The Savannah Derby Devils will have a fundraiser and canned-good drive during their doubleheader at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Savannah Civic Center.
Hinesville resident Jim Gray is gearing up to paddle 105 miles this week as part of Georgia River Network's eighth annual Paddle Georgia 2012.
It was the inaugural event looking to push girls forward in a male-dominated sport.
The Hinesville 14U Class AA Barracudas are the 2012 West State Diamond champions.
Linebacker Raekwon McMillan is intrigued with possibility playing college football at Notre Dame.
Although the area desperately needed the rain, there is much to be said about a bright, sunny day and a nice cold swimming pool.
Question: Jane, Babs, Ruth and Martha are preparing to play their weekly golf match. Jane says she wants to play a different game today. Martha says OK, but I want to be able to count all my shots so I can turn in a score. They all agree.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John is featured on the Georgia State University 2012 football poster.
Former Liberty County High School basketball guard Rion Brown had a breakout season with the University of Miami this year.
The Southeastern Diamondbacks, a newly formed Liberty County 12U traveling baseball team, played in its first tournament Saturday in Pierce County and took second place for their bracket at the Peach State Diamond Sports Wheel Pitch World Series. The Diamondbacks, who were established in March, practiced twice before the tourney but managed to make a good showing.
The southeast region of "In the Game High-School Sports Magazine" will now include coverage of Liberty County.
The start of summer is approaching quickly. By now, students have been out of school for several weeks and their parents are probably looking for fresh ideas to keep them entertained.
The Bradwell Tigers golf team will host its 15th annual Tiger Tee-Off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club.
It was a battle pitting the United Spring Football League's best of the best against each other during the league's All-Star Game on Saturday at Long Bell Stadium.
The Junior Boys All-Star Team of Long County recently competed in a baseball tournament in Lyons. The team fell to Soperton in the final, 7-3.
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.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.
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