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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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.
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.
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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 ...
Liberty County opened its basketball season at Bradwell Institute on Saturday when the Liberty girls lost and the Panthers won.
Long County lost basketball season openers against Wayne County Saturday.
Long County ace softball pitcher Harley Dawson Friday signed scholarship papers to play for Columbus State University in the fall.
Ten games into the season, Ohio State Buckeye and former Liberty County standout Raekwon McMillan leads the Buckeye defense in total tackles with 97 to ...