The Liberty County Recreation Department's baseball season concluded Tuesday with the Midget league championship.
Dustin McGowan continued to show Toronto manager John Gibbons he made the right call, putting the right-hander in the rotation. McGowan had another good outing this past Friday, going seven innings and allowing two earned runs and four hits in the Blue Jays' 4-3 10-inning loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
NEW YORK - Joe DiMaggio's 1948 Yankee jersey with a black sleeve strip commemorating the death that year of Babe Ruth. A telescope used by the Giants to steal catchers' signs from center field at the Polo Grounds, presumably helping them get to the 1951 World Series. The cap Johnny Podres wore when he pitched the Dodgers to their Series victory in 1955.
The Hinesville Hurricanes will play in a benefit game Saturday in Brunswick.
The Woodmen of the World's Mite baseball team lost its first four games of the LCRD baseball season, but they regrouped and wound up winning the championship.
Rarely does a team in the Liberty County Recreation Department storm through a baseball season like the Braves did in the Pee-Wee league.
Another recreational season of competitive swimming has begun for the Liberty County Hammerheads.
Heritage Bank won the Liberty County Recreation Department Junior league baseball championship, defeating Chemtall 13-5 Friday.
The Lions Club had the odds stacked against them Thursday night. If they wanted to win the LCRD Midget softball championship, they had to do the feat with only eight players, opposed to the standard 10.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks are hitting the road again, this time they travel to Fitzgerald. Saturday, the 14-under AAU team competes in the Summer Fest Shoot Out. The Lady Mavs' first game is at 10 a.m. Eleven other teams also will attend.
Last year, Bradwell Institute's softball team reached new heights. They advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in school fast-pitch history and were the only team from Region 3-AAAAA to record a playoff win.
If the Diamonds wanted to win the Liberty County Recreation Department Junior softball championship, they had to beat the Angels twice Tuesday. No problem.
It took seven innings and a 30-minute rain delay to determine a champion, but in the end the Tigers outlasted the Eagles 3-2 Tuesday to win the LCRD Pee-Wee softball championship.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
Long County High School had senior night Oct. 24, recognizing football players, cheerleaders and band members who are graduating this school year.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.
For the first time, the Liberty County High School football team held a Pink Out to raise awareness of breast cancer Friday.
Looking different than they normally do on a softball field, the Bradwell Institute softball players were all dressed up for their annual awards banquet Sunday at Club Stewart.
Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.
Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.
Five Liberty County softball players recently were named to the 2014 All-Region 3-AAAA team.
Bradwell Institute welcomes Brunswick to Olvey Field on Friday for the Tigers' final home game of the 2014 season.
Liberty County High School defensive end Jacari Roberts has been selected to the RisingSenior.com Georgia Junior Bowl on Dec. 30.
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.