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.
SAVANNAH - Coastal Georgia Greenway will offer the chance to experience Jekyll, St. Simons and Sapelo islands from the perspective of riding a bike.
Low Country Storm
The Wayne County Yellow Jackets didn't swarm into Liberty County High School as expected Friday night. Instead, the boys and girls from Jesup fluttered into the gym and fell in both games.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys basketball team is 3-0 in the Georgia Independent School Association's Class 2-AA region after defeating Edmund Burke Academy, 85-46, in Waynesboro Friday night.
After a disappointing loss at Effingham County last week, the Bradwell Tigers' boys basketball team rebounded in an away game against Glynn Academy. The Tigers eked out a 52-48 win on the road Friday night in Brunswick.
The Liberty County School System formally recognized and accepted Adam Carter's resignation as Bradwell head football coach Tuesday night.
Miguel Pineda scored 32 points to lead the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team to an 88-83 win Tuesday in a huge region game against Frederica Academy at the St. James Sports Center.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their skids Tuesday, as both squads lost to Bryan County in Ludowici in Region 2B-AA action.
Bradwell Institute had a rough time on the basketball court Tuesday, as the boys' and girls' teams lost to Region 3-AAAAA Effingham County in Springfield.
Attention turns to the local junior-varsity girls' and boys' basketball teams Saturday during the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.
One week after the Liberty County Lady Panthers' basketball team took down McIntosh County Academy in Darien, the Lady Buccaneers returned the favor by downing the Liberty girls, 64-57, on Saturday afternoon at LCHS.
Rion Brown picked a good time to have his second double-double of the season.
Long County's boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their games to Wayne County on Saturday in nonregion action in Jesup.
STATESBORO - The NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year award, presented by College Sporting News, has been named in honor of former Georgia Southern running back Adrian "A.P." Peterson.