Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton has a court date Aug. 22 and, depending on the outcome, the current North Carolina State Wolfpack running back's career could be cloudy.
Long County native Dustin McGowan's comeback came to a halt when he strained his right oblique against the Oakland Athletics on July 29.
The Long County High School varsity softball team took on several former team members in the Lady Tide alumni game fundraiser July 25 at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The varsity team won, 1-0. According Lady Tide booster Kristi Garcia, the day was fun for everyone and was a big success. She added that the game will be an annual event.
The sun held out long enough Saturday for the competitors to test their drives at the ninth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Tiger Touchdown Club sets first meeting
Liberty and Long counties' high-school football teams each changed the dates and venues of one of their football games this season so the match-ups could be televised by a local media station.
If it wasn't for the fact that the Bradwell Tiger football team now is practicing in full gear, it would be hard to differentiate first-year head coach Adam Carter from the players.
The Long County High School football team on Thursday began its summer camp program. The camp will run through Tuesday with regular practices continuing into the season. Blue Tide head coach Ron Flott said the camp follows summer conditioning, during which athletes proved their dedication to ensuring a successful season.
For the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 11th-grade Elite team, the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament would mark the end of their AAU careers.
The Hinesville Lady Hawks eighth-grade team placed fifth at the 2013 YBOA National Tournament held June 30-July 6 in Kissimmee, Fla.
A meeting for football coaches and parents of players will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Smiley Elementary School.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament will be played on post this year with teams teeing off starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Taylors Creek Golf Course.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy head soccer coach Tom Sukaratana, left, receives the 2012-13 Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association AA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year Award from Dr. Michael Drake, former GISA executive director. The presentation took place last month at the King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island. Sukaratana led the Lady Highlanders to their first state title, while the FPCA boys' team was state runners-up.
Fun-shoot fundraiser set
Bradwell Institute's softball team rolled to a 17-4 win in four innings over the Statesboro High Blue Devils on Monday in Hinesville.
The Long County High School softball team kept rolling last week, winning their fifth game in a row by defeating Region 2-AA foe St. Vincent's Academy, 12-4, Friday in Ludowici.
Three seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels basketball players attended the Atlanta Regional Phenom camp Aug. 31-Sept. 2. And one young Rebel player earned an invitation to participate in the National Phenom Camp.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior-varsity and varsity cross-country teams competed at the David Emmanuel Academy meet Tuesday and placed well in their respective divisions.
Former Bradwell Tiger football player Marsalis Jackson had a good first game as a wide receiver for LaGrange College in the team's opener last weekend.
Q: Arnold and Clair are playing in a local tournament. On the first green, Arnold marks his ball by placing his marker approximately 2 inches behind his ball. Clair says that she was told that this is not permissible. Arnold says that it makes no difference, since he does this all the time and he always replaces his ball where it was before it was marked. He adds that he does this to avoid moving his ball accidentally. Is Clair correct?
It was the best birthday gift a coach could wish for. First-year Bradwell Institute football coach Adam Carter became a little emotional after Tigers earned him a 34-28 win over Savannah High on Olvey Field Friday.
Liberty County High School is off to a 2-0 start to their football season after taking a 19-16 win over Appling County Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.
Friday, Long County became painfully aware of why Benedictine Military School is ranked as the 10th best 2-AA team in the state, according to MaxPreps.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy again proved playing with heart is needed on the field. The 12 players who make up the iron-man team fought hard and challenged St. Andrews Friday in Savannah.
The local volleyball teams are nearing the mid-season point.
It was the best birthday gift a coach could wish for. First year Bradwell Institute football coach Adam Carter became a little emotional after his Tiger team earned him a 34-28 win over Savannah High on Olvey Field. With his mother in the audience, visiting from Dallas, Ga., the new head coach thanked his team and told them better things are yet to come.
Liberty County High School will have the opportunity to start the season 2-0 tonight when the Panthers host Appling County at 7:30.