Team Hinesville weightlifters James Fox, 16, and Jaleel Menifee, 18, won the bronze and silver respectively, at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics held Aug. July 30-31 in New Orleans.
With two weeks to go before Bradwell Institute takes the field in a preseason scrimmage against Liberty County High School, the BI coaches and players are hard at work while trying to beat the summer heat.
The Long County High School softball team is coming off a tough 5-9 regular season in 2010, but that was still good enough to get the Lady Blue Tide into the Region 2-AA playoffs.
The race track in Chatham County will be rocking tonight.
Liberty's 14U traveling baseball team, the Thunder, won its final tournament of the season in Brunswick last weekend. It wasn't easy, but the boys held strong in a three-hour championship game, winning, 9-6, in extra innings. The boys finished their 2011 season with a combined record of 18-4. The team thanked parents, coaches and Carol Jarrett and Cut Loose Hair Salon for all their work and support.
The South Georgia Basketball League held a championship tournament Sunday at Myers Middle School in Savannah. The South Georgia Kings junior boys took the championship trophy by beating the Savannah Cobras, 57-50. Junior player Richard LeCounte (35) was recognized at the SGBL awards banquet for earning his division's MVP award.
Sixty-four golfers competed in the third annual HAPfan Golf Tournament on Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.
Saturday was a bad day for the semipro football team from Darlington, S.C.
Scott's All-Stars held their second annual awards banquet July 22 to honor the players' academic and athletic accomplishments.
Adrien Vakerics has played soccer as long as he can remember. The past four years he's been a starter on the varsity squad at Liberty County High School.
Liberty County High School is gearing up for the 2011 season by competing in 7-on-7 passing league competition. In the photo a LCHS receiver jumps for a catch against Telfair High School during workouts held July 21. The Courier will provide weekly coverage on all the local high schools as they pursue winning seasons and bids into the state playoffs. Schedules, season outlooks, interviews with coaches and players and more will be featured in the annual football sections so fans can be armed with the latest information on Liberty, Bradwell and Long County high schools before the season begins.
New Long County High School football coach Ronald Flott met with his team's parents Tuesday to provide information about the upcoming year.
Looking to hold on to their undefeated record, the Hinesville Hurricanes (3-0) will host the Darlington Warriors (1-1) Saturday night at 7 in Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.
As the summer winds down, the Long County High School softball team has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming season.
The 100 plus degree heat didn't stop the Liberty County Thunder 14U baseball team from battling it out in a tournament last weekend. But the Thunder fell short in the championship game against a team made up of players from Wayne County and Brunswick. Coach Ricky Cross and Pat Sammons said they were still proud of the team's second-place finish, adding their players never caved in and played with tremendous determination and heart. "They never quit or felt they were out of a game," Sammons said.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Former Liberty County High School football players and brothers Trier, Aaron and Jovan Bennett are helping the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers make history this weekend.
Liberty High School's football team, known for putting up triple digits in rushing per game, was held to 73 total yards on the ground in its 27-7 loss last Friday at Westover High School in Albany.
Liberty County High School's girls' and boys' basketball teams continued their winning ways Saturday at the Southside Classic Tournament in Savannah.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to New Hampstead High School, 53-21, on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team on Saturday lost its season opener to New Hampstead, 66-54, in Ludowici.
The Scott's All*Stars youth-basketball team recently partnered with Sons of Sophistication to bag groceries at Second Harvest for the elderly as their monthly community service. The All*Stars also recently participated in a teen-issues program at Jenkins High School in Savannah. During the program, participants discussed the cost of teen pregnancy, bullying, playing the cards you are dealt and other topics.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams got a jump start on the regular season Friday and Saturday by competing in the Southside Classic Tournament at Windsor Forest High School.
Liberty County High School managed one defensive touchdown in the first quarter of play Friday before being denied any other scoring opportunity in a 27-7 loss in Albany to Westover High in the first round of the state playoffs.
Bradwell Tigers boys' basketball head coach Rhett Hellgren enters his second season at the helm of the Tigers, looking improve on last season's .500 record
Soldiers assigned to the Fort Stewart Warrior Transition Battalion will host a seated volleyball tournament at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Newman Fitness Center on Fort Stewart.
Richmond Hill High School could be put in the state's largest classification for high school sports next year based on enrollment numbers released recently by the Georgia Department of Education - but it won't stay in Class AAAAAA if local officials can help it.
Liberty County High School Panthers lost of Westover High Friday night, 27-7, in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs.
Liberty County High School's football team accomplished its first goal of the season - earning a spot in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA state tournament.