The road to Waycross started off paved with good intentions as the Hinesville Hurricanes faced the Waycross Firebirds in their second meet this season last Saturday. But the pavement soon turned bumpy and the Hurricanes found themselves in an uncomfortable situation after their 40-28 loss.
Fans of local Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan and fans of the Atlanta Braves will have a hard time picking sides tonight as the righty is set to take the mound as the Toronto Blue Jays host the Braves.
OMAHA - The sixth-ranked University of Georgia baseball team ended the 2008 season with a runner-up finish at the College World Series, falling to eighth-ranked Fresno State, 6-1, in the championship game Wednesday at Rosenblatt Stadium in front of a crowd of 18,932.
OMAHA -- Sixth-ranked Georgia dropped the second game of the 2008 College World Series Finals, 19-10, to eighth-ranked Fresno State on Tuesday at Rosenblatt Stadium in front of a crowd of 17,223.
June 17 was a night in which both Dustin McGowan and the Toronto Blue Jays would like to forget. The Jays were shut out 7-0 and gave up five home runs in the game, while the right-hander from Long County had one of his worst outings of the year.
The Long County 9- and 10-year-old Mite team recently won the sub-district championship.
Small in stature but big with his throws and moves, Hunter Wilson, 8, a member of the Liberty County Recreation Department's wrestling team called the Mat Rats made his farewell performance at regions and state placing at both meets in the 70 pound bantam weight class.
Following in the footsteps of their competitive and successful older Coastal Crew Rebel players, the 13U squad has attained a national bid and is headed to North Myrtle Beach for the USBA Nationals scheduled for June 23-28.
With 70 teams from seven different states taking the court at the annual River Street Classic Basketball Tournament held in Savannah last weekend, fans knew the competition was going to be fierce.
The Liberty County Recreational Department's swim team, the Hammerheads, have made it to the mid-season point. Three meets remain before the state qualifiers will swim for their recognition as State Team members. There are two regular meets left before the district tournament, which is the qualifier for this year's state meet in Tifton.
The Liberty County Recreation Department announced their 2008 All-Star rosters that will be heading out to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 baseball and softball tournaments being hosted at Ware and Glynn counties on June 23-27.
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Five former Liberty County athletes will receive the honor of being inducted into the 2015 class of the Liberty County Athletic Hall Of Fame.
Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and Glennville native JJ Frazier is one game into his junior basketball career for the University of Georgia.
Renee Rogers placed fourth out of 13 competitors in her class at the All-South Bodybuilding, Figure, Physique and Bikini Championships in St. Augustine on Nov ...
Football coaches named players who earned 2-AA All-Region honors last week.
ATHENS - The Georgia Southern Eagles have come a long way since their days of enduring double-digit losses to the Georgia Bulldogs.
Liberty County standout Richard LeCounte earned a five-star ranking from 247 Sports Thursday. The bump came after LeCounte's performance in last week's 31-22 ...
The 2-AA All-Region softball team was recently named and Long County had six players make the team.
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy soccer players Rickey Gilliard, Tyler Causer and Clark Sukaratana were named to the Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Academic Team last week ...
Professional player Jordan McRae, a Liberty County graduate, has started his second season with the Delaware 87ers of the NBA-D League.
Mite League (8-9-year olds)
Cartersville had three first-half turnovers and lost yards on two big sacks, but Liberty County wasn't able to convert those opportunities into points. The ...
Liberty County has a long road trip for Friday's game. The Panthers advanced to round two of the state playoffs last week, beating Upson-Lee ...