The Liberty County Recreation Department has a storied basketball tradition, with several Georgia Recreation and Parks Association championship teams. One more team has written their names in the annals of rec basketball history.
Long County came up a little short Friday night, losing to Pierce County 3-2 in the Blue Tide's Region 2-AA opener.
Liberty County boys track coach Keith McGee admits not having Josh McNair will make it more difficult for the Panthers to win meets this season. McNair, who won the Class AAA state championship in discus the past two seasons was a lock at first place in every meet. McNair graduated last May and is now competing at Kennesaw State University.
Several athletes of the Sport Taekwondo Center of Hinesville are still celebrating their wins at Georgia Southern University's first annual taekwondo tournament on Feb. 24.
The Savannah Shamrocks slung some Irish grit and won their first game 18-12 at the St. Patrick's Day Rugby tournament against the University of North Florida Ospreys.
After dropping a 9-7 decision at Wayne County on Friday, Liberty County High School's baseball team rebounded on Saturday to defeat Long County 10-0 in five innings.
Long County High School's baseball team continued struggling with its pitching. On Tuesday, they traveled to Jesup and lost to Wayne County, 18-7.
Last Friday, Liberty County High School's baseball team won its first game of the season - 11-7 over Long County in Ludowici.
In First Presbyterian Christian Academy's first year of varsity basketball, they exceeded all expectations.
After dropping a double-header last Saturday, Bradwell Institute got a big win on Tuesday, defeating Beach 18-2 in Savannah.
Bradwell Institute baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said if the Tigers kept it close early, then they would have the opportunity to win.
Fresh off a home-sweep against McIntosh County Academy, Bradwell Institute's track teams took second in the 18-team Camden Relays on Saturday in Kingsland.
REIDSVILLE - The Long County Blue Tide baseball team continued to battle the injury bug in Monday night's game against the Tattnall County Battle Creek Warriors, losing 9-4.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Chris Hatcher announced additions to his coaching staff. Two assistant coaches join the offense, one on defense and another in strength and conditioning.
Just like he did several times in the mid-'90s, Steve Cotrell left Commerce High School's baseball field with a win.
Individual tickets for Georgia Southern's five games at Paulson Stadium are now on sale with the ability to order in advance online at GSEagles.com/tickets. Single-game tickets may also be purchased in person at the Athletics Ticket Office located in the Cowart Building at 203 Lanier Drive or by calling 1-800-GSU-WINS from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
It's a new era for the Sun Belt Conference with first-year members Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Idaho and New Mexico State, and it's a new world for the Mountaineers and Eagles, who are playing in the Football Bowl Subdivision for the first time this week.
Liberty County High School's football coaching staff named Jacquez Williams as the team's offensive player of the game for their season-opening loss against Effingham on Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.
After three straight losses at the Battle of the 'Boro Tournament on Saturday, the Liberty County High School softball team bounced back Monday with an 8-0 win over Long County in five innings at the Lady Panthers' field.
The Bradwell Lady Tiger softball teams finished 2-3 in the Battle of the 'Boro tournament held this past weekend in Statesboro.
Annual Albert Nelson Golf Tournament set
Georgia Southern volleyball coach Dustin Wood likes the opportunity in front of the Eagles, and it's not because they're in the Sun Belt.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.
Four interceptions and some untimely penalties by Liberty County helped the Effingham County Rebels to a 35-7 win Friday at Donell Woods Stadium in the high-school football regular-season opener.
The Long County High School softball team got back on the winning track Thursday by beating Glynn Academy, 11-4, in Brunswick.
The Liberty County softball team claimed back-to-back wins on the first day of the Battle of the 'Boro tournament Friday afternoon in Statesboro.
Tickets on sale for Liberty vs. Bradwell