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:
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.
The Hinesville Hurricanes are off to a 3-0 start to their season after defeating the Jacksonville Blackhawks, 14-10, last Saturday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.
The Liberty County High School baseball team opened its season by winning one at home and losing one on the road this week.
Liberty County High School football players Richard LeCounte, Jacari Roberts and Jacquez Williams all participated in the 2014 MVP Football Camp on Sunday in Valdosta, and one Panther was recognized for his outstanding play.
Liberty County High School's girls' basketball team ended its season Monday night, losing to Burke County in the Region 3-AAAA tournament in Augusta.
Former Liberty County High School baseball players Aaron Hoffer, Trey Sikes and Brandon Whitmore made their Savannah State University debut during the Tigers' season-opening doubleheader at Presbyterian College on Sunday in Clinton. S. C.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season Monday by defeating Tattnall County, 4-2, in Reidsville.
Around 60 kids attended the final Scott's All*Stars' basketball tryouts Feb. 8 at the Liberty County YMCA.
Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Shawn Swope has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery, Statesboro police announced Tuesday morning.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team ended its regular season Friday with a 69-55 win over Trinity Christian in Dublin to stay undefeated in Region 2-AA at 10-0.
Bradwell defeated Richmond Hill, 61-58, on Friday in Richmond Hill to earn third place in the Region 3-AAAAA tournament and a trip to the state playoffs
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its season end Tuesday with a 59-39 loss to Bryan County in the Region 2-AA Region tournament in Lyons.
Last year, the Long County High School baseball team finished the season with a 14-11 overall record and a 9-9 mark in Region 2-AA Region. But even though the team showed promise, doing better than it had in several years, it still missed making the playoffs by one game.
The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels went 3-1 in pool play in the Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament held Jan. 18-19 in Atlanta.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Marching Band, which has been raising funds to purchase new uniforms, recently held its first Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant on Feb. 8 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's basketball teams split their games with Memorial Day on Tuesday in their final home games of the season