Every dark cloud has a silver lining. Bradwell Institute baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said he and his players are disappointed in their performance Friday at Tift County High School, where the Tigers were bumped from the state playoffs after losing the first two games in a three-game series by a combined score of 21-0. But that doesn't mean the season itself wasn't a good one, Hellgren said. Bradwell went 16-11 overall and 14-4 in Region ...
Ten scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded to local high school seniors, thanks to the Martin Luther King Observance Association Golf Tournament, which took place April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
Three Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmers qualified for the 14U long course state championship meet, which will take place in July in Augusta.
Big trucks and proud truck owners came together Saturday in Long County to show who had the meanest truck around.
The local results of the boys' state track meet are as follows: Liberty County High School • Javon Bennett finished second in the discus throw with a toss of 165 feet, 2 inches. Bradwell Institute • Marsalis Jackson finished seventh in the long jump with a leap of 21-11 3⁄4. • Anthony Holsendolph finished eighth in the high jump, clearing 6-2. • Jamael Smith, who recently signed to run track at Chattahoochee Technical College, finished ...
The 16U Coastal Crew Rebels recently got a chance to meet NBA player John Wall of the Washington Wizards when they were in Raleigh, N.C. The Rebels also played in a tournament and finished 2-2. Shown with Wall (center) are front row, from left: Keshawn Wright and Isaiah Kight; back row: Jerome Grant, Marvin Walthour, Cameron Kight, Avery Bolton, Denzale Bratcher, Marquise Parker, Jawaun Leach and Spencer Asher.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander Jordan Johnson's ability to sink the trey shot from mid-court earned him the nickname J-Bird.
Standing 6-feet-4, Bradwell Institute's Jamael Smith was a natural on the basketball court during his junior and senior years in high school.
Bradwell's Institute's hopes for a state Class AAAAA baseball title were abruptly ended Friday afternoon by host Tift County.
Students from Walker Middle School's 4th- and 5th-grade classes took to the field Monday to compete in the school's annual field day competition.
Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions.
Bradwell's diamond chase was abruptly ended Friday afternoon when Tift County shut them down 13-0 and 8-0 in the first round of the state playoffs.
Losses in their past two Region 3-AAAAA games forced the Bradwell Tigers to pack the bus and travel to Tift County for the first round of the state playoffs today.
Former Bradwell Institute star Sheldon Barnes won the most valuable offensive player award at the annual Savannah State University athletic banquet April 13 in Tiger Arena.
The weather Saturday was perfect for fishing, and the folks at Hampton Island caught a mess of bass at their first annual Bass Classic, then donated some of their catch to America's Second Harvest of Savannah.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.
For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.
Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.
Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the 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.