1. Name the only switch-hitter to compile at least 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases in his career.
Tigers raising funds
Long Bell Stadium's field was a bit damp last week, but the intermittent rain and clouds provided a respite from the heat for the children and teenagers completing their final days of soccer camp. The Hinesville Gators Soccer Association and Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up the week-long camp and offered five local soccer players the opportunity of a lifetime - a trip to Florence, Italy, next spring.
The Bradwell Tiger football team started spring training earlier this year and, after a week of field training, the players retreated to the weight room throughout most of June and July. New head football coach Adam Carter said they will attend a camp and start working more on football drills this week, but the weight room still is a big part of his practice routine.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soon will kick off its second football season in the school's history, but it will be new head coach Jamie Sharp III's first year. He was hired last week to take over the team.
The Long County High School Touchdown Club recently held its monthly meeting to begin preparing for the upcoming football season.
The Long County 10-under all-star baseball team is playing in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament after finishing second at the Class C District Tournament, held June 21-26 in Hazlehurst.
The Liberty County Panther football team is back in training and spending more time on the football field as they condition for the upcoming season.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team on Wednesday lost its first game in the Georgia Recreation and Parks association state tournament in Vidalia.
Little Eagles camp set
Local soccer players are getting a taste of European-style soccer this week during a training camp at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan posted solid outings in three recent Major League Baseball games.
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.