Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton has a court date Aug. 22 and, depending on the outcome, the current North Carolina State Wolfpack running back's career could be cloudy.
Long County native Dustin McGowan's comeback came to a halt when he strained his right oblique against the Oakland Athletics on July 29.
The Long County High School varsity softball team took on several former team members in the Lady Tide alumni game fundraiser July 25 at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The varsity team won, 1-0. According Lady Tide booster Kristi Garcia, the day was fun for everyone and was a big success. She added that the game will be an annual event.
The sun held out long enough Saturday for the competitors to test their drives at the ninth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Tiger Touchdown Club sets first meeting
Liberty and Long counties' high-school football teams each changed the dates and venues of one of their football games this season so the match-ups could be televised by a local media station.
If it wasn't for the fact that the Bradwell Tiger football team now is practicing in full gear, it would be hard to differentiate first-year head coach Adam Carter from the players.
The Long County High School football team on Thursday began its summer camp program. The camp will run through Tuesday with regular practices continuing into the season. Blue Tide head coach Ron Flott said the camp follows summer conditioning, during which athletes proved their dedication to ensuring a successful season.
For the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 11th-grade Elite team, the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament would mark the end of their AAU careers.
The Hinesville Lady Hawks eighth-grade team placed fifth at the 2013 YBOA National Tournament held June 30-July 6 in Kissimmee, Fla.
A meeting for football coaches and parents of players will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Smiley Elementary School.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will be played on post this year with teams teeing off starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Taylors Creek Golf Course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy head soccer coach Tom Sukaratana, left, receives the 2012-13 Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association AA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year Award from Dr. Michael Drake, former GISA executive director. The presentation took place last month at the King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island. Sukaratana led the Lady Highlanders to their first state title, while the FPCA boys' team was state runners-up.
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.
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.