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Panthers hold off WACO for title

The LCHS Panthers' third try was a charm. The boys team defeated Washington County, 78-65, on Saturday for the Region 3-AAA championship.

February 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

FPCA moves to semi-finals

The Highlanders defeated Terrell 69-39 on Saturday and are headed to the semi-finals Thursday. The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys will tip-off against Oak Mountain Academy at 1 p.m. at Georgia College and State University.

February 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Lady Tigers advance

Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger basketball team is one step closer to a region 3AAAAA title after clawing the Camden County Lady Wildcats 52-23 Friday afternoon in the region semi-finals at Johnson High School.

February 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Panther boys advance to finals against WACO; girls in consolation

Looking to go up against the only team that had beat them this year, the Liberty County Panthers have made their way to the Region 3AAA tournament championship game after defeating host school, West Laurens, 60-53, Friday night. The boys were set to face Washington County yesterday at 8:30 p.m.

February 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Highlanders wallop Praise Academy

After a lopsided 94-28 win against Praise Academy on Thursday night at South Georgia College, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders advanced to face Terrell yesterday afternoon in their quest for a third state title.

February 22, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Local teams win region championships

In Savannah the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers edged out a 56-50 win against staunch rival Beach High to earn the region 3-AAAAA championship trophy.

February 20, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Lady Tigers moving up

Bradwell's Lady Tigers advanced to the semi-finals Wednesday with a 67-31 Region 3-AAAAA playoff victory over the Jenkins High Lady Warriors at Camden County High School.

February 19, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Lady ’Landers win first state game

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Lady Highlanders are a step closer to a state title after defeating Dawson Street Christian School in the first Georgia Independent School Association Class A state game Wednesday at South Georgia College.

February 19, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Crusader on 2011 watch list

After winning their seventh straight state basketball title, the Crusaders at Faith Baptist know a thing or two about team work. The small, private school in Ludowici developed a wealth a talent on the court. They are receiving attention from college scouts and recruiters due, in part, to up-and-coming Crusader standout Jaquez Motley.

February 19, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports Wrtier | Sports

Crusaders defeat St. Paul

Fresh from their seventh state title in the Georgia Christian Athletic Association Class A Region, the Faith Baptist Crusaders took a 65-59 win against St. Paul on Tuesday night. The squad is preparing for the upcoming National Association of Christian Athletes Tournament in Tennessee.

February 19, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Murder trial postponed, not reset yet

Tuesday morning's jury trial for suspected killer Richard Earl Geiger was postponed until a future date. Geiger's public defender, Brett Williams, had to leave the court room when he received notification of a family health issue. Geiger allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, Rosie L. Smith, to death after a domestic dispute and reportedly hid her body in the closet of her Raintree Apartments home in March 2007. There are more details about this story in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

February 17, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety

BI girls perfect in region

Bradwell Institute wrapped up its regular season Saturday after snow forced them to delay their game at Sol C. Johnson High for one night. The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Atomsmashers 59-34. The Tiger boys battled in another close game, but came up two layups short and lost 64-60.

February 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Highlander boys, girls win region

The Highlanders reigned supreme at the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-A tournament, taking the region crown in the boys and girls divisions.

February 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Faith Baptist nabs seventh title

Long County saw some serious celebrations Saturday when Faith Baptist earned its seventh Georgia Christian Athletic Association AA state title. The Crusaders beat Hampton's Bible Baptist 85-53.

February 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

Bradwell gearing up for new track season

The temperature might be dropping, but student runners are feeling the heat. The Bradwell Institute Tigers hit the pavement running, hurdling, throwing and leaping into the upcoming track season.

February 17, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports

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Y director wants to pump up programs

Carol Tanrath was hired as the executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services YMCA two months ago, and she said she has plenty of ...

July 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

FPCA starts football season Aug. 12

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will get a jump start to its football season this year. While most public schools won't play their first regular-season ...

July 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

YMCA Swim Championship meet brings unity

Hundreds of swimmers converged Saturday morning at the Liberty County/Armed Services YMCA for the annual YMCA Swim Championships.

July 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

Crusader signs with Blue Jays

Faith Baptist Christian Academy baseball player Chavez Young signed with the Toronto Blue Jays last week.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

McRae named to league’s first team

The Cleveland Cavaliers did not make it to the championship game of the Las Vegas Summer League. They lost 85-79 to the Chicago Bulls.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

Can’t find my green thumb anywhere

Well, at least I tried.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Food

HDDA discusses upcoming events

Hollie Moore Barnidge, the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Main Street program manager, addressed business leaders at the Hinesville Downtown Partners meeting Thursday at VIP ...

July 19, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Business

High school coaches attend same camp

Longtime Liberty County Recreation Department volunteer William Roberts had a surprise for the kids in his 5th Quarter Elite football camp Tuesday morning.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

Panther gets fifth star

After Nike's The Opening this past week, Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte was formally rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

Elite soccer camp back in Hinesville

Sweat dripped from the 30 campers running drills. But the heat wasn't enough to keep them from learning the professional way of playing the ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

McRae scores double figures in three games

It took the Cleveland Cavaliers summer league three games before getting a win in Las Vegas. But that wasn't former Liberty County basketball player ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports

Three LCRD teams headed to GRPA championships

Three local Liberty County Recreation Department All-Star baseball and softball teams are headed to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournaments this week.

July 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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