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 bounced back from a 10-point loss to Faith Baptist by dominating Savannah's Bible Baptist 121-64 on Saturday afternoon at the St. James Sports Center.
Former Liberty County High School boys' basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel, according to tweets from his agent and the Palm Beach Post.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill took his players back to his alma mater last week for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp at Georgia Southern University.
Safe to say that Liberty County left its imprint on this year's NBA's Vegas Summer Camp, thanks to two of its native sons.
In 2008, the Atlanta Braves bottomed out. Just three years removed from the end of their remarkable stretch of 14 consecutive division titles, the Braves stumbled to a 70-92 record and a fourth place finish in the N.L. East.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown scored 16 points Thursday, helping the Charlotte Hornets win their second straight Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.
It appears that former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae was not badly injured last Tuesday, as he was placed back in action in the 76ers' summer-league game against the Bulls late Thursday night.
Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.
SAVANNAH - First a bishop, now an Angel. Special guests keep coming to Savannah's only Catholic, all-male military high school.
Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.
LAS VEGAS - Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.
Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.
ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.
Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs
Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.