CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jimmie Johnson was the clear favorite to win last season's Nextel Cup championship, an easy pick after coming so very close so many times before.
The Lady Panthers traveled to Savannah to take on St. Vincent's Benedictine Tuesday and came up with an impressive win.
STATESBORO - New Georgia Southern University head football coach Chris Hatcher announced that Jeff Beckles will remain on his coaching staff.
STATESBORO - Six games in Paulson Stadium and a regular season finale at Colorado State University highlight the 2007 Georgia Southern football schedule. Director of Athletics Sam Baker announced the schedule last week, following approval by the University Athletics Committee.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers had their three-game win streak snapped in a heartbreaking loss to Wayne County this past Saturday, in Hinesville. The Tigers fell by a score of 45-47 to the Yellow Jackets.
The Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team got a little help in the 2-AA region race Friday when the McIntosh County Buccaneers beat the Appling County Pirates by a score of 55-47.
It was military appreciation night Friday as the Bradwell Boys hosted the Jenkins Warriors.
Bradwell's Lady Tigers rallied from a struggling first half, to win big (53-29) over the Jenkins Warriors on Friday night.
By Jimmy Currier
After losing seven of eight basketball games, Liberty County has rebounded by winning four of their last five and they are hungry for more.
Former Long County High School baseball coach Albert Lodge was inducted into the Georgia Dugout Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at the Sheraton in Midtown Atlanta. on Saturday.
Long County showed every one that the early part of their season was not indicative of how well they could play, as they won their fourth game in a row this past Tuesday.
AUGUSTA - Georgia College & State University has been selected as the preseason favorite to capture the 2007 Peach Belt Conference baseball championship in a poll of the league's head coaches released on Friday.
GARDEN CITY - Groves scored the game's opening basket 91 seconds into the game and never relinquished the lead in the Lady Rebels' 51-44 win over Bradwell Institute.
Liberty County improved to 5-1 in Region 3-AAA (A) and 15-4 overall with its 68-35 win at Burke County.
The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament will tee off at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.
The Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association will hold an adult doubles tennis tournament beginning Aug. 15 at the Richmond Hill High School and Rec Department courts.
NEW ORLEANS - Sun Belt Conference coaches voted new member Georgia Southern eighth in their 2014 preseason poll released Saturday, according to a news release from the school.
With summer winding down and football season fast approaching, it is crucial for high-school programs to get as much out of the players as possible during their offseason conditioning programs.
Former Liberty County High School boys' basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel, according to tweets from his agent and the Palm Beach Post.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill took his players back to his alma mater last week for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp at Georgia Southern University.
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.