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.
The Tigers came out and proved the big cats are better and stronger than some ole' Bulldog with a shut out 28-0 victory over Beach in their first regional game.
The Lady Tigers softball team battled against Groves on Thursday afternoon but were handed a 5-10 loss at home.
Going into Thursday night's game. head coach Cindy Mills knew she would be able to see how far her young team had come this year. They were about to take on the Savannah Christian Red Raiders for the second time.
In what is now considered uncharacteristic, the Lady Panthers softball team dropped a game against Richmond Hill Thursday afternoon with a loss of 0-3.
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan and his current team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, will play Monday night for the College Bowl Football Series National Title. The Buckeyes beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the finals and will face the Oregon Ducks. Both teams are 13-1.
The David Emanuel Academy Lady Eagles handed the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders a lopsided 55-16 loss Friday night in GISA region play at St. James Sports Center in Hinesville. However, the Highlander boys returned the favor in their game by winning 90-42.
Melbourne United's Jordan McRae was named December's player of the month for his consistent efforts to average 21.2 points per game, according to a National Basketball League news release.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
The 2014 First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team made history by earning the program's first two wins and having several players named to the All-Region Team this past season.
Beaming with enthusiasm and energy, first-year First Presbyterian Christian Academy teacher and swim coach Jonnie Larson said she is just scratching the surface of what she'd like to accomplish with her swim squad.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute girls' basketball teams split their home games Saturday.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School dropped boys' basketball home games Saturday.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams picked up wins Saturday against Metter in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's basketball teams return to action this week after taking some time off for the holidays.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player and current LaGrange College player Kymberli Payno recently was named the USA South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Jan. 4, according to a news release from the LaGrange College's website.
STATESBORO - In a game that was horrendous on both sides with turnovers and missed shots, it seemed like the first team that hit 40 points was going to win.