It wasn't the best weather for baseball Friday, but the light drizzle didn't prevent the Bradwell Tigers from winning both games of their home doubleheader against Windsor Forest.
It wasn't the birthday gift Jordan McRae was hoping for Friday.
The Long County High School baseball team takes a two-game winning streak into this week's action.
Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball player Kourtney Alexander was named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball all-conference team, according to the league.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown is learning the ropes of a new college position at the University of Central Florida's spring practice in Orlando.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will lead Tennessee into the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament tonight in Indianapolis, Ind.
Bradwell Institute claimed both soccer games from Jenkins on Tuesday at Olvey Field, while Liberty County High School dropped its games at Calvary Day.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy swept Memorial Day on Tuesday in soccer action in Garden City.
The Long County High School soccer teams on Tuesday split games against Toombs County in Lyons.
With the tap of the bat and some good base running Tuesday, First Presbyterian Christian Academy got a small jump on last year's Class AA state runners-up.
The Liberty County High School Panthers dropped a 13-2 decision to Statesboro on Tuesday at Panther field.
The Long County High School baseball team lost a tough region game to Atkinson County, 6-5, on Tuesday in Pearson.
Walk-a-Thon planned for scholarships
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
It was the same song, same verse, but a different tempo when Liberty and Bradwell met Saturday at Olvey Field for the final rivalry game of the season.
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.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.
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