With the baseball game tied 5-5 at the bottom of the seventh inning, Bradwell Institute baseball player Sage Sammons dug deep and earned his first career walk-off win as the Tigers beat Jenkins, 6-5, Friday night. It also was the Tigers' first Region 3-AAAAA win of the season.
Rain forced the cancellation of the First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team's first four games over a two-week period, setting up the Highlanders to open the season with a region game against Trinity Christian, the reigning Region 2-AA champs.
The 2014 American Saddlebred horse-show season kicked off March 1 in Brunswick at the second annual Golden Isles Riding Academy Spring Charity Horse Show. Liberty County riders representing Bluff Creek Stables on Colonels Island, Dixie Stables in Allenhurst and Gravel Hill Farms in Hinesville made their presence known at the season's inaugural show, bringing home blue ribbons in 24 out of 37 classes and placing in the top five in 31 classes.
The Long County All-Star 10-and-under basketball team recently competed in the Georgia Recreation Park Association District 2 Class C Tournament. Though the boys fell short of taking home a region title, they did have a successful outing by advancing to the second round.
The Long County Commission recognized the county's 14-and-younger basketball team March 4 for winning the Georgia Recreation and Park Association district championship.
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Jordan McRae and Rion Brown have earned league and region postseason honors, according to reports posted on the University of Tennessee and University of Miami athletic websites.
Former Liberty County High School standout and current Ohio State freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan made a strong first impression during the Buckeyes' first week of spring football practice.
It was hard enough for the Bradwell baseball team to lose its Region 3-AAAAA opener, 13-0, at Effingham on Monday. Making things tougher, the Tigers on Tuesday hit the road for a game against a hard-hitting Richmond Hill team.
Bradwell Institute's Malcolm Dingle, Jamorris Hill and Reasha Stokes earned recognition on the 2014 Region 3-AAAAA All-Region boys' basketball teams.
So far, this week has been a good one for the Long County High School baseball team.
The Liberty County girls' soccer team notched its first Region 3-AAAA win of the year by defeating Statesboro High, 2-0, on Tuesday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Long County's soccer teams split their home games with Atkinson County on Tuesday.
Members of the Long County High School weightlifting team competed in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association AA/AAA state meet March 1 in Louisville.
An inspiring season ended with a gut-wrenching loss.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' soccer team notched a 3-0 win over Valwood Christian on Monday at St. James Field.
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.
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