Tiger Touchdown Club meeting
More good news for local teams has emerged as the tournament results roll in
Local bowlers TJ Standard and BJ Cedola recently competed in the 2013 Georgia Games, with Standard winning the championship trophy in his division.
Former Long County pitcher Dustin McGowan's comeback continued with positive results last week with two more good performances for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Girls ages 10-17 and their parents are invited to learn more about junior roller derby at a free meet-and-greet hosted by the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Garden City gym, 160 Priscilla Thomas Way. Girls accompanied by a parent are welcome to skate while parents learn about the league. Skates, helmets and protective gear are available for free use. RSVP to email@example.com.
CLEVELAND - Four Georgia Southern Football players were selected Tuesday as preseason all-Americans by Phil Steele Publications.
Savannah Derby Devils set to face Charleston
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Touchdown Club will host its inaugural golf tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
It was Hinesville versus Hinesville in the championship game of the Youth Basketball Of America National Tournament this past weekend in Orlando, with the South Georgia Kings edging the Coastal Crew Rebels.
Although the first high-school football practices are about two weeks off, area fans now can look at their teams' schedules.
The Scott's All*Stars' seventh-grade basketball team posted a 2-2 record at the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament held in July 10-14 in Hampton, Va.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan over the weekend was part of Dawg Night, an annual on-campus recruiting event at the University of Georgia, according to the Athens Banner-Herald online edition.
The weather kept interrupting the schedules, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team still competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Vidalia and finished with a 2-2 record.
Q: Craig and Larry both hit their balls into a lateral water hazard at about the same spot. Jim, who is playing in their threesome, retrieves their balls and inadvertently hands Craig's ball to Larry and Larry's ball to Craig. Each player, in accordance with the rules, drops the ball handed to him and plays his shot to the green. When they reach the green and mark their balls, they both notice that they hit each other's original ball. Do they have a problem?
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.