Sodas, snacks, the sound of the crowd, the blow of the whistle and the snap of the ball brought Olvey Field to life Friday as the Tigers clawed into the McIntosh Buccaneers with a 13-7 win in the varsity scrimmage and a 6-0 win for the JV.
A showing of the Best Western, street-legal Toyota Camry, which is decaled just like the #99 NASCAR Busch Series car will be on Thursday at Best Western Fort Stewart Inn & Suites.
Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin received the James Colley Award, the highest award an individual in one of the districts of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association can receive, on Aug. 15.
The NC Ranch in Long County will host a benefit team-roping competition Saturday to raise money to help Karen Wright and her son, Colby, of Wayne County.
Coming off a dismal 2006 year where the Long County Blue Tide softball team had a 2-12 record, and only managed one region win, the ladies could only improve in 2007.
Long County's Dustin McGowan was back on the mound Tuesday as he and the Blue Jays faced the Oakland Athletics in Toronto. Despite McGowan, being off early, he still managed to complete five innings, as the Jays lost to the A's by a score of 6-4.
The "Magnificent Nine" members of the Southeast Elite Rockets track team brought home nine medals from the Junior Olympics track meet in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Lady Tigers softball took the field on Saturday at Paulson Tournament putting the spotlight on the team's only returning senior, Jena Alford.
Jena Alford, Bradwell's only senior, led the Lady Tigers to their first win of the season, beating the Windsor Forest Knights 9-2.
Liberty High School's Panthers dropped their first game 26-7 to Westminster Friday, but the coaches did see value in the scrimmage.
By Patty Leon
When the Liberty County Panthers took the field yesterday afternoon to scrimmage against Westminster, they did so with a new defense.
Toronto Pitcher Dustin McGowan put in his sixth solid start in a row, but because of a couple of mistakes by him and a couple more by first-baseman Lyle Overby, the Jays lost 4-3 to the Los Angeles Angels.
Jenna Bussard, an Olympic hopeful who is one of the strongest women in the world, has pushed her talents to new levels since putting Team Hinesville on the map.
The Long County football team fell to Benedictine Military School, 62-15, Friday in Savannah, ending the season with a 3-7 overall record and a 1-6 mark in Region 2-AA.
The elevation and course made it tough for the Liberty County High School cross-country team at the GHSA AAAA state meet Saturday at Carrollton.
The Long County High School softball team held their annual awards banquet last Thursday at Sybil's in Jesup.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Eagle junior safety Matt Dobson picked off Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones in the end zone and returned it a school-record 102 yards for a touchdown on the last play of the third quarter, and it proved to be the game-winning points, lifting Georgia Southern to a 28-25 victory over Texas State at Bobcat Stadium Saturday afternoon. Georgia Southern improved to 8-2 overall and remained undefeated in the Sun Belt Conference at 7-0.
NEW ORLEANS – Junior safety Matt Dobson, who returned an interception 100+ yards for a touchdown in the Georgia Southern win over Texas State, was named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week. From Monticello, Fla., the two-year starter broke both the Georgia Southern and Sun Belt record for longest interception return with his 100-yard play, the previous records were 98 and 99 yards, respectively. Dobson, one of only three players to accomplish this feat in the FBS this season, becomes the first Eagle to be named a Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Liberty County High School shut down Richmond Hill High School's running game Friday night and capitalized on several turnovers to beat the Wildcats, 44-22, at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Bradwell Institute Tigers were no match for the Coffee County Trojans and were shutout, 42-0, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Friday in Douglas, marking the end of BI's first 0-10 season since 1954.
The Long County High School football team traveled on Friday to Savannah, where they took on the fourth-ranked Benedictine Military School in the Tide's last game of the season.
Two teams that have developed a rivalry left it all on the gridiron Friday as First Presbyterian Christian Academy tried to break another school record and win its first playoff game. But the boys played Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, where the more experienced team won, 42-14.
The Bradwell Institute track team is hosting its first annual Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.