Local high-school football teams spent last week running drills and working outside to get acclimated to the heat following the new guidelines implemented by the Georgia High School Association.
Liberty County potential five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan summed up his recent visit to Ohio State University's Friday Night Lights in one word: "Awesome."
Hinesville native Gary Guyton reported July 27 to the first day of the Miami Dolphins' training camp looking to fight for a starting linebacker position against Koa Misi.
LCRD football, cheerleading
In what could be a stepping stone for a chance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, local weightlifter James Fox earned a silver medal Monday at the 2012 Junior Olympics in Houston.
Former Bradwell Tiger track star Larry Henry received United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.
With the new school year just around the corner the Long County Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 18.
Bradwell Institute sharpshooter Larry Murray will be making 3-pointers at the next level while playing basketball at St. Andrew's University in Laurinburg, N.C.
Two Long County girls helped lead the RAGE Softball team to victory last weekend in the CamSports World Series in McDonough.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino walked quietly to the podium for the league's football gathering.
Former Bradwell Institute lineman Ulrick John was named to Georgia State University's breakout candidates' list for the Panthers' 2012 football season, according to Chris Hillyard of SBNation.com.
Brothers Jarvis T. and Derek Braxton, former Bradwell institute track and field competitors, earned several medals at the 2012 United States Police and Fire Championships held June 16-24 in San Diego.
Long County High School's 2012 football season began Wednesday as the Blue Tide kicked off their summer camp.
Q: What do you think about when preparing to hit your shot?
About 20 girls learned the fundamentals of softball during a camp July 16-19 at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger junior-varsity softball coach Misty Eastlake ran the camp and was joined by some former high school softball teammates. The camp was open to girls ages 7-17.
When he was a sophomore at Liberty County High School, Khaleed Barrett switched from playing football to running track. It has turned out to be a good choice.
Tennis social planned
Rain forced Liberty County High School's baseball game against Tattnall County to be moved from Thursday night to Saturday afternoon. However, the Warriors made that day soggy in a different way for the Panthers, beating Liberty, 12-3, at home.
The Long County High School baseball team defeated Vidalia, 5-3, on Friday in Ludowici in a big Region 2-AA showdown.
It was a gut-wrenching loss. A three point difference is all it took in drowning First Presbyterian Christian Academy's chase for a state title. The Highlanders boys shed many tears losing 60-57 to Furtah Prep in Staurday's Class AA championship game at Mercer University. But first year head coach Shane Smith said the boys left it all out on the court and have much to be proud of this season. Read the full story in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has a new head baseball coach this season - but one who is familiar to the program.
Several Liberty County High School players, as well as their head coach, participated in the War of the Border all-star football game Feb. 22 in Folkston.
Former Liberty County High School basketball players Rion Brown and Jordan McRae were scheduled to play in their respective universities' final regular-season home games Saturday.
Bradwell rising senior defensive end/linebacker Jeff Andrew isn't waiting until spring to prepare for the 2014 season.
Youth baseball, softball and T-ball open
The Long County High School soccer teams on Tuesday faced two of the toughest teams they will play all season when they hosted Benedictine Military School and Saint Vincent's Academy.
Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is one of the 10 University of Georgia athletes who have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 14-15 in Albuquerque, N.M., according to an announcement last week by the NCAA. Chapman, a junior at UGA, is ranked No. 16 in the nation and No. 8 in the Southeastern Conference in the pentathlon. According to a report on georgiadogs.com, Chapman bettered her score in the pentathlon by nearly 400 points at the SEC Championships to grab the 16th and final spot at the national meet. Chapman scored 4 ...
It was a tough loss for the Hinesville Hurricanes football team March 1 in Ocala.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team will play for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title Saturday after beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, on Wednesday at Mercer University in Macon.
Bradwell's soccer teams dropped their games against Windsor Forest on Tuesday at Olvey Field.