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Paintball competition intense, fun

The second day of Marne Week kicked off Wednesday with events like the 10K fun run, skeet and trap shoot, horseshoes and dodgeball.

June 29, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Local sports


Crusader headed to TSU

Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Jaquez Motley signed a letter of intent June 22 to play basketball at Texas Southern University.

June 29, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local player attends Duke Coach K camp

Scott's All-Star basketball player Marcus Scott V attended the Coach K Camp held June 16-20 at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

June 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Pettis named one of AFL’s top ironmen

One month after he was named one of the Arena Football League's top 25 wide receivers of all time, former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis was honored by the league again.

June 27, 2012 | Staff Report | Local sports


Guyton’s ‘Amazing’ race a hit

Former Bradwell Tiger and current National Football League linebacker Gary Guyton kicked off his third annual sports camp with his own version of the Amazing Race on Sunday at James Brown Park.

June 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Pros drill kids at Guyton’s camp

It's not often Hinesville kids can say they rubbed elbows with National Football League players, but several hundred kids did just that on a rainy Monday morning during the second day of Gary Guyton Sports Camp.

June 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Running for fun, fitness, friendship

A local run group formed by Josh Maxwell, a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Liberty County YMCA, competed and placed during the JCB Mud Run held June 16 in Savannah.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


A community of fitness

When Tina and Rowdy Carson moved to Hinesville from Springfield, Mo., about a year and a half ago, one of the things they missed was their crossfit training facility.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Run honors firefighter’s memory

SAVANNAH – Wells Fargo Advisors will present the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run on Saturday, Sept. 15 in downtown Savannah.

June 25, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Thinking of marina brings memories

Hello, friends and neighbors. Not much to report on this week, so I thought I might talk about the days when a marina was much more than a place to launch your boat.

June 25, 2012 | Donny Branch | Local sports


Crimson Tide come calling for McMillan, too

Reigning national champion Alabama made a scholarship offer to Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

June 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Just another day on the flip side for Liberty Co. skaters

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk was 9 years old when he received his first skateboard, an old, beat-up blue fiberglass one his older brother handed down.

June 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Georgia Southern volleyball announces 2012 slate

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern fifth-year volleyball head coach Chad Callihan has unveiled the 2012 schedule, which includes 30 matches and one exhibition against Serbia.

June 22, 2012 | By Barrett Gilham Georgia Southern AMR | Local sports


Shoulder continues to sideline McGowan

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan, a native of Ludowici, continues to be sidelined as he recovers from multiple shoulder injuries, according to the team's website.

June 20, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Rego to play softball at Georgia Perimeter College

Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston.

June 20, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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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


Long County teams thump Metter, 10-0 on senior night

Last Friday was a good night for the Long County High School soccer teams, as both the girls and boys claimed 10-0 wins over Metter in Ludowici.

April 18, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers fall to Ware in region contest

Bradwell Institute dropped a 7-0 decision to Ware County on Wednesday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest in Waycross.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Trainers have athletes’ backs in all-sports physicals

March was National Athletic Training Month. The theme was "We Have Your Back." As an athletic trainer, I would have to add that my peers and I not only have the athletes' backs, but also the athletes' overall health.

April 18, 2014 | John Murat | Local sports


SAS eighth-grade team finishes 2nd in Jacksonville

Scott's All*Stars eight-grade boys' basketball team finished second last weekend at a tournament in Jacksonville.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty County riders have strong showing at Pro-Am Classic

Local rider Samantha Hocking took first place in two categories at the 37th Annual Pro-Am Classic Horse Show, held April 2-5 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.

April 18, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


McMillan has strong spring game for OSU

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn't disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday's spring scrimmage in Columbus.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Laettner stresses hard work, passion

Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty falls to Wayne

Liberty County celebrated its seniors in the final regular-season home game of their career Friday, but the Panthers were denied a win in their 4-0 loss to region power Wayne County.

April 16, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Tide split recent road games

The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan gets first victory since 2008

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers drop final home regular-season games

South Effingham dampened the happiness of the Liberty County High School soccer teams' senior day Thursday evening at Donell Woods Stadium.

April 16, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


A peek at GSU Eagles lineup

It's way, way, way too early to be talking about Georgia Southern's starting lineup for the upcoming 2014 football season, so let's talk about it.

April 15, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Local sports


GSU adds UGA and W. Virginia to 2015 season

Georgia Southern has obligations for four non-conference football games for the 2015 season with games at Georgia and West Virginia and home contests against The Citadel and Western Michigan, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced earlier this week.

April 15, 2014 | By GSU AMR | Local sports


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