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Local golfers carry on Hank White’s legacy

Fourteen teams tested the greens and putted through a bright and sunny Saturday morning at the Cherokee Rose Country Club for the eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

August 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GHSA heat policy means changes

Local high-school football teams spent last week running drills and working outside to get acclimated to the heat following the new guidelines implemented by the Georgia High School Association.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan says Ohio State event ‘awesome’

Liberty County potential five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan summed up his recent visit to Ohio State University's Friday Night Lights in one word: "Awesome."

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Guyton hard at work at Dolphins’ camp

Hinesville native Gary Guyton reported July 27 to the first day of the Miami Dolphins' training camp looking to fight for a starting linebacker position against Koa Misi.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sports briefs for Aug. 3, 2012

LCRD football, cheerleading

August 03, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County’s Fox brings home silver

In what could be a stepping stone for a chance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, local weightlifter James Fox earned a silver medal Monday at the 2012 Junior Olympics in Houston.

August 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Former Tiger receives an academic honor

Former Bradwell Tiger track star Larry Henry received United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.

August 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County Back-to-School Bash is coming up fast

With the new school year just around the corner the Long County Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 18.

August 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI’s Murray signs with St. Andrews

Bradwell Institute sharpshooter Larry Murray will be making 3-pointers at the next level while playing basketball at St. Andrew's University in Laurinburg, N.C.

July 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County girls help softball team to title

Two Long County girls helped lead the RAGE Softball team to victory last weekend in the CamSports World Series in McDonough.

July 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles picked to win SoCon, Appalachian State second

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino walked quietly to the podium for the league's football gathering.

July 30, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Former Tiger on breakout list

Former Bradwell Institute lineman Ulrick John was named to Georgia State University's breakout candidates' list for the Panthers' 2012 football season, according to Chris Hillyard of SBNation.com.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Braxton Brothers still hard to beat

Brothers Jarvis T. and Derek Braxton, former Bradwell institute track and field competitors, earned several medals at the 2012 United States Police and Fire Championships held June 16-24 in San Diego.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide suit up for 2012

Long County High School's 2012 football season began Wednesday as the Blue Tide kicked off their summer camp.

July 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Rule on golf: Keep thoughts positive while swinging

Q: What do you think about when preparing to hit your shot?

July 27, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


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Tigers win 6th region trophy in 7 years

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team eked out 10 extra points to beat Effingham County in the Region 3-AAAAA track meet at Ware County High School last weekend. The Lady Tigers finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlander qualifies for state meet

First Presbyterian Christian Academy track standout Asyria Daniels has qualified to compete in the Georgia Independent School Association State track meet this weekend in Albany.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panther girls, boys take second at region meet

Liberty County High School spent two separate days competing at the Region 3-AAAA track meet at Cross Creek High in Augusta. The long travels last Wednesday and Friday paid off as the Panther boys and girls finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Big Blue Tide loss makes next games crucial

The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.

April 23, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

High school physicals Saturday

April 23, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Junior golf tournaments coming

Entries are now being accepted for both the 49th annual Georgia Junior Championship and the 35th edition of the Georgia Girls' Championship. The junior boys will travel south to Brunswick Country Club, while the junior girls will head to The Standard Club in Johns Creek. Both events will take place June 16-18.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tigers down Red Terrors

Bradwell Institute's baseball team made a statement Thursday, scoring 11 runs off 13 hits in their 11-3 victory at Glynn Academy.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers clinch berth

Liberty County High School's girls' soccer team clinched a playoff spot Tuesday after beating Academy of Richmond County, 6-1, in Augusta.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tide roll into postseason

The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles wrap up spring practice

STATESBORO - Just before the rain moved into Statesboro on Friday, a few blasts of wind swept across the practice fields adjacent to "Beautiful Eagle Creek," as the Eagle football team finished up its final practice of spring 2014.

April 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Bradwell girls' team gets forfeit win

According to Bradwell Institute's girls' soccer coach Scott Akin, the Groves High girls' soccer team forfeited Friday's final regular season game of the year.

April 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Gospel sing to help Long Co. athletes on trip

A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tag-fee changes to help Georgia’s wildlife

JEKYLL ISLAND - Georgia's five wildlife license plates soon will cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


GSU football player charged in pot bust

A Georgia Southern University football player bit a police officer during a drug bust Tuesday and was subdued by a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.Two others, both former GSU football players, were arrested as well, with officers seizing a pound of marijuana, the sheriff's office said.Georgia Southern sophomore defensive end Deonte Dempsey has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules and GSU's athletic department policy, said Barrett Gilham, the director of Georgia Southern Athletics Media Relations.Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators executed a search warrant Tuesday at a Lanier Drive ...

April 18, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | Local sports


LCHS girls make state postseason

The young Liberty County girls' soccer team dug deep during its sub-region game against Academy of Richmond County on Tuesday in Augusta and earned a 6-1 win to qualify for the state playoffs.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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