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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


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


Helen's Haven honors supporters during child abuse prevention month

April was National Child Abuse prevention Month and, locally, Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center in had an open house on April 24 to honor the volunteers, law officers, counselors and child care specialists who make the facility function.

May 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


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


Drug search of school stymied

A miscommunication led to an awkward moment and frayed nerves as representatives from MACE, HPD and drug dog units from Long and Chatham counties were turned away from what was supposed to be a pre-scheduled drug sweep of a high school here.

May 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Bryant to join Pennyman as Tiger NCT

Another Bradwell Tiger will join a teammate at North Carolina Tech as Curtis Bryant Jr. signed a scholarship to play football for the Tech Tigers.

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


Pettis named Iron Man at mid-season

Hinesville native and former Bradwell Tiger standout Will Pettis continues to exceed the Dallas Desperados' expectations.

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


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Golden Corral back on the market

The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.

December 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local news


Panther player to play in East/West All-Star game

Liberty County High School's Walker Franklin was one of two players chosen to play quarterback for the Georgia Sports Alliance East vs. West All-Star High School Senior Football game.

December 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty splits with MCA

Liberty County High School's basketball teams split home games against McIntosh County Academy last Saturday.

December 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Nine Panthers receive all-region recognition

Nine Liberty County High School football players were selected to the 2014 All-Region 3-AAAA Team, according to LCHS offensive coordinator Ryan Glazer.

December 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Inaugural Tiger Run helps Bradwell track team

Saturday's cold morning didn't stop more than 100 people from running the inaugural Tiger Run 5K benefiting the Bradwell Institute track team.

December 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Plant's employees go all out for Toys4Tots

Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.

December 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Lady Tigers forge four-game win streak

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger basketball team is on a four-game winning streak.

December 15, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA Highlanders make it four in a row

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team made it look easy during Tuesday night's home basketball game against Appling Christian.

December 15, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Emotions run deep during Liberty HoF inductions

The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, representing the Class of 2014, shared memories during their induction Thursday night. Club Stewart hosted the ceremony when four former local athletes were honored and praised.

December 15, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlander swimmers going to state

Four First Presbyterian Christian Academy swimmers qualified for the state meet after placing well at several meets throughout the swim season this year, according to first-year swim coach Jonnie Larson.

December 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Golden Corral temporarily closed

The Golden Corral restaurant on Oglethorpe Highway is closed but, according to vice president of operations Bob Heyward, that is temporary.

December 10, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local news


FPCA boys have strong start

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team is off to a 3-0 start this season.

December 10, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty teams split home games with Statesboro

Liberty County won one and lost one when the teams hosted Statesboro on Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI teams split region games

The Bradwell Institute basketball teams dropped their first Region 3-AAAAA of the season Tuesday at Effingham County, but bounced back to beat South Effingham in their second region games Friday at home.

December 08, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty teams falls at Richmond Hill

The Liberty County High School basketball teams were swept at Richmond Hill on Tuesday.

December 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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