The 8U Merchants baseball team won the Peach State Diamond Sports tournament June 18 in Brunswick.
An open letter to Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel: Dear Dr. Keel, Don't buy into all the hype about FBS football. Georgia Southern is many wonderful things, but a budding BCS power it isn't - and won't be in most of our lifetimes, if ever. And there's nothing at all wrong with that. I suspect that runs contrary to what you're hearing from many who think nothing matters if it isn't thoroughly covered and ...
Many may remember him as the quarterback who led Bradwell Institute to an undefeated regular season in 1979, but Hal Johnson long has had another passion.
Former Long County High School standout Linda Stephens recently was named a collegiate archery All-American as a member of the Georgia Southern University club archery team.
Desmond Brown, Marcus Scott V and Simon Steele attended the 2011 Savannah State University basketball camp June 13-17. According to All-Stars founder Marcus Scott, the camp provided fundamental and individual instructions suited to each camper. The players used the new skills they learned to develop teamwork. They also had the opportunity to hear keynote speakers provide motivational speeches to the audience, Scott said.
Ray Miller's Hedman Husler Hedders National Late Model Series Southern Dirt Tour will return to Oglethorpe Speedway Park at 8 p.m. Friday.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Kevin Matthews has agreed to terms with the Texas Rangers, the club announced Saturday. Details of the contract weren't released, but the Dallas Morning News reported he received a signing bonus of $936,000. Matthews, who went 4-2 with the Wildcats in 2011, was the Rangers top draft pick and the 33rd overall pick in the first-year player draft on June 6.
Former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae scored a game-high 48 points in the opening game of the Pilot Rocky Top League on Wednesday, according to the Maryville Daily Times.
The Barracuda baseball team traveled to Conyers last weekend to win the USSSA Georgia West Division title. The Barracudas went undefeated in the three-day tournament, winning in pool play 9-7, 9-6 and 10-7.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Aaron Hoffer was one of several East Georgia College players recognized for helping the Bobcats finish a successful debut season.
Liberty County's Metra Walthour will be entering her senior season as a Yellow Jackets basketball player at Georgia Tech and recently discussed her summer workouts, incoming freshmen and the pressure of being captain for a video on ramblinwreck.cstv.com.
Long County's 8U, 10U and 12U recreation league baseball teams recently won 2011 championships.
College of Coastal Georgia Athletic Director Dr. William "Bee" Carlton recently announced the hiring of alumna Jennifer Alfirov as the women's softball head coach.
The Liberty County Thunder baseball team outscored its competition, 34-4, last week to take first place in a recent tournament in Statesboro.
A dozen teams competed in Saturday's Tiger Tee-Off at Cherokee Rose Golf Course, and the tournament went off without a hitch, organizers said.
Liberty County Manna House is hosting a golf tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
Seven strong players is all it has taken for the Faith Baptist Christian Academy girls' volleyball team so far this season.
Maxpreps.com writer and analyst Stephen Spiewak has named Liberty County High School freshman football player Richard LeCounte his favorite for the 2013 Freshman of the Year award
The Long County High School football team lost to Toombs County 34-21, Friday in Lyons, but head coach Ron Flott called it the Blue Tide's the best performance of the year.
According to allfortennessee.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae was named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team during the preseason picks and predictions that took place just before SEC media day last week.
La Grange wide receiver and Bradwell alum Marsalis Jackson is the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 20, according to the school's athletic website.
If one were going to give a grade to the Georgia Southern Eagles halfway through the season, one might be tempted to issue an "incomplete."
Manna House Golf Tournament set
The Bradwell Tigers fall to 2-2 in Region 3-AAAAA after losing 27-14 in Brunswick against Glynn Academy Friday night.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's reached a first Friday. It was the first game the Highlanders had not scored at least once.
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band earned superior ratings in music, visual and general effect at the Coastal Empire Classic Oct. 12 at Effingham County High School.
A month after Coastal Crew Rebels basketball player Isaiah Scott was invited to the National Phenom Camp, two of his teammates received the same honor.
Long County High School will have homecoming festivities this weekend.
It was a tough night for the local teams Friday night. Bradwell Institute, First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Long County High School all suffered losses on the football field.
It was a somber bus ride home Wednesday from Cordele for Liberty County.