Relay for Life
In an intense battle for the state title, Memorial Day School in Savannah edged out a 65-60 win in overtime upsetting local favorite First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
Highlander boys basketball coach Ernie Walthour knew it would probably come to this and it has.
It was scheduled as a regular season game, but was quickly dubbed a scrimmage because of an umpire scheduling conflict.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys soccer team and the squads of Bradwell Institute all scored wins this past week.
For the second time in a row, the Liberty track teams earned a first and second place at their home track meet Thursday afternoon.
Though the Long County basketball team lost a heart-breaker 1-0 to the Tattnall County in Reidsville Thursday, coach Brian Thomas was pleased with his team's performance.
Liberty County High School diamond boys held off the Bradwell Tigers baseball team Friday on Panther field. The Panthers won 9-4 in a non-region contest.
Jiu jitsu training
The Long County 4-H archery team recently competed in the fourth annual state indoor archery match in Perry, with one of its competitors taking first place.
The official celebration for the 40th anniversary of Dixie Stables will be March 23 during its 35th annual spring horse show in Allenhurst.
There was a bit of a downpour last Saturday, but that didn't stop the Hinesville Hurricanes from giving local football fans a chance to enjoy some springtime action at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart.
The rain stopped long enough Tuesday for the Bradwell Institute soccer teams to sweep Effingham County in region matchups at Effingham.
With a 72-68 win Feb. 19 against Gordon College in Barnesville, the East Georgia College men's basketball team earned the Georgia College Athletic Association Conference title and home-court advantage in the GCAA playoffs.
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.
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