1. Name the only switch-hitter to compile at least 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases in his career.
Tigers raising funds
Long Bell Stadium's field was a bit damp last week, but the intermittent rain and clouds provided a respite from the heat for the children and teenagers completing their final days of soccer camp. The Hinesville Gators Soccer Association and Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up the week-long camp and offered five local soccer players the opportunity of a lifetime - a trip to Florence, Italy, next spring.
The Bradwell Tiger football team started spring training earlier this year and, after a week of field training, the players retreated to the weight room throughout most of June and July. New head football coach Adam Carter said they will attend a camp and start working more on football drills this week, but the weight room still is a big part of his practice routine.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soon will kick off its second football season in the school's history, but it will be new head coach Jamie Sharp III's first year. He was hired last week to take over the team.
The Long County High School Touchdown Club recently held its monthly meeting to begin preparing for the upcoming football season.
The Long County 10-under all-star baseball team is playing in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament after finishing second at the Class C District Tournament, held June 21-26 in Hazlehurst.
The Liberty County Panther football team is back in training and spending more time on the football field as they condition for the upcoming season.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's all-star junior softball team on Wednesday lost its first game in the Georgia Recreation and Parks association state tournament in Vidalia.
Little Eagles camp set
Local soccer players are getting a taste of European-style soccer this week during a training camp at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan posted solid outings in three recent Major League Baseball games.
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.