Former Long County Blue Tide pitcher and Toronto Blue Jay reliever Dustin McGowan saw more action this past week as he faced the Tampa Bay Rays on July 19 and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday and Tuesday.
Several players from Liberty County participated in the 2013 Committee for Social Change basketball tournament June 29 at the Glennville Recreation Park.Ralph Ward, Ted Singleton and Joe Roberts were among the big winners in the annual tournament, which raises funds for scholarships.Ward and Singleton managed teams that won trophies.
Game day Today Auto racing: • Nationwide Series practice, 10:30 a.m. (SPEED) • Sprint Cup practice, 11:30 a.m. (SPEED) Boxing: • Super featherweights, 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Golf: • Senior British Open, noon (ESPN2) • US Junior Boys Amateur Championship quarterfinals, 1 p.m. (GOLF) • RBC Canadian Open, 3 p.m. (GOLF) MLB: • Cardinals at Braves, 7:30 p.m. (FSN) • Cubs at Giants, 10:05 (WGN) Tennis: • Atlanta Open, 4 p.m. (ESPN2) • Bank of the ...
Tiger Tee-Off set The Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will start at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Taylor's Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart. The tourney format is a four-person scramble. Prizes are $300 for first place, $200 for second place, $100 for third place and a free car for hitting a hole-in-one on a select hole. Entry fees are $50 per individual and $200 per team. For more information, call 478-494-2016 or 912-767-2370 or email ...
The Bradwell football fan base definitely is ready for some football. However, Tiger Nation did make time for some golf this weekend. Twenty-one teams competed in the inaugural Bradwell Tigers Touchdown Club golf tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club. Though the booster club initially was organized last season, it was reorganized under new auspices and leadership as new head coach Adam Carter took charge of the Bradwell Institute football team last April. Members of ...
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the University of Georgia still is in contention of landing heavily recruited Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan.
Long County High School will be looking to continue its upward swing in football when the Blue Tide open the 2013 regular season Aug. 30, according to the team's recently released tentative schedule.
Game day Today Auto racing: • Camping World Truck Series qualifying, 7 p.m. (SPEED); CWTS Inaugural Midsummer Classic, 9:30 p.m. (SPEED) MLB: • Braves at Mets, 7 p.m. (SPSO) • Rays at Red Sox, 7 p.m. (ESPN) WNBA: • Connecticut at Atlanta, 7 p.m. (FSN) Thursday Canadian football: • Edmonton at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Golf: • Senior British Open, noon (ESPN2) • RBC Canadian Open, 3 p.m. (GOLF) MLB: • Braves at Mets, noon ...
Lady Tiger softball conditioning The Bradwell Lady Tiger softball team has its summer conditioning from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and also from 9-11 a.m. Saturdays at Lady Tiger softball field. Girls entering grades 8-12 are welcome. Participants must have a current sports physical and need to bring softball equipment, tennis shoes and a water bottle. Tryouts will be at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at the field. For more information, call 977-2016, 977-2017 or 977-2015. ...
Bradwell Institute's new athletic director, Ken Griffin, knows everyone these days is talking about the impending football season.
The Easons of Hinesville will be loading up the RV and heading to Loretta Lynn's ranch next week, their second trip in two years to the Hurricane Mills, Tenn., plantation home.
The Long County mite boys' all-star baseball team recently finished as runner-up in the 2013 Georgia Recreation and Park Association district baseball tournament in Screven County, according to Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers.
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, a soccer team comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, took second place at the Summer Slam tournament July 13-14 on Jekyll Island. The team battled the No. 2 team in the nation in the championship game, and coach Michael Wilkinson said the girls did their best and fought to the end. The performance qualified the team for an upcoming tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports. The team also possibly will ...
The Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will start at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Taylor's Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern Athletics has entered into a partnership with SIDEARM Sports to create an all-new gseagles.com, according to the university's current website.
Q: Janet and Ruth are playing the third hole at Sapelo Hammock. Janet hits her second shot toward the water hazard near the green. She finds her ball resting in water and prepares to take a drop under the two club-length relief rule. She announces that she will take a one-stroke penalty since her ball was in the water hazard. Ruth says she does not have to take a penalty stroke since her ball was in water that was outside the normal boundary of the hazard. Is Ruth correct?
Folks keep asking me why Georgia Southern is "changing" its offense. It would appear, they say, that GSU is no longer running the "triple option," and instead is running the "spread," because it wants to get ready for the move to the Sun Belt.
The 2013 football is half-over, and the teams are eyeing their chances of making the region and state playoffs.
Most performers live to show off their talent in front of an audience.
Former Liberty County High School running back Roderick Jones missed three games this season for Shorter University as he healed a shoulder injury. But he came back in a big way.
Former Bradwell Institute track-and-field standout Josh McCullan had a great first season as a true-freshman long jumper for the Alabama Crimson Tide track and field team.
STATESBORO - Quarterback Jerick McKinnon still owns the ground at Georgia Southern, but Kevin Ellison took over the air.
STATESBORO - Fans will have the opportunity to meet the 2013-14 Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball teams this weekend as Meet the Eagles is set for noon-1 p.m. Saturday in the Statesboro Mall's center court.
In a battle of undefeated teams Friday, everyone knew someone would be finishing the night with their first loss of the season.
Bradwell Institute took one step closer Friday to fulfilling its goal of a playoff berth.
It was a nail-biter Thursday for the Liberty County softball team, who had the game at Cross Creek tied at 1-all until the fifth inning.
The Long County High School football team was off this week, and the break couldn't have come at a better time.
Several riders from Midway's Dixie Stables brought home high placings from the Georgia National Fair Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show, held Oct. 6 in Perry.
The Long County High School cross-country team competed in a meet Sept. 14 at Magnolia State Park in Jenkins County.
In the battle between undefeated Liberty County High School and Statesboro High, it was the Blue Devils that retained the undefeated title as they downed the Panthers 24-7 Friday night at Donell Woods Stdium.