Safe to say that Liberty County left its imprint on this year's NBA's Vegas Summer Camp, thanks to two of its native sons.
In 2008, the Atlanta Braves bottomed out. Just three years removed from the end of their remarkable stretch of 14 consecutive division titles, the Braves stumbled to a 70-92 record and a fourth place finish in the N.L. East.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown scored 16 points Thursday, helping the Charlotte Hornets win their second straight Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.
It appears that former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae was not badly injured last Tuesday, as he was placed back in action in the 76ers' summer-league game against the Bulls late Thursday night.
Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.
SAVANNAH - First a bishop, now an Angel. Special guests keep coming to Savannah's only Catholic, all-male military high school.
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.
Though the Long County High School varsity football team had last week off from game action, the junior-varsity squad traveled to Reidsville on Thursday but lost to Tattnall County, 42-14.
Former Long County High School football standout Josh Berry, who is now a member of the Savannah State University team, saw action on Saturday against Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern rang in the Football Bowl Subdivision era with the first game in a newly-renovated Paulson Stadium against Savannah State on Saturday evening. However, the starters only got to play in half of it.
Severe Impact to hold tryouts for 18U team
Thursday, the Long County High School softball team ended a three-game losing streak by beating St. Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy didn't play football Friday. The team entered its bye-week looking at a 0-2 start. But the Highlanders have an opportunity to turn things around Friday.
With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Lady Panther Cassidy Collum displayed her patience and pitching savvy. The Lady Panthers had bases loaded but two outs. Focused and knowing she was ahead in the count with three balls and one strike, Collum waited as the pitch came her way and saw that it was high and outside.
Lady Tiger Mackenzie Stewart tossed five strikeouts and was three for three at bat but it wasn't enough to hold off the Statesboro Blue Devils on the softball field Thursday. The Statesboro girls beat Bradwell, 8-1, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest on the Lady Tigers' field.