An unexpected last minute decision by the Central Florida Thoroughbreds to forfeit last Saturday's Hinesville Hurricanes home opener left the fans, but more importantly the players and family members who were there to dedicate the game to the late Mary Jo Sharp, a bit bewildered.
With only a few games left in the regular season for the Liberty County Recreation Department's adult co-ed softball league, the rest of the recreation's league had their championship games and the winners and runners-up were decided.
Dustin McGowan picked up the third complete game of his career this past Tuesday, as the Blue Jays beat the Mariners 3-1.
The Liberty County Swim Team competed recently at Jesup for their second meet. With the fierce competition in the pool, the Hammerheads had to battle the heat, too. With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees, the swimmers had to dig deep for energy to complete their events and the swimmers rocked the block while beating the clock.
Editors note: These are the last of the regular season scores. Starting today we will print playoff results with photos as space provides in each edition.
The Liberty County Panthers started summer football conditioning June 2 and are focusing on getting in top shape regarding speed and physical strength.
As the Liberty County Recreation Department's baseball and softball championship games are being decided, Tuesday night's junior, mite and midget baseball championship bouts proved to be a show of the underdogs as every second place team had to beat their opponents twice to take the trophy.
The St. James Sports Center was active with slam dunks, fancy lay-ups and a display of the finest young up and coming basketball players in the local and surrounding areas as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted their first, of what they hope will become an annual, Highlander Hoops day on Monday.
Cedric Johnson spends his days in a pair of shorts and tank top, which is considered professional business attire for his job as the Liberty County Recreation Department's pool manager and lifeguard. He dutifully checks the concession supplies and patrols the pool area where three other lifeguards watch the swimmers and frolickers perched high in their lifeguard tower chairs.
The Hinesville Hurricanes, semi-pro football team will host their first home game of the season at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Long Bell Football Stadium at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
LCRD baseball and softball scores
Running with chutes on the grassy field, jogging through mini hurdles, ladder drills on the track, learning function and form and pumping iron is how some of the Bradwell Tigers football players spent one week of their summer vacation.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) agreed to terms on a contract with the Atlanta Braves. Shehan will report to the Rookie Class A Danville (Va.) Braves in the Appalachian League. On Wednesday (June 11), Shehan was named Pro-Line Athletic First Team All-America by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia keeps drawing ACC teams in the postseason, and for the Bulldogs' College World Series opener, they have to play the best team in the conference.
Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame
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 ...