Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmers Sandra Scott and Jorge Melendez continue to dominate their sport, placing well at the Edwin Cuttino Memorial Long Course Meters Swim Meet on June 17-19 at the Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah.
Forty-one kids attended Scott's All-Stars' basketball camp June 27-30 at the Liberty County YMCA.
Liberty County resident Renee Hofkin placed second in the medium class and third in the masters category at her first bodybuilding competition June 25-26 at the 2011 Southern Isles Bodybuilding, Figure and Wheelchair Championships held in Savannah.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior girls' All-Star softball team kept chipping away at their opponents at last weekend's Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Division B state title tournament in Vidalia.
Frank Long Elementary student Montre Johnson has been running track since he was 6.
Since his freshman season, Shadrach Thornton has impressed the Liberty County High School coaching staff with his ability to run the football.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis made a name for himself playing for the Dallas Desperados in the Arena Football League.
Marcus Scott V of Scott's All-Stars attended a Georgia Southern basketball camp June 20-24 in Statesboro.
Ernie Walthour long has been a strong supporter of the First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball program.
The Hinesville Hurricanes opened their regular season in winning form Saturday with an easy 34-0 victory over the Tri-County Panthers.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy could field a football team in 2012, the school's newly hired athletic director said recently.
Many competitive weight lifters dream of standing on podiums and having gold medals placed around their necks.
Brandon Ashdown will join his Liberty County High School soccer teammate Robbie Bacon at the University of South Carolina–Salkehatchie this fall after signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play soccer.
Saying it was God's calling, Jimbo Hale is enthusiastically ready for his new role as the athletic director for First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
Two recent articles indicate that University of Tennessee incoming sophomore and former Liberty County Panthers basketball standout Jordan McRae has a new outlook as he prepares for the upcoming UT hoops season.
Scott's All*Stars conducted their first official workout of the year Jan. 18. According to program founder Marcus Scott IV, more than 40 kids participated. The All*Stars will host a final tryout for the upcoming 2014 season from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at the YMCA. The tryout is open for grades five through nine. For more information, call 912-655-4371 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.
Q: Alice had just finished her round of golf and was preparing to post her score for handicap purposes. She began to change some of her hole scores by marking them with a lower score. Ruth noticed what she was doing and asked Alice why she was changing her score for some of the holes.
Georgia Southern announced on Wednesday the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff and the retention of two assistant coaches for the 2014 season.
Former Bradwell Institute baseball player Jeff Polk once played and practiced under the leadership of his father and BI baseball coach, Rhett Hellgren. On Monday, Polk walked onto the Tigers' field as the new baseball coach for the Bradwell boys.
The Liberty County High School basketball teams split games Saturday in non-region action at Jenkins in Savannah.
Bradwell's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro in non-region action.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally ended its slump by picking up two wins over the weekend.
The Walker Middle School Wildcat basketball team last week won the Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by defeating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in the championship game in Jesup.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Miguel Pineda set a new school record Thursday for most points scored in a boys' basketball game when he sank in 52 points in the Highlanders' 119-72 win over Coastal Home School in non-region action at the St. James Sports Center.
The Liberty County boys' basketball team was denied its ninth straight win Friday as Statesboro narrowly beat the Panthers, 39-37, during LCHS's senior-night game.
The Bradwell Tigers got a huge fight from the Windsor Forest Knights on Friday, eking out a 71-68 double-overtime win in Savannah in Region 3-AAAAA action.
According to MLB.com, Long County native Dustin McGowan received the OK last week to pursue a spot in the 2014 starting-pitching rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The third time was the charm for the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team against Brunswick.
Editors note: The game was originally scheduled to be played at Bradwell, but earlier this season the Knights were in the process of resurfacing their gym and swapped the first matchup against the Tigers. the Courier regrets the error in the print edition.