Bradwell opens its softball season at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday by hosting Ware County.
Taking on Region 2-AA rival Toombs County on Friday in Ludowici, the Long County High School softball team held on to the lead through five innings, but gave up two runs late to drop their first game of the year, 2-1.
Sorting through a large number of potential players at tryouts Friday, third-year Liberty County High School volleyball coach Lauren Hale seemed pleased with the large turnout and talent.
Next Saturday, the Bradwell volleyball team will be in Waycross for its first three matches of the season.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan, considered one of the top recruits in the country, has posted his top-six college choices and has set dates to make his official visits, according to his Twitter account and several news outlets.
Bruce Taylor, who was born in Riceboro, made his first career NFL game appearance Thursday as a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals in their preseason 34-10 win in Atlanta.
The Long County High School football team will take to the field at 5 p.m. tonight for the first time in 2013 when the Blue Tide have an inter-squad scrimmage at Veterans Field.
Softball starts Monday for Liberty County High School, as the Lady Panthers will host Long County at 6 p.m.
For the Long County High School softball team, there will be no easing into the 2013 season.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton has been suspended for North Carolina State's season opener Aug. 31 against Louisiana Tech in Raleigh due to off-field issues.
Q: Your tee shot has landed in trees, and you are lucky enough to be able to make a full swing for your next shot. However, you don't have a straight path to the green, but a low hook or low slice might get you out of trouble and maybe on the green. How do you go about hitting either of these shots?
Deadline for Long Co. rec sports is Thursday
As the Liberty County High School football players prepare for the upcoming season, a common theme is brought up by the coaching staff as they discuss the difference between last year's Panther squad and this year's version.
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.