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.
Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger basketball team suffered a heartbreaking, 31-30 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA tournament game Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.
Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Region 3-AAAA tournament after beating Hephzibah, 66-47, Tuesday at Butler High School in Augusta.
The Liberty County Panther soccer teams opened up their regular season Tuesday by hosting Pierce County on a frigid evening at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams kicked off their programs' second seasons in style Monday in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute's football coaching staff hosted a banquet to honor its 2013 football team Monday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Bradwell Institute split its games Saturday at Jenkins High in Savannah to finish out the regular season.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team won each of its most recent Region 2-AA showdowns.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team on Monday advanced into the Region 2-AA tournament by defeating Toombs County, 35-31, in Lyons.
The Hinesville Hurricanes claimed a 36-6 win over the Valdosta Tigers on Saturday on Fort Stewart.
Long County High School held its senior night last Thursday for graduating students who participated in the basketball program.
Good friends and former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer teammates Kelsey Higgason and Brooke Standard on Friday penned their names to soccer scholarships to play for Armstrong Atlantic State University. The girls signed during separate ceremonies at their respective high schools.
Bradwell Institute honored its senior basketball players Friday night, just before the Tiger teams took to the court and swept the Groves Rebels. The Lady Tigers won, 54-19, while the BI boys soared in the second half to pull away for a 61-54 victory.
The McIntosh County basketball teams on Thursday traveled to Ludowici, where they beat both Blue Tide squads. Though the Long County boys and girls played well, they were outmatched by Darien's top 20 ranked teams. The Blue Tide lost 70-56, and the Lady Tide lost 56-31.
Allenhurst City Councilman James Willis is somewhat quiet when it comes to his recent accomplishment. Willis bowled a perfect 300 and a three-game series of 801 on Feb. 1, during the Friday night league's team competitions at Marne Lanes.
Liberty County High School's former standout football player Raekwon McMillan earned one last local accolade before starting his college career as an Ohio State Buckeye.