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.
The 2007 Liberty County Recreation Department All-star softball and baseball teams are finalized and the squads are ready for competition.
By Mike Riddle
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.
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.
The Liberty County High School Panthers came achingly close to victory Friday night in Thomson, but in the end fell just a smidgen short.
The Bradwell Tigers suffered another difficult loss Friday when the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out, 17-0, at home.
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
Standing in the path of an Atlanta team intent on establishing the run to spare its own sinking 31st-ranked defense is Baltimore's 3-4 scheme capable of winning - if not dominating - every matchup up front. Atlanta's edge is on the perimeter with wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, who had 12 catches in his last game against the Ravens. Quarterback Matt Ryan makes too many throws eye-to-eye with pass rushers and more horizontal patterns and dump-offs to running backs Antone Smith and Steven Jackson spreads Baltimore's attacking linebackers.
The Cleveland Browns are seeking their best six-game start since 2001 when they enter a soft portion of the schedule Sunday at the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.
Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.
STATESBORO & ATLANTA – A "Whiteout" is in effect for Georgia Southern's game vs. Georgia State at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, October 25th as Eagle Nation is encouraged to wear white to the game. The University Store will have white "SOUTHERN not State" T-shirts available both in the campus store and online for this special event.