Looking to finish their summer travel season with good showings at their national tournaments, the South Georgia Kings basketball teams were busy washing cars Saturday to raise travel money.
The Long County High School baseball team recently was recognized at the school's annual spring sports banquet.
The South Georgia Kings sixth- and seventh-grade and sophomore basketball teams were crowned champions after winning their respective age brackets last weekend in the Savannah Memorial Day Classic Tournament.
Scott's All*Stars kept busy during the Memorial Day weekend by competing May 24-27 in a tournament in Orlando.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels sixth-grade and 17U Elite teams received a recent boost after Fred Mingledorff, owner of Hinesville Ford, made a donation to help cover the teams' travel expenses. The sixth-grade team is headed to Myrtle Beach and Orlando next month, while the 17U Elite Rebels will play in the Super Showcase and national tournament, both held in July in Orlando. Coastal Crew Rebels founder and coach Ernie Walthour (kneeling left), Mingledorff (kneeling right) and coaches Simon Steele (far right) and David Linderman (far left) posed for a picture with the players representing both squads. Walthour said ...
The Comets, a soccer team featuring Liberty County residents Cassandra Ruff, Sidney Wilkinson Kaitlyn Anderson, Mary Kathryn Whitney and Cecilia Graham, took the championship trophy at the Savannah Shamrock Cup on May 25-26. The 14U Comets beat Effingham United '99G, 6-0, in the semifinals in St. Andrews Stadium on Wilmington Island. The Comets then faced NASA G17 Select Royal, a team representing the North Atlanta Soccer Association, in the finals. The teams ended regulation tied at 1, forcing extra time. Neither team got a goal, sending the championship game into a penalty-kick shootout. There, the Comets won, 5-4.
Car-wash fundraiser set
The Long County High School boys and girls track-and-field teams recently were recognized at the school's annual spring sports banquet.
The Hinesville Barracudas got their summer baseball schedule off to a good start by taking third place in the gold bracket of the Memorial Day Tournament last weekend in Savannah.
Kids Fishing Day set
The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams wrapped up their inaugural seasons with awards last week at the spring sports banquet.
The 22nd annual Summer Slam is scheduled for July 5-7, and this year's event is returning to its roots.
It's was a whirlwind year for athletics at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, and one that remembered and honored Monday during the annual fall and spring sports ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.
Six members of the Long County High School baseball team have received All-Region 2-AA honors.
According to the University of Miami athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown returns to his home state when the Hurricanes play at Savannah State at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae reached a milestone Saturday, scoring his 1,000th career point at the University of Tennessee, according to utsports.com.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's midget league soccer team placed third overall in the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association state tournament Dec. 6-7 in Thomasville. The team beat Thomasville in game one, 3-0, but then lost to Columbia County, 4-2, in overtime.
Liberty County High School star football player Raekwon McMillan has chosen Ohio State to continue his playing and academic career.
Bradwell Institute swept Windsor Forest on Friday at BI, with the Lady Tigers earning a 51-28 win and the Tiger boys beating the Knights, 68-47.
Liberty County High School hosted a banquet Thursday night to honor the football team's second successful season in a row and hand out player awards.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday picked up Region 2B-AA wins over Bacon County in Ludowici.
District 2 scores
Scott's All-Stars is hosting a middle school basketball tournament tonight and tomorrow Dec. 13-14. Here is the schedule:
It was a big rivalry battle and a bittersweet game for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team Tuesday night.
Just two days after the Bradwell boys' basketball team beat Statesboro in overtime, the Tigers did it again Tuesday.
Tuesday was a rough night for the Long County High School basketball program as the girls' and boys' teams lost to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
According to a report on the University of South Carolina Upstate's athletic website, former Bradwell Institute track athlete KeAndrea Ladson was named Women's Field Performer of the Week on Wednesday.
Pictured are Liberty County Recreation Department volunteer coaches who were head coaches for three or more teams in 2013. From left, Marty Martin, Melissa Moore, Tammy Fisher, Dana Lee, Tacarra Hayes, Albert Hawkins, Travis Mobley and Ken Bell. Not pictured: Sheldon Whiteman, Ginefur Peppers and Carlos Carreras. These volunteers were presented LCRD coaches' apparel during Tuesday's recreation-board meeting at the Charles Shuman Recreation Center. As a group, these individuals contributed in excess of 2,000 hours of volunteer service to the LCRD in 2013.
Q: Marcus and James are playing in a local two-ball tournament. On the fourth hole, there is a back-up in play as they wait their turn on the tee box. James takes his sand wedge and hits a few short chip shots on the tee box while they wait. Their opponents tell James that he has incurred a penalty for practicing on the course during tournament play. Has James violated the rules of golf?