First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior track standout Asyria Daniels finished second in both the long and triple jump at the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA state track meet last weekend in Albany.
Several Tiger track athletes have qualified for the state meet after placing at sectionals last weekend in Loganville.
Six Lady Panthers and 11 Panther boys qualified for their state track meets after finishing among the top eight of their respective fields at sectionals last weekend.
The Long County High School girls track team will be represented at the Class 2-AA state track-and-field meet, which runs Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Hinesville Hurricanes beat the Jacksonville Blackhawks, 20-7, Saturday at Long Bell Stadium in the first round of the Elite Football League playoffs.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Nathan Ward, who played his early baseball in Liberty County, is 2-1 for Armstrong Atlantic State University so far this season.
Bradwell Institute basketball player Reasha Stokes signed a letter of intent Friday to play hoops at East Georgia State College.
Bradwell institute scored two runs in the seventh inning, but it wasn't enough to beat Camden County in a non-regional game Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats won, 6-4.
It was déjà-vu for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team. Their home game Thursday against Memorial Day was exactly like their away game on March 27. Both times they lost to the Matadors, 6-5, falling short despite late-game comebacks.
Liberty County High School went 0-3 in their final baseball games of the season.
Long County went into the game against Metter High School Thursday knowing the Blue Tide were out of playoff contention.
Tybee Island to host 10th annual Turtle Trot Run/Walk fundraiser April 26
Seven Ministries of Liberty County has set its Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-Thon for May 17.
Three years ago, retiring Army physical therapist Sandra Elliott wrote a letter from Germany to Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler to let him know her family intended to play an active role upon their arrival in the city.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams earned shutout-wins in their respective soccer games Tuesday and Wednesday.
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.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.
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