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.
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.
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.
Over the weekend, the Liberty County baseball team nearly shut out the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers by beating them 10-1 as the nine-inning scrimmage came to a close.
With excited fans and anxious parents, First Presbyterian Christian Academy was set to enter the second round of play against Westwood.
The fans packed the Long County High School gymnasium on Saturday to see if the Blue Tide could continue to put another notch on their belt representing one more victory.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders traveled to Swainsboro for the first round of division GISA 2A regional play last Thursday.
LUDOWICI - First Baptist Christian Academy travels to Savannah to play Memorial on Monday beginning their baseball season. Head coach Drexel Blocker anticipates a strong season as FBCA finished fourth in the state last year with a 16-9 record.
Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs last week. Here are some results:
The Macedonia Baptist Church in Long County won a double elimination tournament in the Glennville Recreation Department Thursday.
The kicking game has been an adventure at Georgia Southern for the last two years.
Tuesday Night Open League
Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman earned a bronze medal in the heptathlon at the eighth annual North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Under-23 Championship in Athletics event last weekend in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Liberty County High School kicked off its softball season with a 10-3 win over Long County High School on Monday in Ludowici.
Recognized as a huge rite of passage, Ohio State Buckeye coach Urban Meyer announced he was removing the black stripes off the helmets of two freshmen - including Liberty County High School alum and OSU freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan.
Bradwell Institute quarterback Duane Johnson won a 55-inch flat-screen TV in recognition of his 100 percent attendance to all team activities and practice in the spring, summer and fall. Johnson received the TV from new BI head coach Greg Hill on Monday.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
LCRD offering variety of fall programs
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John sustained an ankle injury in the Indianapolis Colts' preseason opener against the Jets Thursday night. The Colts lost 13-10.
Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.
The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.
The Long County Commission Tuesday recognized the Long County 10-and-under All-Star baseball team for winning the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C championship. The boys won the title last month by defeating Putnam County 14-0 in the championship game.
STATESBORO - The beginning of an era for Georgia Southern begins with two events for the Eagles' home opener on Sept. 6 as GSU will recognize its unprecedented six national championships and the game ball will be delivered by parachute drop by the Golden Knights.
Rotary Club to host fishing tournament