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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


Tigers drop region opener at Effingham

The Bradwell Institute basketball teams dropped their games Tuesday at Effingham County in their Region 3-AAAAA openers.

December 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Thornton honored by ACC

Former Liberty County High School running back and current North Carolina State player Shadrach Thornton received honorable mention on the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team, according to a press release on gopack.com.

December 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Local players doing well in GCAA so far

After attaining a No. 6 national ranking and bringing home the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association championship title last year, the East Georgia State College basketball team is off to a sluggish start this season.

December 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Meet this year’s local hall of fame inductees

Four athletes will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame this year. The annual sports awards banquet is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Club Stewart.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers, Panther boys celebrate victories

Liberty County High School hosted Bradwell on Nov. 22 for a basketball rematch of games played just a week earlier. The results came out the same, though, with the Lady Tigers striking in the fourth quarter for a 43-35 win. The Liberty boys then beat the Bradwell boys, 63-42.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther football team wins grant from Falcons

According to Liberty County High School football coach Kirk Warner, the Panther football team has won a grant from the Atlanta Falcons.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Tide star still plays in ABA

Former Long County High basketball player Nate Gooding still is hooping it up in the American Basketball Association.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Fun is the key to maintaining long-term fitness

Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Andre Weil gave a lecture on longevity, fitness, lifestyle changes and the current state of the nation's health-care system on Nov. 15 at the Trustees Theater in Savannah. The lecture was sponsored by Gulfstream as part of the company's "Live Well/Be Well" series for their employees and the general public.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS softball players honored at banquet, include region’s top pitcher

Liberty County High School honored Lady Panther softball players at an annual awards banquet Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Ole Times Country Buffett set to open mid-March

Those with hankerings for some slow-smoked barbecue ribs and briskets can get their bibs, forks and knives ready.

March 06, 2015 | Patty Leon | Business


Lady Tigers win in double-overtime

The Bradwell Institute soccer teams hosted Statesboro High Tuesday in region 3-AAAAA soccer games. The Lady Tigers won in grand style forcing double overtime before scoring the winning goal (1-0).

March 04, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers top Hornets

Liberty County High School's baseball team holds a 5-1 record after downing Savannah Country Day 3-2 Tuesday at home.

March 04, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FBCA Crusaders win national title

The Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys' basketball team of Ludowici won the National Association of Christian Athletes Elite Division championship in a tournament Feb. 25-27 in Dayton, Tennessee.

March 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA hits 3-pointer at buzzer to make semis

Frederick Heaggans hit a 3-pointer from half-court at the buzzer Saturday to lift the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team over Furtah 66-64 in the Georgia Independent School Association quarterfinals in Stillmore.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty tops BI in rematch

Liberty County balanced the scales with Bradwell Institute on Friday in its 9-4 non-region baseball win at BI.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Two Lady Panthers sign with colleges

Liberty County High School soccer player Myesha Robinson signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Friday at the LCHS media center.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Two Lady Panthers sign with colleges

Liberty County High School soccer player Cortney Welch will play at South Carolina State after signing a letter of intent Friday at LCHS' media center.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Jury to be picked for ‘Midnight Rider’ trial

Jury selection in the trial of the death of "Midnight Rider" second camera assistant Sarah Jones is set for Monday, March 9, at the Wayne County Courthouse. The trial will begin March 10.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Local news


FPCA boys in state quarterfinals

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play Furtah Prep in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA set for state tourney play

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers get late runs to top Blue Tide

Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty pitchers deliver no-hitter

Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA expected to have strong rotation this season

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI teams tie, beat Coffee County

The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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