Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players who were selected to the all-region team.
Anticipation erupted into shrieks of joy and excitement at the Hinesville home of former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady.
Area baseball fans got a treat Thursday as two former high school stars and now major league players faced each other on the diamond.
Former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae got his first few minutes on the hardwood during game 3 of the NBA Finals for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Lady Tigers conditioning
Bradwell Institute's football coaches and a few Tiger players spent the week having a little fun with aspiring players at the Liberty County Recreation Department. And while the group was all smiles, cheers and a few laughs, the kids also learned lessons about football.
"Pick those feet up. Come on, now knees up," William Roberts yelled as he led a group of kids through a football drill Tuesday evening.
The Liberty County Recreation Department competed at the 2016 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A State Track and Field championships.
The Southern Stixx, a traveling baseball team from Long County, won a recent 12U baseball tournament in Rincon.
Former Liberty County Panther and First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander baseball player Richard Lovelady was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the 2016 MLB draft Friday.
According to a report on bleacherreport.com, former Liberty County and current Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan could be the best middle linebacker in the country and a top-10 pick in the 2017 NFL draft. Last year, McMillan led the squad with 119 total tackles, four for loss, and a fumble recovery. A junior this year, McMillan is expected to lead the defense as teammates Darron Lee and Joshua Perry pursue their NFL careers.
The job of a recreation department director can be tough.
The Long County boys track and field team competed in the recent Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Championship in Jefferson.
Kingfish Classic for Two Hundred Club
President George W. Bush wraps the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, around the neck of three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali on Nov. 9, 2005, in the White House. Ali died Friday in a Phoenix-area hospital, his spokesman confirmed to several news outlets.
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced their 2016 summer league roster Tuesday afternoon which will feature former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae.