Cedric Johnson spends his days in a pair of shorts and tank top, which is considered professional business attire for his job as the Liberty County Recreation Department's pool manager and lifeguard. He dutifully checks the concession supplies and patrols the pool area where three other lifeguards watch the swimmers and frolickers perched high in their lifeguard tower chairs.
The Hinesville Hurricanes, semi-pro football team will host their first home game of the season at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Long Bell Football Stadium at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
Running with chutes on the grassy field, jogging through mini hurdles, ladder drills on the track, learning function and form and pumping iron is how some of the Bradwell Tigers football players spent one week of their summer vacation.
The Bradwell Tigers summer league has traveled throughout the area in order to keep their baseball skills developing. Monday afternoon they hosted Brantley County at home and pulled out two come-from-behind victories in the last inning 5-4 and 9-8, during their scrimmage.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors finally got a chance to hit the greens, hosting their second annual Relay For Life Golf Tournament last Saturday. The event was originally scheduled for April but a storm postponed the event.
Troop 500 bestowed a prestigious honor on one of its own Thursday for saving another person's life.
The Liberty County Recreational Department's Swim Team, the Hammerheads, completed their first meet on June 2, at the LCRD pool facility. The swim team featuring veteran and new swimmers managed to complete the meet and placed second against four other swim teams from various counties including, Douglas, Wayne and Jeff Davis. The second place finish was a first for the swim team.
The Wide of World of Sports Complex in Disney World better be prepared for an invasion of rebels. Unlike the Guerillas of Colombia these rebel soldiers have a unique talent and skill for killing their opponent, hoops style.
As the playoffs continue the mite league game between American Legion and First Citizens Bank kept the crowd waiting until the very end to see who would stand victorious on a hot and sunny Thursday afternoon.
Game five of the Liberty County Recreation Department's junior league baseball season had the Hinesville Lodge team waging a battle against Chemtall on Tuesday afternoon.
June 1 marked the official start of the 2008 Hurricane season. And the first one is predicted to make landfall Saturday evening in Quitman as the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team take on the South Georgia Warriors at 7 p.m.
HPD hopes someone will come forward
There was no shortage of blue skies, sunshine and heat at The Coastal Georgia Shootout last weekend, creating an ideal setting for baseball fans to soak up rays and check out some of Liberty, Long and Bryan counties' talented summer league players.
For the first time in 12 years, the team representing Liberty County out campaigned team Chatham County in the annual Kiss-A-Pig fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.
This season, the Long County Recreation Department had only two teams for the midget league, meaning every game they played was an away game against one of the several Liberty County Recreation Department teams.
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.