Dustin McGowan was three pitches away from the history books Monday in giving up one hit to the Colorado Rockies. But Friday, he struggled early and picked up his fourth loss of the year, as Toronto lost 5-3 to the Seattle Mariners.
Employees come and go. That is the nature of business. The Liberty County Recreation Department honored one of its departing employees Friday at Western Sizzlin.
By Jimmy Currier
After making history last season with the school's first winning season and playoff bid, the Liberty County Panthers are out to prove in 2007 that last season was not a fluke.
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.
Bradwell Institute alum LaBaron Anthony and former Liberty County High School Panther Jeremy Caldwell-Fabregas had good weekends on the field for the University of West Alabama Tigers' football team.
After suffering a 29-0 loss to Wayne County last Friday in Jesup in its Region 3-AAAA opener, Liberty County gets to rest their wounds with a bye week.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the Statesboro High Lady Blue Devils, 10-6, in a Region 3-AAAAA makeup game Saturday in Statesboro.
There's at least one trend being reversed at Georgia Southern by first-year head coach Willie Fritz, who came to Statesboro with 21 years of experience.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern sophomore quarterback Kevin Ellison earned his second Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor Monday after leading the Eagles to a 2-0 mark with a 34-14 win over Appalachian State Thursday night.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern softball head coach Annie Smith has named Chelsea Leonard to the program's coaching staff as the new pitching coach.