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Panthers smash Johnson H.S., 22-3

Preparing for the region playoffs, Liberty Panther baseball coach David Samuel asked his team to play with intensity when they faced the Johnson High Atomsmashers Wednesday night in Savannah.

May 01, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Warriors still undefeated after beating Tigers

Bradwell's baseball team trekked to Savannah to take on the undefeated Jenkins High Warriors on Tuesday, forcing 9 innings of ball until the Warriors took a three run lead to win 11-8.

May 01, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther track sends 9 to state

The Liberty Panthers ran at region track trials on Friday and Saturday and qualified nine athletes to state.

May 01, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA golf takes 2nd in region

Barely organized as a team last season the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander golf squad has turned it around, going from last in 2008 to second place in the GISA 2-A region finals at Sanctuary Cove Golf Club in Brunswick on April 24.

May 01, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers beat Beach to keep third place

Back-to-back games can wear down players and the Bradwell Tigers can attest to the physical toll the last series of games has taken on their squad.

April 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers fall to Wildcats, win against Knights

The Liberty County Panthers fell to the Richmond Hill Wildcats on Friday, losing 5-2. They also lost a non-region game to Houston County Saturday, 9-5. But came back to beat the Windsor Forest Knights 10-0 in five innings on Monday.

April 29, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


FPCA takes Frederica Academy by one run

First Presbyterian battled in the blistering sun Saturday and pulled out a one-run lead in the bottom of the 7th inning against a tough Frederica Academy squad.

April 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Taekwondo master makes hall of fame

SFC (Ret.) Master Rafael Medina has accomplished many things in his life. In 1985, he was among the first members of the newly formed Army taekwondo team representing Fort Bragg at the 1985 N.C. state championship.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Bradwell athlete earns two scholarships

Just two weeks after signing to play football for the Concordia University Bulldogs, Tiger athlete Shaquille "The Shaq attack" Russell penned his name to a second scholarship from the university, placing him on the Bulldog's track squad.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sports scam may be circulating in area

Businesses and consumers need to be aware of a possible scam in Liberty County regarding the sale of sports towels, supposedly to raise money for local high schools.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI soccer coach reflects on season

Bradwell soccer coach Greg Cooke said he feels great about the boys' season, despite their 3-1 loss to Pebblebrook on Wednesday night in the first round of playoffs.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


St. Simons native is second at golf tourney

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - St. Simons native Glen Jones finished second in the boys 13-15 age division at the Hurricane Junior Golf Classic on the island at Sea Palms Golf Resort April 18-19.

April 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Coffee maker gives scoop to java junkies

"The coffee industry has failed the consumers by not educating them on what the process is and how to brew the perfect cup of coffee," Dr. Joseph John, president of Josuma Coffee Co., told an audience Tuesday during a presentation at Uncommon Grounds.

April 24, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


BI Tigers are third in region 3-AAAAA

Mother Nature threw a curve ball or two at the Bradwell Tigers, forcing changes to the team's schedule that resulted in six games in eight days. The rain also thwarted the Tigers' first chance at beating Jenkins High on Monday in a game that would have decided the No. 1 region spot.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA’s Joey Bell signs to play college ball

Joey Bell helped his team win two back-to-back state titles, scored more than 1,500 points in his high school career and had his jersey number retired this season. But his greatest accomplishment came Thursday morning when the Highlander basketball player penned his name to a basketball scholarship, sending the future Bobcat back to Milledgeville where he and his family lived for eight years before moving to Hinesville.

April 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Panthers keep Commissioners Cup

Liberty County High holds on to the Commissioners Cup one more year after beating Bradwell Institute 34-6 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


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