The fall sports season at the Liberty County Recreation Department is just around the corner.
Voluntary conditioning is under way for the Liberty County High School softball team. While coach Jerome Standard is looking to whip everyone into shape for the season, he is also looking to fill two vital positions currently vacant - pitching and catching.
The Hinesville Hurricanes improved to 3-0 in their quest for a second-consecutive Southeastern American Football League championship, defeating the Anderson Red Dawgs 34-19 Saturday in South Carolina.
The Long County High School football team continues to practice through the summer heat as players become indoctrinated to the coach Ronald Flott way of doing things.
Local figure competitor Renee Hofkin placed second in her first National Physique Committee event in the masters over-35 category at the July 16 Georgia NPC Bodybuilding Competition in Atlanta.
Five members of Hinesville's Southeast Elite Rockets track and field club qualified for the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics that will take place from July 30-Aug. 6 in New Orleans.
The 13U Barracuda baseball team took first in the Highway 49 Slug Fest on July 16-17 in Macon.
Marcus Scott V, Dazjon Tinae, Simon Steele and Desmond Brown represented the Scott's All-Stars at the AAU All-American Camp on July 16-17 in Charlotte, N.C.
Dustin McGowan continued his rehab schedule this past week as he started his fourth and fifth games of the year for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays, according to the team website.
If Bradwell Institute senior offensive lineman Chester Brown isn't a natural football player, he sure is close.
Blue Tide lineman Jeffrey Hall attended the Option U Football Camp on June 20-22 at Georgia Southern and brought home an individual honor as the obstacle course champion.
The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels 15U, 16U and 17U basketball teams were given a nice send-off by their sponsors this week. The teams are headed to the AAU National Tournament today and were visited by Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, Jay Osteen of Osteen and Osteen Law Firm, Melissa Carter Ray of State Farm Insurance and Larry Mannion Sr. of M&M Motors, who donated a vehicle for the trip to Orlando. The team also wanted to thank Linda Shuman (not pictured) for her cash contribution to help cover travel and meal expenses.
Oglethorpe Speedway Park tonight is hosting the Southern Eagle Budweiser Late Model Twin 20s and the Loves Seafood Street Stocks, Two Nuts and a Bolt Garage Pure Stocks, Savannah Go Minis Mini Stocks, and the Pooler Pawn and Diamond Company 440s.
The Hinesville Hurricanes improved to 2-0 with a runaway 86-0 win Saturday over the East Georgia Rebels in Hinesville.
The 13U Line Drive baseball team, out of Pooler, went 7-0-1 at the weeklong Cal Ripken Experience Tournament last week in Aberdeen, Md. The team, which includes Hinesville native Christian Ruff, tied New Canaan, 11-11, before winning the championship game, 4-3, over the formerly undefeated Virginia Panthers. The Line Drive played against teams from Texas, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio. The Line Drive outscored opponents, 87-31. The team is coached by Tommy Gibbs, Steven Vaughn and Kyle Jones.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken.
The answer Liberty County had been waiting for and Buckeye Nation had been hoping for finally came Monday morning.
It was a non-conference game between rivals Saturday, and when the dust settled at Liberty County High School, the host Panthers swept Long County.
According to the University of Miami athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown returns to his home state when the Hurricanes play at Savannah State at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae reached a milestone Saturday, scoring his 1,000th career point at the University of Tennessee, according to utsports.com.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's midget league soccer team placed third overall in the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association state tournament Dec. 6-7 in Thomasville. The team beat Thomasville in game one, 3-0, but then lost to Columbia County, 4-2, in overtime.
Liberty County High School star football player Raekwon McMillan has chosen Ohio State to continue his playing and academic career.
Bradwell Institute swept Windsor Forest on Friday at BI, with the Lady Tigers earning a 51-28 win and the Tiger boys beating the Knights, 68-47.
Liberty County High School hosted a banquet Thursday night to honor the football team's second successful season in a row and hand out player awards.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday picked up Region 2B-AA wins over Bacon County in Ludowici.
District 2 scores
Scott's All-Stars is hosting a middle school basketball tournament tonight and tomorrow Dec. 13-14. Here is the schedule:
It was a big rivalry battle and a bittersweet game for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team Tuesday night.
Just two days after the Bradwell boys' basketball team beat Statesboro in overtime, the Tigers did it again Tuesday.
Tuesday was a rough night for the Long County High School basketball program as the girls' and boys' teams lost to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.