The road to Waycross started off paved with good intentions as the Hinesville Hurricanes faced the Waycross Firebirds in their second meet this season last Saturday. But the pavement soon turned bumpy and the Hurricanes found themselves in an uncomfortable situation after their 40-28 loss.
Fans of local Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan and fans of the Atlanta Braves will have a hard time picking sides tonight as the righty is set to take the mound as the Toronto Blue Jays host the Braves.
OMAHA - The sixth-ranked University of Georgia baseball team ended the 2008 season with a runner-up finish at the College World Series, falling to eighth-ranked Fresno State, 6-1, in the championship game Wednesday at Rosenblatt Stadium in front of a crowd of 18,932.
OMAHA -- Sixth-ranked Georgia dropped the second game of the 2008 College World Series Finals, 19-10, to eighth-ranked Fresno State on Tuesday at Rosenblatt Stadium in front of a crowd of 17,223.
June 17 was a night in which both Dustin McGowan and the Toronto Blue Jays would like to forget. The Jays were shut out 7-0 and gave up five home runs in the game, while the right-hander from Long County had one of his worst outings of the year.
The Long County 9- and 10-year-old Mite team recently won the sub-district championship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Liberty County alumnus Julian Stokes is the new Panther varsity basketball coach, replacing Willie Graham who retired earlier this year.
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 ...
Long County begins boys and girls basketball season Saturday, taking on Wayne County in Jesup.
Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte tweeted his top-seven college picks last Sunday.
Liberty County played at Richmond Hill Friday night, closing out the regular season with a non-region game.
The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders were in Macon Friday, taking on Windsor Academy in the first round of the Georgia Independent School Association Class ...
Bradwell Institute hosted Coffee for the final game of the football season Friday night at Hokey Jackson Stadium.
Benedictine Military School showed Long County why the Cadets are the No. 1 AA football team in the state Friday.