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‘Mat Rat’ lays the smack down

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.

July 10, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

13U Rebels going to USBA Nationals

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.

July 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Kings repeat on River Street

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.

July 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Mid-season has arrived for the Hammerheads

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.

July 08, 2008 | By Susan Baker Special to the Courier | Sports

All-Stars head to tournaments

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.

July 08, 2008 | Staff report | Sports

LCRD mite league names softball, baseball champs

Special to the Courier

July 08, 2008 | Staff | Sports

Forfeit hampers ’Canes dedication game

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.

July 05, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

LCRD names Pee Wee champs

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.

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports

McGowan goes the distance to pick up a win

Dustin McGowan picked up the third complete game of his career this past Tuesday, as the Blue Jays beat the Mariners 3-1.

July 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Hammerheads battle tough competition, high temps

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.

July 03, 2008 | By Susan Baker Special to the Courier | Sports

LCRD softball and baseball scores

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.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports

Panther football team hits weights

The Liberty County Panthers started summer football conditioning June 2 and are focusing on getting in top shape regarding speed and physical strength.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Championship down to double-elimination

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.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Hoops Day a sneak preview

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.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Safety a priority at LCRD pool

Cedric Johnson spends his days in a pair of shorts and tank top, which is considered professional business attire for his job as the Liberty County Recreation Department's pool manager and lifeguard. He dutifully checks the concession supplies and patrols the pool area where three other lifeguards watch the swimmers and frolickers perched high in their lifeguard tower chairs.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

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Liberty County Panthers advance to second round

Fog rolled across Donell Woods Stadium Friday night and the temperature dropped, keeping the fans chilly. But Liberty County burned up the gridiron, fighting tooth ...

November 14, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Liberty advances to round two

Liberty County High School advances to the second round of the state playoffs after defeating Upson-Lee 31-22 at home Friday night a Donell Woods Stadium.

November 14, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Eagles enjoy rest before Troy game

As the regular season heads into its stretch, the Georgia Southern Eagles are ready to take on their final four games with a bit more ...

November 12, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports

Tiger boys win opener

Bradwell Institute opened up their basketball season Tuesday hosting Wayne County High School. The girls fell 55-36 but he boys were triumphant winning 54-42.

November 12, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Liberty faces Knights in first round

It may not be their first state playoff game, but it is the first time Liberty County has hosted the first round game.

November 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Bradwell looking ahead to next season

It's brutal when your football team has to play in one of the toughest class AAAAA regions in the state, as Bradwell has the ...

November 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Panther boys usher in new head coach

Liberty County alumnus Julian Stokes is the new Panther varsity basketball coach, replacing Willie Graham who retired earlier this year.

November 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

LCHS opens season Saturday against BI

Liberty County Lady Panther basketball coach Carolyn Kelly said she has one returning veteran senior on the team this year, but a wealth of talent ...

November 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Long County tips off in Wayne County

Long County begins boys and girls basketball season Saturday, taking on Wayne County in Jesup.

November 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

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