ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves general manager John Schuerholz was retiring Thursday after assembling teams that won a record 14 straight division titles and the 1995 World Series championship.
The bats were hot once again for the Lady Panthers, and it reflected in their 13-1 victory in five innings against St. Vincent's Academy.
The Blue Tide football team had to go into the unfriendly realm of Folkston this past Friday, as they were challenging opponents who had been crowned the best 2-AA team in the state in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Georgia Southern senior quarterback Jayson Foster (Canton/Cherokee County) was named September 'Offensive Player of the Month' by the Southern Conference. It marks the second time in his career he received the SoCon's monthly honor (November 2005).
Going against a running back who averages at least 200 yards per game was going to be a difficult task for the Bradwell Tigers, who traveled to Savannah on Friday to play Jenkins.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern baseball opens the 2008 season at J.I. Clements Stadium against Atlantic Coast Conference member Boston College. Those three games are part of a 31-game home schedule, announced by head coach Rodney Hennon.
Although they were unable to add a third shutout to their list of accomplishments so far this season, the Liberty County Panthers secured a solid victory against the Glenn Hill Spartans on Friday night.
Hoping to add to their two back-to-back wins the Panthers face Glenn Hills tonight at 7:30 at Olvey Field.
The Tigers face a tough regional opponent as they travel to Savannah and take on the Jenkins Warriors tonight.
Panthers win 28-8 over Glenn Hills
The Liberty County Panthers did not get their third shutout as they hoped for, but they did get a victory in tonight's game against the Glenn Hills Spartans (28-8). The Panthers held them scoreless until the third quarter. Read the full story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.
The Lady Tigers went to Paulsen Field on Tuesday to play Windsor Forest. The Windsor Forest Lady Knights took the win (5-1) after the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate. Pitcher Jena Alford struck out nine batters and only walked two. Danielle Durham scored Bradwell's only run. The players and coaches grouped together for their postgame talk.
After winning the first two games of the Gentlemen's Classic Tournament in Statesboro last week, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team took game three beating Osborne, 75-67.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams played in the Portal Holiday Classic Christmas Tournament last week.
Former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan will be in the Bowl Championship Series final game after his current team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, pulled off the upset of the year over Alabama, 42-35, in the Sugar Bowl semi-final game Thursday night.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown started his first game with his new European team, Basic-Fit Brussels last week.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Lonnie McClanahan hit a driving right-handed layup with 14.1 seconds left to lift UT Arlington to a 62-61 men's basketball victory over Georgia Southern in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams Tuesday night in College Park Center.