1. Name the only switch-hitter to compile at least 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases in his career.
Tigers raising funds
Long Bell Stadium's field was a bit damp last week, but the intermittent rain and clouds provided a respite from the heat for the children and teenagers completing their final days of soccer camp. The Hinesville Gators Soccer Association and Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up the week-long camp and offered five local soccer players the opportunity of a lifetime - a trip to Florence, Italy, next spring.
The Bradwell Tiger football team started spring training earlier this year and, after a week of field training, the players retreated to the weight room throughout most of June and July. New head football coach Adam Carter said they will attend a camp and start working more on football drills this week, but the weight room still is a big part of his practice routine.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soon will kick off its second football season in the school's history, but it will be new head coach Jamie Sharp III's first year. He was hired last week to take over the team.
The Long County High School Touchdown Club recently held its monthly meeting to begin preparing for the upcoming football season.
The Long County 10-under all-star baseball team is playing in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament after finishing second at the Class C District Tournament, held June 21-26 in Hazlehurst.
The Liberty County Panther football team is back in training and spending more time on the football field as they condition for the upcoming season.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team on Wednesday lost its first game in the Georgia Recreation and Parks association state tournament in Vidalia.
Little Eagles camp set
Local soccer players are getting a taste of European-style soccer this week during a training camp at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan posted solid outings in three recent Major League Baseball games.
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.
Liberty County High School on Friday had been looking to avenge last week's baseball loss to Bradwell Institute, but it didn't happen. Instead, the Tigers team claimed a 10-0 shutout win at home over the Panthers. The game ended in the sixth inning.
It's no wonder college scouts have been checking out the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys soccer team and signing players. The squad finished as state runner up last season and is poised to make another state run this year. On Friday afternoon, they helped their chances by beating Alleluia Community School, 5-2, at St. James Field. Highlander Clark Sukaratana signed to Point University on Friday morning and was the first Highlander to score a goal that afternoon. That point was followed by back-to-back goals from midfielder Stanford Graham. Last week, Graham signed a scholarship to play at Middle Georgia ...
The Long County High School baseball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the year Thursday, defeating McIntosh County 10-3. With the win, the Blue Tide improved to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the region.
Former Georgia Southern star quarterback Greg Hill has been hired as the new head football coach at Bradwell.
Two First Presbyterian Christian Academy athletes signed college letters of intent last week.
Several First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball players, as well as their first-year head coach, received honors after winning the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Championship last week.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team suffered a tough loss Tuesday, falling to Charlton County, 12-0, in Folkston.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team lost its first game of the season last Saturday, losing to the River City Commandos, 41-6.
Wayne County swept the Liberty County High School soccer teams Tuesday night in Jesup.