Former Bradwell Institute softball standout Victoria Standard Davis was honored during Georgia Southern University's Blue and White weekend April 13-14 in Statesboro.
The Long County High School track and field team recently had a successful outing in the Region 2-AA meet April 15 and 17 in Savannah. The team will send 10 athletes to the Saturday's sectional competition in Barnesville.
Sports-minded people will have a lot of outdoors opportunities Saturday with a free baseball clinic and a fishing tournament in Long County.
Scott's All*Stars' basketball team hosted a round-robin tournament this past weekend at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici where coach Marcus Scott V said some of his players learned a valuable lesson.
Free Physicals for Long County athletes
Multi-sport athlete Vanda Vereen Jr. recently was recognized at the National Underclassman Combine in Marietta. Vereen, who excels at both football and basketball for the Blue Tide, competed in the combine March 30 at Lassiter High School. The combine consisted of several different events, and each athlete was given a score for all of his efforts. After all of the scores were tabulated, Vereen, who is a junior at Long County High School, was named the Most Valuable Camper in the 5-Star U1000 Competition. Long County High School athletic director Karen Swindell was pleased with the outcome.
Three riders representing Dixie Stables in Liberty County were winners at the 36th Annual Pro-Am Benefit Classic Horse Show of Georgia, held April 3-6 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
The Long County High School soccer teams split their games Tuesday against Metter High School in Ludowici, with the girls' squad winning but the boys falling a little short.
Faith Baptist Christian basketball star Antonius Cleveland signed a letter of intent Wednesday to join the Southeast Missouri State University program.
Getting the AAU basketball season off to a solid start, the eighth-grade South Georgia Kings won the Icebreaker Tournament, held April 5-7 in Augusta. The tournament was the Kings' first this season.
Scott's All*stars sixth- and seventh-grade basketball team went 2-3 at the Hoopfest Tournament on April 12-14 in Atlanta.
It was par for the course for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team last week as it wrapped up its second Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA title with a 6-1 win over Frederica Academy.
Chris Guilfo has parlayed a successful high-school basketball career into an opportunity to play at the next level.
Despite having a large group of young baseball players cheering it on from the home stands during Recreation Department Night, Long County High School couldn't end a losing streak Tuesday against Bacon County.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
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.