The 2007 Liberty County Recreation Department All-star softball and baseball teams are finalized and the squads are ready for competition.
By Mike Riddle
Bradwell Institute's football players are sacrificing playing video games and lounging around to spend quality time in the weight room.
South Georgia Kings 16-under AAU basketball coach Jesse Fleming wasn't too worried after his team lost the opening game of the RiverStreet Classic, 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul Friday.
The Liberty County Hammerheads performed above expectations at their swim meet June 11 in Douglas.
With construction on Liberty County High School's new football stadium just a few months from completion, an effort is building to name it after local hero Donell Woods.
The Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Wednesday. Toronto scored five in the fourth to help Long County favorite Dustin McGowan pick up his third win of the year.
SAVANNAH - This weekend's RiverStreet Classic did not start off the way the South Georgia Kings 16-under team had hoped, losing 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
ATLANTA - Andruw Jones was only 19 and still had Class A dirt in his cleats when he made his debut with the Atlanta Braves in 1996.
Hundreds of cyclists pedaled into Hinesville throughout Friday, bound for "Camp Bradwell" - the next-to-last stop on a weeklong trek that took them across the state of Georgia.
The wait is over. Summer Slam 2007 starts tomorrow and producer Ernie Walthour Sr. is excited.
Several youngsters who pick up a bat, ball and glove often dream of one day playing under the lights of a big league team. Clay Young, a right-handed pitcher from Long County, was no different. Ever since he stepped foot on a diamond in T-ball at the age of 5, his goal has been to one day reach the major leagues.
Thanks to the wonders of inter-league play, the Atlanta Braves (35-31) will be cutting the pine against my Cleveland Indians (38-26) this weekend.
The Long County High School varsity basketball teams kicked off the season Tuesday in Vidalia against Toombs County. The boys lost to the Bulldogs, 58-47. The girls won against the Lady Dogs, 58-40.
Liberty County's Lady Panther edged out Tattnall County High School, 44-41, Friday in a non-region game.
STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29, with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current East Georgia State College pitcher Richard Lovelady has signed to play at Kennesaw State University.
Liberty County's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro. The same day, the Bradwell Institute boys lost a non-conference game at New Hampstead, 62-27.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team had its annual Blue and White scrimmage Saturday.
Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.
DALLAS, TEXAS -- The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced today the 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, which includes Georgia Southern sophomore Matt Breida. The semifinalists (in alphabetical order) are: Ameer Abdullah (Sr.), Nebraska; Jay Ajayi (Jr.), Boise State; Javorius Allen (Jr.), USC; Cameron Artis-Payne (Sr.), Auburn; Matt Breida (So.), Georgia Southern; Tevin Coleman (Jr.), Indiana; James Conner (So.), Pittsburgh; Melvin Gordon (Jr.), Wisconsin; Devon Johnson (Jr.), Marshall and Duke Johnson (Jr.), Miami.
The Bradwell Institute track team will host its first Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
Liberty County fell, 46-12, in the first round of the playoffs Friday at Griffin.
The Long County basketball teams hit the hardwood Tuesday to face Toombs County in their first games of the season.
St. James Coastal Crew Rebels youth coach Darryl McCray recently announced there will be a free basketball camp from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the St. James Sports Center, 1140 Holmestown Road in Midway.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team is preparing for its 15th season and will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Live Oak Church of God.
The Savannah Storm, an expansion franchise of the American Basketball Association, will host three tryouts for open roster spots for the upcoming season.
Not every golf course gets designed by Pete Dye. Probably even fewer get redesigned by a Hall of Famer.