CHARLESTON, S.C. - One of the rarest plays in baseball ended Georgia Southern's season on Friday afternoon in the Southern Conference Tournament.
Dustin McGowan got his fourth start Wednesday and is still looking for that first win of the year as the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles 5-2.
By Jimmy Currier
With school ending Friday, several middle school students wasted little time kicking off the summer fun.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks missed out on qualifying for a National AAU bid earlier this month in a tournament in Macon. Some players suffered injuries and the team went 1-2, missing a bid by a game.
Three local drivers had good showings at Oglethorpe Speedway in Pooler on May 18.
South Effingham, Calvary Day School and Camden County are carrying the banner for Coastal Georgia in baseball. The schools advanced to the state semi-finals in their respective classifications.
The Hinesville Gators U16 soccer team finished second at the State Rec Cup Championship in Columbus.
With the conclusion of spring football practice Friday, Bradwell Institute coach Jim Walsh Jr. thought the early session was one of the best in his 14 years at the helm of the program.
To say the Coastal Crew 12-under Rebels basketball team is having a successful season would be an understatement.
When Toronto selected Dustin McGowan in 2000, the team felt that he had all the tools to be a major league pitcher and a good one at that. Well, for four innings Friday, he showed everyone that the team made a smart decision. But in the 5th, he also showed everyone he still has a lot to learn, as the Blue Jays lost 5-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Bud Frankenthaler completed the second of five scheduled triathlons in the Tri the Parks triathlon series May 12.
With four backcourt players graduating, Clayton State coach Gordon Gibbons needed to do some "reloading" in that area.
The Fort Stewart Youth Sports Rockets Track Club picked up 60 medals at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Meet in Carrollton, May 11-12
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.