The Liberty County Lady Panthers got their softball season off to a good start by placing fourth at the Tattnall County Tournament over the weekend and having three Lady Panthers named to the all-tournament team.
For the second year, the Coastal Courier is teaming up with Hinesville's radio station WOAH 106.3 FM to provide live, play-by-play broadcasts of the Liberty County Panthers and the Bradwell Institute Tigers.
There is a saying, "you learn something new every day."
The Liberty County Panthers added a new defensive line coach to the staff this season, bringing in 35 years of coaching experience to the table.
An opponent stronger than any foe on the gridiron the Panthers face during the regular season has tackled the Liberty County High School team behind the line of scrimmage.
Two interceptions, good passing and scrambling skills, solid catches by receivers and powerful running through the middle gave the Bradwell Institute Tiger varsity squad a two-touchdown advantage over the Statesboro Blue Devils in a scrimmage Friday night.
The Hinesville Hurricanes got their second and third win of the season the same way they got their first win.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers hit the road to start their softball season this afternoon at the Tattnall County Tournament starting at 4 p.m. at the Glennville Recreation Center. Their first game is against Toombs and their second game at 6 p.m. pits the Lady Panthers against the Lady Warriors of Tattnall County High School.
While most players on the varsity squad were startes last season some are fitting into the new roles this year.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers take the softball field to open the season at the Paulson Tournament tomorrow at 10 a.m., in Savannah. With an experienced group of returning players head coach Sharyl Eastlake and assistant coach Jeff Eastlake think they have the talent to take the team to the next level.
Two men originally accused of one count of rape (felony) and two counts each of child molestation agreed to plea deals in Liberty County Superior Court last Wednesday, according to county documents.
While most of the attention is focused on skill positions like the quarterback, wide receivers and running backs the Tigers are shifting their focus on special teams, namely their kickers, or lack thereof.
The Long County High School softball team kicks off their season this Friday and Saturday, playing in the Tattnall County Ladies Softball Tournament.
The Liberty County Panthers have tweaked their offense to fit their players' size and speed and for Panther defensive coordinator Thomas Desbiens it was an opportunity to have his players learn to read the shotgun spread.
Everyone who remembers Henry "Hank" White says the same thing. He loved children and was committed to helping students further their education. This legacy was celebrated Saturday morning during the Henry "Hank" White Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Country Club.
Six men and six women were chosen and the trial for alleged child murderer Torres Boles promptly started Monday afternoon at theLibertyCountyJusticeCenter.
Changing regions came at a cost for Liberty County High School. Panther head football coach Kirk Warner was forced to find teams to replace the sub-region Augusta teams - and Savannah powerhouse Benedictine obliged.
Richmond Hill walked into Olvey Field and handed Bradwell Institute a 28-7 Region 3-AAAAA loss Friday.
It didn't take long on Friday for the Georgia Christian Generals to show that, despite not fielding a football team in more than 46 years, they still knew how to win.
A big third-inning push by Effingham County helped give them an 8-0 win over Bradwell Institute on Thursday in Region 3-AAAAA softball action at BI.
It was a bit rough to be a football team located within Liberty County Friday night. At Donell Woods Stadium Benedictine showed why they made the state semi-finals last year taking down Liberty 44-13 in a non-region game.
The trial against accused murderer Torres Boles is set to begin Monday in Liberty County Superior Court.
Bradwell Institute has its first Region 3-AAAAA contest at 7:30 p.m. Friday when it hosts Richmond Hill at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School will get an early feel for the postseason when the Panthers welcome regional power Benedictine to Donell Woods Stadium on Friday.
It was an exciting final three innings Tuesday, as the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers won its home softball game, 5-3, over Bradwell Institute in the teams' third matchup of the season.
By the time Liberty County High School sat their starters Friday, they had already put up 42 unanswered points against McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
Bradwell Institute dropped Long County claimed a 5-2 win over Bradwell Institute on Monday in a non-conference game at BI.
Bradwell Institute quarterbacks Duane Johnson and Stephen Felton combined to go 0 for 2 in passing during last Friday's 28-21 loss at Calvary Day in Savannah. But what the Tigers lacked in passing, they made up for by pounding the ball, rushing for 201 yards.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy didn't play football Friday. The team entered its bye-week looking at a 0-2 start. But the Highlanders have an opportunity to turn things around Friday.
With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Lady Panther Cassidy Collum displayed her patience and pitching savvy. The Lady Panthers had bases loaded but two outs. Focused and knowing she was ahead in the count with three balls and one strike, Collum waited as the pitch came her way and saw that it was high and outside.