Liberty County High School was thrust into Region 2A-AAAA last year and the football team suddenly faced a whole new set of Region opponents.
The Long County High School varsity softball team lost the season opener this past Tuesday to Wayne County 10-2.
The 12U South Georgia Kings placed fourth in the AAU National Classic Tournament July 19-25 in Hampton, Va. Head coach Shane Smith said the team earned an automatic bid to the 2012 nationals in Memphis.
In their final AAU tournament of the season the Coastal Crew 15U Rebels placed 11th overall, battling against older teams in Orlando the final weekend of July.
Friday afternoon was busy for student athletes of Long County High School. The girls softball and the boys football teams played on adjacent fields in Blue vs. White scrimmages to prep for the upcoming seasons.
Nobody hit the hole-in-one but five local students received $1,000 scholarships and a few golfers did take away trophies in Saturday's seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament.
The Barracuda Baseball Team brought home the championship trophy from a USSSA 13U AAA "2011 Last Chance" tournament in Forsyth.
The Long County Recreation Department had its first Back-to-School Rally Saturday and kids from all over competed for sports medals and trophies.
Five college-bound students each received checks for $1,000 to help fund their educations courtesy of the seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament, which teed off 9 a.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.
A Liberty County High School football player won't have to get used to a new mascot next year after verbally committing on Monday to play for the Georgia State University Panthers.
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. The Pooler Pawn and Diamond Company 440 Special, the Southern Eagle Budweiser Late Models, Love's Seafood Street Stocks, Two Nuts and a Bolt Garage Pure Stocks and the Savannah Go Minis Mini Stocks are the races featured tonight at the Oglethorpe Speedway in Pooler. According to OSP spokesperson Randall Jenkins, Robbie Cowart leads in points in the Southern Eagle Budweiser Late model division by 399 ...
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.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Brittany Hall on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play softball and volleyball for Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Three Bradwell Institute baseball players were selected for Region 3-AAAAA All-Region honors
The Scott's All*Stars sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams competed in the fourth annual Mother's Day Tournament, held May 11-12 in Hinesville, with the seventh-graders earning second place in their division.
Deniece Williams of Hinesville took first place in her age division at the 2013 Georgia State Youth United States Bowling Congress Pepsi Tournament, held April 27 in Columbus.
Panthers need equipment
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown, Jordan McRae and Lamar Richardson dropped by the Shuman Center on Thursday evening and spoke to a group of young basketball players. The trio touched on the importance of working hard and maintaining good grades in order to play at the college level.
For some time, the children at the Liberty County Pre-K Center watched as Bradwell Institute's new football stadium was built. Once it was complete, the students admired the new field and facility, which sparked an idea that came to fruition last week.
Bradwell Institute named former cross-country and golf coach Ken Griffin as the high school's new athletic director. Griffin fills the position once held by former Tiger football coach Jim Walsh.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Kirk Hill Jr. signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball for Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville.
Former Lady Highlander basketball player Aaliyah Wilson got a big surprise when she visited First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Friday morning. The Lady 'Lander basketball standout received a scholarship last year to play basketball at Brewton-Parker College, but her busy schedule didn't give the school administrators an opportunity to honor her with a signing ceremony.
Seventh annual Savannah Mile Run set
Last season they made it to the finals and were defeated but this year the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls would not be denied the state title.
Change can be a scary and unsettling at times. But for the Bradwell Institute football team, a new head coach has sparked excitement among the potential players and drawn onlookers to the spring-practice sessions that started last week.