ATLANTA - Andruw Jones was only 19 and still had Class A dirt in his cleats when he made his debut with the Atlanta Braves in 1996.
Hundreds of cyclists pedaled into Hinesville throughout Friday, bound for "Camp Bradwell" - the next-to-last stop on a weeklong trek that took them across the state of Georgia.
The wait is over. Summer Slam 2007 starts tomorrow and producer Ernie Walthour Sr. is excited.
Several youngsters who pick up a bat, ball and glove often dream of one day playing under the lights of a big league team. Clay Young, a right-handed pitcher from Long County, was no different. Ever since he stepped foot on a diamond in T-ball at the age of 5, his goal has been to one day reach the major leagues.
Thanks to the wonders of inter-league play, the Atlanta Braves (35-31) will be cutting the pine against my Cleveland Indians (38-26) this weekend.
The kickoff times for Georgia Southern's upcoming football season have been finalized
Liberty County boasts several AAU basketball teams. Unfortunately, they play most of their games on the road in places like Atlanta, Memphis, Tenn and Orlando, Fla.
The Liberty County Recreation Department's baseball season concluded Tuesday with the Midget league championship.
Dustin McGowan continued to show Toronto manager John Gibbons he made the right call, putting the right-hander in the rotation. McGowan had another good outing this past Friday, going seven innings and allowing two earned runs and four hits in the Blue Jays' 4-3 10-inning loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
NEW YORK - Joe DiMaggio's 1948 Yankee jersey with a black sleeve strip commemorating the death that year of Babe Ruth. A telescope used by the Giants to steal catchers' signs from center field at the Polo Grounds, presumably helping them get to the 1951 World Series. The cap Johnny Podres wore when he pitched the Dodgers to their Series victory in 1955.
The Hinesville Hurricanes will play in a benefit game Saturday in Brunswick.
The Woodmen of the World's Mite baseball team lost its first four games of the LCRD baseball season, but they regrouped and wound up winning the championship.
Rarely does a team in the Liberty County Recreation Department storm through a baseball season like the Braves did in the Pee-Wee league.
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.