Sam Lilly is about to go on a spending spree.
The founder, president and CEO of Sports Academy South, Inc., won a $10,000 grant from Jefferson Energy and has a small window in which to use the funds.
Not a problem.
The Schuman National Underclassmen Combine, Showcase and 7 on 7 Tournament will be held at Grovetown High School in conjunction with Sports Academy South on May 4. Football evaluations are done for second- to 11th-graders. Go to www.nucsports.
Thursday, April 17
Augusta Christian vs. Westminster, 5 p.m.
Region 2-AAAAA Playoffs-TBA
Greenbrier vs Northside, Warner Robins, 4 p.m. (DH)
Evans at Jones County, 4 p.m., (DH)
Grovetown at Houston County, 4 p.m. (DH)
Last week I did a piece on the terrific season that former Evans standout Tyler Moore was having at USC-Aiken. Based on his stellar performance this year for the Pacers, Moore is a potential draft pick in June.
When the Region 2-AAAAA Golf Tournament starts Monday at Bartram Trail, Greenbrier High School junior Tyler Barker hopes to lead the Wolfpack to a repeat of 2013 when they won the region, automatically advancing to the state competition.
In the aftermath of the recession, the area's golf car manufacturers have found ways to make money by making more electric vehicles with purposes other than golf - street-legal variants, utility carts and transportation for outdoorsmen.