Residents of Liberty and Long counties breathed a sigh of relief Sunday, as the area was spared the wrath of Mother Nature's fury over the weekend.
Bradwell Institute's men's track team made it to the finals of the GHSA state track meet over the weekend, giving them an overall seventh place finish in the AAAAA region with 20 team points. One Tiger even surpassed a school record for the high jump.
The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association announced its boys and girls All-State basketball teams and three Liberty County Panthers made the All-Class 3-AAA squads.
The Liberty County Panthers lost game one of a double-header against Crisp County (0-3) in the first round of playoffs this afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
According to head Tiger football coach Jim Walsh Jr. more than 100 promising prospects have turned up for spring football.
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.
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.
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.
Liberty County football coach Kirk Warner had said the game against Benedictine should be viewed as a precursor to the postseason.
Each team in Friday's Bradwell Institute-Richmond Hill football game had a back put up stellar numbers.
It was supposed to be a Region 3-AAAA softball doubleheader Saturday at Thomson, but rain put game two on hold.
The Liberty gymnastics team of the Liberty County YMCA competed Sept. 6-7 at Champions Gymnastics in Jacksonville, where the level-two gymnasts placed third overall.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
Six men and six women were chosen and the trial for alleged child murderer Torres Boles promptly started Monday afternoon at theLibertyCountyJusticeCenter.
Changing regions came at a cost for Liberty County High School. Panther head football coach Kirk Warner was forced to find teams to replace the sub-region Augusta teams - and Savannah powerhouse Benedictine obliged.
Richmond Hill walked into Olvey Field and handed Bradwell Institute a 28-7 Region 3-AAAAA loss Friday.
It didn't take long on Friday for the Georgia Christian Generals to show that, despite not fielding a football team in more than 46 years, they still knew how to win.
A big third-inning push by Effingham County helped give them an 8-0 win over Bradwell Institute on Thursday in Region 3-AAAAA softball action at BI.
It was a bit rough to be a football team located within Liberty County Friday night. At Donell Woods Stadium Benedictine showed why they made the state semi-finals last year taking down Liberty 44-13 in a non-region game.
The trial against accused murderer Torres Boles is set to begin Monday in Liberty County Superior Court.
Bradwell Institute has its first Region 3-AAAAA contest at 7:30 p.m. Friday when it hosts Richmond Hill at Olvey Field.
Liberty County High School will get an early feel for the postseason when the Panthers welcome regional power Benedictine to Donell Woods Stadium on Friday.
It was an exciting final three innings Tuesday, as the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers won its home softball game, 5-3, over Bradwell Institute in the teams' third matchup of the season.