The 8U Merchants baseball team won the Peach State Diamond Sports tournament June 18 in Brunswick.
An open letter to Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel: Dear Dr. Keel, Don't buy into all the hype about FBS football. Georgia Southern is many wonderful things, but a budding BCS power it isn't - and won't be in most of our lifetimes, if ever. And there's nothing at all wrong with that. I suspect that runs contrary to what you're hearing from many who think nothing matters if it isn't thoroughly covered and ...
Many may remember him as the quarterback who led Bradwell Institute to an undefeated regular season in 1979, but Hal Johnson long has had another passion.
Former Long County High School standout Linda Stephens recently was named a collegiate archery All-American as a member of the Georgia Southern University club archery team.
Desmond Brown, Marcus Scott V and Simon Steele attended the 2011 Savannah State University basketball camp June 13-17. According to All-Stars founder Marcus Scott, the camp provided fundamental and individual instructions suited to each camper. The players used the new skills they learned to develop teamwork. They also had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers provide motivational speeches to the audience, Scott said.
Ray Miller's Hedman Husler Hedders National Late Model Series Southern Dirt Tour will return to Oglethorpe Speedway Park at 8 p.m. Friday.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Kevin Matthews has agreed to terms with the Texas Rangers, the club announced Saturday. Details of the contract weren't released, but the Dallas Morning News reported he received a signing bonus of $936,000. Matthews, who went 4-2 with the Wildcats in 2011, was the Rangers top draft pick and the 33rd overall pick in the first-year player draft on June 6.
Former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae scored a game-high 48 points in the opening game of the Pilot Rocky Top League on Wednesday, according to the Maryville Daily Times.
The Barracuda baseball team traveled to Conyers last weekend to win the USSSA Georgia West Division title. The Barracudas went undefeated in the three-day tournament, winning in pool play 9-7, 9-6 and 10-7.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Aaron Hoffer was one of several East Georgia College players recognized for helping the Bobcats finish a successful debut season.
Liberty County's Metra Walthour will be entering her senior season as a Yellow Jackets basketball player at Georgia Tech and recently discussed her summer workouts, incoming freshmen and the pressure of being captain for a video on ramblinwreck.cstv.com.
Long County's 8U, 10U and 12U recreation league baseball teams recently won 2011 championships.
College of Coastal Georgia Athletic Director Dr. William "Bee" Carlton recently announced the hiring of alumna Jennifer Alfirov as the women's softball head coach.
The Liberty County Thunder baseball team outscored its competition, 34-4, last week to take first place in a recent tournament in Statesboro.
A dozen teams competed in Saturday's Tiger Tee-Off at Cherokee Rose Golf Course, and the tournament went off without a hitch, organizers said.
Fortunately for the Long County High School basketball teams, they have home-court advantage this weekend when they battle two of their toughest nonregion opponents.
Former Bradwell football player Marsalis Jackson was one of 10 LaGrange Panthers named to the USA South All-Conference football team, as announced by the conference Wednesday and reported on lagrangepanthers.com.
Top-seeded Georgia Southern will face eighth-seeded Elon in the first round of the Southern Conference volleyball tournament at 12:30 p.m. today in Greenville, S.C., according to gseagles.com.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Former Liberty County High School football players and brothers Trier, Aaron and Jovan Bennett are helping the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers make history this weekend.
Liberty High School's football team, known for putting up triple digits in rushing per game, was held to 73 total yards on the ground in its 27-7 loss last Friday at Westover High School in Albany.
Liberty County High School's girls' and boys' basketball teams continued their winning ways Saturday at the Southside Classic Tournament in Savannah.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to New Hampstead High School, 53-21, on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team on Saturday lost its season opener to New Hampstead, 66-54, in Ludowici.
The Scott's All*Stars youth-basketball team recently partnered with Sons of Sophistication to bag groceries at Second Harvest for the elderly as their monthly community service. The All*Stars also recently participated in a teen-issues program at Jenkins High School in Savannah. During the program, participants discussed the cost of teen pregnancy, bullying, playing the cards you are dealt and other topics.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams got a jump start on the regular season Friday and Saturday by competing in the Southside Classic Tournament at Windsor Forest High School.
Liberty County High School managed one defensive touchdown in the first quarter of play Friday before being denied any other scoring opportunity in a 27-7 loss in Albany to Westover High in the first round of the state playoffs.
Bradwell Tigers boys' basketball head coach Rhett Hellgren enters his second season at the helm of the Tigers, looking improve on last season's .500 record
Soldiers assigned to the Fort Stewart Warrior Transition Battalion will host a seated volleyball tournament at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Newman Fitness Center on Fort Stewart.