With nine days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
Golf benefit planned
The Bradwell Institute softball team had a 1-4 record at last weekend's Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
Liberty County High School's softball team is looking to heal some wounds inflicted last weekend at the Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
The Long County High School football team fell, 33-20, to Claxton on Friday in a preseason scrimmage in Ludowici.
Golf tourney to benefit Long Co. baseball team
The Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
Individual tickets for Georgia Southern's five games at Paulson Stadium are on sale with the ability to order in advance online at GSEagles.com/tickets.
Bradwell Institute held the Toombs County Bulldogs scoreless in Friday night's preseason scrimmage in Lyons.
The Long County High School football team lost its Friday night scrimmage, 33-20, to Claxton High School in Ludowici. For more photos of the game, go to www.coastalcourier.com, and check Wednesday's Courier for a full story.
Liberty County High School downed Bradwell Institute, 19-2, in four innings in girls' softball action Thursday afternoon at BI.
Long County High School softball pitcher Harley Dawson led the Lady Tide to a 1-0 win Thursday over Bryan County. She won a pitching duel with Bryan's Brooke Barfield, striking out 16 batters, giving up only three hits and walking three.
South Effingham edged out the Liberty County Panthers, 9-7, in Friday's scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium. Despite the loss, the Panthers' coaching staff saw enough action to decide on a starting quarterback. Coaches also were relieved to see that even though former standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan is gone, defense didn't skip a beat.
Liberty County High School will host the South Effingham Mustangs for a scrimmage game at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute will play Toombs County in its scrimmage at 7 tonight in Lyons.
The Long County High School softball team beat McIntosh County, 8-0, on Wednesday in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute has its first Region 3-AAAAA contest at 7:30 p.m. Friday when it hosts Richmond Hill at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School will get an early feel for the postseason when the Panthers welcome regional power Benedictine to Donell Woods Stadium on Friday.
It was an exciting final three innings Tuesday, as the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers won its home softball game, 5-3, over Bradwell Institute in the teams' third matchup of the season.
By the time Liberty County High School sat their starters Friday, they had already put up 42 unanswered points against McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
Bradwell Institute dropped Long County claimed a 5-2 win over Bradwell Institute on Monday in a non-conference game at BI.
Bradwell Institute quarterbacks Duane Johnson and Stephen Felton combined to go 0 for 2 in passing during last Friday's 28-21 loss at Calvary Day in Savannah. But what the Tigers lacked in passing, they made up for by pounding the ball, rushing for 201 yards.
Though the Long County High School varsity football team had last week off from game action, the junior-varsity squad traveled to Reidsville on Thursday but lost to Tattnall County, 42-14.
Former Long County High School football standout Josh Berry, who is now a member of the Savannah State University team, saw action on Saturday against Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern rang in the Football Bowl Subdivision era with the first game in a newly-renovated Paulson Stadium against Savannah State on Saturday evening. However, the starters only got to play in half of it.
Severe Impact to hold tryouts for 18U team
Thursday, the Long County High School softball team ended a three-game losing streak by beating St. Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy didn't play football Friday. The team entered its bye-week looking at a 0-2 start. But the Highlanders have an opportunity to turn things around Friday.
With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Lady Panther Cassidy Collum displayed her patience and pitching savvy. The Lady Panthers had bases loaded but two outs. Focused and knowing she was ahead in the count with three balls and one strike, Collum waited as the pitch came her way and saw that it was high and outside.
Lady Tiger Mackenzie Stewart tossed five strikeouts and was three for three at bat but it wasn't enough to hold off the Statesboro Blue Devils on the softball field Thursday. The Statesboro girls beat Bradwell, 8-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest on the Lady Tigers' field.