The Liberty County Lady Panthers hit the road to start their softball season this afternoon at the Tattnall County Tournament starting at 4 p.m. at the Glennville Recreation Center. Their first game is against Toombs and their second game at 6 p.m. pits the Lady Panthers against the Lady Warriors of Tattnall County High School.
While most players on the varsity squad were startes last season some are fitting into the new roles this year.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers take the softball field to open the season at the Paulson Tournament tomorrow at 10 a.m., in Savannah. With an experienced group of returning players head coach Sharyl Eastlake and assistant coach Jeff Eastlake think they have the talent to take the team to the next level.
Two men originally accused of one count of rape (felony) and two counts each of child molestation agreed to plea deals in Liberty County Superior Court last Wednesday, according to county documents.
While most of the attention is focused on skill positions like the quarterback, wide receivers and running backs the Tigers are shifting their focus on special teams, namely their kickers, or lack thereof.
The Long County High School softball team kicks off their season this Friday and Saturday, playing in the Tattnall County Ladies Softball Tournament.
The Liberty County Panthers have tweaked their offense to fit their players' size and speed and for Panther defensive coordinator Thomas Desbiens it was an opportunity to have his players learn to read the shotgun spread.
Everyone who remembers Henry "Hank" White says the same thing. He loved children and was committed to helping students further their education. This legacy was celebrated Saturday morning during the Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Country Club.
It took roughly a year, but the Liberty County Recreation Department has a new home for the administration and a new building for maintenance equipment.
After missing last season with a knee injury Bradwell Institute's Wilson Brown says he is anxious to get back into the game as the Tigers' starting quarterback.
With two seasons of snaps under his belt junior Julian Stokes will likely be the starting quarterback for the Liberty County Panthers this season. Stokes started taking snaps as a freshman when the starting quarterback was injured and out with a dislocated shoulder.
Fighting among siblings is not an unusual thing for parents to encounter. But sibling who approach fighting as a sport and become world titleholders is quite another thing.
Practice in full uniforms began for Liberty County High and Bradwell Institute football teams Tuesday and an issue more troubling than the condition of the players was the heat. With temperatures and heat indexes hitting record highs all week, the coaches had to change standard practice procedures.
A rally in the fourth quarter couldn't help the Hinesville Hurricanes, who found themselves four points short of a tie or win against the Savannah Warriors Saturday.
The sun peeked out from the clouds and cast its warmth on a small group people who showed up for the National Night Out celebration Saturday afternoon in Bradwell Park.
Liberty County's Lady Panther edged out Tattnall County High School, 44-41, Friday in a non-region game.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current East Georgia State College pitcher Richard Lovelady has signed to play at Kennesaw State University.
Liberty County's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro. The same day, the Bradwell Institute boys lost a non-conference game at New Hampstead, 62-27.
Liberty County fell, 46-12, in the first round of the playoffs Friday at Griffin.
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team is preparing for its 15th season and will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Live Oak Church of God.
Update: A wreck at the corner of Airport Road and Highway 196 West in Hinesville tied up traffic for roughly two hours Wednesday. According to GSP Trooper Lyle Thurmond the wreck happened at 3 p.m. Three vehicles were involved and authorities had to re-route traffic around the area. Traffic headed westbound on 196 toward Gum Branch was closed for about two hours.
The Liberty County football team starts postseason play Friday at Griffin.
The Bradwell Institute Tiger Marching Band placed fifth at the Georgia Marching Band Series Championship on Nov. 8 at Mercer University in Macon.
The high-school basketball season kicks into gear Friday with crosstown rivals Liberty County and Bradwell Institute going head to head at Bradwell.
Liberty County High School shut down Richmond Hill High School's running game Friday night and capitalized on several turnovers to beat the Wildcats, 44-22, at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were no match for the Coffee County Trojans and were shutout, 42-0, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Friday in Douglas, marking the end of BI's first 0-10 season since 1954.
Two teams that have developed a rivalry left it all on the gridiron Friday as First Presbyterian Christian Academy tried to break another school record and win its first playoff game. But the boys played Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, where the more experienced team won, 42-14.
After posting a 20-8 overall record, including a 5-1 Region 3-AAAA mark, and making the state playoffs last season, the Liberty County boys' basketball team is ready to do better this year.
Liberty County girls' basketball coach Carolyn Kelly had a relatively young team last year, but nothing like what she said she'll encounter this season.
Last year, a young Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team managed an 8-18 overall record and a 6-8 Region 3-AAAAA mark as Wayne County eliminated the Lady Tigers from the playoffs.