The spring sports season is in full swing with high school and middle school baseball and softball beginning last week.

The Charlton County baseball team lost their season opener to Long County, but bounced back to claim wins over Hilliard and Brantley Counties last week.

The Bethune Middle School Maidens softball team started their season last Saturday and split a doubleheader with Fernandina Beach Middle School. The Bethune Braves baseball team also opened up the year with a win over Camden Middle School.

All-star teams of the Charlton County Recreation Department will begin play in GRPA District 2 Tournaments beginning next week in Alma and Baxley.

Savannah Pollock and Lauran Allbritton started both games of Wesleyan College's opening doubleheader on Saturday with Pollock picking up four hits in her collegiate debut.

Trevor Knowles picked up two hits and drove in a run in his lone during the weekend for Gordon State College. In his five games thus far he is batting .333 with three runs batted in. 

Courtney Williams continued to put in good work abroad as she scored 21 points and dished out seven assists in her most recent game in Turkey.

The NBA held it's All-Star Weekend with various contests on Saturday night before the game on Sunday. Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings nailed his final three point shot to edge the Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker in the Three-Point Contest. Then in the Slam Dunk Competition, Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic and Derrick Jones, Jr. of the Miami Heat both put on a classic performance. In the end it would be Jones winning in a controversial decision by the judges.

In the All-Star Game, Team LeBron edged Team Giannis, 157-155, as Kawhi Leonard won MVP honors by scoring 30 points.

In college hoops, fifth-ranked Louisville lost twice last week, first to Georgia Tech and then to Clemson. Elsewhere, eighth-ranked Florida State fell to seventh-ranked Duke, while tenth-ranked Seton Hall dropped decisions to Creighton and Providence.

In the women's game, South Carolina, Baylor, and Oregon remain the class of the women's game. Fourth-ranked North Carolina State fell at the hands of Louisville while fifth-ranked Connecticut lost to top-ranked South Carolina.

On the PGA Tour at the Genesis Invitational, Adam Scott pulled away from a crowded top of the leader board to win by two strokes for his first win in three years.

The NASCAR season was prepared to get underway Sunday with the Daytona 500, but rains postponed the race until Monday.