Tiger Touchdown Club meeting
More good news for local teams has emerged as the tournament results roll in
Local bowlers TJ Standard and BJ Cedola recently competed in the 2013 Georgia Games, with Standard winning the championship trophy in his division.
Former Long County pitcher Dustin McGowan's comeback continued with positive results last week with two more good performances for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Girls ages 10-17 and their parents are invited to learn more about junior roller derby at a free meet-and-greet hosted by the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Garden City gym, 160 Priscilla Thomas Way. Girls accompanied by a parent are welcome to skate while parents learn about the league. Skates, helmets and protective gear are available for free use. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLEVELAND - Four Georgia Southern Football players were selected Tuesday as preseason all-Americans by Phil Steele Publications.
Savannah Derby Devils set to face Charleston
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Touchdown Club will host its inaugural golf tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
It was Hinesville versus Hinesville in the championship game of the Youth Basketball Of America National Tournament this past weekend in Orlando, with the South Georgia Kings edging the Coastal Crew Rebels.
Although the first high-school football practices are about two weeks off, area fans now can look at their teams' schedules.
The Scott's All*Stars' seventh-grade basketball team posted a 2-2 record at the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament held in July 10-14 in Hampton, Va.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan over the weekend was part of Dawg Night, an annual on-campus recruiting event at the University of Georgia, according to the Athens Banner-Herald online edition.
The weather kept interrupting the schedules, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team still competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Vidalia and finished with a 2-2 record.
Q: Craig and Larry both hit their balls into a lateral water hazard at about the same spot. Jim, who is playing in their threesome, retrieves their balls and inadvertently hands Craig's ball to Larry and Larry's ball to Craig. Each player, in accordance with the rules, drops the ball handed to him and plays his shot to the green. When they reach the green and mark their balls, they both notice that they hit each other's original ball. Do they have a problem?
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.