STATESBORO - First-year head coach Chris Hatcher officially opened fall camp as the Georgia Southern Eagles hit the practice fields Monday.
The Hinesville Hurricanes got an unexpected bye-week as the Savannah Seaport Sharks forfeited Saturday night's game.
Fall baseball and softball
The Coastal Crew Rebels 12U basketball team placed seventh in the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament.
The University of Georgia Football team hosted a media day last week and coach Mark Richt talked about the team's future as practices begin.
The Lady Tigers volleyball team prepares for the upcoming season with high expectations from their head coach, Readie Kelly.
BEIJING (AP) - The Olympic Games are a year away, but protests have already begun from groups who want to change China.
Dustin McGowan picked up his eighth win of the season Sunday night, with a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia welcomed its football student-athletes to campus Friday as they officially reported in preparation for the start of fall football camp. All players expected to report arrived.
You don't have to go to Texas to see some good-ole, bucking-bull riders and honest-to-goodness cowboys and cowgirls.
The pinging of the bats, and the neon green balls can only mean one thing. Fast pitch softball is just around the corner.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks 14-under girls basketball team came home with a bronze medal, taking third place in the Georgia Games tournament in Atlanta on July 20-22.
Shawn Mills has been hired as director of the Long County Recreation Department. Mills, who medically retired from the military in 2004, has been a resident of the county since 2000, and works as a supply information management officer at Fort Stewart.
Lady Tigers softball is gearing up for the new season by starting tryouts at James Brown Park. Coach Jeff Eastlake expects four varsity players to return and hopes a few junior varsity players will be able to step it up to the next level. But, he knows that he faces a challenge, as a majority of the players will be freshman.
Dustin McGowan pitched six solid innings and looked like he would pick up his third win in a row this past Monday. But a late rally by Tampa Bay cost the right-hander the win, as Toronto lost 5-4.
The Liberty County football team starts postseason play Friday at Griffin.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Marching Band placed fifth at the Georgia Marching Band Series Championship on Nov. 8 at Mercer University in Macon.
The high-school basketball season kicks into gear Friday with crosstown rivals Liberty County and Bradwell Institute going head to head at Bradwell.
The Long County football team fell to Benedictine Military School, 62-15, Friday in Savannah, ending the season with a 3-7 overall record and a 1-6 mark in Region 2-AA.
The elevation and course made it tough for the Liberty County High School cross-country team at the GHSA AAAA state meet Saturday at Carrollton.
The Long County High School softball team held their annual awards banquet last Thursday at Sybil's in Jesup.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Eagle junior safety Matt Dobson picked off Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones in the end zone and returned it a school-record 102 yards for a touchdown on the last play of the third quarter, and it proved to be the game-winning points, lifting Georgia Southern to a 28-25 victory over Texas State at Bobcat Stadium Saturday afternoon. Georgia Southern improved to 8-2 overall and remained undefeated in the Sun Belt Conference at 7-0.
NEW ORLEANS – Junior safety Matt Dobson, who returned an interception 100+ yards for a touchdown in the Georgia Southern win over Texas State, was named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week. From Monticello, Fla., the two-year starter broke both the Georgia Southern and Sun Belt record for longest interception return with his 100-yard play, the previous records were 98 and 99 yards, respectively. Dobson, one of only three players to accomplish this feat in the FBS this season, becomes the first Eagle to be named a Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Liberty County High School shut down Richmond Hill High School's running game Friday night and capitalized on several turnovers to beat the Wildcats, 44-22, at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were no match for the Coffee County Trojans and were shutout, 42-0, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Friday in Douglas, marking the end of BI's first 0-10 season since 1954.
The Long County High School football team traveled on Friday to Savannah, where they took on the fourth-ranked Benedictine Military School in the Tide's last game of the season.
Two teams that have developed a rivalry left it all on the gridiron Friday as First Presbyterian Christian Academy tried to break another school record and win its first playoff game. But the boys played Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, where the more experienced team won, 42-14.
The Bradwell Institute track team is hosting its first annual Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
After posting a 20-8 overall record, including a 5-1 Region 3-AAAA mark, and making the state playoffs last season, the Liberty County boys' basketball team is ready to do better this year.
Liberty County girls' basketball coach Carolyn Kelly had a relatively young team last year, but nothing like what she said she'll encounter this season.