On Monday morning, Kevin Matthews merely one of hundreds of prospects hoping for a shot at the big leagues.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wagoner bowled a perfect 300 Wednesday night at the summer bowling league at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart.
Long County baseball standout Luke Golden and the Savannah Chain baseball team placed third in the recent United States Specialty Sports Association state tournament.
It's time to lace up your shoes and get off the bench for the Coastal Health District/Savannah Sand Gnats Healthy Heart Home Run 5K Trot at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at historic Grayson Stadium in Savannah. There also will be a one-mile Rookie Run.
The Coastal Eagles Club and president Derek Sills are getting closer to fulfilling their dream of creating a life-size statue of former GSU football coach Erk Russell.
The Long County Recreation Department 12U All-Star team won the 49th annual Lyons Baseball Tournament on Monday with a 14-3 win over the Soperton All-Stars.
It seems you can't turn around these days without someone getting in trouble with the NCAA for receiving what that all-powerful organization loosely calls "improper benefits."
The Scott's All-Stars AAU basketball spring-league team wrapped up its debut regular season and fourth month of tournament play June 4 at the YMCA in Hinesville.
Richmond Hills' Kevin Matthews was selected as the 33rd pick in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Texas Rangers on Monday, and as the selection process continued, other notable local players were selected as well.
Liberty County resident Tiffany Morgan has been a busy woman lately. Morgan placed first in her class at the 2011 Eastern Seaboard Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness and Bikini Championship meet May 14 in Atlanta. Just one week earlier, she placed fifth in her class at the 2011 NPC Muscle Tech Pittsburgh Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Fitness Championship. It's an impressive feat for the 5-foot-6 Morgan, who as a novice in October took third at the 2010 ...
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College signed three Liberty County Panthers baseball players and a catcher from West Laurens High School last month in the Barons Fieldhouse.
The Scott's All-Stars 11U basketball team recently finished third in the Memorial Day Classic in Orlando.
Just about everybody expected Richmond Hill High School senior Kevin Matthews to be selected in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft, the only question was when.
The Hinesville Barracudas took second in the Peach State Diamond Sport Tournament in Cordele over Memorial Day
Richmond Hill High School's Kevin Matthews has been picked by the Texas Rangers as their first-round choice in Major League Baseball's first-year draft.
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken had about 24 hours to enjoy the Eagles' 26-20 win over the Florida Gators.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there were regulation changes in the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning today.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
Pee-Wee league playoffs
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.