Long County High School swept St. Vincent's Academy in a Region 2-AA softball doubleheader Thursday in Ludowici.
It started off a bit slow but the Liberty County Panthers sooned gained a full head of steam and defeated Johnson High School 22-0 during their first home game of the season at Donell Woods Stadium.
Liberty County and Johnson High meet for the first time on the gridiron at 7:30 tonight at Donell Wood Stadium
Bradwell Institute's softball team had a busy week trying to make up games that were rain delayed from earlier in the season.
Long County High School will be facing one of the toughest teams on their schedule tonight when Vidalia High School comes to Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute heads today to Folkston to take on the Charlton County Indians at 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's football team has another first tonight: the program's first road trip.
After dismantling Lanier County last week, the Blue Tide were brought back down to reality Friday as they fell 39-0 to Benedictine Military School in Savannah.
The Long County High School softball team recently hit a bump in the road, resulting in a four-game losing streak.
Former St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' player Michael White recently was named as the new basketball coach at New Life Christian Academy in San Antonio, Texas.
Two small private schools, both looking for their first win of the season, went head to head Friday night as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted St. Andrews at Long Bell Stadium.
The Long County Blue Tide, Bradwell Institute Tigers and Liberty County Panthers all had to travel for Friday night lights this week. All three teams ended the night with a loss.
With the sun finally shining on the local softball fields, teams got chances to get back to their regular schedules.
Bradwell's volleyball team improved to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in Region 3-AAAAA this past week after defeating Groves in two sets (25-16, 25-16) and downing a tough Ware County team two sets to one.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy started its cross-country program in 2010, the team consisted of four runners and competed only in two races.
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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