Former Long County Blue Tide pitcher and Toronto Blue Jay reliever Dustin McGowan saw more action this past week as he faced the Tampa Bay Rays on July 19 and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday and Tuesday.
Several players from Liberty County participated in the 2013 Committee for Social Change basketball tournament June 29 at the Glennville Recreation Park.Ralph Ward, Ted Singleton and Joe Roberts were among the big winners in the annual tournament, which raises funds for scholarships.Ward and Singleton managed teams that won trophies.
Tiger Tee-Off set
The Bradwell football fan base definitely is ready for some football.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the University of Georgia still is in contention of landing heavily recruited Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan.
Long County High School will be looking to continue its upward swing in football when the Blue Tide open the 2013 regular season Aug. 30, according to the team's recently released tentative schedule.
Lady Tiger softball conditioning
Bradwell Institute's new athletic director, Ken Griffin, knows everyone these days is talking about the impending football season.
The Easons of Hinesville will be loading up the RV and heading to Loretta Lynn's ranch next week, their second trip in two years to the Hurricane Mills, Tenn., plantation home.
The Long County mite boys' all-star baseball team recently finished as runner-up in the 2013 Georgia Recreation and Park Association district baseball tournament in Screven County, according to Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers.
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, a soccer team comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, took second place at the Summer Slam tournament July 13-14 on Jekyll Island. The team battled the No. 2 team in the nation in the championship game, and coach Michael Wilkinson said the girls did their best and fought to the end. The performance qualified the team for an upcoming tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports. The team also possibly will compete in a tournament in Thomasville. Pictured are Mary Kathryn Whitney, Katelyn Anderson, coach Michael Wilkinson, Cassandra Ruff, Cecilia Graham, Sidney Wilkinson and Sam ...
The Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will start at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Taylor's Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern Athletics has entered into a partnership with SIDEARM Sports to create an all-new gseagles.com, according to the university's current website.
The Cross Creek Razorbacks were no match for Liberty County High School's football team. The Panther boys enjoyed the bus ride home from Augusta after thrashing the Razorbacks 49-0.
Liberty County High School's undefeated football team treks tonight to Augusta, where the Panthers will face the Cross Creek Razorbacks.
After facing two top-10 teams during the past two weeks, the Long County football team gets a little bit of a break tonight with Atkinson County coming to Ludowici.
Coming off its biggest loss of the season, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders' football team is ready to take the home field again and finally claim a victory when it hosts David Emmanuel at 7:30 tonight at Long Bell Stadium.
With the playoffs drawing near, the Long County High School softball team split two region games earlier this week.
Bradwell couldn't overcome a big inning, as Liberty took the rivalry softball game, 10-1, Saturday morning at Liberty County High School.
It's been nearly three months since the Coastal Crew Rebels lost their beloved coach and mentor Ernie Walthour, who was killed July 1 during an apparent armed robbery. While his murder remains unsolved, many Rebels coaches are striving to keep his memory alive by picking up his planning duties.
The Long County High School softball team won at Claxton, 11-3, on Saturday in a make-up game that had been delayed due to the weather.
The Long County High School football team had another tough Friday, having to take on Vidalia on the road.
Despite a heat index of near 100 degrees in the shade, Bluff Creek Stables of Colonels Island in Midway and Dixie Stables of Allenhurst trotted into the fall horse-show season by placing in 24 of 33 classes at the annual Fall Fest on Sept. 7 at Pine Haven Stables in Brunswick.
Tryouts for the Severe Impact girls' traveling fast-pitch softball team will be from noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Bradwell Institute field, 100 Pafford St. in Hinesville.
Long County Recreation Department Director Michelle Rogers recently was selected as an inaugural member of the Dacula Athletics Hall of Fame.
Region 3A-AAAAA's first-place Lady Wildcats proved their worth again Thursday afternoon when the Richmond Hill team earned a quick shutout over Bradwell Institute on the Lady Tigers' field. The 10-3 Wildcats are sporting a 5-1 region mark after beating BI, 17-0, in three innings.
Last week was a tough one for the Long County High School softball and football teams.
The Curtis Baptist Crusaders marched into Hinesville's Long Bell Stadium on Friday and claimed it as their own territory, posting a 58-8 win over First Presbyterian Christian Academy.