The Liberty County Recreation Department started its football season Saturday and Monday with more than 650 kids participating on teams and cheerleading squads.
In a powerful display of Panther pride, the Liberty County varsity football team overpowered and shut out the Calvary Day Cavaliers, 45-0.
The Long County Blue Tide softball team garnered a solid win this past Tuesday over McIntosh County by a score of 13-3.
The Cherokee Rose Country Club and Golf Course hosted its 35th annual championship tournament on Sept. 15 - 16, where, for the sixth time, Travis Mobley came out as the club champion. He shot a 72 and a 74 for a combined 146 and the trophy.
The Lady Tigers refused to be shut out against Jenkins and fought hard to get points on the board in their 5-1 loss Thursday afternoon. Both teams were unable to put points on the board until the fourth inning when Jenkins scored a run. The Lady Tigers stepped up defensively and held them to that single run until the fifth inning.
The Lady Panthers continue their winning season with a victory against St. Vincent's on Tuesday afternoon.
As the popularity of the county's football program grows stronger with every passing year, it's important to take a peek in the past to gain a better appreciation of how the program began.
The last two softball meets for the Lady Tigers ended with losses, but the coach and the team continue with optimism that more game experience and the development of their younger players will help turn the team around.
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The Liberty County Panthers host their first home game tonight as the Calvary Day Cavaliers come to Olvey Field for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
With a limited bullpen, from an extended game, Dustin McGowan knew he needed to go as long as he could Monday, when he and the Blue Jays took on the Boston Red Sox.
The Liberty County High School Panthers have much to cheer about after repeating history with a solid win over the Brantley County Herons Friday night.
The Associated Press Georgia high school football poll after the third week of the schedule, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points and record.
What a week for the Blue Tide, they move to number nine in the WTOC Super Eleven rankings, they rank number five in the Atlanta Constitution's List of Coolest High School Helmets, and they go to 3-0 with a win over the Wheeler County Bulldogs; things are good in Long County.
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan and his Ohio State Buckeyes have won the first college-football playoff championship game.
Bradwell Institute hoped to salvage at least part of its weekend by hosting Camden on Saturday night after falling at Brunswick on Friday.
The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team split their opening Region 3-AAAA games over the weekend, while the Lady Panthers suffered back-to-back losses.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its win streak end at eight Saturday as they fell to Appling County, 55-51, in Baxley.
Attention turns to local junior-varsity girls' and boys' basketball teams Saturday for the 22nd annual Donell Woods Tournament at Bradwell Institute and Snelson-Golden Middle School.
Wrestling madness will hit Bradwell Institute when it hosts the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
It's time to find out just how good Georgia Southern's men's basketball team can be.
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan and his current team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, will play Monday night for the College Bowl Football Series National Title. The Buckeyes beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the finals and will face the Oregon Ducks. Both teams are 13-1.
The David Emanuel Academy Lady Eagles handed the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders a lopsided 55-16 loss Friday night in GISA region play at St. James Sports Center in Hinesville. However, the Highlander boys returned the favor in their game by winning 90-42.
Melbourne United's Jordan McRae was named December's player of the month for his consistent efforts to average 21.2 points per game, according to a National Basketball League news release.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
The 2014 First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team made history by earning the program's first two wins and having several players named to the All-Region Team this past season.
Beaming with enthusiasm and energy, first-year First Presbyterian Christian Academy teacher and swim coach Jonnie Larson said she is just scratching the surface of what she'd like to accomplish with her swim squad.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute girls' basketball teams split their home games Saturday.