Recognized as a huge rite of passage, Ohio State Buckeye coach Urban Meyer announced he was removing the black stripes off the helmets of two freshmen - including Liberty County High School alum and OSU freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan.
Bradwell Institute quarterback Duane Johnson won a 55-inch flat-screen TV in recognition of his 100 percent attendance to all team activities and practice in the spring, summer and fall. Johnson received the TV from new BI head coach Greg Hill on Monday.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
LCRD offering variety of fall programs
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John sustained an ankle injury in the Indianapolis Colts' preseason opener against the Jets Thursday night. The Colts lost 13-10.
Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.
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.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy traveled to Bellville where they fell 54-12 at Pinewood Christian Academy during Friday night's non- conference football game.
Liberty County will hit the road for its only Saturday night game of the season, traveling to Albany to play Monroe.
The game was scheduled as a home game, but the First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team will try for its first win tonight in Bellville against Pinewood Christian Academy.
The Long County High School football team hits the road tonight to take on Jeff Davis County in Hazlehurst in each team's first Region 2-AA contest of the season.
Bradwell Institute is out of action tonight as the Tigers enter their bye-week.
The Liberty County softball team dropped a 5-0 decision to South Effingham on Tuesday in a Region 3-AAAA game in Effingham.
Bradwell Institute pitcher Mackenzie Stewart struck out six batters and gave up only one hit Wednesday, but the Lady Tigers still fell to St. Vincent's Academy, 3-1, in Savannah in a non-region game.
Georgia Southern saw some key players go down in its 42-38 loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta.
My son and grandson and I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the GSU/Tech game Saturday on the A.J. SOARS charter bus with Adrian Peterson, Georgia Southern great, as the host.
Liberty County football coach Kirk Warner had said the game against Benedictine should be viewed as a precursor to the postseason.
Each team in Friday's Bradwell Institute-Richmond Hill football game had a back put up stellar numbers.
Long County beat Metter, 28-20, Friday in Ludowici for the Blue Tide's first win of the season.
It was supposed to be a Region 3-AAAA softball doubleheader Saturday at Thomson, but rain put game two on hold.
The Long County High School softball team lost, 8-0, to Richmond Hill on Monday in a non-region contest in Ludowici.
The Liberty gymnastics team of the Liberty County YMCA competed Sept. 6-7 at Champions Gymnastics in Jacksonville, where the level-two gymnasts placed third overall.