Long County High School football player Ricky Rivera wore No. 1 on his jersey this past season and by the season's end, that number also represented his standing in the state as a receiver.
The Astros took first place and the Dodgers won second in the fall midget baseball league sponsored by the Liberty County Recreation Department. In the pee wee league, the Mets took first, while the Phillies captured second.
Every year, Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy cadets travel to a locale in the region for the Youth Challenge Academy Invitational. The event, which pits cadets from different YCA programs in a variety of sports, drills and mental games, comes full circle as Fort Stewart hosts this year's competition.
LUDOWICI – Jimmy Bacon and Dante Brown combined for 17 fourth-quarter points to lead Long County over Bradwell Institute, 72-60, in a boys basketball game Tuesday night.Long County improved to 1-1. The game was Bradwell's 2008-09 opener.The Blue Tide outscored the Tigers 26-14 in the last quarter.Bacon had a game-high 29 points, including nine in the fourth quarter. Brown finished with 13 points, including eight in the fourth quarter.Justin Boyd added 16 for the Blue Tide.
SUSSEX, Va. -- Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick pleaded guilty Tuesday to a state dogfighting charge, a move that could make him eligible to leave prison early and potentially speed up a return to pro football.
Vick, 28, arrived wearing wrist and ankle shackles with his gray suit, but the restraints were removed by the time he entered his plea. The one-time Atlanta Falcons star also pleaded not guilty to a count of cruelty to animals, but that charge was dropped under his plea deal.
VALDOSTA - Quickly scoring 28 unanswered points in the first quarter and leading 48-7 by halftime, the Lowndes County Vikings dashed the Tigers' hope of advancing to the state quarterfinals.
Hinesville native JaQuez Motley, who attends Urban Christian High School, and Bradwell Tiger Jordan Johnson impressed the coaches and scouts at the elite 2008 Pangos All-South Invitational Basketball Camp last month in Norcross. Both young men are members of the AAU elite South Georgia Kings.
It's only their second season, but the young wrestlers who make up the Liberty County Mat Rats have plenty to brag about as the wrestlers competed for team points for the first time and placed first and second against 31 different teams at the Creekview Grizzly Takedown Tournament in Calhoun on Nov. 15.
LCRD Pee Wee
Long County's 7- and 8-year-old football team RIP-Tide had a successful football season with a 4-1 record.
Fury 2, Revolution 1
Galaxy 5, Shockers 1
The Shuman Center looked more like a dojo than a basketball court as participants at the third annual LCRD Taekwondo Championships kicked and sparred their way to victory Oct. 25.
Hinesville native Gary Guyton has surprised most of the staff of the New England Patriots but not head coach Bill Belichick who said Guyton is a versatile player who can rush, cover and play both inside and outside linebacker positions.
Scott's All*Stars (13-4) finished 3-1 in Atlanta at the National Sweet 16 basketball tournament in April. Teams from across the United States competed ...
200 Club Savannah Mile scheduled for May 28
The Hinesville Hurricane semi-professional football team will be playing for their second championship ring this Saturday. The 'Canes beat the Jacksonville Blackhawks 38-26 winning their ...
Liberty Regional Medical Center will host its first 5K for Life run/walk Friday to benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life of ...
Several members of the Bradwell Institute track team competed at the AAAAA-Sectional meet last weekend and qualified for the upcoming state meet.
Former Liberty County track athlete Courtney Rhodes competed in her last track meet for the University of the Cumberlands April 30.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys tennis team won the region title, but fell in the state playoffs.
The Long County football team kicked off spring training Friday with 98 players taking to the field.
BI softball tryouts