"I'm gonna say it one more time. We are Georgia Southern. Our colors are blue and white. We call ourselves the Bald Eagles. We call our offense the Georgia Power Company ... and that's a terrific name for an offense. Our snap count is 'rate, hike.' We practice on the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek and that's in Statesboro, Georgia – the gnat capital of America. Our weekends begin on Thursday. The coeds outnumber the men,
Without Erk Russell leading the Junkyard Dog defense, the University of Georgia still might have won the 1980 national title.
The Hinesville Hurricanes couldn't weather their own storm Saturday and dropped their preseason game, 18-12, to the visiting Beaufort Hornets.
Though rain came and clouds hung around, the Long County Touchdown Club's sixth annual golf tournament went ahead as scheduled Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow knows how to draw a crowd, even in Georgia.
To say that Derek Sills loves Georgia Southern University and legendary football coach Erk Russell is an understatement. A walk through his home is like visiting a museum dedicated to the iconic coach and a tribute to Eagles football.
Bradwell Institute track and field standout Quintunya Chapman soared to a first-place finish in the long jump on Saturday.
The Law Enforcement Information Sharing Network's second annual golf tournament was Friday at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
Coach DeAndre Davis and the Bradwell Institute Tigers track team were recognized Tuesday by the Liberty County Board of Education for earning their fifth Region 3-AAAAA championship. The Tigers were presented certificates of appreciation. They're shown with BoE members Lily Baker (left) and Becky Carter (right).
It's time for the girls to shine at the state track meet, which is under way this weekend at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Bradwell Institute's Danielle Durham (in white) was one of three Lady Tigers
The Long County Chamber of Commerce held its first golf tournament on Saturday, and tournament director Kerry Hunt called it a successful endeavor.
Scott's All-Stars hosted the third of four tournaments scheduled for the spring league May 7 at Midway Middle School. Ten AAU teams from the Southeast competed in the tourney. The teams were broken down by age level.
Every dark cloud has a silver lining.
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.
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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