Many competitive weight lifters dream of standing on podiums and having gold medals placed around their necks.
It's time for some tailgating fun at Long Bell Stadium as the Hinesville Hurricanes kick off their summer semipro football season at 7 p.m. tonight when they host the Tri-County Panthers.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipes wailed outside from the parade a block down the street, Tanni Embric scrambled to keep up behind the bar with four growing lines of gaudy green St. Patrick's Day revelers thirsty for cold beer - with nearly an hour to go before lunchtime.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 - Though the Japanese government has not yet requested help in dealing with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that hit early this morning near the coast of Honshu, U.S. forces are being readied in case such a request comes, a Defense Department spokeswoman said here today.
ATLANTA - Tough criminal sentencing laws that have left Georgia's prisons bursting at the seams and taxpayers footing a costly bill could be getting an overhaul.
Islands High is having a tough time in its first year in tough Region 3-AAAAA. It didn't get any easier for the Lady Sharks on Tuesday in Hinesville, as they fell to region leader Bradwell Institute 81-4.
In a battle between two basketball programs looking for their first win of the season - and in Islands High's case, first win ever - Bradwell Institute beat the Sharks 85-23 on Tuesday at BI.
Liberty County High School coach Willie Graham isn't sure why his Panthers dropped a 56-51 home game to Brunswick on Tuesday night.
Liberty County High School girls coach Carolyn Kelly must feel, at times, like she's starring in the movie "Groundhog Day." Her team often starts to play good basketball, only to have mental errors from past games show up again.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander basketball team and the Bethesda Blazers still battle on the hardwood as if they were fighting for another state title. But this season the school's are in different classifications, taking a bit of the pressure off both teams but not the game's intensity. On Friday night the Highlanders managed to stay ahead for a 72-66 win at home in their second meeting to date.
The Long County High School Lady Tide is back in action tonight against St. Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.
Former Blue Tide basketball and football standout Ricky Rivera was back in the area and on the hard court Saturday. Rivera, a guard with the Middle Georgia College basketball team, was in Brunswick where the Warriors took on the College of Coastal Georgia. The Warriors had to overcome a 10-point deficit at the half to pull out a tough 68-62 win over the Mariners. Though Rivera didn't put up any points in the game, he pulled down four defensive rebounds in 14 minutes of action.
A regulation basketball game is 32 minutes long. It took every one of those 32 minutes Saturday night for the Liberty County boys to beat visiting McIntosh County Academy 56-51.
Saturday wasn't a good day for the Long County High School basketball program, as both the Blue Tide and the lady Tide lost to rival Wayne County High School in Jesup.
Errors plagued the Liberty Panther girls as they fell to McIntosh County Academy 60-58 at home Saturday night in a game that came down to the final ticks of the clock.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy head coach Jamie Sharp Jr. knows the feeling of looking down the sideline and not seeing many players, and the 2014 season will not be any different.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown will start at right tackle this season for the University of Central Florida Knights, according to several news reports and UCF's athletic website.
News reports are saying that former Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan, 30 days away from participating in his first collegiate football game with Ohio State University, could see action right away this season.
Hinesville native Charles (Trey) Sikes will play in a doubleheader as his New England Baseball league team, the Valley Blue Sox, take on the Sanford Mainers at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Holyoke, Mass.
The Hinesville Housing Authority-Residents Services division hosted a football camp for male residents at Regency Apartments on July 25-27.
LCRD Boot camp moves to Wednesday night
Photos of the LCRD All-Star baseball and softball teams. Photos by Classic One Hour Photo.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.
Bradwell Institute found itself last season with its second coach in as many seasons.
The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team recently competed in the Battle at Johnson Tournament at Johnson High School in Savannah, winning two games.
The Georgia Southern football team begins its preseason practice at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the Eagle Creek Practice Complex in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
'Hank' White golf tourney set for Aug. 2
College of Coastal Georgia head volleyball coach Jeff Huebner has announced Samantha Brannen, a home-school graduate of Faith Baptist Christian Academy of Ludowici, has committed to play for the Mariners this upcoming season.
One of the things that sticks out about Tel Aviv, Israel, to Rion Brown is its weather.
This past season was important for the Liberty County Panthers.