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.
Four Liberty County senior softball players were honored just before taking the field Monday to host South Effingham in the final home game of the regular season.
Despite putting up 14 second-half points and fighting until the final tick of the clock, the Long County High School football team fell to Bryan County, 54-21, on Friday in Pembroke.
The Long County High School softball team on Thursday will begin its quest for a Region 2-AA title and a trip to the state tournament.
Bradwell Institute's Fall Ball varsity baseball team competed in a two-day tournament last weekend in Savannah. The team placed second in the silver division after beating Team Chain Gold, 11-3. That advanced the team into the championship game, where the team lost to Calvary Day, 4-2.
Two local show barns shined at the 42nd annual Southeastern Charity Horse Show, held Sept. 18-21 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
Donnie Baggs, son of Ludowici native Nathaniel Baggs, has been seeing plenty of playing time for the highly ranked Texas A&M football team.
Liberty County High School had a strong goal-line stance in the final seconds of Friday's 31-0 homecoming victory over Hephzibah at home.
"I sound like a broken record," first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Adam Carter said after his Tiger football team lost by one point Friday night in Effingham. "I keep saying it every week - we're fighting. We just can't seem to get that one break. We should have won that football game. We made a mistake, and that's a coachable football game. We fought the whole game. We played 48 minutes of football."
First Presbyterian Christian Academy endured a heart-crushing blow Friday when Memorial Day School delivered an 86-6 pounding to the Highlanders at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.
The Long County High School softball team closed out its regular season Thursday on a positive note, beating McIntosh County, 4-1, in Darien.
Question: Ralph and Mike are playing in a tournament. On the 16th hole, both players hit their shots onto the green. Ralph is away and asks Mike to mark his ball. Mike marks his ball, and Ralph hits his ball into the cup. Mike then replaces his ball, leaves his marker in place and steps away to line up his putt. A gust of wind moves the ball to a new position, about 6 feet further from the hole. What procedure must Mike follow?
Liberty County High School had a strong goal line stance, caused and recovered a fumble in the final 13 seconds of regulation to secure a 31-0 shutout over Hephzibah at Donell Woods Stadium Friday night. The victory gives the Panthers a 5-0 start, the best of coach Kirk Warner's career, and a reason for the school to celebrate during their Homecoming game.
After taking its bye week last week, Bradwell Institute will be in Springfield tonight to face the Effingham County Rebels in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
Liberty County High School football coach Kirk Warner is trying to keep the hype under wraps as the Panthers get set to host Hephzibah at 7:30 tonight for their homecoming game.
Tonight is a big night for the Long County football program with the Blue Tide face undefeated Bryan County in Pembroke and the Wildcat middle-school team playing its homecoming game in Ludowici.