Going against a running back who averages at least 200 yards per game was going to be a difficult task for the Bradwell Tigers, who traveled to Savannah on Friday to play Jenkins.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern baseball opens the 2008 season at J.I. Clements Stadium against Atlantic Coast Conference member Boston College. Those three games are part of a 31-game home schedule, announced by head coach Rodney Hennon.
Although they were unable to add a third shutout to their list of accomplishments so far this season, the Liberty County Panthers secured a solid victory against the Glenn Hill Spartans on Friday night.
Hoping to add to their two back-to-back wins the Panthers face Glenn Hills tonight at 7:30 at Olvey Field.
The Tigers face a tough regional opponent as they travel to Savannah and take on the Jenkins Warriors tonight.
Panthers win 28-8 over Glenn Hills
The Liberty County Panthers did not get their third shutout as they hoped for, but they did get a victory in tonight's game against the Glenn Hills Spartans (28-8). The Panthers held them scoreless until the third quarter. Read the full story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
The Lady Tigers went to Paulsen Field on Tuesday to play Windsor Forest. The Windsor Forest Lady Knights took the win (5-1) after the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate. Pitcher Jena Alford struck out nine batters and only walked two. Danielle Durham scored Bradwell's only run. The players and coaches grouped together for their postgame talk.
The Long County Blue Tide football team couldn't overcome early mistakes in their game against Appling County that led them to their first loss of the season, 38-28.
For the second consecutive time, the Liberty County Panthers shut out their opponents.
The South Effingham Mustangs came to Panther Field determined to surpass what Richmond Hill had done last week to the Lady Panthers. They did that and more in their 7-0 shutout. The normally hot battery of the Lady Panthers, that were held to only two hits against Richmond Hill, had no hits against a strong South Effingham pitcher who also had 15 strikeouts.
At the beginning of this year, local favorite Dustin McGowan was pitching with Toronto's Triple-A team, Syracuse Chiefs.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy advanced to the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA tournament, beating Furtah Prep Saturday, 66-64. The game, which was played at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore, was decided by a last-minute three-pointer by the Highlanders.
The Liberty County Panthers lost their final-four game in Carrollton Saturday evening. The score against Jonesboro was 71-43.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play Furtah Prep in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has earned its way back to the Class AAAA final four.
It was an intense battle between Liberty County High and Americus-Sumter but the Panther boys edged out a 58-52 win to advance to the final four of the state playoffs. The Panthers won the game tonight in their home gym.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.
Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.
Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.
The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee
The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.
Several Liberty County High School players competed at the first Football MVP Camp of the offseason Feb. 15 at Lowndes High School in Valdosta.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team played like a region-championship team Saturday.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 73-58 Friday in Lyons to capture the region 2-AA title of the Georgia Independent School Association classification.
The bats seemed as cold as the blistering Georgia wind, but Bradwell came back from 3-0 Liberty County to take the game 8-6 in the final frame.