Tiger Touchdown Club meeting
More good news for local teams has emerged as the tournament results roll in
Local bowlers TJ Standard and BJ Cedola recently competed in the 2013 Georgia Games, with Standard winning the championship trophy in his division.
Former Long County pitcher Dustin McGowan's comeback continued with positive results last week with two more good performances for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Girls ages 10-17 and their parents are invited to learn more about junior roller derby at a free meet-and-greet hosted by the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Garden City gym, 160 Priscilla Thomas Way. Girls accompanied by a parent are welcome to skate while parents learn about the league. Skates, helmets and protective gear are available for free use. RSVP to email@example.com.
CLEVELAND - Four Georgia Southern Football players were selected Tuesday as preseason all-Americans by Phil Steele Publications.
Savannah Derby Devils set to face Charleston
Bradwell Institute's Tiger Touchdown Club will host its inaugural golf tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
It was Hinesville versus Hinesville in the championship game of the Youth Basketball Of America National Tournament this past weekend in Orlando, with the South Georgia Kings edging the Coastal Crew Rebels.
Although the first high-school football practices are about two weeks off, area fans now can look at their teams' schedules.
The Scott's All*Stars' seventh-grade basketball team posted a 2-2 record at the Amateur Athletic Union National Tournament held in July 10-14 in Hampton, Va.
Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan over the weekend was part of Dawg Night, an annual on-campus recruiting event at the University of Georgia, according to the Athens Banner-Herald online edition.
The weather kept interrupting the schedules, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team still competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Vidalia and finished with a 2-2 record.
Q: Craig and Larry both hit their balls into a lateral water hazard at about the same spot. Jim, who is playing in their threesome, retrieves their balls and inadvertently hands Craig's ball to Larry and Larry's ball to Craig. Each player, in accordance with the rules, drops the ball handed to him and plays his shot to the green. When they reach the green and mark their balls, they both notice that they hit each other's original ball. Do they have a problem?
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.
It looked like the Long County girls' team might eke out a win against St. Vincent's Academy for the home fans Tuesday.
Members of the We Run It Track Club, a local team comprised of middle- and high-school athletes, placed well at last week's Jimmy Carnes Invitational Meet in Gainesville.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had a career-best 34 points as the senior guard propelled the University of Tennessee to an 81-74 win over Arkansas on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.
Low Country Storm holding tryouts
It came down to the final seconds, but the Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger junior-varsity girls' basketball team held on Saturday to win the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.
The Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament is under way.
Dorian Adkins was crowned homecoming king during Long County's basketball game against Vidalia last Friday in Ludowici.
People keep asking me what Georgia Southern will accomplish on the football field in 2014.
The Long County Fire Department and the Sheriff's Office have a fundraiser basketball game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Long County Middle School.