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.
Charlton County used its passing game to effectively pull away from the Bradwell Tigers in Friday's game at Olvey Field. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington had ample time in the pocket to pick his receivers, gaining 317 passing yards in the Indians' 38-25 win over Bradwell.
Liberty County High School stands at 3-0 for the first time since 2009, when the Panthers made it to the second round of the AAA playoffs. The boys beat Sol. C Johnson High School, 40-20, on Thursday at Donell Woods Stadium.
Penalties and turnovers only helped the visiting Charlton County Indians as they defeated Bradwell Institute 38-25 at Ovley Field Friday night. Indian quarterback Trae Harrington tossed for 317 passing yards and the Indians earned five first downs due to Tiger penalties.
Johnson High School made a last minute effort in Thursday's football game at Liberty County High School. But the Panther defense stayed strong giving the Liberty team their third win in a row, pounding the Atom Smashers 40-20.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will have its first home game of their season when it plays Curtis Baptist at 7:30 tonight at Long Bell Stadium.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers will host Charlton County at 7:30 tonight on Olvey Field, looking for a 2-1 start for the season.
After facing the ninth-ranked 2-AA team in the state last week, one would think Long County would have an easier opponent this week.
All good things must come to an end, and on Monday the Long County High School softball team's five-game win streak was halted by McIntosh County.
Bradwell played three great innings Tuesday before Glynn Academy found its groove.
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.