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.
The Long County High School football team lost to Toombs County 34-21, Friday in Lyons, but head coach Ron Flott called it the Blue Tide's the best performance of the year.
According to allfortennessee.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae was named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team during the preseason picks and predictions that took place just before SEC media day last week.
La Grange wide receiver and Bradwell alum Marsalis Jackson is the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 20, according to the school's athletic website.
If one were going to give a grade to the Georgia Southern Eagles halfway through the season, one might be tempted to issue an "incomplete."
Manna House Golf Tournament set
The Bradwell Tigers fall to 2-2 in Region 3-AAAAA after losing 27-14 in Brunswick against Glynn Academy Friday night.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's reached a first Friday. It was the first game the Highlanders had not scored at least once.
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band earned superior ratings in music, visual and general effect at the Coastal Empire Classic Oct. 12 at Effingham County High School.
A month after Coastal Crew Rebels basketball player Isaiah Scott was invited to the National Phenom Camp, two of his teammates received the same honor.
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.