The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers are using the summer to strengthen their bodies and prepare for the 2011-12 fall season of softball. Conditioning started June 11 and players are working hard to make another bid at the state playoffs.
With the high school football season just around the corner, new Long County High School football coach Ronald Flott is stressing to his team the importance of giving 100 percent.
For the first time in seven years, the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will field three teams, instead of their usual two, for the AAU national tournament, which starts July 23 in Orlando, Fla.
After taking the Fourth of July weekend off and having to reschedule last week's game, the Hinesville Hurricanes once again will take the field at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for their second game of the regular season.
Many teenage girls spend the summer lounging on the beach or strolling through the mall in search of the perfect back-to-school outfit, but Peyton Measel is anything but typical.
Expansion of the Long County Recreation Complex means this year's football and soccer teams will play on new fields, according to Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Crowley.
After finishing the 2010 campaign 3-7, Bradwell's football team has started to prepare in earnest for the upcoming season.
Long County teen Nick Stock finished fourth overall in his division last weekend at the 2011 North American Strongman National Teenage Championship in Lancaster, Ohio.
Scott's All-Star AAU Basketball League teams competed in the league's first playoff series July 9 at the YMCA in Hinesville. The 13U All-Stars placed second. The 13U Savannah Cobras earned the first-place trophy.
I first met Arena Football League star Will Pettis in 2007, when the then-Dallas Desperados were in Atlanta to take on the Georgia Force. I heard that Pettis was a former Bradwell Institute football player and knew of his stellar career in the AFL.
Long County's Dustin McGowan finally made it back to the pitcher's mound.
Former Bradwell Institute basketball standout DeLisha Milton-Jones still reigns supreme in the WNBA while playing for the Los Angeles Sparks.
The first day of school is just three weeks away and that means high school sports will be back in full swing starting with softball and immediately followed by Friday night football games.
Scott's All-Stars went 2-2 at the AAU National Tournament from June 30-July 4 in Hampton, Va.
Three members of the Team Hinesville weight lifting team got the opportunity to step on stage at the 2011 National School Age Weightlifting Championships on June 25 in Flowery Branch. All three finished ninth or better and helped their sister organization - Team Savannah - win the male 16- to 17-year-old division overall.
In Samford's 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays - passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run - accounted for 334 yards.
STATESBORO - "Cheerleader for a Day," which allows girls and boys ages 4-14 to learn cheers and chants from the Georgia Southern cheerleaders, will be Saturday at Paulson Stadium for the Eagles' game against The Citadel.
Bradwell Tigers head coach Adam Carter's halftime speech was limited to explaining that it was time his players learned to win, and the Tigers heeded his advice, rallying for 24, second-half points, and a 45-32 Region 3-AAAAA win over Jenkins.
For the first half of regulation, it appeared the Liberty County High School football team had the game tucked away.
Liberty County High School's softball team won the best of three series against Burke County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAA playoffs Thursday afternoon.
The Long County High School softball team's season ended Thursday with a tough loss to Bryan County.
The Bradwell Tigers play their second Region 3-AAAAA game of the season at 7:30 tonight when they host Jenkins for their homecoming game on Olvey Field.
The Liberty County football team travels tonight to Augusta to face off against the Glenn Hills Spartans at 7:30.
After dropping four games in a row, the Long County High School football team will try to right its ship tonight in a Region 2-AA contest with Bacon County at 7:30 in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy rescheduled its bye-week and will play Frederica Academy at 7:30 tonight on St. Simons Island.
On Sept. 27, Long County Middle School held its homecoming game, taking on Midway Middle School in Ludowici.
Joseph Martin Elementary second-grader Eboni Underwood recently was in Atlanta to attend a Falcons game, where she got the opportunity to pose with the Falcons' mascot and a few of the team's cheerleaders.
Georgia Southern continues Southern Conference play Saturday by taking on Samford at 3 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala.
Alex Hanks struggled mightily last year as Georgia Southern's kicker, but his coach never lost faith in him.