Apropos of nothing except this being Christmas, I've long suspected Santa doesn't like the Georgia Bulldogs, despite all that red in his getup.
There have been times in the past decade or so when I thought the Liberty County Board of Education was out of its collective mind.
Duane Johnson, Deborah Genard, Caryn Gilliam, Melissa Moore, Albert Hawkins, Travis Mobley and Tim Scott recently were recognized by the Liberty County Recreation Department Board on Dec. 13 at its annual meeting. Also honored, but not pictured, were Kenneth Bell, Patrick Underwood, Tammy Fischer and David O'Hagan. The LCRD board honored the individuals for their volunteer services in coaching three or more recreation teams in 2011.
Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.
Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.
As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.
Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.
The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.
It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.
For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.
According to an article posted on govolsxtra.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae received an invitation to the 2013 Kevin Durant Skills Academy, a three-day course on NBA-based strength and conditioning and skill development.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Jerry Owens on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play men's basketball at Redlands Community College in El Reno, Oklahoma.
It was a heartbreaking end to their season as the Hinesville Hurricanes fell, 8-6 in overtime, to the Georgia Pirates on Saturday in the Spring League Championship Game in Augusta.
AthlonSports.com football editor Steven Lassan picked former Liberty County High School standout Shadrach Thornton among his top-20 running backs in the ACC for the 2013 season.
The Hinesville Hawks girls' basketball team was reorganized and renamed as the Lady Hawks this year to better represent the various communities the girls come from.
Kickoff of the 2013 Georgia Southern Football season is about 100 days away, but Eagle fans can lock in key game dates on their 2014 calendars.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's second-straight trip to the NCAA softball tournament will start against South Florida at 3:30 p.m. today in the Gainesville Regional.
Softball tourney set
After being denied the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title last year, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team wasn't about to let another chance to earn the crown slip away.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Brittany Hall on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play softball and volleyball for Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Three Bradwell Institute baseball players were selected for Region 3-AAAAA All-Region honors
The Scott's All*Stars sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams competed in the fourth annual Mother's Day Tournament, held May 11-12 in Hinesville, with the seventh-graders earning second place in their division.
Deniece Williams of Hinesville took first place in her age division at the 2013 Georgia State Youth United States Bowling Congress Pepsi Tournament, held April 27 in Columbus.
Panthers need equipment