The Liberty County Recreation Department started its football season Saturday and Monday with more than 650 kids participating on teams and cheerleading squads.
In a powerful display of Panther pride, the Liberty County varsity football team overpowered and shut out the Calvary Day Cavaliers, 45-0.
The Long County Blue Tide softball team garnered a solid win this past Tuesday over McIntosh County by a score of 13-3.
The Cherokee Rose Country Club and Golf Course hosted its 35th annual championship tournament on Sept. 15 - 16, where, for the sixth time, Travis Mobley came out as the club champion. He shot a 72 and a 74 for a combined 146 and the trophy.
The Lady Tigers refused to be shut out against Jenkins and fought hard to get points on the board in their 5-1 loss Thursday afternoon. Both teams were unable to put points on the board until the fourth inning when Jenkins scored a run. The Lady Tigers stepped up defensively and held them to that single run until the fifth inning.
The Lady Panthers continue their winning season with a victory against St. Vincent's on Tuesday afternoon.
As the popularity of the county's football program grows stronger with every passing year, it's important to take a peek in the past to gain a better appreciation of how the program began.
The last two softball meets for the Lady Tigers ended with losses, but the coach and the team continue with optimism that more game experience and the development of their younger players will help turn the team around.
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The Liberty County Panthers host their first home game tonight as the Calvary Day Cavaliers come to Olvey Field for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
With a limited bullpen, from an extended game, Dustin McGowan knew he needed to go as long as he could Monday, when he and the Blue Jays took on the Boston Red Sox.
The Liberty County High School Panthers have much to cheer about after repeating history with a solid win over the Brantley County Herons Friday night.
The Associated Press Georgia high school football poll after the third week of the schedule, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points and record.
What a week for the Blue Tide, they move to number nine in the WTOC Super Eleven rankings, they rank number five in the Atlanta Constitution's List of Coolest High School Helmets, and they go to 3-0 with a win over the Wheeler County Bulldogs; things are good in Long County.
The Long County High School baseball team last year missed making the state playoffs by one game, finishing with a 13-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in Region 2-AA.
Last year was only the second year of the Long County High School soccer program's existence, but both the girls' and boys' teams had quality years.
Liberty County High School's basketball teams played Region 3-AAAA tournament games last week, and the Panther boys took home the championship trophy.
Bradwell Institute claimed a 9-4 scrimmage win Thursday at Tattnall County.
The Liberty County High School soccer teams had rough times in their season openers Thursday.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this week, falling in the quarterfinals of the Region 2-AA tournament.
Bradwell Institute's soccer teams kicked off their seasons with home games last week against Brunswick on Tuesday and Long County on Thursday.
It wasn't the perfect ending to what could have been the perfect season for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had one of its best showings of the year Tuesday by destroying Groves, 69-20, in the first round of the Region 2-AA Tournament in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team shocked everyone but themselves Tuesday.
As Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz stepped to the podium for the Eagles' Signing Day news conference Feb. 4, the sometimes-overblown hyperbole of the day wasn't lost on him.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers ended their season Monday with a 55-43 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA at Effingham County High School.
Liberty County's basketball teams earned wins Saturday in their final games of the regular season.
The Region 2-AA basketball tournament continues today in Ludowici at Long County High School.
The Liberty County and Bradwell Institute baseball teams open their seasons next week.