John Henning and John Tapper competed in a recent state tennis tournament in Peachtree City. They qualified for state by winning their age divisions during the Second District tournament July 10 in Waycross. At state, Henning won his first-round match but lost in the semi-finals. Tapper played well but lost a close match to his first-round opponent. Henning competed in the 10 & under division and Tapper in the 18 & under division.
RICHMOND, Va. ‑ Michael Vick was due in federal court Thursday to start a legal process that jeopardizes not only his career, but also his freedom.
The Atlanta Falcons quarterback was expected to appear at a bond hearing and enter a plea on dogfighting conspiracy charges. Vick is accused with three others of conspiracy involving competitive dogfighting, procuring and training pit bulls for fighting, and conducting the enterprise across state lines. Federal prosecutors allege the operation ‑ known as Bad Newz Kennels ‑ operated on Vick's property in rural Surry County.
RICHMOND, Va. ‑ Barred by the NFL from reporting to work with the Atlanta Falcons, Michael Vick declared his innocence on federal dogfighting charges Thursday and asked the public to hold its judgment "until all the facts are shown."
Lustily jeered by hundreds of protesters as he entered and left U.S. District Court, Vick strolled in stony silence and did his only talking inside the courtroom, where his career as a superstar quarterback and his freedom are jeopardized.
Area builder and avid golfer Josh Stafford of Jesup recently accomplished a feat that few ever experience. While playing golf with his father and uncle on July 21 at Laurel Island Links in St. Mary's, Stafford made his first hole-in-one. "The 17th hole was playing 175 yards, so I hit a soft 5-iron into a slight breeze. It bounced once, rolled about four feet and disappeared," Stafford said when asked about his shot. "Golf is a game of highs and lows and this is the ultimate high. Ironically, the last time I played out here, I put out a ...
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Nine top track performers will represent Hinesville at the 2007 AAU National Junior Olympics.
Two Liberty County youngsters medaled in tae kwon do at the Junior National Olympics last week in California. Bethany Lormis, 10, won a gold medal in forms and a gold in sparring and David Betts, 16, earned silver in forms and a bronze in sparring during their competition against some of the finest tae kwon do olympic-style kickboxing competitors from around the United States.
The AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 17-and-under team head to nationals in Orlando, Fla., Thursday to face the best in AAU boy's basketball. The 15-and-under Rebels returned from the Big Shot Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., last weekend, ranking sixth out of 70 teams under coach Michael Brown. The Rebels ask for continued support to help cover travel expenses. Anyone wanting to help, can call Walthour at 980-4559. Keep up the Rebel's at wwwcoastalcrewrebels.com
To coach eager, athletic youngsters, college and pro football players gathered this week for Cedric Dickerson's second annual football camp.
Dustin McGowan was happy he got a win this past Thursday night, but he was happier his team wasn't swept in their four game series against the Yankees. After losing the first three games, Toronto defeated New York 3-2.
Two years ago, Long County High School, Head Coach Kyle Wilson and his coaches held the first Junior Blue Tide Football Camp. They had 10 participants that year.
The number 13 isn't considered lucky and for 13 Liberty County Hammerhead swimmers, it took more than luck to earn births to state competition in Tifton today and Saturday.
After their second straight loss, the Hinesville Hurricanes are rebuilding.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
Long County High School had senior night Oct. 24, recognizing football players, cheerleaders and band members who are graduating this school year.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.
For the first time, the Liberty County High School football team held a Pink Out to raise awareness of breast cancer Friday.
Looking different than they normally do on a softball field, the Bradwell Institute softball players were all dressed up for their annual awards banquet Sunday at Club Stewart.
Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.
Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.
Five Liberty County softball players recently were named to the 2014 All-Region 3-AAAA team.
Bradwell Institute welcomes Brunswick to Olvey Field on Friday for the Tigers' final home game of the 2014 season.
Liberty County High School defensive end Jacari Roberts has been selected to the RisingSenior.com Georgia Junior Bowl on Dec. 30.
It was a happy homecoming night for Liberty County on Friday.
Long County on Friday finally exorcised a demon that had been haunting the football program for 10 years.
GUYTON - Bradwell Institute couldn't recover from South Effingham's big push in the first half and lost, 30-12, Friday in Region 3-AAAAA action.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band in its drive to perform in McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27.