Coastal Crew Rebels
For those who hadn't noticed, it's been wet outside. That's played havoc with local high-school sports schedules. Here's a look at what's going on in both Liberty and Long counties.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy claimed another win in the state boys' basketball playoffs Saturday to earn a spot in the Georgia Independent Schools Association final four.
According to national recruiting analyst Chad Simmons, Liberty County High School football player Jeremy Caldwell-Fabergas was among the top wide receivers/tight ends at the 2013 MVP Camp, held last weekend in Valdosta.
Scott's All*Stars held its annual retreat Feb. 23-24 in Hinesville at coach Marcus Scott's house. Players did team-building activities, watched motivational movies, determined goals, learned to tie ties, attended MegaGenesis, practiced basketball and attended Pleasant Grove AME church. Chris' Curbside Grill and Dominos donated food for the retreat.
Coastal Crew Rebel tryouts today
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team still is in the hunt for another Georgia Independent School Association state title.
The Liberty County High School track and field teams both placed in the top two Thursday during their first home meet.
Liberty County High School's baseball team holds a 1-1 record after its first week of the regular season.
Former Bradwell Institute kicker David Miller was one of 16 Georgia State University football players named to the Colonial Athletic Association's academic all-conference team, according to the university's website.
Scott's All*Stars held its annual tryouts Feb. 16 -17 at the YMCA in Hinesville.
Annual bowling tourney on Stewart
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Jordan McRae and Rion Brown continue to have breakout junior seasons at the University of Tennessee and the University of Miami, respectively.
The Long County baseball team improved its record to 2-0 with a lopsided 13-0 win over New Hampstead on Wednesday in Ludowici.
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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