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Judge mum on sheriff appointment

Despite continued requests for comment from Liberty County Probate Judge Nancy K. Aspinwall, the judge remains mum on her recent appointment of Polly E. Martin as the new county sheriff.

June 04, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Warning: Hurricanes approaching

Hurricanes are quickly approaching and all evacuation routes lead directly to Long Bell Stadium. Tomorrow night, the Hinesville semi-pro football team opens its regular season with a 7 p.m. game against the Tri-County Panthers.

June 04, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Brown named AAA South Player of the Year

University of Miami-bound Rion Brown, a former Liberty County Panther basketball standout shooting guard, was chosen by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association as the Class AAA South Player of the Year.

June 04, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Scott’s All-Stars win third straight tourney

Scott's All-Stars spent Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston, S.C., where the local AAU boys basketball team earned its third straight tournament title at the Super Regional Tournament. The players even squeezed in a trip to the Citadel.

June 04, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Two Lady Tigers to run track in college

On the Lady Tigers' track meet they ran together as part of the Bradwell relay teams at the region and state meets. On Thursday afternoon, Lady Tigers Kwajelin Holsendolph and Camille Jackson were both ready to sign scholarships to run track and cross country as they signed to run at Georgia Southern and Augusta State University respectively.

May 31, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Crusader gets jersey retired

In the spring he would run the bases and pitch, in the fall he would be under center taking snaps as the quarterback and in the winter he would be shooting the rock from downtown for three-pointers. Faith Baptist Christian Academy Crusader athlete Aaron Power has done it all and at the school's annual sports banquet a few weeks ago his jersey number was officially retired.

May 31, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tigers make All-Region in soccer, baseball

Four Bradwell Tiger soccer players and three Tiger baseball players were named to their respective Region 3-AAAAA All-Region teams.

May 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


17U Coastal Crew Rebels head to Chapel Hill

Tonight, the 17U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will play the second best team in the country, when it comes to AAU basketball, as the Hinesville boys hit the hardwood in Chapel Hill, N.C., for the Bob Gibbons Invitational Tournament.

May 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


‘Canes take fourth quarter lead, win 19-13 against Warriors

It was the first time the Hurricanes were able to schedule a second pre-season game in a long while. It was also the first time the Hurricanes, a Hinesville based semi-pro football team, took a victory away from the South Georgia Warriors of Thomasville downing the visiting team 19-13 Saturday night on a football field on Fort Stewart.

May 26, 2010 | Patty leon Sports writer | Sports


Inaugural All-Star soccer tournament featured local players

Over the weekend, the area's most talented soccer players were brought together for an inaugural All-Star Soccer Tournament in Savannah's Daffin Park. Among the selected All-Stars were three Liberty County High School Panther players and four Bradwell Institute Tigers.

May 26, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Lakeside, Evans knocks out Wayne County

It's down to the final two, but despite a 29-3 overall and 10-2 Region 2-AAAA record, the Wayne County Yellow Jackets will not play for the state championship.

May 26, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panthers put 10 on All-Region

Six Panther baseball players and four Panther soccer players were named to their respective All-Region teams, according to their coaches.

May 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Spirts writer | Sports


Yellow Jackets play Final Four game Monday in Jesup

Most area schools have been eliminated from the baseball playoffs and are winding down their school year, but the players on Wayne County's baseball team have traded in their caps and gowns for jerseys and cleats as they host Lakeside, Evans in the final four on Monday.

May 24, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


EGC Bobcats bag Baggs

After spending his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons playing on the hardwood at Liberty County High School, Lazaruss Baggs spent his senior year on the Long County Blue Tide's basketball court. And on Wednesday afternoon, Baggs made one more move, trading in his Tide jersey for an East Georgia College uniform.

May 21, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Highlanders move up a classification

Much like the public school region re-alignments announced in December, the Georgia Independent School Association recently reviewed the schools they govern and re-classified regions based on enrollment numbers and locations. The move shifted the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders from Region 2-A to Region 2-AA for sports like basketball, baseball, golf, literary, tennis and track.

May 21, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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Former Highlanders win title

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and East Georgia College basketball players DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson guided their professional Ecuadorian basketball team, H.R. Portoviejo ...

January 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New display case for BI champions

There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The ...

January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Woods tourney focuses on JV, ninth grade teams

The 24th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament is Saturday. The tournament showcases junior varsity and ninth grade teams.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Highlanders in Ecuadorian finals

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball players D.J. Felder and Jordan Johnson are playing in the championship series in the Latin Basketball League in ...

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Man gets life for 2014 murder

Convicted wife killer Perry Lee Hatcher was sentenced to life in prison Monday by Liberty County Superior Court Judge Paul Rose.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


McMillan opts out of senior year, going into NFL Draft

The Ohio State Buckeyes will need to pick a new defensive captain and middle linebacker after Raekwon McMillan formally declared for the 2017 NFL Draft ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers dominate Pierce Bears

Liberty County hosted Pierce County in Region 2-AAA basketball Friday. The Lady Panthers allowed a second half comeback to lose to the Lady Bears 50-39 ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae hits 21 in Cavs loss to Bulls

In his third NBA start, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae scored 21 points against the Chicago Bulls last Wednesday.

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Don’t set yourself up for failure

I, for one, am glad that the holidays are finally behind us. Welcome 2017, come on in while I slam the door shut on 2016 ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


McMillan a bright spot in Buckeyes’ rout

BREAKING: Former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan, has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NFL draft. McMillan broke the news with a ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Frazier helps Bulldogs beat Auburn

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and Glennville native JJ Frazier had a huge game against Auburn Dec. 29.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae gets first NBA starts

With Kyrie Irving nursing a hamstring injury, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had his first two NBA starts for the Cleveland ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA beats HH Academy 72-56 Friday

Highlanders George Mitchell and Isiah Scott combined for 44 points as the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team defeated Hilton Head Academy 72-56 Friday.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders keeping busy over holiday break

Knowing the heart of their Georgia Independent School Association region games are coming up in January, the Highlander basketball team has kept busy throughout the ...

January 03, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders keep busy over holiday

Knowing the heart of their Georgia Independent School Association region games are coming up in January, the Highlander basketball team has kept busy throughout the ...

January 03, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


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