The 2006-2007 basketball season that was filled with so much excitement and marked a new beginning for the Highlanders closed Friday with an 86-50 loss to David Emanuel Academy.
The Fort Stewart Midget Boys (11-12 age division) won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District II Championship at Douglas on Feb. 24.
The Long County boys basketball team's season ended Thursday at the hands of powerhouse Randolph-Clay High School in the round of 16 for the state title.
GREENWOOD, S.C. - Regular-season champion Clayton State University built a 17-point second half lead and then held off a late Armstrong Atlantic State University rally to claim a 73-70 win, Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 2007 Peach Belt Conference women's basketball tournament.
Ben Floyd shot a 36 to lead Liberty County's golf team to a victory at Cherokee Rose on Feb. 26.
GREENWOOD, S.C.- Kaneetha Gordon scored 17 points and grabbed a Peach Belt Conference Tournament record 23 rebounds in leading Armstrong Atlantic State (15-13) to a 76-63 win over USC Upstate (11-17) in the opening game of the 2007 PBC Women's Basketball Tournament at Horne Arena on Wednesday. With their first tournament win since 2003-04, the Lady Pirates advanced to Thursday's quarterfinal round where they lost 73-70 to PBC regular season champion Clayton State.
The youthful underdogs who compose the First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball team serve as a prototypical model for how a first year varsity team should be brought up and developed.
Though spring is officially 19 days away, the first rite of spring - opening day - commenced Tuesday when Liberty County High School opened its home baseball season.
After falling behind 8-0 at Benedictine after three innings, Bradwell Institute's young baseball team rallied with seven runs in the fifth inning. However, the game was called in the bottom half of the inning because of darkness, sending Bradwell to an opening day 9-7 loss.
Liberty County High School's boys and girls golf teams showed no signs of rust nor did their clubs as they defeated Bradwell Institute and Long County in the season opener at Cherokee Rose Country Club on Feb. 22.
On a sunny afternoon, the soccer teams took to the practice field to prepare for the game against Groves. The boys and girls soccer team face a challenge in growth this year as coach Gregory Cooke and assistant coach Lauren Drury are met with young players. This year, the girls only have four starters returning and the boys only have five.
Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball standout and current junior at Armstrong Atlantic State University Kaneetha Gordon was named to the Peach Belt Conference's 12-member women's All-Conference basketball team.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - In the University of Miami's third year as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Hurricanes will take on Georgia Tech for the third-straight time in the opening round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament. Thursday's 8 p.m. meeting in Greensboro, N.C. will also mark the third meeting between the teams this season, with the `Canes looking for their first win over the Yellow Jackets in 2006-07.
The Long County girl's basketball season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Screven County Lady Gamecocks, 67-36.
The LCHS boys and girls tennis team opened their season this week against the Calvary Cavaliers, but only the Panther boys sealed a win with a gritty doubles victory late in the tennis match.
Liberty County football coach Kirk Warner had said the game against Benedictine should be viewed as a precursor to the postseason.
Each team in Friday's Bradwell Institute-Richmond Hill football game had a back put up stellar numbers.
Long County beat Metter, 28-20, Friday in Ludowici for the Blue Tide's first win of the season.
It was supposed to be a Region 3-AAAA softball doubleheader Saturday at Thomson, but rain put game two on hold.
The Long County High School softball team lost, 8-0, to Richmond Hill on Monday in a non-region contest in Ludowici.
The Liberty gymnastics team of the Liberty County YMCA competed Sept. 6-7 at Champions Gymnastics in Jacksonville, where the level-two gymnasts placed third overall.
The Long County High School football team beat Metter, 28-12, on Friday in Ludowici to pick up its first win of the year.
Changing regions came at a cost for Liberty County High School. Panther head football coach Kirk Warner was forced to find teams to replace the sub-region Augusta teams - and Savannah powerhouse Benedictine obliged.
Richmond Hill walked into Olvey Field and handed Bradwell Institute a 28-7 Region 3-AAAAA loss Friday.
It didn't take long on Friday for the Georgia Christian Generals to show that, despite not fielding a football team in more than 46 years, they still knew how to win.
The Long County High School softball team fell, 2-1, in eight innings to a strong Jeff Davis squad Thursday in Hazlehurst.
A big third-inning push by Effingham County helped give them an 8-0 win over Bradwell Institute on Thursday in Region 3-AAAAA softball action at BI.
It was a bit rough to be a football team located within Liberty County Friday night. At Donell Woods Stadium Benedictine showed why they made the state semi-finals last year taking down Liberty 44-13 in a non-region game.
The Long County High School football team will be back on the gridiron tonight when it hosts Metter at 7:30 p.m.
The Long County High School softball team beat McIntosh County, 8-0, on Wednesday in Ludowici.