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Vidalia student on mission to keep kids reading

A Vidalia High School student is making sure kids won't be light on reading material with schools and libraries closed.

  COVID-19 concerns cross borders for Tormenta FC

  Eagles host Pro Day hours before NFL pulls plug

  PGA Tour canceled in latest of suspended sporting events

  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

GHSA adding bass fishing as official sport in 2020-21

  “Basketball is basketball:” Mackey talks legacy as woman coaching boys basketball

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Thursday’s area high school basketball playoff scores scores

Tormenta out to find identity for 2020 season

Sharks accomplish goal, advance to Lower State Championship; other state playoff scores

Pan returns to Harbour Town, set on defending title

Wednesday’s high school basketball playoff scores

HHI’s Driessen named to SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Area wrestlers advance to GHSA state semis

More than 20 southeast Georgia wrestlers have advanced to the state semifinals Friday afternoon.

  BC’s Farthing hopes to go out a winner

Benedictine's Jake Farthing is one of dozens of high school wrestlers that will see their careers end at the state meet this weekend. The Cadet senior hopes to end his career as a state champion.

National Signing Day 2020 Central

Dozens of the Coastal Empire and Low Country's best high school athletes signed National Letters on Intent with the college of their choice on National Signing Day.

  “Top Flight” soars for Atom Smashers

Johnson's team manager showed everyone why he's called "Top Flight" Friday night in the Smashers' senior night win.

Country Day’s Miller circles back, signs with Army

Report: UGA lands grad transfer QB Newman

Tormenta FC adds three academy standouts, Savannah natives

Fromm leaving UGA for NFL Draft

Gordon: Ngumezi is in transfer portal

Area student-athletes sign with colleges on Early Signing Day

Georgia OT Thomas turning pro, skipping bowl

Georgia left tackle Andrew Thomas has played his final game in the red and black.

Former New Hampstead star Turner transferring to Hawaii

Former New Hampstead star Calvin Turner, Jr. was left without a football home after Jacksonville University shut down their program. Now he's heading to paradise to play ball.

Tigers honored, snubbed by SIAC All-Conference Awards

Despite going unbeaten in conference play and winning the SIAC East, the Savannah State feels snubbed by the SIAC.

Eagles set program attendance record, fall to UND on Kids’ Day

Georgia Southern women's basketball team sets a new program attendance record Wednesday.

Friday’s state football playoff matchups

The state football playoffs continue this weekend in Georgia and South Carolina. Find out where your favorite team will be.

Area student-athletes ink NLIs on Early Signing Day

Area student-athletes make it official with their colleges on Early Signing Day.

Next week’s state football playoff matchups

The state playoffs begin in Georgia Friday, and continue in South Carolina.

Plenty to be excited for with SCCPSS hoops

SCCPSS basketball coaches spent part of their Wednesday speaking at Media Day in Savannah.

  Kicking Cancer: SEB’s Jones doing more than scoring

Southeast Bulloch junior kicker Jonah Jones is using his talents for more than just field goals this season.

Islands hit with forfeitures, fines after appeal denied

The Sharks will be forced to forfeit four games and pay nearly $4,000 in fines.

Fisk is Sun Belt Male Athlete of the Year

Steven Fisk keeps adding more awards to his resume, this time as the first Eagle ever to be named the Sun Belt Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

Eagle baseball releases 2020 schedule

The Georgia Southern baseball team released the team's 2020 schedule Tuesday.

Adrian Peterson elected to GA Sports Hall of Fame

Georgia Southern legend Adrian Peterson will be the third Eagle ever inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

Jeff Davis star Kirby commits to Murray State

Jeff Davis star basketball star Ja'Queze Kirby has committed to Murray State.

  Legendary Vidalia coach Chunk Reid dies

No coach in Georgia high school girls basketball history has as many victories as Chunk Reid's 881. Reid retired in 2017 after 50 years coaching the Indians.

Fisk falls in U.S. Amateur Round of 32; Walker Cup likely next

Former Georgia Southern great Steven Fisk won't win the U.S. Amateur Championship, but he's likely heading to represent his country in the Walker Cup.

Beaufort’s Anderson earns way back to PGA Tour

Beaufort's Mark Anderson is back on the PGA Tour after a solid year on the Korn Ferry Tour.

Werts returns to practice for Eagles

Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts was back at practice Sunday. The athletic department says he passed a drug test, and is allowed to resume activities with the team.

Braves bolster bullpen at trade deadline

The Atlanta Braves add to their bullpen for the stretch run, adding three relievers including an All-Star closer.

  Bananas win 7th straight, burn Bacon

Savannah gets a pair of homers from Gabe Howell, including a two-run go-ahead blast in the 8th.

Carr heads to Calvary Day as new head softball coach

Christian Carr will take over the softball program at Calvary after leading Battery Creek to a state title last season. He'll take over for Sherry Griffin, who is stepping down after 16 seasons at the helm.

Gillum is Bananas’ winningest head coach in franchise history

The Bananas won their fifth league game in a row, and made head coach Tyler Gillum the winningest coach in franchise history.

  Peterson gets down to fundamentals in Richmond Hill

Georgia Southern legend Adrian Peterson broke it all the way down for youth athletes in Richmond Hill this week. He also gave his thoughts on the Eagles' preseason camp.

  Bringing the Reginade to Grayson Stadium

Reginald Horton does a little bit of everything for the Savannah Bananas, including bringing the joy to Grayson Stadium.

Kids and Pros Camp returns to Savannah

A youth football camp designed to teach the fundamentals towards young players hit the Savannah area this week.

Bananas rained out again; game won’t be made up

Savannah jumped out to a 5-2 lead after three innings, but a lengthy rain delay forced the game to be cancelled.

Wilcox tears ACL at Falcons camp; Team signs former MCA star Bailey

A pair of former southeast Georgia football stars make major news at the first day of training camp for the Atlanta Falcons.

  Eagles talk 2019 at Sun Belt Media Day

Georgia Southern discussed their 2018 turnaround and the 2019 season outlook at Sun Belt Media Day.

  Coastal Georgia track “family” headed to Junior Olympics

The Coastal Georgia Track Team is headed to the AAU Junior Olympics, where they'll have their entire family in their corner.

  Eagles picked 3rd in East; Vildor is preseason defensive player of the year

CB Kindle Vildor is the Sun Belt preseason defensive player of the year, but the Eagles are picked to finish 3rd in the East Division.

Dawgs hope to “do more” in 2019

Much of Georgia's time at SEC Media Days was explaining how they plan to take the next step in 2019.

Bananas outlast RedWolves in 13-inning affair

The Savannah Bananas needed 13 innings, but they got a win in the end.

Harman gets Open Championship spot as alternate

Savannah native Brian Harman will make his 5th Open Championship appearance this week.

Hagestad holds second round lead at Players Am; Fisk sitting 2nd

Georgia Southern's Fisk is five shots in the Players Amateur.

  Bananas doomed from start in loss to Blowfish

The Bananas couldn't dig out of an early hole in loss to Blowfish.

Hagestad opens Players Am with new course record

A 28 year old mid-anateur fired off a monster opening round to make his mark on The Players Amateur Thursday.

  Two timer: Augenstein can make Players Am history this weekend

Vanderbilt star John Augenstein is back at Berkeley Hall as the defending Players Amateur champion. He can make history this weekend as the tournament's first ever two-time champion.

Former Effingham Rebel helps lead East Division to CPL All-Star win

Former Effingham County Rebel standout Dusty Baker helps lead the East Division All-Stars to the CPL All-Star Showdown title.

Team Savannah savors their All-Star moment

Team Savannah's community players enjoyed their All-Star moment, even if it ended in a shutout loss.

Fans, players give review on CPL All-Star Format

The CPL All-Star Showdown featured a format much different than a traditional All-Star Game.

Bananas beat Mustangs for 7th straight victory

The Savannah Bananas win their 8th straight game, beating the Mustangs.

Elon felt “just right” for Johnson’s Harris

Johnson's Brandon Harris committed to Elon Monday, choosing the Phoenix over some larger programs.

Myrick out to prove he’s fastest pro football player

Former Savannah Christian star Jalen Myrick will try to prove he's the fastest pro football player alive.

Bananas rout RedWolves on Bark in the Park night

Savannah had no trouble with Florence Wednesday night, scoring runs in bunches.

Hill to play with Magic summer league squad

A former Richmond Hill basketball star is getting an NBA chance this summer.

Six Bananas chosen to CPL All-Star Showdown

Six Bananas will compete for the CPL All-Star Showdown title on July 7-8 at historic Grayson Stadium.

  Powers moving past career-ending injury

Former Benedictine Cadet star Stevie Powers is back at his alma mater helping with baseball camp this week, even after dealing with recently being forced to call it a career.

  Mayr scores ridiculous game winner for Tormenta 2

Tormenta 2's long distance strike gave the Statesboro-based club an incredible win and highlight that won't soon be forgotten.

  King battles back for U.S. Senior Open berth

Hilton Head golfer Kevin King is ready to take on the best in senior golf at the U.S. Senior Open.

Report: Dawgs dismiss WR Holloman after assault allegation

Georgia has reportedly dismissed wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman amid an assault investigation.

Southern’s Smith granted medical hardship waiver

Ike Smith will return to Georgia Southern for a fifth season after being granted a medical hardship waiver.

Former Bulldog stars Hardman, Holyfield to host Savannah youth camp

Former Georgia Bulldog stars Mecole Hardman and Elijah Holyfield will co-host a youth football camp in Savannah this July.

Cam Newton’s 7 on 7 tournament kicks off

Cam Newton's 7 on 7 tournament kicked off Friday morning in Savannah.

Tormenta see opportunity in home stand

Tormenta FC knows they have a chance to vault to the to top of the standings with a four-game home stand.

Georgia Southern’s Ledford named Freshman All-American

Georgia Southern's Noah Ledford hit 11 homers and had 44 RBI in 2019.

SSU’s Washington selected by Dodgers in MLB Draft

Savannah State's Justin Washington selected in 30th round of MLB Draft.

  Former Bananas get MLB Draft calls

Three former Savannah Bananas were picked in the top 10 rounds of the MLB Draft.

Will Fisk win the Haskins Award on Tuesday?

Georgia Southern senior Steven Fisk is one of three finalists for The Haskins Award, which will be given out on Tuesday.