Ray Miller's Hedman Husler Hedders National Late Model Series Southern Dirt Tour will return to Oglethorpe Speedway Park at 8 p.m. Friday.
Former Richmond Hill High School standout Kevin Matthews has agreed to terms with the Texas Rangers, the club announced Saturday. Details of the contract weren't released, but the Dallas Morning News reported he received a signing bonus of $936,000. Matthews, who went 4-2 with the Wildcats in 2011, was the Rangers top draft pick and the 33rd overall pick in the first-year player draft on June 6.
Former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae scored a game-high 48 points in the opening game of the Pilot Rocky Top League on Wednesday, according to the Maryville Daily Times.
The Barracuda baseball team traveled to Conyers last weekend to win the USSSA Georgia West Division title. The Barracudas went undefeated in the three-day tournament, winning in pool play 9-7, 9-6 and 10-7.
Former Liberty County High School baseball player Aaron Hoffer was one of several East Georgia College players recognized for helping the Bobcats finish a successful debut season.
Liberty County's Metra Walthour will be entering her senior season as a Yellow Jackets basketball player at Georgia Tech and recently discussed her summer workouts, incoming freshmen and the pressure of being captain for a video on ramblinwreck.cstv.com.
Long County's 8U, 10U and 12U recreation league baseball teams recently won 2011 championships.
College of Coastal Georgia Athletic Director Dr. William "Bee" Carlton recently announced the hiring of alumna Jennifer Alfirov as the women's softball head coach.
The Liberty County Thunder baseball team outscored its competition, 34-4, last week to take first place in a recent tournament in Statesboro.
A dozen teams competed in Saturday's Tiger Tee-Off at Cherokee Rose Golf Course, and the tournament went off without a hitch, organizers said.
On Monday morning, Kevin Matthews merely one of hundreds of prospects hoping for a shot at the big leagues.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wagoner bowled a perfect 300 Wednesday night at the summer bowling league at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart.
Long County baseball standout Luke Golden and the Savannah Chain baseball team placed third in the recent United States Specialty Sports Association state tournament.
It's time to lace up your shoes and get off the bench for the Coastal Health District/Savannah Sand Gnats Healthy Heart Home Run 5K Trot at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at historic Grayson Stadium in Savannah. There also will be a one-mile Rookie Run.
The Coastal Eagles Club and president Derek Sills are getting closer to fulfilling their dream of creating a life-size statue of former GSU football coach Erk Russell.