The 2007 Liberty County Recreation Department All-star softball and baseball teams are finalized and the squads are ready for competition.
By Mike Riddle
Bradwell Institute's football players are sacrificing playing video games and lounging around to spend quality time in the weight room.
South Georgia Kings 16-under AAU basketball coach Jesse Fleming wasn't too worried after his team lost the opening game of the RiverStreet Classic, 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul Friday.
The Liberty County Hammerheads performed above expectations at their swim meet June 11 in Douglas.
With construction on Liberty County High School's new football stadium just a few months from completion, an effort is building to name it after local hero Donell Woods.
The Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Wednesday. Toronto scored five in the fourth to help Long County favorite Dustin McGowan pick up his third win of the year.
SAVANNAH - This weekend's RiverStreet Classic did not start off the way the South Georgia Kings 16-under team had hoped, losing 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
ATLANTA - Andruw Jones was only 19 and still had Class A dirt in his cleats when he made his debut with the Atlanta Braves in 1996.
Hundreds of cyclists pedaled into Hinesville throughout Friday, bound for "Camp Bradwell" - the next-to-last stop on a weeklong trek that took them across the state of Georgia.
The wait is over. Summer Slam 2007 starts tomorrow and producer Ernie Walthour Sr. is excited.
Several youngsters who pick up a bat, ball and glove often dream of one day playing under the lights of a big league team. Clay Young, a right-handed pitcher from Long County, was no different. Ever since he stepped foot on a diamond in T-ball at the age of 5, his goal has been to one day reach the major leagues.
Thanks to the wonders of inter-league play, the Atlanta Braves (35-31) will be cutting the pine against my Cleveland Indians (38-26) this weekend.
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.