It's hard enough to play high school football, let alone play it well enough to earn a college scholarship. It's even harder when you are used to playing European style "dodge" football and it's your first year on the team.
With summer in full swing, many high school students are either going to the mall or going to the beach with friends.
Lining up for hamburgers, hot dogs and soft drinks, Bradwell Institute baseball players celebrated a successful season with food and fun at the Stafford Pavilion and pool Thursday afternoon.
Liberty County High School's Robbie Bacon signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to play soccer at the University of South Carolina–Salkehatchie.
Long County teens Nick Stock and James Fox competed in the 2011 Rage Strongman Championship last weekend in New Bern, N.C.
The 15U Coastal Crew Rebels were a bit starstruck after having the opportunity to meet and mingle with NBA star Chris Paul at the 2011 Nike Memorial Day Classic in Suwanee last weekend.
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While prep baseball took the center spotlight for spring sports, another local team had what its coach called the best season yet, making it all the way to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs.
The Liberty County Thunder 14U baseball team won the Memorial Day Meltdown Wood Bat Tournament this past weekend in Pooler.
Three of the four Scott's All-Stars AAU basketball teams recently sponsored and attended Project Alpha, an annual teen-pregnancy prevention workshop for males and females ages 10-17.
Former Liberty County High School Panther track standout Josh McNair continues to make his mark at Kennesaw State University.
Inspirations Christian Cheerleading Academy will host its final cheerleading camp in Hinesville as owner Linda Andrews prepares to start a new chapter in her life back in her hometown of Memphis, Tenn.
After being closed for an entire year, Sapelo Hammock Golf Club is scheduled to reopen in July and will be managed and operated by Billy Casper Golf.
Looking for a repeat performance of last year's championship win, the 15U Coastal Crew Rebels are in Suwanee for the 2011 Bobby Hussey Nike Memorial Day Classic. The tournament, hosted by the Georgia Stars, started Saturday and concludes Monday.
The annual Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harvey Overton Bradwell Boosters Club, is set for 1:30 p.m. June 11 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. There still are slots available for teams and sponsorships. The fee is $50 per person and $200 per team in a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams.
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.