Two recent articles indicate that University of Tennessee incoming sophomore and former Liberty County Panthers basketball standout Jordan McRae has a new outlook as he prepares for the upcoming UT hoops season.
The 8U Merchants baseball team won the Peach State Diamond Sports tournament June 18 in Brunswick.
An open letter to Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel: Dear Dr. Keel, Don't buy into all the hype about FBS football. Georgia Southern is many wonderful things, but a budding BCS power it isn't - and won't be in most of our lifetimes, if ever. And there's nothing at all wrong with that. I suspect that runs contrary to what you're hearing from many who think nothing matters if it isn't thoroughly covered and ...
Many may remember him as the quarterback who led Bradwell Institute to an undefeated regular season in 1979, but Hal Johnson long has had another passion.
Former Long County High School standout Linda Stephens recently was named a collegiate archery All-American as a member of the Georgia Southern University club archery team.
Desmond Brown, Marcus Scott V and Simon Steele attended the 2011 Savannah State University basketball camp June 13-17. According to All-Stars founder Marcus Scott, the camp provided fundamental and individual instructions suited to each camper. The players used the new skills they learned to develop teamwork. They also had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers provide motivational speeches to the audience, Scott said.
Ray Miller's Hedman Husler Hedders National Late Model Series Southern Dirt Tour will return to Oglethorpe Speedway Park at 8 p.m. Friday.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Kevin Matthews has agreed to terms with the Texas Rangers, the club announced Saturday. Details of the contract weren't released, but the Dallas Morning News reported he received a signing bonus of $936,000. Matthews, who went 4-2 with the Wildcats in 2011, was the Rangers top draft pick and the 33rd overall pick in the first-year player draft on June 6.
Former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae scored a game-high 48 points in the opening game of the Pilot Rocky Top League on Wednesday, according to the Maryville Daily Times.
The Barracuda baseball team traveled to Conyers last weekend to win the USSSA Georgia West Division title. The Barracudas went undefeated in the three-day tournament, winning in pool play 9-7, 9-6 and 10-7.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Aaron Hoffer was one of several East Georgia College players recognized for helping the Bobcats finish a successful debut season.
Liberty County's Metra Walthour will be entering her senior season as a Yellow Jackets basketball player at Georgia Tech and recently discussed her summer workouts, incoming freshmen and the pressure of being captain for a video on ramblinwreck.cstv.com.
Long County's 8U, 10U and 12U recreation league baseball teams recently won 2011 championships.
College of Coastal Georgia Athletic Director Dr. William "Bee" Carlton recently announced the hiring of alumna Jennifer Alfirov as the women's softball head coach.
The Liberty County Thunder baseball team outscored its competition, 34-4, last week to take first place in a recent tournament in Statesboro.
The Hinesville Hawks girls' basketball team was reorganized and renamed as the Lady Hawks this year to better represent the various communities the girls come from.
Kickoff of the 2013 Georgia Southern Football season is about 100 days away, but Eagle fans can lock in key game dates on their 2014 calendars.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's second-straight trip to the NCAA softball tournament will start against South Florida at 3:30 p.m. today in the Gainesville Regional.
Softball tourney set
After being denied the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title last year, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team wasn't about to let another chance to earn the crown slip away.
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.