CHARLESTON, S.C. - One of the rarest plays in baseball ended Georgia Southern's season on Friday afternoon in the Southern Conference Tournament.
Dustin McGowan got his fourth start Wednesday and is still looking for that first win of the year as the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles 5-2.
By Jimmy Currier
With school ending Friday, several middle school students wasted little time kicking off the summer fun.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks missed out on qualifying for a National AAU bid earlier this month in a tournament in Macon. Some players suffered injuries and the team went 1-2, missing a bid by a game.
Three local drivers had good showings at Oglethorpe Speedway in Pooler on May 18.
South Effingham, Calvary Day School and Camden County are carrying the banner for Coastal Georgia in baseball. The schools advanced to the state semi-finals in their respective classifications.
The Hinesville Gators U16 soccer team finished second at the State Rec Cup Championship in Columbus.
With the conclusion of spring football practice Friday, Bradwell Institute coach Jim Walsh Jr. thought the early session was one of the best in his 14 years at the helm of the program.
To say the Coastal Crew 12-under Rebels basketball team is having a successful season would be an understatement.
When Toronto selected Dustin McGowan in 2000, the team felt that he had all the tools to be a major league pitcher and a good one at that. Well, for four innings Friday, he showed everyone that the team made a smart decision. But in the 5th, he also showed everyone he still has a lot to learn, as the Blue Jays lost 5-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Bud Frankenthaler completed the second of five scheduled triathlons in the Tri the Parks triathlon series May 12.
With four backcourt players graduating, Clayton State coach Gordon Gibbons needed to do some "reloading" in that area.
The Fort Stewart Youth Sports Rockets Track Club picked up 60 medals at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Meet in Carrollton, May 11-12
Bradwell Institute's softball team kept fighting, but the Richmond Hill girls edged out a 4-2 win in the final regular season and Region 3-AAAAA game for the Lady Tigers.
Lady Panther Taylor Rine smashed a two-run, wall-off homer for the Liberty County High School softball team Tuesday at home. The girls beat New Hampstead, 11-3, in a Region 3-AAAA contest.
It definitely wasn't the passing game that helped Ware County beat Bradwell Institute, 33-0, last Friday in Waycross.
There is only one way to top winning the first football game in program history - win the next game.
Heading into this week's homecoming activities, the Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, last Friday in Alma.
Bradwell Institute alum LaBaron Anthony and former Liberty County High School Panther Jeremy Caldwell-Fabregas had good weekends on the field for the University of West Alabama Tigers' football team.
After suffering a 29-0 loss to Wayne County last Friday in Jesup in its Region 3-AAAA opener, Liberty County gets to rest their wounds with a bye week.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the Statesboro High Lady Blue Devils, 10-6, in a Region 3-AAAAA makeup game Saturday in Statesboro.
There's at least one trend being reversed at Georgia Southern by first-year head coach Willie Fritz, who came to Statesboro with 21 years of experience.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern sophomore quarterback Kevin Ellison earned his second Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor Monday after leading the Eagles to a 2-0 mark with a 34-14 win over Appalachian State Thursday night.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern softball head coach Annie Smith has named Chelsea Leonard to the program's coaching staff as the new pitching coach.
The Long County High School softball team was all smiles Friday as the Lady Tide clinched a playoff berth in the state tournament.
It took two and a half years, a lot of hard work, determination and a willingness to keep the faith, but the First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team finally was rewarded for its patience Friday night. The Highlanders beat Crisp Academy, 18-6, and notched the first win in program history.
Bradwell Institute's football team waded in the swamps and eventually got eaten by the Gators, falling 33-0 in a Region 3-AAAAA game at Ware County High in Waycross.
Liberty County High School opened Region 3-AAAA action Friday at Wayne County, where the Yellow Jackets shut out the Panthers, 29-0.