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Freshman Lady Tiger ranked 16th in nation, third in state

Running against some of the fastest seniors in the state at the Georgia High School women's state track meet May 3, was a lone Tiger freshman, Quintunya Chapman.

June 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Kiss-A-Pig winding down campaign

Danny Creasy and Team Liberty County are practicing their puckers as the local candidate campaigns to win the honor of kissing Lulu the pig May 31 at the Inaugural Ball at the Savannah Hyatt Regency waterfront.

June 07, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


LCRD Mat Rats finish successful season

For nearly a year, they pummeled and practiced single- and double-leg takedowns. They learned freestyle versus Greco-Roman throwing styles and folk style. They pounded the mats from Orlando to Atlanta, and they did so successfully.

June 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCRD Tigers, Red Birds are on top

Tigers 7, Eagles 3

June 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA cager picked for Nike elite team

First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball standout Joey Bell was chosen to play for the Nike elite team, the Alabama Challenge, for the upcoming Nike Memorial Day Classic this weekend in Nashville and the Nike Peach Jam in Augusta July 11-13.

June 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Heritage Bank takes a victory over Jones, Osteen and Jones (17-3)

The LCRD junior baseball teams representing The Heritage Bank and Jones, Osteen and Jones took the sunlit field Monday afternoon for our feature game.

June 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Summer baseball sets the stage for next season

As the summer baseball season gets started the Liberty County Panthers plan to stay focused on rebuilding the team for another shot at the playoffs next season by getting their summer team together.

June 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCRD's midget team of Ratcliffe and Smith loses by 1 to Cosmopolitan Club

The midget girls took the field at Bradwell Institute for a showdown between the Cosmopolitan Club girls and the Ratcliffe and Smith team on Thursday afternoon in what turned out to be a high-scoring, 4-inning game.

June 01, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tiger thin clads turn into golden Rams

After a seventh place showing for AAAAA state track, the Tigers' continue to shine on the track as three elite performers were chosen to receive full scholarships to Albany State University.

June 01, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Guyton tells reporter he feels he is living a dream

Hinesville native Gary Guyton just finished roughing it out with the other rookies at the New England Patriots mini-camp last weekend.

May 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Senior girls display talent

The senior girls' softball teams play at Liberty County High School on Monday and Wednesday's starting at 5:30 p.m. This edition's LCRD feature game covers the two games played on Wednesday between the Diamonds and Heartbreakers and the Blue Jays against Glynn County.

May 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Storm relatively easy on us

Residents of Liberty and Long counties breathed a sigh of relief Sunday, as the area was spared the wrath of Mother Nature's fury over the weekend.

May 29, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Tigers take seventh at state track finals

Bradwell Institute's men's track team made it to the finals of the GHSA state track meet over the weekend, giving them an overall seventh place finish in the AAAAA region with 20 team points. One Tiger even surpassed a school record for the high jump.

May 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Three Panthers named to 2008 GACA All-State Basketball Teams

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association announced its boys and girls All-State basketball teams and three Liberty County Panthers made the All-Class 3-AAA squads.

May 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers split games against Crisp County

The Liberty County Panthers lost game one of a double-header against Crisp County (0-3) in the first round of playoffs this afternoon.

May 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Tigers win 6th region trophy in 7 years

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team eked out 10 extra points to beat Effingham County in the Region 3-AAAAA track meet at Ware County High School last weekend. The Lady Tigers finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlander qualifies for state meet

First Presbyterian Christian Academy track standout Asyria Daniels has qualified to compete in the Georgia Independent School Association State track meet this weekend in Albany.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panther girls, boys take second at region meet

Liberty County High School spent two separate days competing at the Region 3-AAAA track meet at Cross Creek High in Augusta. The long travels last Wednesday and Friday paid off as the Panther boys and girls finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers down Red Terrors

Bradwell Institute's baseball team made a statement Thursday, scoring 11 runs off 13 hits in their 11-3 victory at Glynn Academy.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers clinch berth

Liberty County High School's girls' soccer team clinched a playoff spot Tuesday after beating Academy of Richmond County, 6-1, in Augusta.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


LCHS girls make state postseason

The young Liberty County girls' soccer team dug deep during its sub-region game against Academy of Richmond County on Tuesday in Augusta and earned a 6-1 win to qualify for the state playoffs.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall to Ware in region contest

Bradwell Institute dropped a 7-0 decision to Ware County on Wednesday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest in Waycross.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan has strong spring game for OSU

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn't disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday's spring scrimmage in Columbus.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Laettner stresses hard work, passion

Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA honors seniors with two shutouts

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders beat St. Andrews on diamond

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Crockett a Lady Jet

Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s Burns signs with Greenville College

Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


New BI football coach speaks at Rotary

Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall to Richmond Hill

Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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