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Panthers win regional opener on the road 5-4

The Liberty County Panthers edged out the Burke County Bears Friday night in a come from behind battle with a one run lead to take their first region game (5-4).

April 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther makes an Eagle during victory at Sapelo Hammock

A Liberty County Panther scored an eagle during a match pitting the Liberty County Panthers against the Bradwell Tigers and the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers at Sapelo Hammock Golf Course Wednesday.

April 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Building from the basics

Only 2 years old, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders junior varsity and varsity soccer squads can best be described as a works in progress.

April 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther tennis builds for the future

Love is in the air. Not just the love of the spring flowers, warmer weather and longer days. We are talking serious love, tennis style.

April 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders split games against Toombs Academy

The First Presbyterian Highlanders split victories in Lyons against Robert Toombs Academy Tuesday afternoon.

April 04, 2008 | By Pat Sports editor | Sports


Lady Panthers lose on penalty kick shoot out 2-3

The Liberty County Lady Panthers displayed a well-orchestrated defensive performance that held South Effingham in check, forcing two-overtimes but were edged out in a penalty kick shootout Tuesday afternoon.

April 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers get first win over the Knights

Showing they can keep their minds, as well as hearts, in a game, the Bradwell Tigers got their first win of the year on the road at Windsor Forest Tuesday night making them 1-1 in region 3-AAAAA.

April 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers drop game to Camden in double overtime only to kick down the Rebels

After a close match against Camden County, where the Men Tigers lost in double overtime 2-1, last Thursday, the Bradwell soccer squads bounced back against The Groves Rebels Tuesday night with the Lady Tigers winning 3-1 and the men winning 3-0.

April 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Glynn Academy Terrorize the Tigers

The Bradwell Tigers showed some renewed stamina on the baseball field despite their 9-19 loss to the Glynn Academy Terrors Monday afternoon.

April 02, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local track star helps Kennesaw State to number one

Former Liberty County track star Josh McNair helped the Kennesaw State University Owls men's indoor track team make history March 2, becoming the first KSU men's program to earn a Division I Conference Title.

April 02, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA elite kickers head to London

Griffin Larkin, Austin Buchs, Kristian Eby, Colin Williams, Joey Bell and Joshhua Rodgers are headed to London, England, Friday to attend Chelsea Soccer Camp and learn and play among the pros for a week. The Courier will follow up with the young men when they return.

April 02, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders continue to improve their game

Rickey Gilliard covers home as a wild throw from third base went over the catcher's head during the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders double-header against Pinewood Christian Friday. FPCA lost the first game 15-0. The final score of the second game was not available. FPCA continues to improve. Last season Pinewood Christian lashed out against FPCA 35-0 during one of their meets. Pinewood Christian is an established baseball program with several regional titles.

April 02, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers lose after 10 innings (2-6)

It was a long night Friday for the Liberty County Panthers and Statesboro Blue Devils until, after nearly four hours and ten innings, the Blue Devils broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the 10th by scoring four runs and earning a 2-6 victory.

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


Panther among top players in the nation

The athletic talent in the county continues to be recognized as Liberty County Panther baseball player Aaron Hoffer was chosen for the Tournament of Stars.

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


Liberty County makes top 100 in state

Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy all ranked within the top 100 basketball teams in the state according to MaxPreps.com.

March 30, 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


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