Three Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmers qualified for the 14U long course state championship meet, which will take place in July in Augusta.
Big trucks and proud truck owners came together Saturday in Long County to show who had the meanest truck around.
The local results of the boys' state track meet are as follows:
The 16U Coastal Crew Rebels recently got a chance to meet NBA player John Wall of the Washington Wizards when they were in Raleigh, N.C. The Rebels also played in a tournament and finished 2-2. Shown with Wall (center) are front row, from left: Keshawn Wright and Isaiah Kight; back row: Jerome Grant, Marvin Walthour, Cameron Kight, Avery Bolton, Denzale Bratcher, Marquise Parker, Jawaun Leach and Spencer Asher.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander Jordan Johnson's ability to sink the trey shot from mid-court earned him the nickname J-Bird.
Standing 6-feet-4, Bradwell Institute's Jamael Smith was a natural on the basketball court during his junior and senior years in high school.
Bradwell's Institute's hopes for a state Class AAAAA baseball title were abruptly ended Friday afternoon by host Tift County.
Students from Walker Middle School's 4th- and 5th-grade classes took to the field Monday to compete in the school's annual field day competition.
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Bradwell's diamond chase was abruptly ended Friday afternoon when Tift County shut them down 13-0 and 8-0 in the first round of the state playoffs.
Losses in their past two Region 3-AAAAA games forced the Bradwell Tigers to pack the bus and travel to Tift County for the first round of the state playoffs today.
Former Bradwell Institute star Sheldon Barnes won the most valuable offensive player award at the annual Savannah State University athletic banquet April 13 in Tiger Arena.
The weather Saturday was perfect for fishing, and the folks at Hampton Island caught a mess of bass at their first annual Bass Classic, then donated some of their catch to America's Second Harvest of Savannah.
The Long County High School baseball team's final game of the season April 28 against Vidalia High School was cancelled due to bad weather.
The uniforms and pads are coming out of storage, the cleats are being laced up and the Hinesville Hurricanes are gearing up to defend their 2011 Southeastern American Football League title.
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.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.
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