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Coastal Crew Rebels making strides on the road

The Coastal Crew 17U and 16U have been road warriors the last few weekends, traveling throughout the Southeast for experience and to be scouted by college recruiters.

May 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers looking for O’line

Spring football continues for another week for the Liberty County Panthers, and the search is on for the big guys to replace three graduating players who were on the offensive line.

May 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hinesville Lions Club tries to come back but came up short against Coastal Oral

Sports editor's note: As school sports wind down for the summer, the Courier hopes to have more coverage of the games happening at the LCRD. We will try and feature at least one baseball and softball game per week as well as run the scores and highlights, as they are made available.

May 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Bees evicted

Residents of the Pines at Willowbrook were all abuzz when a swarm of bees that built a hive on the outside of building four decided to move indoors.

May 24, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Tigers hoping to drop top seed Valdosta

"This is what we have worked for all season," Bradwell Tiger baseball coach Rhett Hellgren said as his team spent the last week preparing for the first round of playoffs against the top seeded 1-AAAAA Valdosta Wildcats.

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


With new prospects Panthers start with the basics

Roughly 75 young men suited up in jerseys. Helmets had pieces of tape on the back with the players' last names. Receivers were running patterns and the coach's whistle started or ended the play. It's spring training Panther football style.

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


Tiger kickers earn recognition

The Bradwell Institute Tigers men and women's soccer season may be over, but for some players the accolades to their successful season are still coming in.

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


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


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Rec department hopes to serve public

Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.

July 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Court works on murder cases

Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart spent Monday busily working through the criminal court docket. Many of the cases he dealt with have been in the news before, but have surfaced again recently because of defendants' requests for new trials, bond reductions and resentencing.

July 16, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News


Preseason games fast approaching for Tigers, Panthers

Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.

July 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


John honored with proclamation, key

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Soccer camp wraps up

Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers resume team practice, raise funds

The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Brown in NBA summer league

Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Swimming is more than treading water

Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Chapman slated to compete in Canada

It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Seventh-grade Rebels headed to nationals

The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


‘Hank’ White golf tourney set for Aug. 2

The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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