The number 13 isn't considered lucky and for 13 Liberty County Hammerhead swimmers, it took more than luck to earn births to state competition in Tifton today and Saturday.
After their second straight loss, the Hinesville Hurricanes are rebuilding.
STATESBORO - The Sports Media Entertainment Network unveiled its inaugural national NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision poll, and Georgia Southern University was ranked 28th in its preseason poll.
The greens at Cherokee Rose Country Club have been given the green light for play.
This past Sunday was a long night for Dustin McGowan as he picked up his fifth loss of the season, and gave up a career high, three home runs, as Boston defeated Toronto 9-4.
Bradwell graduate and Arena Football League giant Will Pettis was named the 2007 U.S. Army Strong Ironman of the Year on July 12.
By Patty Leon
RICHMOND, Va. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges related to illegal dogfighting.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University Football will have six games televised live during the upcoming 2007 season. The announcement was made on Monday by the Southern Conference office and Georgia Southern Athletics.
The definition of a coach is someone who can instruct, direct or guide an individual or group to achieve a specific goal. It takes someone with determination and stamina, especially when dealing with a group of adolescents such as high school children.
The Liberty County Hammerheads recently completed a successful district swim meet at Douglas, competing against five other counties in District 2. Swimmers were required to finish first, second or third in order to qualify for state championships.
Liberty County's Coastal Crew Rebels are playing in the national tournament this weekend:
The Coastal Crew Rebels are preparing for two big Amateur Athletic Union-sanctioned tournaments as the 15-and-under Rebels head to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the Big Shot Tournament this weekend and the 17-and-under Rebels prepare for the Division II Nationals in Orlando, Fla., July 26 through Aug. 1.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy will wrap up the home portion of its first 11-man season on Nov. 7 when it hosts Goshen Academy at 7:30 at Long County Recreation Department football field in Ludowici.
Liberty County High School scored a 47-0 shutout over Windsor Forest during Friday night's Homecoming game. The region 3-AAAA victory guarantees the Panthers will play in the first round of the playoffs.
Saturday's game between Georgia Southern and Georgia State in the Georgia Dome will be the biggest rivalry game in the state - between two teams that have never played each other, anyway.
Liberty County's home game Friday against Windsor Forest is a big one beyond just being this year's homecoming contest.
Bradwell Institute will be at South Effingham on Friday to take on the Mustangs in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
The Long County High School football team will be looking to accomplish something Friday that it hasn't done to date: beat McIntosh County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will finish the season on the road with games out of Hinesville the next two Fridays.
The Long County Recreation Department cheerleaders and players recently were recognized by Long County High School.
It appears the walking dead were among humans at the inaugural Dawn of the Zombies 5K run last Saturday at Holbrook Pond.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Memorial Day on Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for the team's first region game of the season.
The Liberty County High School Panthers came achingly close to victory Friday night in Thomson, but in the end fell just a smidgen short.
The Bradwell Tigers suffered another difficult loss Friday when the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out, 17-0, at home.
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
Standing in the path of an Atlanta team intent on establishing the run to spare its own sinking 31st-ranked defense is Baltimore's 3-4 scheme capable of winning - if not dominating - every matchup up front. Atlanta's edge is on the perimeter with wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, who had 12 catches in his last game against the Ravens. Quarterback Matt Ryan makes too many throws eye-to-eye with pass rushers and more horizontal patterns and dump-offs to running backs Antone Smith and Steven Jackson spreads Baltimore's attacking linebackers.
The Cleveland Browns are seeking their best six-game start since 2001 when they enter a soft portion of the schedule Sunday at the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.