It took nearly a decade, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's swim team, the Hammerheads, had one of its own take the title at the state swim meet in Tifton last weekend.
"It's been good to us," Tiger football head coach Jim Walsh said about the offensive strategy the team has consistently used for years.
The 2008 football season kicks off with pre-season action at 8 p.m. Sunday. Hall of Fame Week pits the Indianapolis Colts against the Washington Redskins. NBC Sports will telecast the game nationally, while Westwood One provides national radio coverage.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers had the unfortunate fate of losing their starting quarterback last season before the first snap was ever taken from center. Wilson Brown had impressed the coaches with his abilities and skills so much he took snaps for the varsity as a ninth grader. Last season he was going to lead the Tigers as a sophomore but a knee injury in the spring dashed the Tigers' vision for him as the starting quarterback.
Head coach Jamie Sharp of the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team is not one to back down from a battle. Win or lose he prefers to do it on the gridiron.
4-1/2 Men hope to out do the second place finish they had last year, by bringing home the first place trophy as they head out to play at the 3v3 National Soccer Tournament at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando tomorrow.
The Bradwell Tigers have will have a strong defensive front as six players return to their starting positions from last season.
The 14U Coastal Crew Rebels won first place at the Statesboro Boys and Girls Club Tournament last weekend under new head coach Rodney Davis.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is heading out to California as the second time Olympian prepares to meet with the 2008 National team for training. The trip comes after she was among three players and a coach ejected from a WNBA game Tuesday night when the players and coaches from both teams cleared the benches to fight just 5 seconds before the game was scheduled to end.
The Southeast Elite Track Team is competing at nationals this weekend among the nation's brightest and most talented athletes.
Surviving the first series of cuts to date, former Bradwell Institute Tiger football player and Georgia Tech linebacker Gary Guyton headed north on July 15 as the New England Patriots prepare to launch a football training camp tomorrow.
Despite opening the game with a halfback option pass to a wide-open receiver for a touchdown, the Hinesville Hurricanes found themselves short of a victory in their second home game of the season on Saturday night.
County administrators were busy working to fill two vacancies at the Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency during the heart of active hurricane season.
A little rain on Friday night and hot temperatures on Saturday did not dampen the success and turnout of the 2008 Liberty Fest Weekend.
Providing fun and activities to the young kids while teaching life skills and good morals to the teenagers is just a sample of what the Liberty County YMCA Teen Achievers Program is all about.
Liberty County's home game Friday against Windsor Forest is a big one beyond just being this year's homecoming contest.
Bradwell Institute will be at South Effingham on Friday to take on the Mustangs in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will finish the season on the road with games out of Hinesville the next two Fridays.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Memorial Day on Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for the team's first region game of the season.
The Liberty County High School Panthers came achingly close to victory Friday night in Thomson, but in the end fell just a smidgen short.
The Bradwell Tigers suffered another difficult loss Friday when the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out, 17-0, at home.
Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.
New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill will lead the Tigers on Friday into a home game against Statesboro, where he once served as an assistant coach.
Three fumbles and two interceptions made for a difficult road game last Friday as Liberty County fell, 29-6, to Burke County in Waynesboro.
Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.
Bradwell Institute travels to Effingham County High School on Friday night for a Region 3-AAAAA battle.
After having a bye week, Liberty County heads to Burke County High School on Friday for a Region 3-AAAAA contest and the Panthers' first game in two weeks.
Liberty County High School's softball team fell, 3-2, Friday at New Hampstead in Savannah in a Region 3-AAAA game.
About 200 runners participated in the fifth annual Sunbury 5K on Saturday.
Lady Panther Taylor Rine smashed a two-run, walk-off homer for the Liberty County High School softball team Tuesday at home. The girls beat New Hampstead, 11-3, in a Region 3-AAAA contest.