It's not over until the fat lady sings. That old sports maxim rang true Monday night as the Wildcats overcame a 4-0 deficit in the fifth inning to defeat the Bandits 6-5 to capture the Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior softball championship.
By Jimmy Currier
With summer here, it only seems logical to play baseball. Liberty County High School is doing just that as the Coastal Panthers took to the diamond Wednesday to kick off its 32-game season, which lasts until June 23.
Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Commercial food shrimp trawlers will be allowed to operate in Georgia's territorial waters of the Atlantic Ocean waters. Commercial and recreational cast netters, as well as people using a beach seine will be allowed to harvest food shrimp from waters open to the use of these gears.
When the Bradwell Tigers take the football field in August, a familiar face from the last three years may not be there. Christopher Teale, the Tigers' equipment manager, graduated from Bradwell Institute last week and said he is on his way to college to study graphic communications. He said he is deciding between Emmanuel College and Andrew College.
Pee Wee baseball
With summer here and the mercury steadily rising, people will choose to cool off by taking a refreshing dip in a pool.
On Monday, baseball slugger Barry Bonds swatted his 12th homer of the season to come within nine of Hank Aaron's all-time record (755), and you know what, records are meant to be broken.
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The Liberty County Recreation Department baseball playoffs kicked off Tuesday while the softball playoffs started May 23.
Dustin McGowan had a stellar game Monday night as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 7-2. For seven innings, McGowan pitched a shutout, and was clearly in control of the game.
As a high school student at Bradwell Institute, Marcus Singletary was a big man on campus. He was a star on the basketball court and the gridiron.
The Hinesville Hurricanes played their fist preseason game May 19 in Beaufort, S.C., against the Beaufort Broncos in a game benefiting the Lowcountry Food Bank.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - One of the rarest plays in baseball ended Georgia Southern's season on Friday afternoon in the Southern Conference Tournament.
It was a bit rough to be a football team located within Liberty County Friday night. At Donell Woods Stadium Benedictine showed why they made the state semi-finals last year taking down Liberty 44-13 in a non-region game.
The Long County High School football team will be back on the gridiron tonight when it hosts Metter at 7:30 p.m.
The Long County High School softball team beat McIntosh County, 8-0, on Wednesday in Ludowici.
Bradwell Institute has its first Region 3-AAAAA contest at 7:30 p.m. Friday when it hosts Richmond Hill at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School will get an early feel for the postseason when the Panthers welcome regional power Benedictine to Donell Woods Stadium on Friday.
It was an exciting final three innings Tuesday, as the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers won its home softball game, 5-3, over Bradwell Institute in the teams' third matchup of the season.
By the time Liberty County High School sat their starters Friday, they had already put up 42 unanswered points against McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
Bradwell Institute dropped Long County claimed a 5-2 win over Bradwell Institute on Monday in a non-conference game at BI.
Bradwell Institute quarterbacks Duane Johnson and Stephen Felton combined to go 0 for 2 in passing during last Friday's 28-21 loss at Calvary Day in Savannah. But what the Tigers lacked in passing, they made up for by pounding the ball, rushing for 201 yards.
Though the Long County High School varsity football team had last week off from game action, the junior-varsity squad traveled to Reidsville on Thursday but lost to Tattnall County, 42-14.
Former Long County High School football standout Josh Berry, who is now a member of the Savannah State University team, saw action on Saturday against Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern rang in the Football Bowl Subdivision era with the first game in a newly-renovated Paulson Stadium against Savannah State on Saturday evening. However, the starters only got to play in half of it.
Severe Impact to hold tryouts for 18U team
Thursday, the Long County High School softball team ended a three-game losing streak by beating St. Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.