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.
Several Bradwell Tiger football players were named to the Region 3-AAAAA All-Region team during the holiday break.
Liberty County's Freddie McSwain recorded a double-double, helping the Panther boys' basketball team earn a 61-53 win last Friday at Statesboro High in its first Region 3A-AAAA contest.
While senior Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillian was celebrating the end of his career at the Under Armor All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., his freshman teammate and close friend, Richard LeCounte, was going through his first national exposure.
Former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae earned his second Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honor Monday afternoon, according to govolsxtra.com.
The final buzzer couldn't come quick enough for the Long County High School basketball teams Saturday, as both squads lost decisively at Vidalia.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan officially wrapped up his high-school football career Thursday by playing for Team Nitro in the Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Liberty County Panther head football coach Kirk Warner has had opportunities that most coaches never get.
The Bradwell Tigers came back from the holiday break and earned a split Friday at Richmond Hill in Region 3-AAAAA action.
Basketball fans in Ludowici got a treat Friday as their Long County High School basketball teams swept Metter in big Region 2B-AA action.
Five former Bradwell Institute student athletes were honored recently with induction to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame.
It's been more than a month since Liberty County Panther freshman football phenom Richard LeCounte traded pads for hoops.
Georgia's loss to Nebraska and Michigan State winning the Rose Bowl could mean that the Big 10 is enjoying a renaissance of sorts. Former Liberty County linebacker and Ohio State University recruit Raekwon McMillan may be in the middle of that rebirth.
If you follow prep sports in the Coastal Empire, chances are you've spotted Stephenie Clay in a high school gym.
The bubble burst on the Lady Tide Monday as they fell to the host team in the finals of the Portal Christmas Tournament.
There is one thing Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt and a pair of slotbacks. Period.