Richmond Hill High School got some good news and some not-so-good news earlier this week when the Georgia High School Association's reclassification committee met in Thomaston.
The Bradwell Tigers closed out their slate of home games last Friday and celebrated the senior football players despite a loss to Region 3-AAAAA rival Richmond Hill.
Former South Georgia King and Liberty County Recreation Department basketball coach Shane Smith has been hired as the new boys' varsity basketball coach at First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
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The Long County High School football team destroyed the Jeff Davis County Yellow Jackets, 47-14, on Friday at home. Vanda Vereen Jr. scored four touchdowns in the homecoming victory, and Brendon Scott tacked on three more, giving the Veterans Stadium crowd many reasons to cheer.
Liberty County High School lost, 34-26, Friday to Wayne County. The loss drops the Panthers to 6-2 overall and 0-2 in Region 3A-AAAA.
The Crisp Academy Wildcats showed their true stripes Friday night, defeating the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders, 56-14, at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. The top-seeded team in Region 2-A of the Georgia Independent School Association pushed the ball downfield with ease, running up a 28-0 halftime lead.
A week after losing an opportunity to claim a Region 3-AAAAA title, Richmond Hill rebounded to defeat Bradwell Institute, 28-14, and ruin the Tigers senior football players' last home game.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2013-14 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently announced.
The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is proposing to collect beginning July 1, 2014, a once-per-season, $25 hunt-permit fee from any individual wanting to participate in any or all complex hunts.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Marine Patrol unit will conduct a boating-safety course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Metro training facility next to Dillard's on the second floor of the Savannah Mall.
JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday announced the team has agreed to terms with the city of Jacksonville to undertake approximately $63 million in enhancements to EverBank Field, including two new end zone video scoreboards that will be the largest of their kind in the world.
Seven teens from Long County High School joined up with five students from Wayne County for a trip to use sports to spread news of the Bible.
For the most recent reporting period released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the 2011-12 academic year, the Georgia Southern Football program had its highest-ever single-year and multi-year Academic Progress Report scores.
Scott's All*Stars program recently recorded the program's 100th win.
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
Liberty County High School alum Shadrach Thornton has been fully reinstated to the North Carolina State football team after being suspended, according to published reports.
This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.
The Long County High School softball team claimed a 6-5 win over Brunswick in a scrimmage Tuesday at Ludowici.
The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White golf tournament was held Aug. 2 at Cherokee Rose Country Club, with both good golf and academic achievements honored.
5-K Run set for Saturday in Ludowici
Georgia Southern outfielder Hunter Thomas was named to the Valley Baseball League all-league second team as announced by the summer collegiate-baseball league.