The Citizens of Georgia Power held its third annual "Pitch a Cure" softball tournament March 23 to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The co-ed, double elimination tournament at James Brown Park started at 8:30 a.m. and ended at 10:30 p.m. The weather fluctuated between sunshine, rain, thunder, lightning, wind and cold temperatures, but the tournament ended successfully.
Bradwell vs. Windsor Forest
The Long County High School baseball team Wednesday picked up its eighth victory of the year, defeating New Hampstead High School in Savannah. The Blue Tide grounded the Phoenix team in a one-sided thumping, 15-0, to improve their overall record to 8-5; their 2-AA Region mark remains at 3-3.
Three local girls competed March 10-13 in the International Taekwondo Championship in San German, Puerto Rico. The tournament, hosted by Master Bill Zafiropoulos, featured teams from 12 countries.
News that Georgia Southern is heading to the Sun Belt Conference started popping up on the Internet on Monday afternoon and became official with Wednesday's news conference in Statesboro. I wish I could say I thought it was a good idea.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Liberty County High School had rough starts on the diamond this week, while Bradwell Institute got a much-needed win.
The Long County High School baseball team led the whole way in its 4-2 win Tuesday at Metter.
The cold wind posed a challenge for Liberty County High School on Tuesday - and so did the visiting teams
Tuesday was a bittersweet night for the Long County High School soccer program in Ludowici with the Blue Tide winning their game, 4-2, against Toombs County, but the Lady Tide falling, 4-1.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School claimed first and second place, respectively, at the Phoenix Invitational track meet March 22 at New Hampstead High School.
'Canes play Saturday
Mother Nature didn't deter the folks at Dixie Stables on Sunday.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School had losses on the soccer field this past weekend.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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