First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Liberty County High School had rough starts on the diamond this week, while Bradwell Institute got a much-needed win.
The Long County High School baseball team led the whole way in its 4-2 win Tuesday at Metter.
The cold wind posed a challenge for Liberty County High School on Tuesday - and so did the visiting teams
Tuesday was a bittersweet night for the Long County High School soccer program in Ludowici with the Blue Tide winning their game, 4-2, against Toombs County, but the Lady Tide falling, 4-1.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School claimed first and second place, respectively, at the Phoenix Invitational track meet March 22 at New Hampstead High School.
'Canes play Saturday
Mother Nature didn't deter the folks at Dixie Stables on Sunday.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School had losses on the soccer field this past weekend.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School suffered recent losses on the baseball field.
The Long County High School baseball team lost a heartbreaker to Bacon County, 9-8, last Friday in Alma.
Drivers from across the state traveled to Long County for the bi-annual Long County Recreation Department Mud Bog on March 16.
Eighth-grade basketball tourney
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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