The Long County High School baseball team held a camp June 24-26 for boys ages 8-12 wanting to improve their skills.
Tigers selling discount cards to raise funds
Anyone who has coached at any level will tell you that it is a demanding profession and as a coach you must be giving.
As the University of Miami looks to rebuild its starting lineup on the basketball court, one reporter thinks former Liberty County High School player Rion Brown is a solid bet in making the starter's list on Jim Larranaga's squad.
All-Stars awards ceremony
The Bloom-N-Lunatics, comprised of players from Hinesville and Richmond Hill, won the championship trophy at the 2013 Savannah Summer Soccer Fest 3-on-3 Tournament on June 22-23. The girls won all four games. Pictured, from left, are coach Mike Wilkinson and players Katelyn Anderson, Cassandra Ruff, Sidney Wilkinson, Aubree Estep, Cecilia Graham, Mary Kathryn Whitney and Sam Howley. The Bloom-N-Lunatics will play in a tournament July 20-21 on Jekyll Island.
The 22nd annual Summer Slam was canceled, as the community continued to mourn the death of the event's organizer, Ernie Walthour Sr.
According to govolsxtra.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae has been invited to the LeBron James Camp.
The Walker Middle School basketball team recently attended the 2013 Florida Gator Team Camp, held June 21-23 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The Long County High School Lady Tide softball team held a camp June 24-26 at the Long County Recreation Complex for girls looking to improve their diamond skills. The camp was for girls between the ages of 8-12. Coaches and players worked with the future Lady Tide stars. Key points covered in the camp included proper positioning and bat placement, better fielding techniques and smart base running. For more photos, see page 11 and www.coastalcourier.com.
All*Stars' fourth annual awards ceremony set
It was a huge crowd Monday at the St. James Sports Center, the size one normally could expect for a basketball game there.
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.
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.