Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton has a court date Aug. 22 and, depending on the outcome, the current North Carolina State Wolfpack running back's career could be cloudy.
Long County native Dustin McGowan's comeback came to a halt when he strained his right oblique against the Oakland Athletics on July 29.
The Long County High School varsity softball team took on several former team members in the Lady Tide alumni game fundraiser July 25 at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The varsity team won, 1-0. According Lady Tide booster Kristi Garcia, the day was fun for everyone and was a big success. She added that the game will be an annual event.
The sun held out long enough Saturday for the competitors to test their drives at the ninth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Tiger Touchdown Club sets first meeting
Liberty and Long counties' high-school football teams each changed the dates and venues of one of their football games this season so the match-ups could be televised by a local media station.
If it wasn't for the fact that the Bradwell Tiger football team now is practicing in full gear, it would be hard to differentiate first-year head coach Adam Carter from the players.
The Long County High School football team on Thursday began its summer camp program. The camp will run through Tuesday with regular practices continuing into the season. Blue Tide head coach Ron Flott said the camp follows summer conditioning, during which athletes proved their dedication to ensuring a successful season.
For the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 11th-grade Elite team, the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament would mark the end of their AAU careers.
The Hinesville Lady Hawks eighth-grade team placed fifth at the 2013 YBOA National Tournament held June 30-July 6 in Kissimmee, Fla.
A meeting for football coaches and parents of players will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Smiley Elementary School.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will be played on post this year with teams teeing off starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Taylors Creek Golf Course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy head soccer coach Tom Sukaratana, left, receives the 2012-13 Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association AA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year Award from Dr. Michael Drake, former GISA executive director. The presentation took place last month at the King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island. Sukaratana led the Lady Highlanders to their first state title, while the FPCA boys' team was state runners-up.
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.