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.
The Long County 14U boys' basketball team won the GRPA District 2 basketball title on Saturday by defeating Southeast Bryan County/Richmond Hill, 48-41, in the championship game in Ludowici.
STATESBORO - New head coach Willie Fritz and the Georgia Southern football team open their 2014 spring practice schedule Tuesday, March 25.
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First Presbyterian Christian Academy won its final four basketball game Wednesday, beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, in Macon.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' varsity basketball team is heading to Mercer University this afternoon to play in the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title tournament.
Liberty County pitcher Colby Rhea struck out 12 batters and allowed only one hit in Liberty's weather-shortened 5-0 win against Calvary Day on Monday at home.
Any reigning state-champion soccer team knows every team it faces will try to knock it down a notch.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' teams gave the ranked soccer teams from Vidalia tough fights on Friday.
The Bradwell baseball team got closer to - but still fell short of - Charlton County on Saturday.
The Bradwell Institute boys' track team was second overall and the girls' team was third at last weekend's Statesboro Invitational.
In recent years, the Long County baseball team has been dominated by rival Jeff Davis County. But with a new coach and attitude, Long County fans and players were hoping for different results this year.
Many area riders were honored during the annual American Saddlebred Horse Association of Georgia banquet Feb. 22 at the Idle Hour Country Club in Macon.
Four of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's starting varsity soccer players signed scholarships Friday afternoon to play for Point University in West Point, Ga. FPCA's Domonique Kirkley, Clark Sukaratana, Ricky Gilliard and Tyler Cause committed to the same college.
Alexandria Moses on Friday penned her name to play volleyball at Agnes Scott College, making her the first volleyball player from First Presbyterian Christian Academy to earn the honor.
Paying tribute to their former head coach and mentor, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys varsity basketball team made a brief stop Thursday afternoon at the grave of Ernie Walthour.