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Game Day for March 6, 2009

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March 06, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


One-point victory advances Tigers

It was full speed ahead Tuesday as the Bradwell Lady Tigers tipped-off against the Lady Lions of Luella High School at home for the Sweet 16 showdown. The match ended with everyone holding their breath and the Lady Tigers holding a 1-point advantage to win 57-56, sending them to the Elite Eight this weekend.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Tide, Panthers hoop seasons end

Liberty County and Long County high schools had the tough challenge of trying to make the Elite 8 by battling top seeded teams on the road Tuesday. Both teams ended a short of their goals as the Tide were defeated by the fighting Irish of Dublin 73-55 and the Panthers lost a close one to Westover High School losing 62-58.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win 5-1 over Jenkins

After getting rained out for their first game against Houston County and postponing game two at Windsor Forest because of bad field conditions, the Liberty County Panthers finally opened the baseball season with a 5-1 win over Jenkins in Savannah on Tuesday.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Indians, Terrors defeat Tigers

Saturday's nasty weather didn't stop the Tiger baseball team from facing the Indians in Charlton County and they got tomahawked, 11-6.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


FPCA wins state title second time

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders rode a perfect season all the way to their second consecutive state title in the GISA Class A division, beating Savannah rival Bethesda 77-63 Saturday afternoon in Milledgeville.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Panthers advance, head to Albany

Liberty County enters the Sweet 16 arena as the Panthers defeated Woodland Henry on Saturday night, 61-47, at home. The boys' squad is set to travel to Albany tonight to tip-off at 5:30 against region 1-AAA No. 1 ranked team, Westover High School.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tiger squads dominate Beach

The Tiger soccer squads earned wins against the boys and girls of Beach High on a cold, windy Saturday afternoon at Olvey Field.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther boys 7-0 in soccer

Soccer is well under way and the Liberty County Panthers' boy squad is leading the pack with a 7-0 season.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Uncommon man standing on firm ground

Name: "The" Drew Cole

March 04, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | About People


One point victory sends Lady Tigers to the Elite Eight

In a stunning finish the Bradwell Lady Tigers edged out a 1 point advantage over the Luella Lady Lions Tuesday night in the Tigers' Den sending Lady Tiger coach Faye Baker and her squad to the Elite Eight on Saturday.

March 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers win, will host Luella, new game time set for 6 p.m.

The girl squads of Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute hit the basketball courts Friday night, battling for a chance to advance to the second round of state. However, when the dust settled, only one team was left standing while the other ended its season after blowing a 5-point lead in the final 30 seconds of play.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA defeats Bethesda, wins state title

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders rode the perfect season all the way to their seond consecutive state title in the GISA Clas A division with a 77-63 win against local Savannah rival Bethesda.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Guyton preparing for NFL return

Former Bradwell Tiger, Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket and current NFL New England Patriot linebacker Gary Guyton was a special guest at the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting Tuesday at Western Sizzlin'.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tiger tennis team ready for season

With a girls' team record of 2-2 and a boys' record of 3-1 as of Thursday, tennis coach Janet Reddick and her Tiger team seem poised for a good season.

March 02, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


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Wife of slain soldier gets life sentence

The wife of a slain Fort Stewart soldier, who pleaded guilty to the crime in early June, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

June 30, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Look for variety, passion from personal trainer

A personal trainer can help you stay on track for fitness goals, offer motivation and teach you proper exercise techniques.

June 28, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


D&M Hispanic Restaurant evokes Little Havana

The fragrance of freshly made "pastelitos." The lyrics of the Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, heard from nearly every open window. The smoke from a hand-rolled cigar and the sounds of the dominoes hitting the table at Domino Park.

June 24, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Food


Rec department has fun available

The Liberty County Recreation Department has many ways for area residents to have a little fun and cool off during the summer heat.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Summer splashing is frequent at new water park

A new area water park is already a hit less than a month after it opened.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Mother enters plea in her daughter’s death

Candice Nicole Boles entered a plea of guilty of cruelty to children in the first degree, a felony, and guilty of cruelty to children in the second degree, admitting she played a role in the death of her daughter Andraia Boles, who was 3 at the time of her murder in February 2013.

June 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Mitchell put on ESPN prospect list

Liberty County High School Panther standout Davion Mitchell has been selected for ESPN's list of the top 60 basketball recruits for the Class of 2017.

June 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


New music store opens in Hinesville

Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Liberty NAACP leader: Charleston church mass shooting highlights need for dialogue

The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


Homeless Connect provides service to needy

Daisy Jones, the city of Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program coordinator, walked from table to table, ensuring each vendor was prepared before opening the doors of Bradwell Institute's gymnasium at noon June 6.

June 18, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


First-year coach excelling with 12U Rebels

Dana King Jr. knew he would want to coach kids someday.

June 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther football player competes in Five-Star Camp

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte was among the top 100 players that was invited to the 2015 Rivals 100 Five-Star Challenge.

June 15, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Take care running outside in summer

Summer months are a great time to get outdoors and stay active with a brisk walk or fun run.

June 14, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Living well


One love, one curry goat: Good 2 Go in tune

I grew up in Miami, where the influence of Caribbean cuisine can be found in many areas of the downtown, Little Haiti, Little Havana and Wynwood communities. Those pockets of immigrant settlements were the cornerstone of creole and curry, something my palate has not quite savored since I left Miami nine years ago.

June 11, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Food


Parts of Long, Liberty counties get 4 inches of rain

Parts of Liberty County and most of Long County received at least 4 and as much as 7 inches of rain Wednesday evening, according to a precipitation report posted on accuweather.com and the National Weather Service.

June 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


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