The Liberty County Recreation Department's Midget baseball championship has moved from Thursday to Tuesday, with the game time still at 5:30 p.m. Meanwhile, the Junior, Mite and Pee-Wee championships are scheduled for Thursday at Troop Park.
Dustin McGowan picked up his second win of the season Saturday, against the Chicago White Sox, 9-3.
It's not over until the fat lady sings. That old sports maxim rang true Monday night as the Wildcats overcame a 4-0 deficit in the fifth inning to defeat the Bandits 6-5 to capture the Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior softball championship.
By Jimmy Currier
With summer here, it only seems logical to play baseball. Liberty County High School is doing just that as the Coastal Panthers took to the diamond Wednesday to kick off its 32-game season, which lasts until June 23.
Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Commercial food shrimp trawlers will be allowed to operate in Georgia's territorial waters of the Atlantic Ocean waters. Commercial and recreational cast netters, as well as people using a beach seine will be allowed to harvest food shrimp from waters open to the use of these gears.
When the Bradwell Tigers take the football field in August, a familiar face from the last three years may not be there. Christopher Teale, the Tigers' equipment manager, graduated from Bradwell Institute last week and said he is on his way to college to study graphic communications. He said he is deciding between Emmanuel College and Andrew College.
Pee Wee baseball
With summer here and the mercury steadily rising, people will choose to cool off by taking a refreshing dip in a pool.
On Monday, baseball slugger Barry Bonds swatted his 12th homer of the season to come within nine of Hank Aaron's all-time record (755), and you know what, records are meant to be broken.
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The Liberty County Recreation Department baseball playoffs kicked off Tuesday while the softball playoffs started May 23.
Dustin McGowan had a stellar game Monday night as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 7-2. For seven innings, McGowan pitched a shutout, and was clearly in control of the game.
As a high school student at Bradwell Institute, Marcus Singletary was a big man on campus. He was a star on the basketball court and the gridiron.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
Long County High School had senior night Oct. 24, recognizing football players, cheerleaders and band members who are graduating this school year.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.
For the first time, the Liberty County High School football team held a Pink Out to raise awareness of breast cancer Friday.
Looking different than they normally do on a softball field, the Bradwell Institute softball players were all dressed up for their annual awards banquet Sunday at Club Stewart.
Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.
Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.
Five Liberty County softball players recently were named to the 2014 All-Region 3-AAAA team.
Bradwell Institute welcomes Brunswick to Olvey Field on Friday for the Tigers' final home game of the 2014 season.
Liberty County High School defensive end Jacari Roberts has been selected to the RisingSenior.com Georgia Junior Bowl on Dec. 30.
It was a happy homecoming night for Liberty County on Friday.
Long County on Friday finally exorcised a demon that had been haunting the football program for 10 years.
GUYTON - Bradwell Institute couldn't recover from South Effingham's big push in the first half and lost, 30-12, Friday in Region 3-AAAAA action.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band in its drive to perform in McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27.