Dustin McGowan continued to show Toronto manager John Gibbons he made the right call, putting the right-hander in the rotation. McGowan had another good outing this past Friday, going seven innings and allowing two earned runs and four hits in the Blue Jays' 4-3 10-inning loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
NEW YORK - Joe DiMaggio's 1948 Yankee jersey with a black sleeve strip commemorating the death that year of Babe Ruth. A telescope used by the Giants to steal catchers' signs from center field at the Polo Grounds, presumably helping them get to the 1951 World Series. The cap Johnny Podres wore when he pitched the Dodgers to their Series victory in 1955.
The Hinesville Hurricanes will play in a benefit game Saturday in Brunswick.
The Woodmen of the World's Mite baseball team lost its first four games of the LCRD baseball season, but they regrouped and wound up winning the championship.
Rarely does a team in the Liberty County Recreation Department storm through a baseball season like the Braves did in the Pee-Wee league.
Another recreational season of competitive swimming has begun for the Liberty County Hammerheads.
Heritage Bank won the Liberty County Recreation Department Junior league baseball championship, defeating Chemtall 13-5 Friday.
The Lions Club had the odds stacked against them Thursday night. If they wanted to win the LCRD Midget softball championship, they had to do the feat with only eight players, opposed to the standard 10.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks are hitting the road again, this time they travel to Fitzgerald. Saturday, the 14-under AAU team competes in the Summer Fest Shoot Out. The Lady Mavs' first game is at 10 a.m. Eleven other teams also will attend.
Last year, Bradwell Institute's softball team reached new heights. They advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in school fast-pitch history and were the only team from Region 3-AAAAA to record a playoff win.
If the Diamonds wanted to win the Liberty County Recreation Department Junior softball championship, they had to beat the Angels twice Tuesday. No problem.
It took seven innings and a 30-minute rain delay to determine a champion, but in the end the Tigers outlasted the Eagles 3-2 Tuesday to win the LCRD Pee-Wee softball championship.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's Midget baseball championship has moved from Thursday to Tuesday, with the game time still at 5:30 p.m. Meanwhile, the Junior, Mite and Pee-Wee championships are scheduled for Thursday at Troop Park.
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.