Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton has a court date Aug. 22 and, depending on the outcome, the current North Carolina State Wolfpack running back's career could be cloudy.
Long County native Dustin McGowan's comeback came to a halt when he strained his right oblique against the Oakland Athletics on July 29.
The Long County High School varsity softball team took on several former team members in the Lady Tide alumni game fundraiser July 25 at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The varsity team won, 1-0. According Lady Tide booster Kristi Garcia, the day was fun for everyone and was a big success. She added that the game will be an annual event.
The sun held out long enough Saturday for the competitors to test their drives at the ninth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Tiger Touchdown Club sets first meeting
Liberty and Long counties' high-school football teams each changed the dates and venues of one of their football games this season so the match-ups could be televised by a local media station.
If it wasn't for the fact that the Bradwell Tiger football team now is practicing in full gear, it would be hard to differentiate first-year head coach Adam Carter from the players.
The Long County High School football team on Thursday began its summer camp program. The camp will run through Tuesday with regular practices continuing into the season. Blue Tide head coach Ron Flott said the camp follows summer conditioning, during which athletes proved their dedication to ensuring a successful season.
For the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 11th-grade Elite team, the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament would mark the end of their AAU careers.
The Hinesville Lady Hawks eighth-grade team placed fifth at the 2013 YBOA National Tournament held June 30-July 6 in Kissimmee, Fla.
A meeting for football coaches and parents of players will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Smiley Elementary School.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will be played on post this year with teams teeing off starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Taylors Creek Golf Course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy head soccer coach Tom Sukaratana, left, receives the 2012-13 Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association AA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year Award from Dr. Michael Drake, former GISA executive director. The presentation took place last month at the King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island. Sukaratana led the Lady Highlanders to their first state title, while the FPCA boys' team was state runners-up.
Long County High School will have homecoming festivities this weekend.
It was a tough night for the local teams Friday night. Bradwell Institute, First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Long County High School all suffered losses on the football field.
It was a somber bus ride home Wednesday from Cordele for Liberty County.
Bradwell will try to earn another Region 3-AAAAA win tonight when they play Glynn Academy in Brunswick.
After being off last week, the Long County High School football team will be back on the field tonight to face Toombs County in Lyons.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy had a bye week last Friday and will travel to Lyons tonight to play Robert Toombs Christian Academy at 7:30.
Q: Janet and Ruth are playing the third hole at Sapelo Hammock. Janet hits her second shot toward the water hazard near the green. She finds her ball resting in water and prepares to take a drop under the two club-length relief rule. She announces that she will take a one-stroke penalty since her ball was in the water hazard. Ruth says she does not have to take a penalty stroke since her ball was in water that was outside the normal boundary of the hazard. Is Ruth correct?
Folks keep asking me why Georgia Southern is "changing" its offense. It would appear, they say, that GSU is no longer running the "triple option," and instead is running the "spread," because it wants to get ready for the move to the Sun Belt.
The 2013 football is half-over, and the teams are eyeing their chances of making the region and state playoffs.
Most performers live to show off their talent in front of an audience.
Former Liberty County High School running back Roderick Jones missed three games this season for Shorter University as he healed a shoulder injury. But he came back in a big way.
Former Bradwell Institute track-and-field standout Josh McCullan had a great first season as a true-freshman long jumper for the Alabama Crimson Tide track and field team.
STATESBORO - Quarterback Jerick McKinnon still owns the ground at Georgia Southern, but Kevin Ellison took over the air.
STATESBORO - Fans will have the opportunity to meet the 2013-14 Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball teams this weekend as Meet the Eagles is set for noon-1 p.m. Saturday in the Statesboro Mall's center court.
In a battle of undefeated teams Friday, everyone knew someone would be finishing the night with their first loss of the season.