Team Hinesville weightlifters James Fox, 16, and Jaleel Menifee, 18, won the bronze and silver respectively, at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics held Aug. July 30-31 in New Orleans.
With two weeks to go before Bradwell Institute takes the field in a preseason scrimmage against Liberty County High School, the BI coaches and players are hard at work while trying to beat the summer heat.
The Long County High School softball team is coming off a tough 5-9 regular season in 2010, but that was still good enough to get the Lady Blue Tide into the Region 2-AA playoffs.
The race track in Chatham County will be rocking tonight.
Liberty's 14U traveling baseball team, the Thunder, won its final tournament of the season in Brunswick last weekend. It wasn't easy, but the boys held strong in a three-hour championship game, winning, 9-6, in extra innings. The boys finished their 2011 season with a combined record of 18-4. The team thanked parents, coaches and Carol Jarrett and Cut Loose Hair Salon for all their work and support.
The South Georgia Basketball League held a championship tournament Sunday at Myers Middle School in Savannah. The South Georgia Kings junior boys took the championship trophy by beating the Savannah Cobras, 57-50. Junior player Richard LeCounte (35) was recognized at the SGBL awards banquet for earning his division's MVP award.
Sixty-four golfers competed in the third annual HAPfan Golf Tournament on Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.
Saturday was a bad day for the semipro football team from Darlington, S.C.
Scott's All-Stars held their second annual awards banquet July 22 to honor the players' academic and athletic accomplishments.
Adrien Vakerics has played soccer as long as he can remember. The past four years he's been a starter on the varsity squad at Liberty County High School.
Liberty County High School is gearing up for the 2011 season by competing in 7-on-7 passing league competition. In the photo a LCHS receiver jumps for a catch against Telfair High School during workouts held July 21. The Courier will provide weekly coverage on all the local high schools as they pursue winning seasons and bids into the state playoffs. Schedules, season outlooks, interviews with coaches and players and more will be featured in the annual football sections so fans can be armed with the latest information on Liberty, Bradwell and Long County high schools before the season begins.
New Long County High School football coach Ronald Flott met with his team's parents Tuesday to provide information about the upcoming year.
Looking to hold on to their undefeated record, the Hinesville Hurricanes (3-0) will host the Darlington Warriors (1-1) Saturday night at 7 in Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.
As the summer winds down, the Long County High School softball team has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming season.
The 100 plus degree heat didn't stop the Liberty County Thunder 14U baseball team from battling it out in a tournament last weekend. But the Thunder fell short in the championship game against a team made up of players from Wayne County and Brunswick. Coach Ricky Cross and Pat Sammons said they were still proud of the team's second-place finish, adding their players never caved in and played with tremendous determination and heart. "They never quit or felt they were out of a game," Sammons said.
The Long County High School softball team picked up big Region 2-AA wins last week.
Liberty County High School's softball team let an early lead slip away Thursday afternoon during its home game against Richmond Hill.
Liberty County High School held off a third quarter run by the Bradwell Tigers to win 35-17 in the regular season opener held at Donell Woods Stadium Friday night.
Those planning to go to Donell Woods Stadium tonight should leave early to get good parking spots and seats.
The Long County High School football team opens its season tonight by taking on Lanier County at 7:30 in Lakeland.
The Bradwell Lady Tigers softball team dropped a 9-0 decision to Glynn Academy in a Region 3B-AAAAA matchup Tuesday in Hinesville.
The Long County High School softball team on Tuesday got back on the winning track with an 8-0 win over Atkinson County in Ludowici.
STATESBORO - About 900 tickets for the public remained as of Thursday for Georgia Southern's football season home opener Saturday against Savannah State.
Saturday-morning youth bowling planned
It was close, but this time Liberty County High School held off a rally by Long County.
It's amazing how a small team can pull together. Faith Baptist Christian Academy's volleyball team is a good example.
After losing seven seniors from last year's squad, the 2013 Bradwell Institute softball team is rebuilding with some talented young players.
PHILADELPHIA - Georgia Southern senior quarterback Jerick McKinnon, senior offensive tackle Dorian Byrd and junior running back Dominique Swope have been selected to the College Sports Journal preseason All-America team.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern surpassed last year's football season ticket total by nearly 300 tickets, the school announced Monday.