The pinging of the bats, and the neon green balls can only mean one thing. Fast pitch softball is just around the corner.
The Liberty Lady Mavericks 14-under girls basketball team came home with a bronze medal, taking third place in the Georgia Games tournament in Atlanta on July 20-22.
Shawn Mills has been hired as director of the Long County Recreation Department. Mills, who medically retired from the military in 2004, has been a resident of the county since 2000, and works as a supply information management officer at Fort Stewart.
Lady Tigers softball is gearing up for the new season by starting tryouts at James Brown Park. Coach Jeff Eastlake expects four varsity players to return and hopes a few junior varsity players will be able to step it up to the next level. But, he knows that he faces a challenge, as a majority of the players will be freshman.
Dustin McGowan pitched six solid innings and looked like he would pick up his third win in a row this past Monday. But a late rally by Tampa Bay cost the right-hander the win, as Toronto lost 5-4.
Georgia Southern head football coach Chris Hatcher and his staff are making final preparations for Saturday, the day when 90 players report to fall camp.
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The Liberty County Recreation Department sent their largest state team to competition in Tifton for the 2007 GRPA State Swimming Championships.
A Long County High School cheerleader has given credence to the idea that tenacity and hard work does pay off for those who earn it.
The Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA hosted the 2007 summer championship swim meet Saturday and many local swimmers came out on top. Here are the final local results:
After a torrential rainfall, the Hinesville Hurricanes and the Savannah Warriors took to the soaked field at Lewis Frasier Middle School and battled it out to the bitter end of the fourth quarter.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mark Teixeira found himself in a pennant race Tuesday, when the Atlanta Braves finalized a seven-player trade to acquire him from the Texas Rangers.
LUDOWICI - Six local girls recently took part in the Girls Softball World Series in Savannah. Joining six other girls from Chatham County, they were members of the 16-and-under Savannah Indians, who placed sixth in the event.
The Liberty County Recreation Department will host adult swim lessons Aug. 6-16, Mondays through Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Register at the LCRD. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 876-5359.
Bradwell Institute has its last regular-season game Friday when the Tigers face Coffee County in a Region 3-AAAAA in Douglas.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has made history yet again, qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in its three-year program.
The Long County football team wraps up its season Friday when the Blue Tide travels to Savannah to face Benedictine Military School.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team last week were recognized on the All-Region 2-AA team.
Wind and bitter cold made for a sparse turnout for this year's 5K Fun Run/Walk by the American Legion Post 321 on Saturday.
The Former Harlem Globetrotter Legends came to Ludowici on Sunday, bringing their magic to both young and old.
With no Sun Belt Conference championship game this season, the league winner could - at least partially - be decided Saturday.