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Panthers fall to Blue Devils

Liberty County High School dropped their first sub-region game in Statesboro where the Blue Devils managed a 19-0 shutout Thursday night.

October 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders hope for ‘blue-out’

First Presbyterian Christian Academy wants football fans to wear blue tonight when the Highlanders take on Frederica Academy (4-2) in a homecoming matchup at Long Bell Stadium.

October 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Seniors lead BI into region tourney

A forfeit is not the way Bradwell Institute volleyball coach DeAndre Davis wanted to finish the season and honor his senior players.

October 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Dixie Stables riders earn honors at show

Three equestrians representing Dixie Stables in Allenhurst placed well at the 41st annual Southeastern Charity Horse Show held Sept. 19-22 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.

October 12, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tide have eye on playoffs, more

At this time last year, the Long County High School football team sat at 0-6 and was just looking to get through the season.

October 12, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers, Knights square off tonight

In a game between two schools looking for their first wins, Bradwell Institute and Windsor Forest will play tonight at Grayson Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

October 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Here’s good reason to take flagstick out of hole before putt

Q: Barry and Ralph are playing No. 16 at Sapelo Hammock. Barry's ball is on the green, but a long way from the hole. Ralph still is looking near the hazard for his ball. Rather than waiting for Ralph to attend the flagstick, Barry proceeds to putt. His ball approaches the hole, hangs over the lip for a few seconds and then falls into the hole. Ralph says that Barry must add a penalty stroke for hitting the flagstick since he was putting from the green. Barry says no because his ball fell into the hole without hitting the ...

October 12, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Game Day Oct. 12, 2012

Game day

October 12, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Liberty Co. game is Thursday

Liberty County High School's game at No. 5-ranked Statesboro has been moved up to Thursday night. Kick off also was moved up to 7 p.m. to accommodate playing on a school night. The game is the Region 3A-AAAA opener for both teams. Both the Blue Devils and Panthers are 5-1. "We can't make any mistakes against a team like Statesboro," Panthers coach Kirk Warner said. "We know what they've got, we know what they bring and we just have to be ready for them."

October 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sunbury 5K draws biggest crowd yet

The Sunbury 5K had the largest turnout in its three-year history Saturday as 170 runners competed for prizes and raised money for the American Diabetes Association and the Wounded Warriors Project.

October 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bacon knocks off Long County

Long County High School fell 34-21 to Bacon County on Friday during homecoming night in Alma.

October 10, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Junior Rodeo draws big crowd

Youth from all over the state came out Sept. 29 for the seventh annual Shawnee McGowan Junior Rodeo at the NC Ranch in Long County.

October 10, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County Recreation Department mud bogging a hit

Competitors from all over the state took part in the Long County Recreation Department mud bog Sept. 29 in Ludowici.

October 10, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Game Day Oct. 10, 2012

Game day

October 10, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers take down Glenn Hills

Liberty County High School overcame penalties and turnovers to earn a 37-14 win over Glenn Hills Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.

October 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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Long Co. 10-under team wins state crown

The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.

July 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Preseason games fast approaching for Tigers, Panthers

Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.

July 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Hocking, Darsey win championships at charity event

The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.

July 14, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Sports briefs

Correction

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


‘Bash in the ’Boro’ is Friday

The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


John honored with proclamation, key

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.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Soccer camp wraps up

Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide finishing summer conditioning

The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.

July 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers resume team practice, raise funds

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.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GSU basketball player suspended after arrest

Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Brown in NBA summer league

Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Swimming is more than treading water

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.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Chapman slated to compete in Canada

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.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Delisha Milton-Jones is faring well in NY

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


LCRD offers ways to keep cool

Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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