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16th annual Donell Woods tournament is Saturday

The areas youngest basketball players are set to take center stage at three different arenas tomorrow as the 16th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament kicks off at Bradwell Institute, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Liberty County High School.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win two in a row in region play

The crowd was on their feet at Panther stadium Saturday when the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers clawed their way to victory in the last four minutes of overtime to defeat the Lady Bears of Burke County 61-59.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders still undefeated

Getting closer to the ultimate goal of a second state title, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders added another victory Saturday afternoon at home, downing the Georgia Christian Generals 74-30.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pirates sink the Tigers’ battleship

After winning 10 games straight the Bradwell Lady Tigers basketball squad fell to the undefeated Lady Pirates of Brunswick High by one point (64-65) in Brunswick Saturday night. The Tigers suffered the same fate as the Pirates sank the boys' squad by four, 62-58.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers joust Windsor Forest on home turf

The Men and Lady Tigers defended their home turf Friday, jousting the Windsor Forest Knights.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Former Bradwell Tiger makes NFL Rookie ranking

Rookie Patriot linebacker and former Hinesville resident Gary Guyton was ranked 126th among linebackers in statistics posted on the NFL Web site. He tied Jon Alston from the Oakland Raiders, Anthony Spencer of Dallas and Patriot teammate Adalius Thomas.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Two Mat Rats place at Dixie Nationals

Two wrestlers from the Liberty County Recreation Department Mat Rats wrestling team entered into the arena set up at the World Congress Center in Atlanta 13 days ago for the 2008 Dixie Nationals. Fourteen hours later, Rats Andrew Houghton and Tyler Fisher placed fourth and third, respectively, in the Rookie Division for their folkstyle wrestling accomplishments.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers defeat Savannah High, 64-32

Girls

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers face four region opponents

It's been nearly three weeks since the Liberty County Panthers hit the courts and tonight they check to see just how rusty they may be.

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA taking the high road

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys basketball team remains the lone undefeated team in Liberty County.

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Smoltz set to sign with Red Sox

BOSTON -- Never shy about pitching on a big stage, John Smoltz, a potential Hall of Famer, is on the verge of signing with the Boston Red Sox, where every game feels big.

January 08, 2009 | By Ian Browne / MLB.com | Sports


Auto manager keeps drivers safe, satisfied

Name: Christopher Jackson

January 07, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


Local hoops action on tap Tuesday

With the holiday season behind us, the pulse of area high school basketball picks up. Here is a quick look at some of the upcoming action.

January 05, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers are committed

Coming off a 49-38 win last Friday against Jenkins, the first of the season for Bradwell Institute's boys basketball team, several players said they have recommitted themselves to adding to that total and trying to qualify for a playoff spot.

January 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Two Panthers on All-Region First Team

Liberty County High School football players Roderick Jones, Julian Stokes and Trier Bennett were recently named to the 2008 All-Region 3-AAA team.

January 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Fun is the key to maintaining long-term fitness

Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Andre Weil gave a lecture on longevity, fitness, lifestyle changes and the current state of the nation's health-care system on Nov. 15 at the Trustees Theater in Savannah. The lecture was sponsored by Gulfstream as part of the company's "Live Well/Be Well" series for their employees and the general public.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS softball players honored at banquet, include region’s top pitcher

Liberty County High School honored Lady Panther softball players at an annual awards banquet Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA star adjusts to college play

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy stand out soccer player Brooke Standard just completed her first college soccer season for the Lady Pirates of Armstrong State University.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers win 2 at Tattnall

Liberty County's Lady Panthers edged out Tattnall County High School, 44-41, Friday in a non-region game.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Both Panther teams beat Tattnall

Liberty County's Lady Panther edged out Tattnall County High School, 44-41, Friday in a non-region game.

November 22, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Lovelady signs with Owls

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current East Georgia State College pitcher Richard Lovelady has signed to play at Kennesaw State University.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tough Saturday for BI boys, Liberty teams

Liberty County's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro. The same day, the Bradwell Institute boys lost a non-conference game at New Hampstead, 62-27.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers fall at Griffin in playoff opener

Liberty County fell, 46-12, in the first round of the playoffs Friday at Griffin.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Hurricanes prepare for 15th season

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team is preparing for its 15th season and will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Live Oak Church of God.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Wreck at Airport and 196 tying up traffic

Update: A wreck at the corner of Airport Road and Highway 196 West in Hinesville tied up traffic for roughly two hours Wednesday. According to GSP Trooper Lyle Thurmond the wreck happened at 3 p.m. Three vehicles were involved and authorities had to re-route traffic around the area. Traffic headed westbound on 196 toward Gum Branch was closed for about two hours.

November 13, 2014 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Panthers head into post season at Griffin

The Liberty County football team starts postseason play Friday at Griffin.

November 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger Marching Band placed fifth at the Georgia Marching Band Series Championship

The Bradwell Institute Tiger Marching Band placed fifth at the Georgia Marching Band Series Championship on Nov. 8 at Mercer University in Macon.

November 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers, Tigers hit the hardwood Friday

The high-school basketball season kicks into gear Friday with crosstown rivals Liberty County and Bradwell Institute going head to head at Bradwell.

November 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS beats Richmond Hill Wildcats, 44-22

Liberty County High School shut down Richmond Hill High School's running game Friday night and capitalized on several turnovers to beat the Wildcats, 44-22, at Donell Woods Stadium.

November 10, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Trojans shut out BI in Douglas

The Bradwell Institute Tigers were no match for the Coffee County Trojans and were shutout, 42-0, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Friday in Douglas, marking the end of BI's first 0-10 season since 1954.

November 10, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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