When visitors to Olvey Field fill the stands for graduation later this month and for football games in the fall, they will notice the new bleachers.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Tech football team is ranked No. 14 in the nation by Athlon Sports preseason magazine, which hits the newstands May 29.
The Hinesville Gators U12 Green and the Gator U16 soccer teams won the district championships for their respective divisions May 6.
Cherokee Rose Country Club members and guests may see a little construction going on and experience a little inconvenience on the golf course, but CRCC general manager Ronnie Mobley says not to worry.
Morehouse College has an alumni list that reads like a who's who: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Spike Lee, Julian Bond, Samuel L. Jackson and Herman Cain all graduated from the prestigious school in Atlanta.
Bradwell Institute's boys soccer team made history this season, winning its first state playoff game in school history - a 3-1 win against Union Grove.
Dustin McGowan got his second major league start of the season Saturday and helped Toronto beat Tampa Bay 5-4. It was the second win in a row for the Blue Jays, after they had been on a nine-game losing streak.
Bradwell's athletes gave a valiant effort but fell short at the Class AAAAA boys track meet in Jefferson May 10-12.
Three youngsters can call themselves state champions after winning their events in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state track meet. They compete for the Liberty County Recreation Department.
Liberty County School Board officials hoped to use Liberty County High School's new football stadium for graduation ceremonies this month. Unfortunately, neither the field nor the stadium is complete. But, board Superintendent Dr. Steve Wilmoth is confident the stadium will be ready for kickoff in September. Meanwhile, graduation ceremonies will be at Olvey Field.
Even though it is still four months before Long County takes on Savannah Country Day in their first football game, coach Kyle Wilson knows the spring training practices going on now will tell him a lot about where the team will be on that first Friday.
The surroundings were pristine as a local fisherman and the Courier traversed the marshland coast of McIntosh County to observe the ecosystem, and discuss the impending threats it faces.
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.