The 8U Merchants baseball team won the Peach State Diamond Sports tournament June 18 in Brunswick.
An open letter to Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel: Dear Dr. Keel, Don't buy into all the hype about FBS football. Georgia Southern is many wonderful things, but a budding BCS power it isn't - and won't be in most of our lifetimes, if ever. And there's nothing at all wrong with that. I suspect that runs contrary to what you're hearing from many who think nothing matters if it isn't thoroughly covered and ...
Many may remember him as the quarterback who led Bradwell Institute to an undefeated regular season in 1979, but Hal Johnson long has had another passion.
Former Long County High School standout Linda Stephens recently was named a collegiate archery All-American as a member of the Georgia Southern University club archery team.
Desmond Brown, Marcus Scott V and Simon Steele attended the 2011 Savannah State University basketball camp June 13-17. According to All-Stars founder Marcus Scott, the camp provided fundamental and individual instructions suited to each camper. The players used the new skills they learned to develop teamwork. They also had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers provide motivational speeches to the audience, Scott said.
Ray Miller's Hedman Husler Hedders National Late Model Series Southern Dirt Tour will return to Oglethorpe Speedway Park at 8 p.m. Friday.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Kevin Matthews has agreed to terms with the Texas Rangers, the club announced Saturday. Details of the contract weren't released, but the Dallas Morning News reported he received a signing bonus of $936,000. Matthews, who went 4-2 with the Wildcats in 2011, was the Rangers top draft pick and the 33rd overall pick in the first-year player draft on June 6.
Former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae scored a game-high 48 points in the opening game of the Pilot Rocky Top League on Wednesday, according to the Maryville Daily Times.
The Barracuda baseball team traveled to Conyers last weekend to win the USSSA Georgia West Division title. The Barracudas went undefeated in the three-day tournament, winning in pool play 9-7, 9-6 and 10-7.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Aaron Hoffer was one of several East Georgia College players recognized for helping the Bobcats finish a successful debut season.
Liberty County's Metra Walthour will be entering her senior season as a Yellow Jackets basketball player at Georgia Tech and recently discussed her summer workouts, incoming freshmen and the pressure of being captain for a video on ramblinwreck.cstv.com.
Long County's 8U, 10U and 12U recreation league baseball teams recently won 2011 championships.
College of Coastal Georgia Athletic Director Dr. William "Bee" Carlton recently announced the hiring of alumna Jennifer Alfirov as the women's softball head coach.
The Liberty County Thunder baseball team outscored its competition, 34-4, last week to take first place in a recent tournament in Statesboro.
A dozen teams competed in Saturday's Tiger Tee-Off at Cherokee Rose Golf Course, and the tournament went off without a hitch, organizers said.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Liberty County split home games with Burke County on Saturday.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams won tight home games Saturday over Statesboro.
Liberty County riders placed in 22 different classes and brought home blue ribbons from eight classes at the 2013 Georgia Fall Classic on Nov. 23 in Perry.
STATESBORO - Jerick McKinnon was named the most valuable player for Georgia Southern's football team Saturday during the team's postseason banquet in Statesboro.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's string of success on the campus of the Florida Gators came to an end Thursday at the NCAA volleyball tournament against the Florida State Seminoles.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team took down the Glynn Academy Red Terrors at home Friday night to start their Region 3-AAAAA games with a 54-40 win. Before the boys' game, the Lady Tigers suffered a loss in their region opener, falling 42-33.
According to the University of Miami's athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player and UM senior Rion Brown scored a career-high 25 points in the final game of the ACC/Big Challenge tournament Wednesday night.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams will take on the McIntosh County teams Tuesday in Darien.
According to an article posted on Holygrantholyland.com, Liberty County linebacker and highly coveted class of 2014 recruit Raekwon McMillan will have his in-home visit with Urban Meyer next Sunday, Dec. 15.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern guard Jelani Hewitt was picked recently as the Southern Conference player of the month for November after leading the league in scoring for the opening month of the season. A native of Miramar, Fla., Hewitt scored more than 20 points in six of GSU's eight games in November.
MOBILE, Ala. - Two Georgia Southern Eagles, running back Jerick McKinnon and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks, have been invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl. The football game is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., and serves as a showcase of talent for NFL general managers, coaches and scouts as well as representatives from other professional football leagues.
Several Liberty County High School players were named to the Georgia High School Association's Class AAAA All-Region football team.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams traveled to Savannah on Tuesday and earned a split with Beach High.
Much like last week's games between the same teams at Liberty County High School, the Panther teams split their rematches Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.