There were many highlights last weekend as the Bradwell Institute track and field teams closed the 2013 regular season at the two-day Region 3-AAAAA meet in Waycross.
Former Bradwell Institute softball standout Victoria Standard Davis was honored during Georgia Southern University's Blue and White weekend April 13-14 in Statesboro.
The Long County High School track and field team recently had a successful outing in the Region 2-AA meet April 15 and 17 in Savannah. The team will send 10 athletes to the Saturday's sectional competition in Barnesville.
Sports-minded people will have a lot of outdoors opportunities Saturday with a free baseball clinic and a fishing tournament in Long County.
Scott's All*Stars' basketball team hosted a round-robin tournament this past weekend at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici where coach Marcus Scott V said some of his players learned a valuable lesson.
Free Physicals for Long County athletes
Multi-sport athlete Vanda Vereen Jr. recently was recognized at the National Underclassman Combine in Marietta. Vereen, who excels at both football and basketball for the Blue Tide, competed in the combine March 30 at Lassiter High School. The combine consisted of several different events, and each athlete was given a score for all of his efforts. After all of the scores were tabulated, Vereen, who is a junior at Long County High School, was named the Most Valuable Camper in the 5-Star U1000 Competition. Long County High School athletic director Karen Swindell was pleased with the outcome.
Three riders representing Dixie Stables in Liberty County were winners at the 36th Annual Pro-Am Benefit Classic Horse Show of Georgia, held April 3-6 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
The Long County High School soccer teams split their games Tuesday against Metter High School in Ludowici, with the girls' squad winning but the boys falling a little short.
Faith Baptist Christian basketball star Antonius Cleveland signed a letter of intent Wednesday to join the Southeast Missouri State University program.
Getting the AAU basketball season off to a solid start, the eighth-grade South Georgia Kings won the Icebreaker Tournament, held April 5-7 in Augusta. The tournament was the Kings' first this season.
Scott's All*stars sixth- and seventh-grade basketball team went 2-3 at the Hoopfest Tournament on April 12-14 in Atlanta.
It was par for the course for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team last week as it wrapped up its second Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA title with a 6-1 win over Frederica Academy.
The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.
The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.
The Low Country Storm, a basketball team representing Liberty and Long counties, recently traveled to Macon to compete in the Summer Slam-Fest Basketball Tournament.
All*Stars banquet planned
It's been long anticipated, but as of Tuesday, Georgia Southern officially became an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.
STATESBORO - Carolyn Riley has rejoined the Georgia Southern women's basketball program as an assistant coach, head coach Chris Vozab announced this week.
The United States' run in the World Cup is over. The Internet's new hero, American goalie Tim Howard, couldn't save the U.S. in the tournament, and the team now is headed back stateside.
Jordan McRae was in Philadelphia on Saturday as the 76ers introduced their new members to the media and gave their new players their jerseys.
The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring a week-long elite soccer camp starting next Monday at James Brown Park.
If you asked most men of a certain age, regardless of race or creed, who helped shape, define them and prepare them for life, many would credit their fathers and mothers - rightly so.
Race honors FDNY