Within a span of six minutes in the first quarter, the Liberty County Panthers on Friday night made a statement to Cross Creek - not on our turf.
Softball season is quickly approaching the playoffs, and local teams are wrapping up their regular games and catching up on matches that were rescheduled due to weather.
The Blue Tide football team got back on the winning track Friday with a solid thumping of Atkinson County. The Ludowici team traveled to Pearson to take on the Rebels and came out strong en route to a 47- 6 victory over the home team.
The Long County High School softball team wrapped up its regular season Thursday by splitting a doubleheader at Metter High School.
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Three touchdowns in less than six minutes, a safety and two back-to-back turnovers by the visiting team helped clear the path for the Liberty County Panthers Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium. When time expired the Cross Creek Razorbacks were stunned by the big Cats 42-7.
The Cross Creek Razorbacks of Augusta will make their first appearance at Liberty County High School's Donell Woods Stadium for a football battle at 7:30 tonight.
The Long County High School football team will try to end a two-game losing streak tonight when the Blue Tide travel to Pearson to face Atkinson County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will make the second road trip of its inaugural season when it goes to Stillmore to face the David Emanuel Eagles at 7:30 tonight.
NEW YORK - Los Angeles Sparks forward DeLisha Milton-Jones, a Riceboro native, in August received the WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for her commitment to her community.
Cooling temperatures have ushered in the opportunity to slip on some running shoes and stride toward fitness goals while helping to raise awareness for worthy causes.
For two quarters Friday, the Long County football team held its own against undefeated Vidalia High School.
The Long County High School softball team honored one of its own Sept. 13 between its two games with Saint Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute traveled last Thursday to Richmond Hill, where the Lady Tigers fell, 8-0, in a Region 3-AAAAA game. The BI girls were 8-9 overall and 2-5 in Region 3B-AAAAA after the game.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy junior-varsity cross-country team got strong individual performances at a meet Sept. 10 in Macon.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.
The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
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.
Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.
Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.