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.
Dustin McGowan picked up his second win of the season Saturday, against the Chicago White Sox, 9-3.
It's not over until the fat lady sings. That old sports maxim rang true Monday night as the Wildcats overcame a 4-0 deficit in the fifth inning to defeat the Bandits 6-5 to capture the Liberty County Recreation Department's Senior softball championship.
By Jimmy Currier
With summer here, it only seems logical to play baseball. Liberty County High School is doing just that as the Coastal Panthers took to the diamond Wednesday to kick off its 32-game season, which lasts until June 23.
Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Commercial food shrimp trawlers will be allowed to operate in Georgia's territorial waters of the Atlantic Ocean waters. Commercial and recreational cast netters, as well as people using a beach seine will be allowed to harvest food shrimp from waters open to the use of these gears.
When the Bradwell Tigers take the football field in August, a familiar face from the last three years may not be there. Christopher Teale, the Tigers' equipment manager, graduated from Bradwell Institute last week and said he is on his way to college to study graphic communications. He said he is deciding between Emmanuel College and Andrew College.
Pee Wee baseball
With summer here and the mercury steadily rising, people will choose to cool off by taking a refreshing dip in a pool.
On Monday, baseball slugger Barry Bonds swatted his 12th homer of the season to come within nine of Hank Aaron's all-time record (755), and you know what, records are meant to be broken.
Special to the Courier
The Liberty County Recreation Department baseball playoffs kicked off Tuesday while the softball playoffs started May 23.
Homecoming night was a tough one for Bradwell Institute as the Tigers fell to Glynn Academy, 37-6, on Friday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest at Olvey Field.