With the Christmas break just about over, the Long County High School basketball teams are getting back into action.
South Georgia Kings
The Blue Tide boys' basketball team went 2-1 last weekend in the Hoopfest Tournament in Thomasville.
In his work at the Bradwell Institute athletic training field since the mid-1990s, athletic trainer John Murat successfully has dealt with thousands of injuries.
It was a tough year for former Bradwell Institute and Georgia Tech football player Gary Guyton.
Liberty County High School's Raekwon McMillan is set to play for the East Team in the 2012 RisingSeniors.com Bowl at 1 p.m. Monday at Grady High School. The game, which features 95 of the state's top high-school juniors, will be televised on ESPN3.
If it's the Christmas break, it must be time for high school hoops.
The Southeast Georgia edition of In the Game High School Sports Magazine recently honored football players from 16 high schools around the region.
Harvey Harris and the members of the Harvey Overton Bradwell Booster Club have spent every Thursday afternoon under the stands at the redesigned Olvey Field cooking meals for the Bradwell Tigers football team to enjoy after they finish practice.
Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison. Penn State football played under NCAA sanctions, and Joe Paterno died.
Junior ABA training at local YMCA
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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