Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.
LAS VEGAS - Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.
Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.
ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.
Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs
Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.
Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.
The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.
Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.
The Liberty County YMCA has a slew of activities planned for this weekend and has a new boxing class open for registration.
'Hank' White golf tourney tees off Aug. 2
New social-media features will be incorporated into the Sun Belt Conference's media day July 22 in New Orleans as the league debuts the "Sun Belt Social Media Suite" to allow fans access and connections to media-day activities.
The third annual Fishin' for a Cure tournament on May 17 brought the battle against childhood diseases to the Atlamaha River.
Savannah State University's junior designated hitter Trey Sikes was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 2014 All-Conference Baseball Team, according to a press release issued by meacsports.com.
Sunbury 5K set
Liberty County eked out a 10-9 win over Bradwell on Friday at Olvey Field in a game filled with mistakes and penalties. But there were some positives for both squads.
The Long County High School football team fell to Tattnall County, 23-14, on Friday in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy fell to 0-2 Friday by losing to Briarwood Academy, 52-20, in Warrenton.
The Long County High School softball team's skid continued Thursday as the Lady Tide fell to Bacon County, 1-0, for their third loss in a row.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the South Effingham Lady Mustangs, 11-0, in three innings Thursday in Springfield.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Georgia Southern's Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line trying to score a touchdown that would have put the game away, and N.C. State scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 6:55 to beat the Eagles, 24-23, on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium.
RALEIGH, N.C. - After Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter Saturday against N.C. State - a play that resulted in a 99-yard touchdown drive and a momentum swing that led to a 24-23 win for the Wolfpack - Georgia Southern head coach Willie Fritz didn't want to challenge the ruling.
Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon set
According to the Sydney Morning Herald and Libertyballers.com, former Liberty County high School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae has signed with Australia's Melbourne United.
The Lady Panther softball team went 1-1 on Thursday in their Region 3-AAAA home opener - a double-header against Burke County.
The fifth annual Sunbury 5K, to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and the American Diabetes Association, has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and organizer Patrick Boyle said he can't believe participants will be marking the race's fifth anniversary.
The Long County High School football team fell Friday, 23-14, to cross-county rival Tattnall County.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell, 10-9, at Olvey Field on Friday night.