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YCA team takes 7th national title in a row

Fort Stewart's Youth Challenge Academy cadets traveled to Frostburg, Md., recently for the Youth Challenge Academy Invitational and walked away with their seventh straight title after eking out a two-point win over the Maryland YCA team, for a 48-46 victory.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI Tiger makes last-minute slide

Tiger baseball player Josh Driggers takes a quick breather after turning third but deciding it would be better to stay on base rather than head for home in the Bradwell Tigers summer league game against Brunswick on Monday. The Tigers lost game 18-3.

June 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Gwinnett house history runs deep

A tour of St. Catherines Island would not be complete without a visit to the plantation-style house known for once belonging to one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and president of Georgia's Revolutionary Council of Safety, Button Gwinnett.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McGee honored with MVP award

School ended three weeks ago but Liberty County Panther tennis player Kurt McGee came back to campus Thursday and received an unexpected surprise.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Weightlifting coach places well at meet

Team Hinesville's Olympic weightlifting coach Jenna Bussard placed within the top 10 last weekend at the 2009 Pan-American and USA National Weightlifting Championships in Chicago.

June 15, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther in national camp

Liberty County High School Panther basketball player Rion Brown impressed the scouts with his leaping skills and work ethics at a Reebok Headliner Camp at Meadowcreek High School last month.

June 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


’Canes shellac Charlston

Seventy-four mph winds would be classified as a tropical storm, but on Saturday night a definite Hurricane blew through Long Bell Stadium.

June 10, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Time to nominate Hall of Famers

The nominations for this year's Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame starts tomorrow as the board looks to select five more individuals to be inducted at the ceremony scheduled for December.

June 10, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Missing child, now in his 20s possibly spotted in Hinesville Wal-Mart

Hinesville Det. Maj. Thomas Cribbs is asking for help in find a long-missing person.

June 08, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Public Safety


Saving endangereds: St. Catherines Wildlife Center doing its part

In the interior of St. Catherines Island, deer roam freely and wild hogs jog playfully throughout the woods. Suddenly, in the distance you hear a sound definitely not native to the area.

June 08, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Outdoors/Recreation


Touchdown Club seeks support

The Long County Touchdown Club is looking for new members and new sponsors to join the organization this summer. The group hopes to be in full swing by the start of the 2010 football season.

June 08, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Home game opens ’Canes season

After beating the Beaufort Broncos 22-9 on May 16 in their pre-season game, the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team is ready to open the regular season with a home game tomorrow night at 7 against the Charleston Hawks at Long Bell Stadium.

June 05, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Bryan County no match for Panthers

The Panther summer team faced the Bryan County Redskins in a double-header Tuesday afternoon. Game one ended in a tie at 1, but the Panthers came out slugging in game two and took a 20-0 lead in three innings before the game was called by the coaching staff and referees, giving the Panthers the victory.

June 05, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers already preparing for next season

Summer is short-lived for the Bradwell Lady Tiger softball players who will be preparing for a tough region schedule, which begins as soon as the new school year is under way.

June 05, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Track club competes in first meet

Kicking off its second season of summer track meets, the We Run It Track Club recently returned from Orlando, Fla., where the squad did well at its first contest this year.

June 05, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Tigers, Panthers resume rivalry Friday

The annual football game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute is one of the most-anticipated games for local fans.

August 27, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA seeks to rebound vs. Briarwood

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host the Briarwood Buccaneers at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


BI gets first victory; drops region game

Bradwell Institute recorded its first win of the season Saturday, beating Jenkins County 12-3 during the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament at Mill Creek ...

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New business aims to spread solar wealth

Editor's note: This is the first of two parts on the new available options for solar energy within Liberty County. Today, we look at ...

August 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Bulloch Academy romps over FPCA, 37-0

Bulloch Academy dominated First Presbyterian Christian Academy in the season opener for both teams as the Gators handed the Highlanders a 37-0 defeat Friday night ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers’ home opener rained out

Bradwell Institute's Region 3-AAAAA opener was in the second inning Thursday in Hinesville when lightning delayed the game. It was soon called because of ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Physical exercise important; don't neglect mental stimulation

Being healthy is not just about the foods we eat and exercises we do to get our bodies physically fit. You can be at your ...

August 23, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


Liberty County prison re-entry coalition meets with its clients

The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition Inc., a newly formed nonprofit that will help released inmates transition back into society, met with a group of its ...

August 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


FPCA, Liberty fall in season openers

First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Liberty County High School both suffered losses in their first regular season football games.

August 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA looks to keep rising

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will start its fourth season of football Friday by hosting Bulloch Academy at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers open season at Effingham Co.

Liberty County High School opens the 2015 football season at 7:30 p.m. Friday with an away game at Effingham County.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers go 2-3 at tourney

Liberty County High School's softball team went 2-3 at the Tattnall County Warriors Blast Tournament last weekend in Glennville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI still seeking first win

Bradwell Institute is ready to record a win after a sluggish 0-6 start to its softball season.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tiger varsity tops Toombs County, 28-6

It appears the early start to off-season training, adding pounds of muscle, power and strength, has paid off for Bradwell Institute football.

August 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty takes cross-town win

Liberty County High School is 1-1 after two games in the softball season. As reported in Wednesday's Courier, the Liberty girls lost to Long ...

August 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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