Glennville native Sterling Sharpe was among those recently selected for induction in the College Football Hall of Fame.
Georgia Southern will send its highest number of track and field student-athletes to compete in three events, also a program high, to the NCAA East Regional outdoor prelininaries next week in Jacksonville, Florida.
John McCosker of Richmond Hill won the 25-lap, $1,500-to-win "Shoot Out on the Coast" May 9 at the Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler.
Bradwell Institute football player Ziere Diggs signed a letter of intent Tuesday at BI to play at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soccer player Nate Hart signed a letter of intent Tuesday at the school's media center to play soccer at the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.
The Georgia Ballers won the title at the annual Liberty County Relay For Life Basketball Tournament last weekend. The Ballers defeated Hinesville Dairy Queen, 78-34. H. Glenn Reed, coordinator of the Mission Possible Team of Connection Church that organized the tournament, said the tourney raised $400 for the American Cancer Society.
Athletic-training camp for students planned
CHARLESTON, S.C. - If the fourth-seeded Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to advance in the 2014 Southern Conference tournament, they needed to get past No. 1 seed Western Carolina in an elimination game Thursday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Six members of the Georgia Southern baseball team earned All-Southern Conference Honors, and Josh Wirsu was named the league's Pitcher of the Year on Monday.
Newly hired Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill watched his team in action Saturday night as the football team held its inter-squad scrimmage at Olvey Field.
Mary Anne Jones, owner of Bluff Creek Stables, had a moment of perfection at the 2014 Dixie Cup held May 1-3 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
Long County High School was well-represented on the recently announced All-Region 2-AA baseball team.
The Toronto Blue Jays have moved Long County native Dustin McGowan to the bullpen from the starting rotation, according to nbcsports.com.
Richmond Hill Soccer Club Academy set
When five area women recently laced up some walking shoes, wore some white clothing and added a ton of color, what they got was a feeling of accomplishment.