On the weekend of the NFL Draft, a lot of football players hope they've done enough to make a team want to select them.
As the 2014 season began, there weren't many pundits out there willing to pick the Atlanta Braves to repeat as National League East Division champions. Not with all their injuries, and not with the media darling Washington Nationals poised to rebound under new leadership.
The Pembroke Lodge No. 469 F&AM's second annual Golf Tournament is May 17. Registration is at noon and there will be shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served after the tournament.
The Third Infantry Division 2013 soldier of the year, Spc. April Walters, will throw out the first pitch of the Savannah Sand Gnats opening day game on Thursday at Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E Victory Dr. in Savannah.
Georgia Southern football began Tuesday with the first week of spring practice.
Bradwell Institute's soccer teams had a split with Calvary Day on Tuesday at Olvey Field. The girls lost, 6-0, but the Tiger boys won, 5-1, to start the season 2-0. At Liberty County on Tuesday, the Lady Panthers topped Toombs County, 2-0, for their first win of the season.
Two points separated the Region 3-AAAA champion from the second-place team. Unfortunately for fans of Liberty County High School boys' basketball, that advantage went in Glenn Hills' favor.
Members of the community gathered at the Liberty Performing Arts Center Friday to celebrate the accomplishments of Liberty County High School senior Raekwon McMillan, who has committed to play football for Ohio State University.
The first time Liberty played Brunswick a month ago, the Panthers lost by only a bucket. Thursday's game, during Liberty's opener at Statesboro High School's annual Christmas tournament, was decidedly different.
Lady Tide softball players were recognized at the recent Long County High School Fall Sports Banquet.
Within a matter of hours after the United States Military Academy announced that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is going to be the next coach at Army, GSU officials held a press conference to address the coaching search Tuesday at Paulson Stadium's Bishop Field House.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday split with Toombs County in Ludowici, as the boys picked up a win, while the girls fell.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team claimed second place at the Sherwood Tournament on Dec. 20-21 in Albany.
Reashas Stokes and Malcolm Dingle combined to score more than half Bradwell's points during the Tigers' two recent games.
Reports on Sunday indicated that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken will become the next head coach at the United States Military Academy.
The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.
The Long County Commission Tuesday recognized the Long County 10-and-under All-Star baseball team for winning the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C championship. The boys won the title last month by defeating Putnam County 14-0 in the championship game.
STATESBORO - The beginning of an era for Georgia Southern begins with two events for the Eagles' home opener on Sept. 6 as GSU will recognize its unprecedented six national championships and the game ball will be delivered by parachute drop by the Golden Knights.
Rotary Club to host fishing tournament
Liberty County High School alum Shadrach Thornton has been fully reinstated to the North Carolina State football team after being suspended, according to published reports.
This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.
The Long County High School softball team claimed a 6-5 win over Brunswick in a scrimmage Tuesday at Ludowici.
The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White golf tournament was held Aug. 2 at Cherokee Rose Country Club, with both good golf and academic achievements honored.
5-K Run set for Saturday in Ludowici
Georgia Southern outfielder Hunter Thomas was named to the Valley Baseball League all-league second team as announced by the summer collegiate-baseball league.