"This is what we have worked for all season," Bradwell Tiger baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said as his team spent the last week preparing for the first round of playoffs against the top seeded 1-AAAAA Valdosta Wildcats.
Roughly 75 young men suited up in jerseys. Helmets had pieces of tape on the back with the players' last names. Receivers were running patterns and the coach's whistle started or ended the play. It's spring training Panther football style.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers men and women's soccer season may be over, but for some players the accolades to their successful season are still coming in.
According to head Tiger football coach Jim Walsh Jr. more than 100 promising prospects have turned up for spring football.
As the annual Kiss-A-Pig competition for the American Diabetes Association nears the wire, Team Liberty candidate Danny Creasy said he's been practicing puckering to be ready for Lulu the pig at the banquet gala on May 31.
Employees of the Comcast office in Hinesville were among the 50,000 Comcast employees, families and friends who participated in the seventh annual "Comcast Cares Day," one of the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts, Saturday.
The Bradwell High Tigers did something that has not been done in a few years. They made it to the first round of baseball playoffs for region 3-AAAAA.
The sky was clear, the weather cool, but you could see the steam coming off the helmets as the Hinesville Hurricanes and the Waycross Firebirds strapped on their football gear to open the semi-pro league's pre-season game at the Gator Bowl on Fort Stewart Saturday night.
The Liberty County Panthers wrapped up the regular season with a double-header Saturday against the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
April was National Child Abuse prevention Month and, locally, Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center in had an open house on April 24 to honor the volunteers, law officers, counselors and child care specialists who make the facility function.
Kids jumped, danced, tossed the football, tried out their Hoola Hoop skills and raced in potato sacks during Saturday's Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day.
A miscommunication led to an awkward moment and frayed nerves as representatives from MACE, HPD and drug dog units from Long and Chatham counties were turned away from what was supposed to be a pre-scheduled drug sweep of a high school here.
Another Bradwell Tiger will join a teammate at North Carolina Tech as Curtis Bryant Jr. signed a scholarship to play football for the Tech Tigers.
Hinesville native and former Bradwell Tiger standout Will Pettis continues to exceed the Dallas Desperados' expectations.
Liberty County High School scored a 47-0 shutout over Windsor Forest during Friday night's Homecoming game. The region 3-AAAA victory guarantees the Panthers will play in the first round of the playoffs.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy will wrap up the home portion of its first 11-man season tonight when it hosts the Faith Baptist Academy North Warriors at 7:30 at Long County Recreation Department football field in Ludowici.
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.