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.
Hinesville's very own Arena Football standout two-way player Will Pettis was once again tapped as the AFL's Ironman of the year. It is the second consecutive year he has received the league's most prestigious individual award given to its best all-around player.
In high school, he played for Liberty County High School. In college, it was Valdosta State. When he headed off to the pros, he joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League. But if you were to ask Cedric Dickerson what part of football he enjoys the most, he would tell you it's the time he spends with children at his annual camp at the Liberty County Recreation Department.
It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.
It was a quick trip to and from Garden City Thursday as the liberty County High School baseball team wrapped up a 17-1 win in four innings. The Panther boys had the game sealed in the first inning driving in 13 runs off 10 hits.
Bradwell Institute's baseball team lost on the road last weekend and scored a victory at home this past Thursday. The Tiger boys are now 4-8 overall and 0-6 in Region 3-AAAAA.
Bradwell Institute hosted Richmond Hill and Liberty County High School played at Savannah Christian in soccer games but both local prep schools suffered losses Tuesday.
The Liberty County High School baseball team was shut out twice in a doubleheader Saturday at Thomson.
The Liberty County High School soccer teams dropped their games against Wayne County on Friday in Jesup.
A jury was selected and the trial started this week in federal court in Savannah in the death of a Fort Stewart soldier.
Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John was back home in Hinesville on Friday helping raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Team Liberty.
Bradwell Institute was looking to earn Region 3-AAAAA wins on the soccer field Tuesday. But the South Effingham High School Mustangs had other plans, as they swept the Tiger teams on Olvey Field.
This year, the Bradwell Institute baseball team has scheduled its region 3-AAAAA games a bit differently than in previous years. The Tigers are playing each region opponent three times in one week, starting last week when they went 0-3 against South Effingham.
Turkey season opened Saturday, and the Coastal Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation did its part to ensure that only legal hunters get gobblers.
Turmeric, a rootstock perennial plant that is a cousin to the ginger family, is used as a spice in many Middle Eastern recipes. But recent studies indicate that turmeric could hold medicinal value as well.
A probation revocation hearing for the man accused of injuring a former Liberty County deputy at the Port of Savannah was continued until May 5.
A soggy field and a light drizzle didn't stop the Liberty County High School Lady Panther soccer team from defeating Toombs County, 6-1, Friday afternoon in Lyons.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy earned its first Region 2-AA win of the season Friday by winning at Twiggs Academy, 6-5.