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.
Special to the Courier
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.
The Hinesville Hurricanes played their fist preseason game May 19 in Beaufort, S.C., against the Beaufort Broncos in a game benefiting the Lowcountry Food Bank.
It took two and a half years, a lot of hard work, determination and a willingness to keep the faith, but the First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team finally was rewarded for its patience Friday night. The Highlanders beat Crisp Academy, 18-6, and notched the first win in program history.
Bradwell Institute's football team waded in the swamps and eventually got eaten by the Gators, falling 33-0 in a Region 3-AAAAA game at Ware County High in Waycross.
Liberty County High School opened Region 3-AAAA action Friday at Wayne County, where the Yellow Jackets shut out the Panthers, 29-0.
The Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, on Friday in Alma.