Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown, Jordan McRae and Lamar Richardson dropped by the Shuman Center on Thursday evening and spoke to a group of young basketball players. The trio touched on the importance of working hard and maintaining good grades in order to play at the college level.
For some time, the children at the Liberty County Pre-K Center watched as Bradwell Institute's new football stadium was built. Once it was complete, the students admired the new field and facility, which sparked an idea that came to fruition last week.
Bradwell Institute named former cross-country and golf coach Ken Griffin as the high school's new athletic director. Griffin fills the position once held by former Tiger football coach Jim Walsh.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Kirk Hill Jr. signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball for Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville.
Former Lady Highlander basketball player Aaliyah Wilson got a big surprise when she visited First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Friday morning. The Lady 'Lander basketball standout received a scholarship last year to play basketball at Brewton-Parker College, but her busy schedule didn't give the school administrators an opportunity to honor her with a signing ceremony.
Seventh annual Savannah Mile Run set
Last season they made it to the finals and were defeated but this year the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls would not be denied the state title.
Change can be a scary and unsettling at times. But for the Bradwell Institute football team, a new head coach has sparked excitement among the potential players and drawn onlookers to the spring-practice sessions that started last week.
First-year baseball coach Andy Yanzetich congratulated his senior players after First Presbyterian Christian Academy closed the season Wednesday with a 3-1 win over Coastal Home School at St. James Field.
Two members of the Long County High School boys' track team finished in the top 10 of their events at the Class 2-AA state track and field meet, held May 2-4 in Jefferson.
One hundred athletes from the Liberty County, Long County and Fort Stewart school systems competed in the annual Special Olympics last weekend on post.
The Hinesville Hurricanes will play the Georgia Pirates at 7 p.m. Saturday in Augusta for the United Spring League Football Association championship.
Football season is three months away, but one couldn't tell by watching the players at Liberty County High School go at each other Monday during their first day of spring practice.
Senior league playoffs
As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.
Riceboro native and WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones recently was acquired by the New York Liberty, according to wnba.com.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell, 66-25, to Tattnall County in a nonregion contest Friday in Ludowici.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School standout and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae was placed on the 50-man watch list for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy. McRae made the list along with Volunteer teammate Jarnell Stokes. The list was unveiled Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
The misidentification of a large bird flying over Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium 23 years ago led to a 17-acre education center that serves as home for the Eagles' mascot, the American bald eagle, as well as other birds of prey, also called raptors.
Bradwell Institute will open its regular basketball season tonight by hosting crosstown rival Liberty County High School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team recently were named to the Region 2-AA All-Region team.
Fortunately for the Long County High School basketball teams, they have home-court advantage this weekend when they battle two of their toughest nonregion opponents.
Former Bradwell football player Marsalis Jackson was one of 10 LaGrange Panthers named to the USA South All-Conference football team, as announced by the conference Wednesday and reported on lagrangepanthers.com.
Top-seeded Georgia Southern will face eighth-seeded Elon in the first round of the Southern Conference volleyball tournament at 12:30 p.m. today in Greenville, S.C., according to gseagles.com.