The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers are using the summer to strengthen their bodies and prepare for the 2011-12 fall season of softball. Conditioning started June 11 and players are working hard to make another bid at the state playoffs.
With the high school football season just around the corner, new Long County High School football coach Ronald Flott is stressing to his team the importance of giving 100 percent.
For the first time in seven years, the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will field three teams, instead of their usual two, for the AAU national tournament, which starts July 23 in Orlando, Fla.
After taking the Fourth of July weekend off and having to reschedule last week's game, the Hinesville Hurricanes once again will take the field at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for their second game of the regular season.
Many teenage girls spend the summer lounging on the beach or strolling through the mall in search of the perfect back-to-school outfit, but Peyton Measel is anything but typical.
Expansion of the Long County Recreation Complex means this year's football and soccer teams will play on new fields, according to Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Crowley.
After finishing the 2010 campaign 3-7, Bradwell's football team has started to prepare in earnest for the upcoming season.
Long County teen Nick Stock finished fourth overall in his division last weekend at the 2011 North American Strongman National Teenage Championship in Lancaster, Ohio.
Scott's All-Star AAU Basketball League teams competed in the league's first playoff series July 9 at the YMCA in Hinesville. The 13U All-Stars placed second. The 13U Savannah Cobras earned the first-place trophy.
I first met Arena Football League star Will Pettis in 2007, when the then-Dallas Desperados were in Atlanta to take on the Georgia Force. I heard that Pettis was a former Bradwell Institute football player and knew of his stellar career in the AFL.
Long County's Dustin McGowan finally made it back to the pitcher's mound.
Former Bradwell Institute basketball standout DeLisha Milton-Jones still reigns supreme in the WNBA while playing for the Los Angeles Sparks.
The first day of school is just three weeks away and that means high school sports will be back in full swing starting with softball and immediately followed by Friday night football games.
Scott's All-Stars went 2-2 at the AAU National Tournament from June 30-July 4 in Hampton, Va.
Three members of the Team Hinesville weight lifting team got the opportunity to step on stage at the 2011 National School Age Weightlifting Championships on June 25 in Flowery Branch. All three finished ninth or better and helped their sister organization - Team Savannah - win the male 16- to 17-year-old division overall.
There is one thing Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt and a pair of slotbacks. Period.
Georgia's loss to Nebraska and Michigan State winning the Rose Bowl could mean that the Big 10 is enjoying a renaissance of sorts. Former Liberty County linebacker and Ohio State University recruit Raekwon McMillan may be in the middle of that rebirth.
Several players from area schools were honored at the Depot in Waycross at the fourth annual In the Game Awards Banquet.
The third time was the charm for the Liberty County Panthers in the Gentlemen's Classic at Statesboro. Losing in successive nights to Battery Creek, South Carolina and Brunswick, Liberty came out strong to defeat Osborne High School, 88-72. The Cardinals from Marietta traditionally play good basketball.
The Long County High School girls basketball team got a boost over the weekend, picking up two wins in the Portal Christmas Tournament.
There is one thing, and only one thing, Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about between now and kickoff against N.C. State on Aug. 30 - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt and a pair of slotbacks.
The Bradwell Tigers could not overcome an early deficit against Battery Creek, S,C., losing 60-52, Thursday night, in the Tigers opening game of the annual Christmas break tournament, the Gentlemen's Classic hosted by Statesboro High School.
The Long County High School cheerleading team was recognized last week during the school's annual sports banquet.
Midway Middle School took first place in Scott's All*Stars Middle School Winter Classic on Dec. 12-14.
The Long County High School boys basketball team continued to struggle Wednesday when it lost to Benedictine Military School, 69-54, in Savannah.
Long County High School held its annual fall sports banquet last week to recognize athletes who participated in football, cheerleading, softball and cross country. The football team honorees were highlighted in a recent story. This article focuses on the Blue Tide cross-country team, which is coached by Erica Harris.
The Kalamazoo Conquistadors again won the Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament on Saturday at James Brown Park.
In addition to the numerous accolades Liberty County High School football standout Raekwon McMillan has racked up the past two years - including winning the 2013 Butkus Award, which goes to the top high-school linebacker in the nation - the future Ohio State Buckeye recently received the Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of the Year award for the Panthers. According to a news release from God's Anointed New Generation, a youth group in Riceboro, McMillan's accomplishments will be celebrated from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. McMillan will sign autographs. The event is open ...
Fans in the Christmas spirit had nothing to do with the sea of green apparel that flooded Savannah State University's Tiger Arena on Thursday night. Those clad in one of the University of Miami's signature colors were present to support former Liberty County basketball standout Rion Brown as his Hurricanes took on SSU's Tigers.
Bradwell Institute on Friday night traveled to Coffee County, where the boys eked out a 60-58 win. The Lady Tigers lost, 53-44.