The Long County High School baseball team held a camp June 24-26 for boys ages 8-12 wanting to improve their skills.
Tigers selling discount cards to raise funds
Anyone who has coached at any level will tell you that it is a demanding profession and as a coach you must be giving.
As the University of Miami looks to rebuild its starting lineup on the basketball court, one reporter thinks former Liberty County High School player Rion Brown is a solid bet in making the starter's list on Jim Larranaga's squad.
All-Stars awards ceremony
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, won the championship trophy at the 2013 Savannah Summer Soccer Fest 3-on-3 Tournament on June 22-23. The girls won all four games. Pictured, from left, are coach Mike Wilkinson and players Katelyn Anderson, Cassandra Ruff, Sidney Wilkinson, Aubree Estep, Cecilia Graham, Mary Kathryn Whitney and Sam Howley. The Bloom-N-Lunatics will play in a tournament July 20-21 on Jekyll Island.
The 22nd annual Summer Slam was canceled, as the community continued to mourn the death of the event's organizer, Ernie Walthour Sr.
According to govolsxtra.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae has been invited to the LeBron James Camp.
The Walker Middle School basketball team recently attended the 2013 Florida Gator Team Camp, held June 21-23 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The Long County High School Lady Tide softball team held a camp June 24-26 at the Long County Recreation Complex for girls looking to improve their diamond skills. The camp was for girls between the ages of 8-12. Coaches and players worked with the future Lady Tide stars. Key points covered in the camp included proper positioning and bat placement, better fielding techniques and smart base running. For more photos, see page 11 and www.coastalcourier.com.
All*Stars' fourth annual awards ceremony set
It was a huge crowd Monday at the St. James Sports Center, the size one normally could expect for a basketball game there.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team won each of its most recent Region 2-AA showdowns.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team on Monday advanced into the Region 2-AA tournament by defeating Toombs County, 35-31, in Lyons.
The Hinesville Hurricanes claimed a 36-6 win over the Valdosta Tigers on Saturday on Fort Stewart.
Long County High School held its senior night last Thursday for graduating students who participated in the basketball program.
Good friends and former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer teammates Kelsey Higgason and Brooke Standard on Friday penned their names to soccer scholarships to play for Armstrong Atlantic State University. The girls signed during separate ceremonies at their respective high schools.
Bradwell Institute honored its senior basketball players Friday night, just before the Tiger teams took to the court and swept the Groves Rebels. The Lady Tigers won, 54-19, while the BI boys soared in the second half to pull away for a 61-54 victory.
The McIntosh County basketball teams on Thursday traveled to Ludowici, where they beat both Blue Tide squads. Though the Long County boys and girls played well, they were outmatched by Darien's top 20 ranked teams. The Blue Tide lost 70-56, and the Lady Tide lost 56-31.
Allenhurst City Councilman James Willis is somewhat quiet when it comes to his recent accomplishment. Willis bowled a perfect 300 and a three-game series of 801 on Feb. 1, during the Friday night league's team competitions at Marne Lanes.
Liberty County High School's former standout football player Raekwon McMillan earned one last local accolade before starting his college career as an Ohio State Buckeye.
Two local opposing football players have decided to play on the same college team.
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams dropped their home games Tuesday to Effingham County.
Bradwell's soccer teams lost their scrimmage games Tuesday against Wayne County at home.
In his first signing class as Georgia Southern's head coach, and the Eagles' first class as a Football Bowl Subdivision program, Willie Fritz focused on the trenches.
Former Richmond Hill High School football coach Lyman Guy didn't mince words when asked why he left a program he'd turned into a Savannah-area powerhouse to take the job as head coach and athletic director at Toombs County, a school that competes in a smaller classification.
It was a hostile environment Monday for First Presbyterian Christian Academy, but one that the Highlander boys' basketball team was not about to back down from.