For nearly a year, they pummeled and practiced single- and double-leg takedowns. They learned freestyle versus Greco-Roman throwing styles and folk style. They pounded the mats from Orlando to Atlanta, and they did so successfully.
Tigers 7, Eagles 3
First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball standout Joey Bell was chosen to play for the Nike elite team, the Alabama Challenge, for the upcoming Nike Memorial Day Classic this weekend in Nashville and the Nike Peach Jam in Augusta July 11-13.
The LCRD junior baseball teams representing The Heritage Bank and Jones, Osteen and Jones took the sunlit field Monday afternoon for our feature game.
As the summer baseball season gets started the Liberty County Panthers plan to stay focused on rebuilding the team for another shot at the playoffs next season by getting their summer team together.
The midget girls took the field at Bradwell Institute for a showdown between the Cosmopolitan Club girls and the Ratcliffe and Smith team on Thursday afternoon in what turned out to be a high-scoring, 4-inning game.
After a seventh place showing for AAAAA state track, the Tigers' continue to shine on the track as three elite performers were chosen to receive full scholarships to Albany State University.
Hinesville native Gary Guyton just finished roughing it out with the other rookies at the New England Patriots mini-camp last weekend.
The senior girls' softball teams play at Liberty County High School on Monday and Wednesday's starting at 5:30 p.m. This edition's LCRD feature game covers the two games played on Wednesday between the Diamonds and Heartbreakers and the Blue Jays against Glynn County.
Residents of Liberty and Long counties breathed a sigh of relief Sunday, as the area was spared the wrath of Mother Nature's fury over the weekend.
Bradwell Institute's men's track team made it to the finals of the GHSA state track meet over the weekend, giving them an overall seventh place finish in the AAAAA region with 20 team points. One Tiger even surpassed a school record for the high jump.
The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association announced its boys and girls All-State basketball teams and three Liberty County Panthers made the All-Class 3-AAA squads.
The Liberty County Panthers lost game one of a double-header against Crisp County (0-3) in the first round of playoffs this afternoon.
The Coastal Crew 17U and 16U have been road warriors the last few weekends, traveling throughout the Southeast for experience and to be scouted by college recruiters.
Spring football continues for another week for the Liberty County Panthers, and the search is on for the big guys to replace three graduating players who were on the offensive line.
The Bradwell Institute softball team had a 1-4 record at last weekend's Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
Liberty County High School's softball team is looking to heal some wounds inflicted last weekend at the Warriors' Blast Tournament in Glennville.
Bradwell Institute held the Toombs County Bulldogs scoreless in Friday night's preseason scrimmage in Lyons.
Liberty County High School downed Bradwell Institute, 19-2, in four innings in girls' softball action Thursday afternoon at BI.
South Effingham edged out the Liberty County Panthers, 9-7, in Friday's scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium. Despite the loss, the Panthers' coaching staff saw enough action to decide on a starting quarterback. Coaches also were relieved to see that even though former standout linebacker Raekwon McMillan is gone, defense didn't skip a beat.
Liberty County High School will host the South Effingham Mustangs for a scrimmage game at 7:30 tonight at Donell Woods Stadium.
Bradwell Institute will play Toombs County in its scrimmage at 7 tonight in Lyons.
Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.
The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.
This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Steven Teal's testimony, which established probable cause in the state's case.
Last season, the Liberty County High School softball team went 9-15 overall and 4-4 in Region 3A-AAAA, but also had a lot of young, up-and-coming talent.
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