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Tigers show depth in QB position

According to head Tiger football coach Jim Walsh Jr. more than 100 promising prospects have turned up for spring football.

May 24, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Good day for a fish fry, and to help diabetes fighters

As the annual Kiss-A-Pig competition for the American Diabetes Association nears the wire, Team Liberty candidate Danny Creasy said he's been practicing puckering to be ready for Lulu the pig at the banquet gala on May 31.

May 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Local Comcast office helps Tri-County during Comcast Cares Day

Employees of the Comcast office in Hinesville were among the 50,000 Comcast employees, families and friends who participated in the seventh annual "Comcast Cares Day," one of the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts, Saturday.

May 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Business


Lady Tiger takes second at state

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Healthy Kids Day at Y encourages activities

Kids jumped, danced, tossed the football, tried out their Hoola Hoop skills and raced in potato sacks during Saturday's Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers set to play top seeded Valdosta of 1-AAAAA

The Bradwell High Tigers did something that has not been done in a few years. They made it to the first round of baseball playoffs for region 3-AAAAA.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


’Canes and Firebirds tough it out for a tie pre-season game (21-21)

The sky was clear, the weather cool, but you could see the steam coming off the helmets as the Hinesville Hurricanes and the Waycross Firebirds strapped on their football gear to open the semi-pro league's pre-season game at the Gator Bowl on Fort Stewart Saturday night.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers wrap regular season, spliting two with Savannah Christian

The Liberty County Panthers wrapped up the regular season with a double-header Saturday against the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Helen's Haven honors supporters during child abuse prevention month

April was National Child Abuse prevention Month and, locally, Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center in had an open house on April 24 to honor the volunteers, law officers, counselors and child care specialists who make the facility function.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Drug search of school stymied

A miscommunication led to an awkward moment and frayed nerves as representatives from MACE, HPD and drug dog units from Long and Chatham counties were turned away from what was supposed to be a pre-scheduled drug sweep of a high school here.

May 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Bryant to join Pennyman as Tiger NCT

Another Bradwell Tiger will join a teammate at North Carolina Tech as Curtis Bryant Jr. signed a scholarship to play football for the Tech Tigers.

May 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pettis named Iron Man at mid-season

Hinesville native and former Bradwell Tiger standout Will Pettis continues to exceed the Dallas Desperados' expectations.

May 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers drop Bears in 5

The season's third game against the Burke County Bears turned out to be the charm as the Liberty County Panthers finished the Bears 10-0 in 5 innings Thursday.

May 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers live up to full potential

"Finally," Tiger baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said after his Tigers' squad came from behind twice in Tuesday's game against Groves. "It was a complete team effort and they played the way I always knew they could."

May 17, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers clinch spot at state, take down Bulldogs with homers (5-3)

It took Hank Aaron hitting some homers to send the Liberty County Panthers to a state bid. OK, so it was Henry (Hank) Barrett and Aaron Pringle, as well as a another homer from Chris Arnold to keep the Panthers ahead by 2 (5-3) to defeat the Thomson High Bulldogs of the northern sub region for 3-AAA.

May 17, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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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


Bradwell’s senior soccer players honored during last home game

Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Stabbing suspect pleads guilty

Former Liberty County High School student and football player Travon Walthour last week accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by two years of probation, for the January 2012 stabbing death of Terry Floyd Jr.

April 09, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Tiger boys down Rebels at home

Just two weeks ago, Bradwell Institute boys were in Springfield where the Effingham County Rebels beat the Tigers 3-2 in a Region 3-AAAAA brawl. Friday night, the Tiger boys picked apart the Rebels, 5-2, on Olvey Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Ware County Gators bite BI Tigers, 12-1

Bradwell Institute did a good job holding off a big attack in Thursday's home stand against the Gators.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders avenge earlier loss to DEA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy dropped a 12-1 loss to David Emanuel Academy Tuesday in Stillmore. On Thursday, the FPCA boys welcomed DEA to their home turf and avenged the earlier loss with a 7-1 win at St. James Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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