BRUNSWICK - After suffering an 11-0 defeat to start the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 softball tournament, the Liberty County Recreation Department's Mite team won two straight games Thursday before being eliminated by Douglas late Thursday afternoon.
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
The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.
New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill will lead the Tigers on Friday into a home game against Statesboro, where he once served as an assistant coach.
Three fumbles and two interceptions made for a difficult road game last Friday as Liberty County fell, 29-6, to Burke County in Waynesboro.
The Long County High School football team travels Thursday to Garden City to face Groves in a Region 2-AA game that will be broadcast on WSAV, Hinesville cable channel 4.
The Liberty County softball team starts state-playoff play Wednesday in Zebulon. The Lady Panther play Pike County in a best-of-three, with the first game is at 5 p.m. Liberty is 15-14 overall and 5-5 in Region 3-AAAA, while Pike is 18-12 overall and 8-5 in Region 4-AAAA.
The Long County High School band recently continued its dominance, bringing home 19 awards from the Coffee County Invitation Band Competition on Sept. 27 in Douglas.
SPRINGFIELD - The scoreboard showed a one-sided result. Yet first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Greg Hill believes there were enough productive moments to keep his young team optimistic.
Liberty had a week off to prepare for the Region 3-AAAA Burke County Bears, but that extra time didn't help. The Panthers dropped its second region game in Waynesboro Friday, 29-6.
The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.
Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.
On Monday the Long County High School softball team's dream of a region championship faded away as Bacon County beat then in back-to-back games
Former Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan, had his first collegiate pick six of his career during Ohio State's 52-24 win over the Maryland Terrapins Saturday.