NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Former Liberty County High School and current Savannah State University baseball player Charles Trey Sikes was named the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) player of the week by the league for the week ending June 15, according to a NECBL news release.
Liberty County High School's baseball team topped McIntosh County Academy, 12-7, on Wednesday afternoon in a summer game at Panther Field.
The Mabel Creel Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club, 25 Cherokee Trail in Hinesville.
Georgia Southern senior linebacker Edwin Jackson has been named to Athlon Sports' All-Sun Belt Conference third-team defense, as announced by the national media company and reported on gseagles.com.
Soccer has taken the world by storm. The accompanying infographic shows some interesting facts about what has become the most-watched sporting event in the world.
The Hinesville Rotary Club discussed a fishing-tournament fundraiser during its weekly meeting Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn on East Oglethorpe Highway.
All four Liberty County High School Lady Panther weight lifters did well at the 2014 Youth National Weight lifting Championships last weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida, with each of them finishing in the top-15 nationally.
Former Bradwell Tiger Quintunya Chapman finished sixth overall in the heptathlon during last weekend's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Long County native Dustin McGowan last Friday picked up his first save as a relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Long County Recreation Department will host the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Class C Baseball Tournament this week.
LCRD offers ways to keep cool
For years, Georgia Southern and Georgia State competed as conference rivals, going head-to-head in every sport. Even after Georgia Southern left the now-extinct Trans America Athletic Conference, the two programs battled almost yearly in baseball, though they haven't met since 2007 - a two-game Georgia Southern sweep. They last met in basketball this past season, though they didn't go head-to-head for nearly 14 years.
About 30 black-belt martial artists of all ages descended on the Pan American Goju Center in Hinesville this weekend for an annual training event. Goju is an ancient style of karate.
With school out for the summer, the mighty weightlifters that comprise Team Hinesville once again are hoisting up heavy irons as they prepare for this season's local and national meets.
Many athletes who got their starts in Liberty County still are racking up achievements, breaking records and advancing their sports careers. The Courier recently checked in on a few of the area's top performers.
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