Shrine Club golf
The power went out to the visiting side press box in the fourth quarter of Friday night's game between Bradwell Institute and host Richmond Hill High School, leaving coaches with no way to communicate downstairs to the sideline.
A Wayne County interception late in the fourth quarter killed a Liberty drive that could have potentially been the game winner Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Long County High School football team got back on the winning track Friday by shutting out Jeff Davis High School in Hazlehurst.
Liberty County High School's softball team celebrated its seniors and honored several players at the program's annual softball banquet held Thursday night at the LaQuinta Inn.
The Long County Blue Tide turned the stingers on the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets winning 48-0 on the road. The BLue Tide was the only local team to earn a win tonight as Liberty, Bradwell and First Presbyterian Christian Academy suffered losses. Read more in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
It was a rough evening for the local prep teams.
Melvin Ford of Hinesville has been bowling since he was about 9 years old. But it took him roughly 40 years to accomplish the sport's ultimate goal - a perfect game.
All has been quiet lately at Donell Woods Stadium, but that will change tonight as Liberty County High School hosts the Wayne County Yellow Jackets at 7:30 in the Panthers' first home game since Oct. 5.
Before the region re-alignments, Bradwell Institute knew it always would have a tough game ahead when facing the Camden County Wildcats.
After a near-comeback win last week, First Presbyterian Christian Academy is looking to take some momentum tonight to Cordele as it faces the Crisp Academy Wildcats at 7:30.
After tough back-to-back losses to Bacon County and Toombs County, the Long County High School football team will be trying to get back on the winning track when they face Jeff Davis tonight in Hazlehurst.
There are only three games remaining in the high-school football regular season, and some of the local prep teams still are in the running for playoff spots.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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