The racers take the track tonight at Oglethorpe Speedway in the final run to determine the overall champion in each division of the Pooler Pawn and Diamond Company 440 Special, the Southern Eagle Budweiser Late Models, Love's Seafood Street Stocks, Two Nuts and a Bolt Garage Pure Stocks and the Savannah Go Minis Mini Stocks.
All-Star standout Marcus Scott V attended an Adidas Top 150 Phenom Camp in California Aug. 4-7 and wasranked 21 in it, according to hoopscoopinline.com.
The county's football teams play under the big lights again Friday. It's a pre-season scrimmage, but the community is anticipating the game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander basketball player Mike Tige has signed a letter of intent to play for the Barons of Brewton-Parker College.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost to Wayne County Monday, 14-1.
Special to the Courier
The Long County High School softball team, playing at home, defeated Liberty County on Thursday in a lopsided 16-2 game.
During the summer, many girls from the area play alongside each other on recreational and traveling softball teams. On Saturday morning, however, the friends became temporary foes as the Lady Panthers of Liberty visited Bradwell's Lady Tigers in a match hotter than the soaring temperatures.
Liberty County High School was thrust into Region 2A-AAAA last year and the football team suddenly faced a whole new set of Region opponents.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost the season opener this past Tuesday to Wayne County 10-2.
The 12U South Georgia Kings placed fourth in the AAU National Classic Tournament July 19-25 in Hampton, Va. Head coach Shane Smith said the team earned an automatic bid to the 2012 nationals in Memphis.
In their final AAU tournament of the season the Coastal Crew 15U Rebels placed 11th overall, battling against older teams in Orlando the final weekend of July.
Friday afternoon was busy for student athletes of Long County High School. The girls softball and the boys football teams played on adjacent fields in Blue vs. White scrimmages to prep for the upcoming seasons.
Nobody hit the hole-in-one but five local students received $1,000 scholarships and a few golfers did take away trophies in Saturday's seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament.
The Barracuda Baseball Team brought home the championship trophy from a USSSA 13U AAA "2011 Last Chance" tournament in Forsyth.
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.
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