Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs last week. Here are some results:
The Macedonia Baptist Church in Long County won a double elimination tournament in the Glennville Recreation Department Thursday.
The Tigers hit the road to scrimmage against the Bryan County Redskins on Friday, preparing them for the regular season of play starting next week.
Two Bradwell Institute students will compete in the Lee Murray/Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Weightlifting Championship on Saturday in Perry.
From 1993-96, Steve Cotrell caught for the Commerce Tigers baseball team. Saturday, Cotrell returns to his alma mater. But this time he will be calling the shots from the visitors dugout as his Liberty County Panthers take on Commerce at 4:15 p.m.
Sandra Eichholz, head coach of the Liberty County High School Panthers men's and women's varsity tennis team, has returned from a five year sabbatical to coach her players toward success this spring.
In 1980, "The Empire Strikes Back" was the number one grossing movie, President Ronald Reagan was just beginning his first term in office and the US Olympic Ice Hockey team won the gold medal.
Saturday the Long County boys basketball team played the McIntosh County Buccaneers in Baxley for the Region 2-AA Tournament Championship, and lost in double over-time 55-64.
As the bulldozers tear on, the faculty, staff and students of Liberty County High School look to the future, as a new football field will soon become a fixture of Panther pride.
Swimmer Hyeon Lee competed in the state championships last weekend and was ranked in the top 15 in the state.
Let's try it again. Last Thursday's home opener for Bradwell Institute's track team was cancelled because of rain, so the Tiger coaches and athletes hope the rain holds off tomorrow when McIntosh County Academy and Long County come to Hinesville for a 4 p.m. track meet.
Few sports figures are more admired in the Peach State than Mark Richt.
The Long County boy's basketball team advanced to the Region 2-AA Tournament finals this past Friday in Baxley with a sound win over the Savannah Christian Raiders, 61-52.
The Long County Blue Tide girl's basketball team played in the Region 2-AA Tournament last Thursday and Friday and felt both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
Members of the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team met on Saturday for orientation and to discuss the upcoming season.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald and Libertyballers.com, former Liberty County high School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae has signed with Australia's Melbourne United.
The Lady Panther softball team went 1-1 on Thursday in their Region 3-AAAA home opener - a double-header against Burke County.
The fifth annual Sunbury 5K, to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and the American Diabetes Association, has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and organizer Patrick Boyle said he can't believe participants will be marking the race's fifth anniversary.
The Long County High School football team fell Friday, 23-14, to cross-county rival Tattnall County.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell, 10-9, at Olvey Field on Friday night.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell 10-9 at Olvey Field Friday night.
The big football clash pitting the Liberty County Panthers against the Bradwell Tigers will kick off at 7:30 tonight at Olvey Field.
The Long County High School football team plays its first regular-season game of 2014 tonight by hosting Tattnall County.
The Tiger Touchdown Club announced it has hired Toby Hyde as the play-by-play announcer for Bradwell Institute home games this season.
Bradwell Institute lost, 9-0, to Richmond Hill on Tuesday at home, falling to 0-2 in Region 3-AAAAA and 3-10 overall.
The Long County High School softball team fell to Vidalia, 7-0, Tuesday in Ludowici.
Each National Football League team had to cut their roster to 75 players by Tuesday and, as indicated in earlier news reports, the Indianapolis Colts placed rookie lineman and Hinesville native Ulrick John on their injured-reserve list.
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.