Bouncing back from a 10-0 loss Friday at home Friday, the Bradwell Institute baseball team needed only three innings to beat Groves, 18-0, on Saturday in Garden City.
The Hinesville Hurricanes are off to a 2-0 start after beating the Greenville Greyhounds, 48-0, on Saturday at Long Bell Stadium.
The Long County High School baseball team continued to roll up the wins last week with a 15-1 shellacking of McIntosh County in Region 2-AA on Friday in Darien.
Scott's All*Stars completed their monthly community service Saturday, March 9. Players completed community service with Keep Liberty Beautiful in the citywide cleanup in Allenhurst. The All-Stars first tournament is March 22-24 in Charlotte, N.C. For more information, call 912-655-4371 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.
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Liberty County High School hosted four local track teams Thursday afternoon for their third home meet, where the Lady Panthers earned 169 points for a first-place win after 15 events.
Not even a temporary power outage, which postponed Friday night's baseball game for 15 minutes, could help the Bradwell Tigers in their Region 3-AAAAA contest against Effingham County. The Tigers fell, 10-0, to the hard-hitting Rebels, who opened the game with a solo home run in the first inning.
Former Long County High School basketball and football player Ricardo Rivera is playing basketball at Voorhees College, where the men's team just won the 2012-13 Association of Independent Institutions Division I college basketball title.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy recently nabbed two more shutouts. The Lady Highlanders defeated Georgia Christian, 7-0, and the Highlanders downed Georgia Christian, 8-0, in soccer Thursday afternoon.
The Long County High School soccer program got back on the winning track Thursday when the boys' and girls' squads defeated teams from Wayne County.
Former FPCA Highlander Jordan Johnson had a career-high 35 points in East Georgia College's first-round playoff game against Central Georgia Tech, propelling the Bobcats to an 86-77 win last Tuesday.
Several Bradwell Institute basketball players were named to the Class AAAAA All-Region team this week. For the boys, Tiger Miguel Pineda was named to the All-Region first team. Malcolm Dingle was named to the Honorable Mention Team.
Members of the Hinesville Hurricanes recently traveled to Long County to participate in Smiley Elementary School's Read Across America program. The players read to several of the classes, including Drew Toney's class, and several players signed a football and presented it to the school's media center. See more pictures of the event at www.coastalcourier.com.
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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