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MLK Golf Tournament a big success

April 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers score 12 runs in 6th to win by run rule

The Bradwell Tigers' bats lit up in the bottom of the 6th inning against the Johnson Atomsmashers Thursday night in a regional game at home.

April 29, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Gunplay helps fight diabetes

Gunfire is expected tomorrow in the normally non-violent American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig contest.

April 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


MLK Golf Tournament to feature legendary Falcons quarterback

A former quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons is expected to play in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Golf Tournament Saturday.

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


Panthers lose 2 in a row

The Liberty County Panthers have hit a slump, dropping back-to-back games against Statesboro on Tuesday and South Effingham Wednesday.

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


Tigers lose to 2 different Wildcat teams

The Bradwell Tigers hosted two different Wildcat teams on Monday and Tuesday, but ended with the same result against each.

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


Teen misses turn, crashes into house

An adult and three minors were startled, but not hurt when their car plowed through the bedroom wall of a house on the corner of South Main and Second Street in Hinesville Monday afternoon.

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


Double the fun

The Bradwell Tigers hosted undefeated Johnson High for tennis last week. Although the Atomsmahers took the match, the Tigers still looked strong at the nets and above all else are having a fun time.

April 23, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sheriff deputies busy with drug busts

Deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Department closed out March with a spurt of drug busts.

April 23, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


Highlanders lose in slugfest at home

The First Presbyterian Highlanders and Citizen Christian Academy slugged it out at Liberty field Thursday afternoon. The local boys lost by three runs (17-20).

April 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers pounce on Cadets in five innings 13-2

Skyler Hoffer stepped up to the mound to open up the game between the Liberty County Panthers and the Benedictine Cadets Friday afternoon. He would step off the mound after 5 innings as the Panthers decided they wanted an early night and took the Cadets down 13-2.

April 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Panthers win in overtime shootout 3-1

The Liberty County Lady Panthers are holding their breath in anticipation as they wait to hear whether their win on Friday over the South Effingham Mustangs was enough to get them in the playoffs. They needed the win to get in, but it may come down to goal differentials. They may have to wait until after spring break.

April 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Mat Rats win medals

Barely one year old, the Liberty Mat Rats wrestling team has already competed in eight tournaments and medal in all except one.

April 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Men Tigers move into second place in soccer

The Bradwell Tigers men's soccer squad solidified a second place standing in 3-AAAAA with a 2-0 victory over the Savannah Arts Academy Panthers Thursday evening.

April 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Teen's loss touches hundreds of people

Pink accented the somber mourning clothes at a funeral in Gum Branch Baptist Church Thursday.

April 19, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


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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


McRae receives 76ers jersey in Philly

Jordan McRae was in Philadelphia on Saturday as the 76ers introduced their new members to the media and gave their new players their jerseys.

July 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Elite soccer camp returning to Hinesville

The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring a week-long elite soccer camp starting next Monday at James Brown Park.

July 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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