Freshman quarterback Monteo Garrett enrolled in classes at Georgia Southern on Monday and will join the Eagles on scholarship as a part of the 2014 recruiting class, an official in the athletics department confirmed Tuesday.
ESPN will televise the 2014 NBA Draft beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, and the event could have some Liberty County presence.
Donna Waite recently was named the Liberty County YMCA's new branch director.
After a disappointing loss last week, the Long County 10-and-under baseball team roared back on Saturday to defeat South Bryan County, 14-2, in the semifinals of the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Class C Baseball Tournament in Ludowici.
Georgia Southern football player Kentrellis Marquis Showers, and a woman, Jomeshia Jquana Slaughter, were arrested early Saturday morning at their Cambridge Pines apartment after Statesboro police responded to a call about a verbal altercation that turned physical, according to an incident report.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Georgia Southern women's basketball coach Chris Vozab was inducted into the Our Lady of Lourdes High School Hall of Fame at a dinner last week at Dutchess Country Club, according to gseagles.com.
Safe Kids Youth Triathlon planned
With mandatory mini-camp and organized team activities done, recently drafted Indianapolis Colt Ulrick John is planning to come home during the break - but he doesn't plan to sit around and rest.
Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton remains suspended from North Carolina State's football team, even though he's listed on the team roster.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soon will start preparing for its third football season.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University baseball standout Charles "Trey" Sikes of Hinesville has been named to the ABCA Atlantic All-Region first team and Rawlings/ABCA All-America third team as a designated hitter position, the American Baseball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday, according to a news release from SSU.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star team fell to Pierce County, 5-0, in Thursday's first round of the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Class C Baseball Tournament in Ludowici.
Two-person best-ball tourney planned
Russell Dandy and Marcus Scott V, two Scott's All*Stars players, recently attended Coach K's Duke Basketball Camp held June 14-18 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The boys went through a variety of drills before playing in competition with kids two age groups older. Their team was the only undefeated team in the 16-year-old age bracket. The boys also toured the campus and met Duke men's coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Liberty County Rec Department baseball/softball champions
The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.
The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.
The Low Country Storm, a basketball team representing Liberty and Long counties, recently traveled to Macon to compete in the Summer Slam-Fest Basketball Tournament.
All*Stars banquet planned
It's been long anticipated, but as of Tuesday, Georgia Southern officially became an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.
STATESBORO - Carolyn Riley has rejoined the Georgia Southern women's basketball program as an assistant coach, head coach Chris Vozab announced this week.
The United States' run in the World Cup is over. The Internet's new hero, American goalie Tim Howard, couldn't save the U.S. in the tournament, and the team now is headed back stateside.
Jordan McRae was in Philadelphia on Saturday as the 76ers introduced their new members to the media and gave their new players their jerseys.
The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring a week-long elite soccer camp starting next Monday at James Brown Park.
If you asked most men of a certain age, regardless of race or creed, who helped shape, define them and prepare them for life, many would credit their fathers and mothers - rightly so.
Race honors FDNY