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
Bradwell Institute's football players are sacrificing playing video games and lounging around to spend quality time in the weight room.
The Long County High School softball team was all smiles Friday as the Lady Tide clinched a playoff berth in the state tournament.
It took two and a half years, a lot of hard work, determination and a willingness to keep the faith, but the First Presbyterian Christian Academy football team finally was rewarded for its patience Friday night. The Highlanders beat Crisp Academy, 18-6, and notched the first win in program history.
Bradwell Institute's football team waded in the swamps and eventually got eaten by the Gators, falling 33-0 in a Region 3-AAAAA game at Ware County High in Waycross.
Liberty County High School opened Region 3-AAAA action Friday at Wayne County, where the Yellow Jackets shut out the Panthers, 29-0.
The Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, on Friday in Alma.