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.
Last year, a young Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team managed an 8-18 overall record and a 6-8 Region 3-AAAAA mark as Wayne County eliminated the Lady Tigers from the playoffs.
Bradwell Institute boys' basketball coach Rhett Hellgren lost a slew of veteran starters to graduation, but many players who played significant minutes last season return for this season.
What used to be a region-rival game now is a non-conference battle for local bragging rights as Liberty County welcomes Richmond Hill for Friday's senior-night football game at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute has its last regular-season game Friday when the Tigers face Coffee County in a Region 3-AAAAA in Douglas.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has made history yet again, qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in its three-year program.
The Long County football team wraps up its season Friday when the Blue Tide travels to Savannah to face Benedictine Military School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team last week were recognized on the All-Region 2-AA team.
Wind and bitter cold made for a sparse turnout for this year's 5K Fun Run/Walk by the American Legion Post 321 on Saturday.
The Former Harlem Globetrotter Legends came to Ludowici on Sunday, bringing their magic to both young and old.
With no Sun Belt Conference championship game this season, the league winner could - at least partially - be decided Saturday.
Liberty County High School's cross country team qualified to run at state at the Region 3-AAAA tournament Tuesday.
Friday was the first senior night for Bradwell Tiger head coach Greg Hill, but the seniors and other members of his team played like they had been with him for four years in a 22-14 Region 3-AAAAA loss to the Brunswick Pirates.
Long County High School fell to Bryan County, 39-22, Friday in Pembroke.
STATESBORO - For a team racking up rushing yards and points, Georgia Southern's defense sure put on a show.
Five former area prep basketball players are set to play at the collegiate level this season for East Georgia State College.