STATESBORO - The beginning of an era for Georgia Southern begins with two events for the Eagles' home opener on Sept. 6 as GSU will recognize its unprecedented six national championships and the game ball will be delivered by parachute drop by the Golden Knights.
Rotary Club to host fishing tournament
Liberty County High School alum Shadrach Thornton has been fully reinstated to the North Carolina State football team after being suspended, according to published reports.
This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.
The Long County High School softball team claimed a 6-5 win over Brunswick in a scrimmage Tuesday at Ludowici.
The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White golf tournament was held Aug. 2 at Cherokee Rose Country Club, with both good golf and academic achievements honored.
5-K Run set for Saturday in Ludowici
Georgia Southern outfielder Hunter Thomas was named to the Valley Baseball League all-league second team as announced by the summer collegiate-baseball league.
Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John listed as third string at left tackle in the recently released first draft of the Indianapolis Colts' depth chart, according to a news release on the team's website.
Reports posted on toledoblade.com and cleveland.com say freshman Ohio State Buckeye and former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan made the team's Champions' Club, which is reserved for Buckeyes who have their on-field and off-field lives in order.
In addition to football and softball, the local high schools start their volleyball seasons next week.
The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade boys' basketball team spent 10 days in Orlando, competing against teams from across the United States.
The Long County Mud Bog will be held Saturday at the Long County Wildlife Park.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
Rotary Club to host fishing tournament
My son and grandson and I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the GSU/Tech game Saturday on the A.J. SOARS charter bus with Adrian Peterson, Georgia Southern great, as the host.
Liberty County football coach Kirk Warner had said the game against Benedictine should be viewed as a precursor to the postseason.
Each team in Friday's Bradwell Institute-Richmond Hill football game had a back put up stellar numbers.
Long County beat Metter, 28-20, Friday in Ludowici for the Blue Tide's first win of the season.
It was supposed to be a Region 3-AAAA softball doubleheader Saturday at Thomson, but rain put game two on hold.
The Long County High School softball team lost, 8-0, to Richmond Hill on Monday in a non-region contest in Ludowici.
The Liberty gymnastics team of the Liberty County YMCA competed Sept. 6-7 at Champions Gymnastics in Jacksonville, where the level-two gymnasts placed third overall.
The Long County High School football team beat Metter, 28-12, on Friday in Ludowici to pick up its first win of the year.
Changing regions came at a cost for Liberty County High School. Panther head football coach Kirk Warner was forced to find teams to replace the sub-region Augusta teams - and Savannah powerhouse Benedictine obliged.
Richmond Hill walked into Olvey Field and handed Bradwell Institute a 28-7 Region 3-AAAAA loss Friday.
It didn't take long on Friday for the Georgia Christian Generals to show that, despite not fielding a football team in more than 46 years, they still knew how to win.
The Long County High School softball team fell, 2-1, in eight innings to a strong Jeff Davis squad Thursday in Hazlehurst.
A big third-inning push by Effingham County helped give them an 8-0 win over Bradwell Institute on Thursday in Region 3-AAAAA softball action at BI.
It was a bit rough to be a football team located within Liberty County Friday night. At Donell Woods Stadium Benedictine showed why they made the state semi-finals last year taking down Liberty 44-13 in a non-region game.
The Long County High School football team will be back on the gridiron tonight when it hosts Metter at 7:30 p.m.