During its trip to the AAU Easter Classic in Orlando, the sixth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels basketball team attended an Orlando Magic game last Saturday. Before the game, the team hit the hardwood court for a photo.
MLK Golf Tournament set
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams notched wins, and Bradwell Institute split its last two outings last week.
Armstrong Atlantic State University outfielder Nathan Ward has been named the Peach Belt Conference's baseball Freshman of the Week for the second time this season, league officials announced Tuesday.
After beating Windsor Forest, 18-3, in a road game Friday, the Bradwell Tigers were unable to pull a second road win Saturday, falling at Effingham County, 7-1.
Long County High School's baseball team picked up another victory Saturday by defeating Toombs County, 9-7, in Ludowici to extend its win streak to four.
A kickball tournament was held Saturday in Ludowici to help raise money to send seven Long County youth on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
Despite leaving five players behind, Scott's All*Stars went 2-2 in its first tournament March 22-24 in Charlotte, N.C.
Mike Reed Chevrolet is partnering with the Liberty County Recreation Department in Hinesville.
The Citizens of Georgia Power held its third annual "Pitch a Cure" softball tournament March 23 to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The co-ed, double elimination tournament at James Brown Park started at 8:30 a.m. and ended at 10:30 p.m. The weather fluctuated between sunshine, rain, thunder, lightning, wind and cold temperatures, but the tournament ended successfully.
Bradwell vs. Windsor Forest
The Long County High School baseball team Wednesday picked up its eighth victory of the year, defeating New Hampstead High School in Savannah. The Blue Tide grounded the Phoenix team in a one-sided thumping, 15-0, to improve their overall record to 8-5; their 2-AA Region mark remains at 3-3.
Three local girls competed March 10-13 in the International Taekwondo Championship in San German, Puerto Rico. The tournament, hosted by Master Bill Zafiropoulos, featured teams from 12 countries.
News that Georgia Southern is heading to the Sun Belt Conference started popping up on the Internet on Monday afternoon and became official with Wednesday's news conference in Statesboro. I wish I could say I thought it was a good idea.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.
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