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.
Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.
The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.
Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.
Bradwell Institute is out of action tonight as the Tigers enter their bye-week.
The Liberty County softball team dropped a 5-0 decision to South Effingham on Tuesday in a Region 3-AAAA game in Effingham.
Bradwell Institute pitcher Mackenzie Stewart struck out six batters and gave up only one hit Wednesday, but the Lady Tigers still fell to St. Vincent's Academy, 3-1, in Savannah in a non-region game.
Georgia Southern saw some key players go down in its 42-38 loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta.
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.