The seniors lined up for flowers and photographs during Bradwell's basketball homecoming game Friday night. But the sparks and fireworks came on the court in a climatic men's game and one-point, at-the-buzzer victory over Windsor Forest (60-59).
The high school basketball season is approaching the playoffs and soon many players will seek out the traveling teams and summer leagues. But school won't be out for the summer if you plan to play for the AAU Coastal Crew Rebels.
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide Ladies needed a win and Tuesday they got one, beating the Charlton County Indians.
Bradwell's Lady Tigers maintain the spot at the top of 3-AAAAA region with another victory when they conquered the Lady Blue Jackets of Savannah High on Tuesday night (53-49). The men, however, tried their best to give Savannah their second loss, only to come up short (64-81).
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year old basketball teams played on Jan. 26, and showed that though the players are small, their hearts were large.
The Bradwell Tigers were to travel to Beach High School and face the Bulldogs Tuesday night in a battle for who stays on top of 3-AAAAA in the women's division.
The Long County High School girls basketball team had a tough weekend, losing two games.
Three weeks ago, the Blue Tide took on Appling County, and lost a disappointing game 69-67 in overtime.
BLACKSHEAR - The Long County boys basketball team is rolling right along, and appears to be peaking at the right time of the year.
BLACKSHEAR - Friday, the Long County Ladies traveled to Blackshear to take on Pierce County, and lost in a one-sided game 69-32.
The Lady Tigers removed the sting from their fresh wound and loss to the Jenkins Warriors Friday night by scraping the stinger off the Yellow Jackets in their own hive Saturday afternoon. The Men Tigers followed suit by stinging the Jackets 49-43.
Bradwell's Tigers battled at Jenkins High Friday night and Jenkins showed a renewed vitality, despite their record, giving the Tigers a challenge into overtime.
The Lady Panthers tried something different in Friday's game against the Lady Hephzibah Rebels. They tried to slow the Rebels pace.
The Hephzibah Rebels stepped onto the Panthers Court Friday night hoping to duplicate what the Lady Rebels had done to the Lady Panthers.
At about this time last year, Georgia Southern football fans were getting pretty antsy about the upcoming season.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.
High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.
The Liberty County Recreation Department Mite boys' All-Star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association District 2 Championship June 23 in Waycross.
The Bradwell Institute football players are selling discount cards to raise funds for the upcoming season.
High-school head football coaches from southeast Georgia were celebrated recently at CrabDaddy's Restaurant on St. Simon's Island by In the Game High School Sports Magazine.
The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring an elite camp July 6-9 at James Brown Park for boys and girls ages 6-17.
Growing up with two older sisters and a younger one, all athletic and competitive and all into soccer, can make it difficult to carve your own niche in the household.
The Long County Diamond Club will host its third annual Long County Baseball Golf Tournament on Aug. 8 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The club is seeking sponsors. For more information, call David Stapleton at 432-6149 or Phil Swindell at 912-977-0000.
June was a busy month for the Liberty County Panthers football team.
The Long County Recreation Department is hosting its first Baseball Academy of Hope baseball camp.
As coaches, we spend more time with our coaching family than we do our real families.
Georgia Southern "Voice of the Eagles" and Learfield Sports general manager Chris Blair has accepted a role to become the play-by-play voice of the LSU Tigers following the conclusion of their 2015 football season.
STATESBORO - Two former Georgia Southern baseball players were promoted last week.