Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.
It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.
The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.
The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.
Jordan McRae was in Philadelphia on Saturday as the 76ers introduced their new members to the media and gave their new players their jerseys.
The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring a week-long elite soccer camp starting next Monday at James Brown Park.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee player Jordan McRae was selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the second round, 58th pick overall of the 2014 NBA draft Thursday.
Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennesseebasketball player Jordan McRae was selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the second round, 58thpick of the 2014 NBA draft. Just seconds later he was traded to the 76ers, but by then it no longer mattered.
Former Bradwell Institute football coach Hokey Jackson, who led the program to its only state championship, has passed away.
Donna Waite recently was named the Liberty County YMCA's new branch director.
With mandatory mini-camp and organized team activities done, recently drafted Indianapolis Colt Ulrick John is planning to come home during the break - but he doesn't plan to sit around and rest.
Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton remains suspended from North Carolina State's football team, even though he's listed on the team roster.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy soon will start preparing for its third football season.
Liberty County High School's baseball team topped McIntosh County Academy, 12-7, on Wednesday afternoon in a summer game at Panther Field.
All four Liberty County High School Lady Panther weight lifters did well at the 2014 Youth National Weight lifting Championships last weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida, with each of them finishing in the top-15 nationally.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald and Libertyballers.com, former Liberty County high School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae has signed with Australia's Melbourne United.
The Lady Panther softball team went 1-1 on Thursday in their Region 3-AAAA home opener - a double-header against Burke County.
The fifth annual Sunbury 5K, to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and the American Diabetes Association, has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and organizer Patrick Boyle said he can't believe participants will be marking the race's fifth anniversary.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell, 10-9, at Olvey Field on Friday night.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell 10-9 at Olvey Field Friday night.
The big football clash pitting the Liberty County Panthers against the Bradwell Tigers will kick off at 7:30 tonight at Olvey Field.
The Long County High School football team plays its first regular-season game of 2014 tonight by hosting Tattnall County.
The Tiger Touchdown Club announced it has hired Toby Hyde as the play-by-play announcer for Bradwell Institute home games this season.
Bradwell Institute lost, 9-0, to Richmond Hill on Tuesday at home, falling to 0-2 in Region 3-AAAAA and 3-10 overall.
Each National Football League team had to cut their roster to 75 players by Tuesday and, as indicated in earlier news reports, the Indianapolis Colts placed rookie lineman and Hinesville native Ulrick John on their injured-reserve list.
Liberty County High School's football coaching staff named Jacquez Williams as the team's offensive player of the game for their season-opening loss against Effingham on Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.
After three straight losses at the Battle of the 'Boro Tournament on Saturday, the Liberty County High School softball team bounced back Monday with an 8-0 win over Long County in five innings at the Lady Panthers' field.
The Bradwell Lady Tiger softball teams finished 2-3 in the Battle of the 'Boro tournament held this past weekend in Statesboro.
Four interceptions and some untimely penalties by Liberty County helped the Effingham County Rebels to a 35-7 win Friday at Donell Woods Stadium in the high-school football regular-season opener.
The Liberty County softball team claimed back-to-back wins on the first day of the Battle of the 'Boro tournament Friday afternoon in Statesboro.