It's time to take the field.
The pars, birdies and eagles soon will be dropping into the cups on resurfaced greens at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
Graduates of Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High and Long County High schools were among the 53 student athletes attending Savannah State University who earned spots on the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's All-Academic Team.
The Long County Touchdown Club is looking for help for the upcoming season.
University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae toured Rome as the Volunteers jetted to Italy from Atlanta on Sunday to start a 10-day, four-game exhibition Aug. 5-15.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander D.J. Felder will be a little closer to home this basketball season after transferring from St. John's River College in Florida to East Georgia College in Swainsboro.
After just two weeks of practice and only one week in pads, the Blue Tide held their first scrimmage Monday.
Although no one hit a hole-in-one to earn a free car there were plenty of winners in Saturday's eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
LCRD football, cheerleading
Cleats crunching the dew covered grass on the practice field at Olvey Field means that the high school football season has officially started.
Fourteen teams tested the greens and putted through a bright and sunny Saturday morning at the Cherokee Rose Country Club for the eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.
Local high-school football teams spent last week running drills and working outside to get acclimated to the heat following the new guidelines implemented by the Georgia High School Association.
Liberty County potential five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan summed up his recent visit to Ohio State University's Friday Night Lights in one word: "Awesome."
Hinesville native Gary Guyton reported July 27 to the first day of the Miami Dolphins' training camp looking to fight for a starting linebacker position against Koa Misi.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.