Tiger Touchdown Club meeting
More good news for local teams has emerged as the tournament results roll in
Local bowlers TJ Standard and BJ Cedola recently competed in the 2013 Georgia Games, with Standard winning the championship trophy in his division.
Former Long County pitcher Dustin McGowan's comeback continued with positive results last week with two more good performances for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Girls ages 10-17 and their parents are invited to learn more about junior roller derby at a free meet-and-greet hosted by the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Garden City gym, 160 Priscilla Thomas Way. Girls accompanied by a parent are welcome to skate while parents learn about the league. Skates, helmets and protective gear are available for free use. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLEVELAND - Four Georgia Southern Football players were selected Tuesday as preseason all-Americans by Phil Steele Publications.
Savannah Derby Devils set to face Charleston
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Touchdown Club will host its inaugural golf tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
It was Hinesville versus Hinesville in the championship game of the Youth Basketball Of America National Tournament this past weekend in Orlando, with the South Georgia Kings edging the Coastal Crew Rebels.
Although the first high-school football practices are about two weeks off, area fans now can look at their teams' schedules.
The Scott's All*Stars' seventh-grade basketball team posted a 2-2 record at the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament held in July 10-14 in Hampton, Va.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan over the weekend was part of Dawg Night, an annual on-campus recruiting event at the University of Georgia, according to the Athens Banner-Herald online edition.
The weather kept interrupting the schedules, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team still competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Vidalia and finished with a 2-2 record.
Q: Craig and Larry both hit their balls into a lateral water hazard at about the same spot. Jim, who is playing in their threesome, retrieves their balls and inadvertently hands Craig's ball to Larry and Larry's ball to Craig. Each player, in accordance with the rules, drops the ball handed to him and plays his shot to the green. When they reach the green and mark their balls, they both notice that they hit each other's original ball. Do they have a problem?
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?
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Liberty County split home games with Burke County on Saturday.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams won tight home games Saturday over Statesboro.
Liberty County riders placed in 22 different classes and brought home blue ribbons from eight classes at the 2013 Georgia Fall Classic on Nov. 23 in Perry.
STATESBORO - Jerick McKinnon was named the most valuable player for Georgia Southern's football team Saturday during the team's postseason banquet in Statesboro.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's string of success on the campus of the Florida Gators came to an end Thursday at the NCAA volleyball tournament against the Florida State Seminoles.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team took down the Glynn Academy Red Terrors at home Friday night to start their Region 3-AAAAA games with a 54-40 win. Before the boys' game, the Lady Tigers suffered a loss in their region opener, falling 42-33.
According to the University of Miami's athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player and UM senior Rion Brown scored a career-high 25 points in the final game of the ACC/Big Challenge tournament Wednesday night.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams will take on the McIntosh County teams Tuesday in Darien.