The First Presbyterian varsity Men's Highlanders continue their winning, pummeling Twiggs Academy at the St. James Sports Center on Friday, 92-25.
Feeding off the energy provided by the Lady Tigers' victory and the momentum created by the cheering crowd, Friday the Tigers avenged an earlier regional loss to Groves.
So many things can happen in just a few seconds. It took only 14 seconds for the Lady Tigers of Bradwell Institute to change the face of a game Friday night.
As the Liberty County Panthers defeated the Burke County Bears in their second meeting this season, they came that much closer to hitting the regional playoffs on their way to the final four in region 3-AAA.
The Bradwell Tigers improve to 12-5 overall and 4-3 in 3-AAAAA region with an 81-67 victory over the Beach High Bulldogs Tuesday night.
It was a first glimpse of what the Lady Panthers may look like next season. Clearly missing from the starting lineup was the only Lady Panther who stands around 6'4" LaQuananisha Adams.
For the first time since 2003 the Lady Tigers beat a tough regional Beach team Tuesday evening. It took four minutes of overtime to get the job done.
The Panthers were too much for the South Effingham Mustangs Tuesday night, giving them an easy opportunity to put up the scores and garner another regional victory.
Lady Highlanders 23, Lady Crusaders 21
The Tigers dug deep and regained their powerful pride with a solid 82-58 victory over Tattnall County after two disappointing losses to regional opponents, Savannah High and Johnson.
Lady Panthers 52, St. Vincent's 34
The Panthers were on the road facing regional opponents Benedictine Friday and Hephzibah Saturday. They came home with two more region 3-AAA victories as they prepped for more regional action against South Effingham last night.
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.
Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.
Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.
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.
Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.
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.
Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.
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.
Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.
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.
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.
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.
The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.
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