Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions.
The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.
Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger senior basketball player Mariah Maternik was named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association all-state basketball team as an honorable mention selection, the GSWA announced Thursday.
Top-ranked Wayne County held on to the top spot in Region 2A-AAAA and Liberty County High School dropped to 1-7 in the region after the Yellow Jackets beat the Panthers 10-0 in five innings Friday in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team endured a fifth straight loss Friday, falling 10-0 in five innings to visiting Pierce County.
Hinesville's 10U Gator girls' soccer team placed second in the 20th annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout held March 26-27 in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The Liberty County baseball team fell to Region 2A-AAAA foe Brunswick, 7-2, on Wednesday night at home. The game originally was scheduled for Tuesday, but rain forced postponement.
It was the last time the seniors of the Bradwell soccer teams would play at Olvey Field, and it was a memorable sweeping of Groves for both squads. The Lady Tigers finished with a convincing 8-1 win and Bradwell pulled out the nightcap, 8-5.
On Saturday, the Walker Middle School boys' soccer team ended its season with a second-place finish in the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
The Tigers track teams traveled to Lowndes on April 2, where the boys' team placed third and the girls finished fourth out of 18 teams competing in the Harmon Invitational.
The Long County High School baseball team will have four special honorary nights in April at its home games.
Bradwell Institute kicker and punter David Miller was invited to football camp as a preferred walk-on punter at Georgia State University.
Liberty County High School's baseball team was in neighboring Bryan County on Saturday, where Wildcats pitcher Kevin Matthews pitched six innings and struck out 13 to beat the visitors, 12-1, in a game shortened by the mercy rule.
The Lady Wildcats soccer team wrapped up the season as the runner-up for the Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference championship.
Bradwell Institute edged Benedictine, 2-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA baseball game Friday in Savannah. Pitcher Jacob Dill got the win, allowing the Cadets only two hits.
Q: Kathy and Jane are playing in a tournament. On the fourth hole, Kathy hits her second shot into the bunker in front of the green. She notices that a rake has been left in the bunker between her ball and the hole. She retrieves it and, in the process, makes footprints. She smooths her footprints, as well as other footprints, prior to making a stroke. Jane says she must be penalized for repairing a bunker prior to making a stroke. Kathy replies that she did not improve her lie, area of intended swing or stance, and nothing was done ...
The Long County Commission recently recognized the county's mite boys' all-star baseball team for finishing runner-up to the state title in its division of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association baseball tournament. Team members are T.J. Criswell, Kyle Duncan, Daniel Edwards, Blake Holland, Noah Kuhaneck, Matthew Marchant, Austin Pitts, Trevor Ray, Justin Thomas, Than Williams and Luke Wells. Coaches were Joey Edwards, Tommy Holland, John Kuhaneck, Justin Thomas, Dean Cammack and head coach Randy Williams. The Long County Commission is represented by Willie Thomas, Kent Hall, Gerald Blocker, Dwight Gordon and Chairman Robert Long.
Long County rec event set for Saturday
Registration for football,