You'd have to go back to this time of year in 2003 when Georgia Southern basketball was really, truly fun.
Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton and former Bradwell Institute lineman Chester Brown played in Friday's Bitcoin Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Long County High School football team recently held its annual awards banquet at the school cafeteria to recognize over 50 players and adults for their efforts.
Liberty County stables placed well in the final show of the 2014 American saddlebred season.
Several former high-school athletes from the Liberty County area are midway through their college-basketball seasons. Here are updates on a few local players.
Despite the Bradwell Institute football team's 0-10 record, several Tigers made the 3-AAAAA All-Region Team.
Kenneth Bell, Travis Mobley, Albert Hawkins, Dana Lee, Jewlya Dunkins, Robert Freeman, Melissa Moore, Jessica and Antonio DeLosangeles, Sean Walker, Rey Torres, Rebecca Dates, Ashley Halliday and Larry Durrence (not pictured) were recognized at a Dec. 16 Liberty County Recreation Department board meeting and received three-year volunteer coaching awards.
Two former Liberty County prep football players are getting ready for the 2014 BitCoin Bowl game Friday at 8 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School each had one final away game this last weekend before starting Christmas break. Bradwell faced Wayne County Friday in Jesup where the girls won 39-35 and the boys fell 60-54 in overtime.
Long County High School was represented during the recent selection of the 2-AA All Region football team.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae currently tops the Australian National Basketball League in scoring. He plays for Melbourne United.
Savannah State University Tiger slugger Charles "Trey" Sikes was recently named to the 2015 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American team by Collegiate Baseball, according to SSU's website.
What's a little rain when it comes to playing football? Apparently the day-long drizzle was not a factor in making the fourth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament a success.
Former Liberty County High School basketball star Rion Brown has signed a deal to play for a professional club in Belgium, his agent announced Saturday.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team suffered its first loss of the season last weekend while going 1-1 in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament in Lyons.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy advanced to the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA tournament, beating Furtah Prep Saturday, 66-64. The game, which was played at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore, was decided by a last-minute three-pointer by the Highlanders.
The Liberty County Panthers lost their final-four game in Carrollton Saturday evening. The score against Jonesboro was 71-43.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play Furtah Prep in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has earned its way back to the Class AAAA final four.
It was an intense battle between Liberty County High and Americus-Sumter but the Panther boys edged out a 58-52 win to advance to the final four of the state playoffs. The Panthers won the game tonight in their home gym.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.
Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.
Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.
The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee
The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.
Several Liberty County High School players competed at the first Football MVP Camp of the offseason Feb. 15 at Lowndes High School in Valdosta.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team played like a region-championship team Saturday.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 73-58 Friday in Lyons to capture the region 2-AA title of the Georgia Independent School Association classification.
The bats seemed as cold as the blistering Georgia wind, but Bradwell came back from 3-0 Liberty County to take the game 8-6 in the final frame.