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Lady Tigers trounce Beach twice

The first time the Lady Tigers took on the Lady Bulldogs of Beach High, the Hinesville girls came out on top on their home turf, winning 57-39. On Tuesday night, the Bradwell girls headed to Savannah expecting the Bulldogs to avenge the loss.

February 05, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Blazers win by 2, tie FPCA for No. 1

The Bethesda Blazers and First Presbyterian Christian Academy have traded region wins on several occasions and even a few region titles, but for the past two seasons the Highlanders have denied the Blazers the state title.

February 05, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Bulldogs avenge loss with 45-36 home win

The Beach Bulldogs were fueled Tuesday by the memory of a 58-48 loss to the Bradwell Tigers on Jan. 12 in Hinesville. This time, the 'Dogs fought to protect their home court and their determination paid off with a 45-36 win over Bradwell. In a tight first half, the teams kept it close, but Beach pounded the boards in the second half to avenge last month's defeat.

February 05, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Sheriff out of hospital, home

After spending roughly two months at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah due to injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Dec. 3, Liberty County Sheriff J. Don Martin is home. For more on the story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Courier.

February 03, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


FPCA clips Eagles, 88-26

The visiting Sherwood Eagles should have never left their nests Saturday.

February 03, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


LCHS squads top Raiders

The Liberty County Panther boys are dominating Region 3-AAA. The team held onto its No. 1 spot after defeating West Laurens 67-42 during an away game Saturday, according to ga.prepcountry.com.

February 03, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


BI defeats Warriors in Savannah

Bradwell's Lady Tigers have, more or less, clinched a first-place spot in the region after pummeling the Jenkins Lady Warriors 77-34 in Savannah on Saturday night. The Tiger boys eked out a 52-51 win over the Warriors.

February 03, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Walkers organizing to fight cancer

At last year's inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Savannah, a small band of women from Liberty County walked together calling themselves Team Suzie Q.

February 01, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Opinion


They’re back

Liberty County Panthers Jordan McRae and Rion Brown combined for 42 points as the Liberty boys rebounded from their first loss last week to beat the Thomson Bulldogs 83-55 at home Friday night.

February 01, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Lady Panthers eke out win

If you're nail biter, you're down to the cuticles if you sat for the Lady Panthers three-point win at home Friday against the Lady Bulldogs. The girls trailed the whole game but grasped a last-minute, 46-43 win to a cheering home crowd.

February 01, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tiger girls sting Jackets

Holding on to the No. 1 spot in Region 3-AAAAA is no easy task, but the Lady Tigers made it looked easy Tuesday when they took on the Savannah High Lady Blue Jackets in Hinesville. Bradwell walked away with a lopsided 67-36 victory.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Crusaders sail past Appling Christian

The Ludowici boys of Faith Baptist dribbled into Appling Christian on Tuesday night and pulled out a 107-36 win.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Hinesville athletes propel Bobcats

When Neil Bailey landed the job of head coach for the newly created men's basketball team at East Georgia College, he had to start from scratch - and quickly. He arrived at the college in Swainsboro in August and had to develop a schedule, a practice routine and scout players.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Best things: Favorite restaurants

Poole's Deli owner Susan McCorkle and her father, Billy Poole, started working together in the building that now houses the restaurant when it was the family's grocery store in 1972. By 1991, they sold a portion of the building and used the other side to fulfill their dream of opening an eatery.

January 27, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


FPCA beats Bethesda

In 2007, the Bethesda Blazers took the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders out of the state title run by beating them in the final four. In 2008 and 2009, both teams battled for region leads and for the Georgia Independent State Association Class A title. The Highlanders brought home the trophy both years.

January 27, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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LCHS clobbers Phoenix at homecoming

It was pretty much over by the end of the first quarter. Liberty County went on a scoring spree enroute to a 55-12 win at ...

September 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bradwell, Liberty teams fall in recent games

Bradwell Institute was in Brunswick Tuesday and hosted the Lady Pirates Thursday in region 2-6(A) softball games. The Lady Tigers fell in both games ...

September 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Man pleads, sentenced for armed standoff

A Flemington man involved in an armed stand-off with police in October 2013 entered into a plea agreement in Liberty County Superior Court Monday.

September 21, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Panthers’ Homecoming Friday

After an early bye-week, the Liberty County Panthers will host New Hampstead at Donell Woods Stadium Friday at 7:30 p.m.

September 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI falls in back-to-back-to back region games

Bradwell Institute dropped three softball games in the past week.

September 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Appling pulls away for win

A big seventh inning by the Appling County softball team helped them claim a 12-3 win over Liberty County High School on Lady Panther field ...

September 19, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Alleged hit-and-run driver granted bond

The driver charged in the hit-and-run death of Midway native Ethan Pringle has been granted bond in Jasper County, South Carolina, Superior Court.

September 19, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Ribbon Cut on LCRC

After four long years of work, the Liberty County Re-Entry Coalition celebrated with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning.

September 18, 2016 | By Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Be careful reading labels

In trying to be more vigilant of what I eat, I've started to read ingredient labels. Nobody told me you would need a degree ...

September 17, 2016 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


BI hosts Tattnall

Bradwell Institute will host Tattnall County this Friday. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Hokey Jackson Stadium.

September 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA hosts Monsignor Donovan at Long Bell

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host Monsignor Donovan Catholic School Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

September 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers drop region match at Pierce

Posting five runs in the first inning gave the Pierce County's softball team a lead it never relinquished in a 16-2 win over Liberty ...

September 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers drop last two games

The Lady Tigers were in Pooler Sept. 7, taking on the Lady Phoenix of New Hampstead. Bradwell fell 11-3. Monday, Bradwell lost a Region 2-AAAAAA ...

September 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Hit-and-run victim aspired to law school

Ethan Pringle, who was set to graduate Armstrong State University in December and aspired to attend law school at the University of Georgia, will be ...

September 14, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Rincon man charged for fatal hit-and-run

The man allegedly responsible for the hit-and-run death of Midway resident Ethan Pringle, 26, has been arrested, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl ...

September 13, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


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