In the world of professional sports, teams who claim a Super Bowl trophy, NBA championship or World Series win are welcomed home by crowds of adoring fans and a ticker-tape parade. It's not quite the same when the national champions are a group of seventh-grade basketball players, but that may change next weekend.
The Blue Tide's 42-6 scrimmage victory Friday in Ludowici over the Montgomery County Eagles had the feel of a regular-season game. The game originally was slated for Thursday, but was moved to Friday because of bad weather. The rescheduling allowed more people to attend, and those who did were not disappointed.
Bradwell Institute senior cheerleader Christia Thomas recently was named by the United Cheer Association to the All-American squad. She will represent Liberty County at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and a will make special trip to London for the New Year.
The second annual St. James Sport Center Fundamental Basketball Camp will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Oct. 13, at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers set and spiked their way to a 1-1 record Thursday at Groves High School during their first volleyball matches of the season.
After a long summer of conditioning and a month of practice, the Blue Tide finally get to strap their helmets on and hit another team tonight.
Tuesday night bowling league teammates Nelson Tellames and Michael Wagoner each bowled perfect games at Marne Lanes.
Bradwell's softball season started just 10 days ago, but the Lady Tigers already are seven games in and sporting a 4-3 overall record and 1-1 region mark.
The Long County High School girls' softball team was held to one hit Tuesday in an 11-0 loss to McIntosh County in Ludowici.
The 10U Long County Merchants baseball team moved up a division and played live pitch this summer.
Liberty County High School softball coach Jerome Standard knows it is a rebuilding season for the Lady Panther squad.
It was a good weekend for the Bradwell Institute softball team at the Tattnall County Blast, held Aug. 17-18 in Reidsville, as the Lady Tigers won three of the five games they played.
Tigers football coach Jim Walsh said Friday's 35-7 loss to Wayne County in Jesup doesn't tell a true story of the scrimmage.
Glynn Academy relied on its experienced offensive backfield to down the Liberty County Panthers, 40-6, Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute's softball team finished the first night of the Tattnall County Warriors' Blast Tournament with a 1-1 record.
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.
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