The Long County High School baseball team held a camp June 24-26 for boys ages 8-12 wanting to improve their skills.
Tigers selling discount cards to raise funds
Anyone who has coached at any level will tell you that it is a demanding profession and as a coach you must be giving.
As the University of Miami looks to rebuild its starting lineup on the basketball court, one reporter thinks former Liberty County High School player Rion Brown is a solid bet in making the starter's list on Jim Larranaga's squad.
All-Stars awards ceremony
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, won the championship trophy at the 2013 Savannah Summer Soccer Fest 3-on-3 Tournament on June 22-23. The girls won all four games. Pictured, from left, are coach Mike Wilkinson and players Katelyn Anderson, Cassandra Ruff, Sidney Wilkinson, Aubree Estep, Cecilia Graham, Mary Kathryn Whitney and Sam Howley. The Bloom-N-Lunatics will play in a tournament July 20-21 on Jekyll Island.
The 22nd annual Summer Slam was canceled, as the community continued to mourn the death of the event's organizer, Ernie Walthour Sr.
According to govolsxtra.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae has been invited to the LeBron James Camp.
The Walker Middle School basketball team recently attended the 2013 Florida Gator Team Camp, held June 21-23 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The Long County High School Lady Tide softball team held a camp June 24-26 at the Long County Recreation Complex for girls looking to improve their diamond skills. The camp was for girls between the ages of 8-12. Coaches and players worked with the future Lady Tide stars. Key points covered in the camp included proper positioning and bat placement, better fielding techniques and smart base running. For more photos, see page 11 and www.coastalcourier.com.
All*Stars' fourth annual awards ceremony set
It was a huge crowd Monday at the St. James Sports Center, the size one normally could expect for a basketball game there.
An inspiring season ended with a gut-wrenching loss.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' soccer team notched a 3-0 win over Valwood Christian on Monday at St. James Field.
The Bradwell soccer teams lost its games against Ware County on Friday in Region 3-AAAAA action in Waycross.
When he was a sophomore at Liberty County High School, Khaleed Barrett switched from playing football to running track. It has turned out to be a good choice.
Tennis social planned
Rain forced Liberty County High School's baseball game against Tattnall County to be moved from Thursday night to Saturday afternoon. However, the Warriors made that day soggy in a different way for the Panthers, beating Liberty, 12-3, at home.
The Long County High School baseball team defeated Vidalia, 5-3, on Friday in Ludowici in a big Region 2-AA showdown.
It was a gut-wrenching loss. A three point difference is all it took in drowning First Presbyterian Christian Academy's chase for a state title. The Highlanders boys shed many tears losing 60-57 to Furtah Prep in Staurday's Class AA championship game at Mercer University. But first year head coach Shane Smith said the boys left it all out on the court and have much to be proud of this season. Read the full story in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has a new head baseball coach this season - but one who is familiar to the program.
Several Liberty County High School players, as well as their head coach, participated in the War of the Border all-star football game Feb. 22 in Folkston.
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown and Jordan McRae were scheduled to play in their respective universities' final regular-season home games Saturday.
Bradwell rising senior defensive end/linebacker Jeff Andrew isn't waiting until spring to prepare for the 2014 season.
Youth baseball, softball and T-ball open
The Long County High School soccer teams on Tuesday faced two of the toughest teams they will play all season when they hosted Benedictine Military School and Saint Vincent's Academy.
Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is one of the 10 University of Georgia athletes who have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 14-15 in Albuquerque, N.M., according to an announcement last week by the NCAA. Chapman, a junior at UGA, is ranked No. 16 in the nation and No. 8 in the Southeastern Conference in the pentathlon. According to a report on georgiadogs.com, Chapman bettered her score in the pentathlon by nearly 400 points at the SEC Championships to grab the 16th and final spot at the national meet. Chapman scored 4 ...