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Highlanders get baseball under way

With most of his players still excited about winning the state title in basketball, Highlander baseball coach Joey Brown barely had enough time to squeeze in one week's worth of practice before they scrimmaged Robert Toombs Academy on Monday.

March 16, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Panthers take top spot at track meet

The Panthers took the top spot at their first home track meet Tuesday when they hosted Effingham and Wayne counties.

March 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Allenhurst, Long County men arrested on child porn charges

The Liberty and Long county sheriffs departments, working in conjunction with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, wrapped up a two-month, statewide investigation that led to the arrest of more than 20 people, including Long County and Allenhurst residents, for allegedly possessing child pornography this week.

March 13, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Tiger soccer team downs Groves H.S.

A penalty kick by David Miller in the first half and a solid kick by Chris Schuster in the second helped the Bradwell Tigers boyssoccer squad stay ahead of the Groves High Rebels in Tuesday's 2-1 win at home on Olvey Field.

March 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Camden beats BI Tigers, 8-4

Going into the sixth inning, the Tigers trailed by 2 (3-5) as they hosted their region opener against Camden County Tuesday afternoon. By the end of the 7th inning, however the Wildcats were up by 4 to win 8-4.

March 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers finish second, third at invitational

On Saturday, the Bradwell Tigers track team competed in Camden County at the 39th annual Dana Shavalier Invitational, where the boys finished second and the girls' squad, although relatively small, took third place.

March 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers take first against Savannah squads

Leading the pack against the Savannah area schools the Liberty County High School Panther track teams took first place wins with the boys earning 115 points and the girls earning 112 at a meet at Savannah State University on Tuesday.

March 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tiger loss to Redan ends season

Although the season is over, the Bradwell Lady Tigers have a lot to celebrate after finishing the season with a 25-5 record and a stand at the Elite Eight on Saturday when undefeated Redan High School won 59-40 at Fort Valley State University.

March 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers improve to 3-0 with Benedictine win

It's David Samuel's first year as Liberty's baseball coach and so far the coach and his squad are undefeated with a 3-0 record after winning 7-3 in Savannah on Monday against Benedictine.

March 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI Tigers lose to Wildcats, 7-5

Tiger baseball coach Rhett Hellgren summed up his squad's 0-5 record with one word, "performance." The Tigers took a 7-5 loss at home Saturday against Richmond Hill despite a second inning rally that brought in 4 runs and put the Tigers up by 1.

March 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Kiss-A-Pig Campaign starts

SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.

March 11, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Panthers close out Johnson in 4

Starting the game down 0-1 after a homerun from the visiting team might intimidate some squads, but the Liberty County Panthers brushed the dirt off, rolled up their sleeves and drove in 10 points in the second inning. The Panthers closed the game in the fourth with a 16-1 rout over visiting Johnson High School on Thursday.

March 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Mat Rats head to state tournament

Pinning their way to more medals, eight of nine wrestlers from the Liberty County Recreation Department's Mat Rats wrestling team are on their way to their first state meet.

March 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers split victories in soccer

The Bradwell Tigers boys soccer squad had a three-game week, traveling to Savannah Arts Academy on Monday, hosting Windsor Forest on Tuesday and battling Johnson High on the road on Thursday.

March 09, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Panther track team takes first place

Liberty's track team had its second meet of the season against Beach High on Tuesday and ended with a first place overall finish.

March 09, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


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Articles By Author - Patty Leon


Motorcycle shop crosses 30-year mark

Everyone dreams of taking a passion or hobby and finding a way to make a living from it.

May 27, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Business


LCHS sprinter signs with SSU

Lady Panther sprinter Destiny Hall signed a letter of intent Friday to run track for Savannah State University at the high school's media center.

May 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


James, a Lady Panther, to stay one in college

Liberty County High School Lady Panther basketball player Jaelynn James will remain a Lady Panther for her collegiate basketball career now that she has penned her name to a scholarship to play at LaGrange College in Valdosta.

May 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Carter, Eggleston keep FPCA grads laughing

It turns out that 13 is a lucky number, especially for the 13 First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors who stepped onto the stage at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel to receive their high-school diplomas Saturday morning.

May 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


Car show helps former deputy's family

The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.

May 21, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Home burglaries spur neighborhood-watch

Fleming residents are a bit fed up with the recent increase in home burglaries within their community.

May 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Springboard from spring football

Liberty County High School held its Black vs. Gold spring football scrimmage Friday afternoon at Donell Woods Stadium, giving Panther football fans a glimpse of the season to come.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Potential new prospect from Panthers draws attention

During the past few years, Liberty County High School has produced top-notch Division I football players.

May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


BI player of the year gets ready for college ball

Former Bradwell Institute football player Isaiah Barnes is getting ready to take his game to the next level.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA eliminated from state playoffs

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team was eliminated from the state baseball playoffs Friday with two second-round losses at Flint River Academy in Woodbury.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Walthourville firefighters help with unusual request

In their day-to-day activities, they heroically battle residential and wild fires. On rare occasions, they help rescue a cat that might be stuck in a tree.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Liberty County High School principal retires

Liberty County High School Principal Dr. Paula Scott officially announced Wednesday that she is retiring at the end of the school year.

May 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Education


GBI trains officers to investigate infant deaths

About 50 law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders from Liberty County and surrounding communities gathered at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus to receive formal instructions on a new procedure being implemented statewide by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

May 13, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


FPCA advances to round 2

First Presbyterian Christian Academy took the first two games in a best-of-three series against Georgia Christian Friday, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA honors athletes

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored the Highlander athletes during the school's annual awards ceremony Tuesday evening.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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