It is a concept that has driven the Empire State Liberty Tour Track & Field Series for more than a decade, and it became the foundation for the infrastructure of the Liberty Games, now the new state games, which just brought its 5th year to a close on Sunday, July 17th.  […]


From the Desk of the Executive Director:        This is a quick notification that the Empire State Sports Council has decided to delay the start of the Liberty Games Track & Field competition on Saturday by 30 minutes!  Due to the number of Teams traveling from various parts of the state, we felt […]


     A native of Greene, NY (Chenango County), and a graduate from Greene High School, she currently holds six (6) Greene High School Track & Field Records, including the 100m dash record (12.50) set in 1983.  Beginning in 7th grade, she was a Varsity Track & Field Athlete for six (6) years, and qualified […]


               It is well known that EVERY Man has his “Favorite Chair”, especially for the sake of watching his favorite sporting events.  It is one of the most difficult tasks to separate a Man from such a favorite chair.  In fact, the best way to make the loss of the old chair a distant […]

Training Mom

Sarah Brown prepares for the birth of her baby and the 2016 Olympics

“Walking the Walk”!

Great Empire Walk 2015      The Kickoff to the 2015 Liberty Games was the Great Empire Walk, the Annual Fundraising event for the Empire State Sports Council, which produces the Liberty Games each year. Although we DID NOT hit our goal for this year, we did increase our Fundraising almost 100%.      The Great Empire […]

FOOTGOLF Debuts @ the Liberty Games

Is it true?  Is Footgolf actually a game?  Click and play the video above to get a glimpse of this new phenomenon, and then check out some of the information below: Footgolf is a precision sport where players kick a Soccer Ball (coined a “Football” in Europe) into a cup in as few shots as possible. Its name is a portmanteau of […]

Freedom Isn’t Free

It was just another day at the Barrel Drive, until we met Don Matthews, a WWII Veteran, who found great pleasure in singing along as we played.  The state games were re-branded as the Liberty Games, and we are indebted to everyone that has served, is serving, and those that will serve to keep us […]


Based out of the Capital Region of New York, Beautiful Disaster was founded in March 2013, and the group focuses on original music under the genre of “Alternative Rock”. They are influenced by bands like Dave Matthews, Gaslight Anthem, Incubus, and many more. The Empire State Sports Council is pleased to announce that Beautiful Disaster […]


Reno, NV – Brad Bolen (25), from the Jason Morris Judo Center (JMJC) in Glenville, NY captured his second US Sr. National title winning the 66kg division on day two (2) at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Sunday, May 4, 2014. This was Bolen’s 5th overall Medal at the Nationals having been in the […]

Page 1 of 41234