Summer programs will be kicking into high gear as Liberty County schools prepare for break, and the Liberty County Recreation Department provides a host of summer activities suited for children of all ages.
Long County High School recently held its annual end-of-the-year sports banquet to honor athletes on the track, baseball and golf teams.
The Hinesville Gators 14U girls' soccer team earned its second consecutive Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District II soccer championship Sunday at Stone Mountain. Sixteen teams competed for three spots at the state championship finals that will take place this weekend in Columbus.
The Scott's All-Stars middle school team got their first opportunity to play in an AAU tournament this season, and despite going 0-3 in the tourney, the kids got to enjoy the camaraderie of playing and had the opportunity to visit four colleges over the weekend.
For the third year in a row, Bradwell Institute's Quintunya Chapman was named the Savannah Morning News' Female Athlete of the Year.
"I'm gonna say it one more time. We are Georgia Southern. Our colors are blue and white. We call ourselves the Bald Eagles. We call our offense the Georgia Power Company ... and that's a terrific name for an offense. Our snap count is 'rate, hike.' We practice on the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek and that's in Statesboro, Georgia – the gnat capital of America. Our weekends begin on Thursday. The coeds outnumber the men,
Without Erk Russell leading the Junkyard Dog defense, the University of Georgia still might have won the 1980 national title.
The Hinesville Hurricanes couldn't weather their own storm Saturday and dropped their preseason game, 18-12, to the visiting Beaufort Hornets.
Though rain came and clouds hung around, the Long County Touchdown Club's sixth annual golf tournament went ahead as scheduled Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club in Hinesville.
Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow knows how to draw a crowd, even in Georgia.
To say that Derek Sills loves Georgia Southern University and legendary football coach Erk Russell is an understatement. A walk through his home is like visiting a museum dedicated to the iconic coach and a tribute to Eagles football.
Bradwell Institute track and field standout Quintunya Chapman soared to a first-place finish in the long jump on Saturday.
The Law Enforcement Information Sharing Network's second annual golf tournament was Friday at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
Coach DeAndre Davis and the Bradwell Institute Tigers track team were recognized Tuesday by the Liberty County Board of Education for earning their fifth Region 3-AAAAA championship. The Tigers were presented certificates of appreciation. They're shown with BoE members Lily Baker (left) and Becky Carter (right).
It's time for the girls to shine at the state track meet, which is under way this weekend at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
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