Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmers Sandra Scott and Jorge Melendez continue to dominate their sport, placing well at the Edwin Cuttino Memorial Long Course Meters Swim Meet on June 17-19 at the Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah.
Forty-one kids attended Scott's All-Stars' basketball camp June 27-30 at the Liberty County YMCA.
Liberty County resident Renee Hofkin placed second in the medium class and third in the masters category at her first bodybuilding competition June 25-26 at the 2011 Southern Isles Bodybuilding, Figure and Wheelchair Championships held in Savannah.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior girls' All-Star softball team kept chipping away at their opponents at last weekend's Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Division B state title tournament in Vidalia.
Frank Long Elementary student Montre Johnson has been running track since he was 6. You might want to remember his name. Now 9, Johnson hopes to rake in the gold later this month when he competes in the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans. Johnson qualified for the national event, which is the last week in July, with two top-four finishes at the District 6 finals. He finished first in the 100-meter dash, clocking in ...
Since his freshman season, Shadrach Thornton has impressed the Liberty County High School coaching staff with his ability to run the football.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis made a name for himself playing for the Dallas Desperados in the Arena Football League.
Marcus Scott V of Scott's All-Stars attended a Georgia Southern basketball camp June 20-24 in Statesboro.
Ernie Walthour long has been a strong supporter of the First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball program.
The Hinesville Hurricanes opened their regular season in winning form Saturday with an easy 34-0 victory over the Tri-County Panthers.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy could field a football team in 2012, the school's newly hired athletic director said recently.
Many competitive weight lifters dream of standing on podiums and having gold medals placed around their necks.
Brandon Ashdown will join his Liberty County High School soccer teammate Robbie Bacon at the University of South Carolina–Salkehatchie this fall after signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play soccer.
Saying it was God's calling, Jimbo Hale is enthusiastically ready for his new role as the athletic director for First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
Two recent articles indicate that University of Tennessee incoming sophomore and former Liberty County Panthers basketball standout Jordan McRae has a new outlook as he prepares for the upcoming UT hoops season.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.
The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.
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As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.
Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.
Riceboro native and WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones recently was acquired by the New York Liberty, according to wnba.com.
A boys' basketball game between Liberty County and Bradwell Institute is one of the biggest draws in Hinesville high-school sports.
In a packed-to-capacity Bradwell gym Friday, the Liberty County Lady Panthers went on a big second-half run to get past the Bradwell Lady Tigers, 57-28.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell, 66-25, to Tattnall County in a nonregion contest Friday in Ludowici.
According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School standout and current Tennessee star Jordan McRae was placed on the 50-man watch list for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy. McRae made the list along with Volunteer teammate Jarnell Stokes. The list was unveiled Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
The misidentification of a large bird flying over Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium 23 years ago led to a 17-acre education center that serves as home for the Eagles' mascot, the American bald eagle, as well as other birds of prey, also called raptors.
Bradwell Institute will open its regular basketball season tonight by hosting crosstown rival Liberty County High School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team recently were named to the Region 2-AA All-Region team.