South Georgia Kings 16-under AAU basketball coach Jesse Fleming wasn't too worried after his team lost the opening game of the RiverStreet Classic, 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul Friday.
Dr. Daniel Mobley and Marvin Deshazior share a laugh with a new friend as they finish the 9.2 mile walk to Dorchester Academy Saturday. The three were more than 100 people who completed the journey from Briar Bay to Dorchester.
SAVANNAH - This weekend's RiverStreet Classic did not start off the way the South Georgia Kings 16-under team had hoped, losing 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
The wait is over. Summer Slam 2007 starts tomorrow and producer Ernie Walthour Sr. is excited.
Several youngsters who pick up a bat, ball and glove often dream of one day playing under the lights of a big league team. Clay Young, a right-handed pitcher from Long County, was no different. Ever since he stepped foot on a diamond in T-ball at the age of 5, his goal has been to one day reach the major leagues.
Liberty County boasts several AAU basketball teams. Unfortunately, they play most of their games on the road in places like Atlanta, Memphis, Tenn and Orlando, Fla.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's baseball season concluded Tuesday with the Midget league championship.
The Lions Club had the odds stacked against them Thursday night. If they wanted to win the LCRD Midget softball championship, they had to do the feat with only eight players, opposed to the standard 10.
More than 250 children along with their families from Liberty, Bryan and surrounding counties converged at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery for a fun-filled day of fishing.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks are hitting the road again, this time they travel to Fitzgerald. Saturday, the 14-under AAU team competes in the Summer Fest Shoot Out. The Lady Mavs' first game is at 10 a.m. Eleven other teams also will attend.
Last year, Bradwell Institute's softball team reached new heights. They advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in school fast-pitch history and were the only team from Region 3-AAAAA to record a playoff win.
If the Diamonds wanted to win the Liberty County Recreation Department Junior softball championship, they had to beat the Angels twice Tuesday. No problem.
It took seven innings and a 30-minute rain delay to determine a champion, but in the end the Tigers outlasted the Eagles 3-2 Tuesday to win the LCRD Pee-Wee softball championship.
It's not over until the fat lady sings. That old sports maxim rang true Monday night as the Wildcats overcame a 4-0 deficit in the fifth inning to defeat the Bandits 6-5 to capture the Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior softball championship.
By Jimmy Currier