Long County High School baseball player Phillip Swindell signed a letter of intent with Piedmont College on Monday at the LCHS media center, giving the senior catcher the opportunity to play at the next level.
For the second year in a row, the Frederica Knights captured the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state boys' soccer title at First Presbyterian Christian Academy's expense.
Black vs. Gold
The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade team won a division championship as the program hosted its annual Mother's Day Tournament on Friday and Saturday at the Liberty County YMCA and Midway Middle School.
It didn't matter that it happened in the seventh and final round, it matters because it just happened. With their final pick of the 2014 NFL Drat the Indianapolis Colts picked former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John in the seventh round Saturday.
New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill got a glimpse of his football team last week as the Tigers finished their first week of spring practice.
Liberty County High School's football team began hitting the pads last week, practicing offensive routes and learning fundamentals as the Panthers prepare for a busier-than-normal season.
The Long County High School football team began spring practices last week with no shortage of players or experience.
Four Liberty County High School track competitors earned top-12 placings during the first two days of the boys' state track and field meet in Jefferson.
Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan got no decision in the Blue Jays' 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday in Toronto, according to ESPN.com.
Two former Liberty County High School basketball stars donned graduation caps and gowns this weekend at their respective colleges.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team fell in the second round of the Elite Football League playoffs to the Commandos, 38-0, May 3 in Jacksonville.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern running back/quarterback Jerick McKinnon became the 10th Eagle ever selected in the NFL Draft when he was picked in the third round by Minnesota on Friday, according to gseagles.com.
Relay for Life hoops tournament planned
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team's quest for a second-straight state title ended Tuesday with a 2-0 loss to Sherwood Academy in Albany.
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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