halftime of Saturday's game vs. West Georgia.
Two and 0, that sounds pretty good to Coach Kyle Wilson, and his Long County Blue Tide football team. The team is undefeated, but they barely were able to escape with a win Friday, as they won a nail-biter 41-40 over the Bryan County Redskins.
Long County youth football players and cheerleaders came out to be recognized Friday at the Long County Blue Tide football game. Before the game, all the kid teams lined up as the high school team ran by giving them a "high five." All the kids got a free admittance to the game. The kids were on the field as the high school teams warmed up, and each team and their head coach was recognized over the loud speaker.
The Lady Panthers played three games in the last week with only one loss and a new season record. The Panthers are 8-3 for the season and 2-0 in region play as they annihilated the Hephzibah Rebels in a double-header regional game on Saturday.
The Lady tigers of Bradwell took to the softball field on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon and split the games against two tough opponents by losing to the Lady Groves Rebels and defeating the Lady Knights of Windsor Forest.
The Long County Blue Tide softball team lost a tough 2-1 game to the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets this past Thursday.
The Toronto Blue Jays won 7-3 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Friday night, keeping their playoff hopes alive.
The sixth-rated Griffin Bears stepped onto Olvey field looking to repeat their 48-0 shutout performance from last season against the Bradwell Tigers.
The Lady Panthers traveled to Wayne County to face the Yellow Jackets Tuesday afternoon for a double header. The first game was a nail biter for the Panthers who were trailing the Yellow Jackets 7-3 in the fifth inning. The Panthers started Cassie Standard on the mound but switched to Jacklyn Gonzales who recently moved up from the JV squad. It was all Yellow Jackets until late in the seventh inning when suddenly the Lady Panthers bats were on fire. After the yellow Jackets walked three players on base, Ashley McRae hit a triple starting the scoring drive and the ...
Bradwell Institute had one game on the road and one game at home this past week.
Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.
Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.
Liberty County High School hosted the annual Doc Williams Classic basketball tournament Jan. 17.
According to a press release on the National Basketball League's website, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae had a good game against Australian NBL's reigning championship team this week.
Tia Fleming came off the bench and knocked in 15 points to help the Liberty County High School girls' basketball team to extend its lead and beat New Hampstead, 46-33, Saturday at LCHS.
Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.
Three more swimmers for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's swim team recently qualified for the state meet, which is Jan. 31 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
The Bradwell Institute boys' junior-varsity basketball team won the boys' championship division at the 22nd annual Donell Woods Tournament on Saturday at BI and Snelson-Golden Middle School.
Scott's All*Starsholding tryouts
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams dove into Region 3-AAAAA play this week.
After dropping games Dec. 13 and Jan. 8 the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team responded with four straight wins.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team notched its 14th win of the year Friday by defeating Bryan County, 54-42, in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute will host the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling "Super Brawl" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24.
STATESBORO - A mandatory information meeting for Georgia Southern students interested in walking on to the Eagle football team is at 5 p.m., Feb. 11, at the Ted Smith Family Football Center, 205 Lanier Drive.