By Jimmy Currier
After making history last season with the school's first winning season and playoff bid, the Liberty County Panthers are out to prove in 2007 that last season was not a fluke.
BRUNSWICK - After suffering an 11-0 defeat to start the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 softball tournament, the Liberty County Recreation Department's Mite team won two straight games Thursday before being eliminated by Douglas late Thursday afternoon.
By Mike Riddle
The Liberty County Hammerheads are halfway through the season, with the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 meet looming in the distance.The last meet was at Wayne County Recreational Department's pool in Jesup. Again, the Hammerheads showed coach Susan Baker they are producing lower times.
Bradwell Institute senior right fielder Nick Franks was named to the Region 3-AAAAA Coaches All-Region first team.
The Coastal Crew Rebels were well represented in the RiverStreet Classic June 17 in Savannah.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's All-star baseball season is complete.
By Jimmy Currier
Now that all the hardware has been awarded, it's time for the Liberty County Recreation Department's best players to face the region's star recreation athletes.
After several close finishes, the Coastal Crew Rebels finally broke through to win the big one.
From 1995-2003, Marvin Howard was at Bradwell Institute, coaching the ninth grade boys basketball team as well as conducting his full-time job as assistant principal.
The Hinesville Hurricanes defeated the CSRA South Carolina Cobras 20-14 on June 16. Timothy Sapp had an interception, 100 yards combined offense and defense and a touchdown. Joseph Matavao, Jamie Sharp and William Hearndon also scored touchdowns, while Raphael Duncan had about 15 carries for 100 yards.
Spinners, 28-inch rims, motorcycles, the bump in the trunk, pipes ringing, basketball, softball, Lowcountry boil and much more will be seen, heard, tasted, felt and smelled next weekend as the 17th edition of Summer Slam starts.
It was a happy homecoming night for Liberty County on Friday.
Long County on Friday finally exorcised a demon that had been haunting the football program for 10 years.
GUYTON - Bradwell Institute couldn't recover from South Effingham's big push in the first half and lost, 30-12, Friday in Region 3-AAAAA action.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band in its drive to perform in McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy will wrap up the home portion of its first 11-man season on Nov. 7 when it hosts Goshen Academy at 7:30 at Long County Recreation Department football field in Ludowici.
Liberty County High School scored a 47-0 shutout over Windsor Forest during Friday night's Homecoming game. The region 3-AAAA victory guarantees the Panthers will play in the first round of the playoffs.
Saturday's game between Georgia Southern and Georgia State in the Georgia Dome will be the biggest rivalry game in the state - between two teams that have never played each other, anyway.
Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.
Liberty County's home game Friday against Windsor Forest is a big one beyond just being this year's homecoming contest.
Bradwell Institute will be at South Effingham on Friday to take on the Mustangs in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.
The Long County High School football team will be looking to accomplish something Friday that it hasn't done to date: beat McIntosh County.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy will finish the season on the road with games out of Hinesville the next two Fridays.
The Long County Recreation Department cheerleaders and players recently were recognized by Long County High School.
It appears the walking dead were among humans at the inaugural Dawn of the Zombies 5K run last Saturday at Holbrook Pond.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Memorial Day on Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for the team's first region game of the season.