Looking to finish their summer travel season with good showings at their national tournaments, the South Georgia Kings basketball teams were busy washing cars Saturday to raise travel money.
The Long County High School baseball team recently was recognized at the school's annual spring sports banquet.
The South Georgia Kings sixth- and seventh-grade and sophomore basketball teams were crowned champions after winning their respective age brackets last weekend in the Savannah Memorial Day Classic Tournament.
Scott's All*Stars kept busy during the Memorial Day weekend by competing May 24-27 in a tournament in Orlando.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels sixth-grade and 17U Elite teams received a recent boost after Fred Mingledorff, owner of Hinesville Ford, made a donation to help cover the teams' travel expenses. The sixth-grade team is headed to Myrtle Beach and Orlando next month, while the 17U Elite Rebels will play in the Super Showcase and national tournament, both held in July in Orlando. Coastal Crew Rebels founder and coach Ernie Walthour (kneeling left), Mingledorff (kneeling right) and coaches Simon Steele (far right) and David Linderman (far left) posed for a picture with the players representing both squads. Walthour said ...
The Comets, a soccer team featuring Liberty County residents Cassandra Ruff, Sidney Wilkinson Kaitlyn Anderson, Mary Kathryn Whitney and Cecilia Graham, took the championship trophy at the Savannah Shamrock Cup on May 25-26. The 14U Comets beat Effingham United '99G, 6-0, in the semifinals in St. Andrews Stadium on Wilmington Island. The Comets then faced NASA G17 Select Royal, a team representing the North Atlanta Soccer Association, in the finals. The teams ended regulation tied at 1, forcing extra time. Neither team got a goal, sending the championship game into a penalty-kick shootout. There, the Comets won, 5-4.
Car-wash fundraiser set
The Long County High School boys and girls track-and-field teams recently were recognized at the school's annual spring sports banquet.
The Hinesville Barracudas got their summer baseball schedule off to a good start by taking third place in the gold bracket of the Memorial Day Tournament last weekend in Savannah.
Kids Fishing Day set
The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams wrapped up their inaugural seasons with awards last week at the spring sports banquet.
The 22nd annual Summer Slam is scheduled for July 5-7, and this year's event is returning to its roots.
It's was a whirlwind year for athletics at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, and one that remembered and honored Monday during the annual fall and spring sports ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.
Six members of the Long County High School baseball team have received All-Region 2-AA honors.
2013 was such a god-awful year, if it was in the form of a human I would gladly punch it in the trachea.
When Willie Fritz was introduced as the next head coach of Georgia Southern's football program, he took former Eagles quarterback and College Football Hall of Famer Tracy Ham's advice.
Liberty County split games with South Effingham High School Friday in region 3A-AAAA games that saw the Lady Panthers fall 58-43 and the Panther boys win 55-42.
The Groves High Rebels were no match for the visiting Bradwell Tiger basketball teams as the Lady Rebels fell 63-39 and the Rebels dropped the boys' match 59-47 Friday in Savannah.
Hard times continued Friday for the Long County teams with both the Lady Tide and the Blue Tide falling in Atkinson County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys took down Bethesda in Savannah Thursday night, 81-70, in a non-region game.
Former Bradwell Institute punter/kicker and soccer player David Miller made the president's list for the second straight semester at Georgia State University, according to the school's athletic website.
Low Country Storm
The temperature dropped outside, but Jenkins' girls' and boys' basketball teams were red-hot Tuesday - at the expense of Bradwell.
Liberty County and Long County renewed their neighboring-county boys' basketball rivalry Tuesday in Ludowici.
It was clear that the Long County High School girls' basketball team was outmatched when it faced Liberty County on Tuesday in Ludowici.
Q: Ralph was a new student at our continuous learning clinic. He asked me to help him because he was becoming frustrated with his golf game. I watched him hit a number of shots, and he said, "Why am I topping the ball so much and hitting it off the toe of the club?"
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Georgia Southern offensive tackle Garrett Frye recently was named to the 16th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.
Georgia Southern is expected to hire Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz as its new head coach, according to various reports Thursday.
Bradwell Institute likely will be looking for a new head football coach soon.