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Extra-inning win ends FPCA season

Hosting the last baseball game of the regular season Thursday afternoon against the Memorial Day School Matadors, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders honored its seniors with a ninth-inning, 6-5 win at home.

April 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell falls to BC in final game of season

Errors and strikeouts cost the Bradwell Tigers their final game of the 2012 campaign, ending the game 10-2.

April 30, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Win, then loss for Blue Tide

The Long County High School baseball team defeated Groves High School in a tough game in Savannah on Thursday.

April 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty Chamber Golf winners announced

Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's annual Golf Classic tipped off last weekend at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.

April 30, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA cruises through first playoff round

Lady Highlander coach Tom Surkatana's strategy of scoring early in the second half allowed FPCA to dominate Lafayette, 7-1, Tuesday at St. James in the first round of the Divison II state playoffs.

April 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Tigers use fifth inning rally to win, 18-11

Trailing 8-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday, the Bradwell Tigers rallied to make sure their seniors notched a win in their final home game.

April 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA earns 9-inning win

The Highlanders made up for errors and a slow start to come back up from an 8-3 deficit, force extra innings and earn an 11-10 victory against David Emanuel Academy Tuesday afternoon at Joseph Miller Park.

April 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Herons defeat Blue Tide in first of back-to-back games

Long County High School lost to Brantley County High School, 18-8, Tuesday in Ludowici.

April 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


’Canes lose final home game

The Hinesville Hurricanes suffered a 12-8 loss Saturday at home against the Georgia Pirates.

April 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Rebels in invitational this weekend

It is one of the most prestigious AAU invitational tournaments and the 16U Coastal Crew Rebels will be there. The squad is headed this weekend to the Suwanee Sports Complex for its third visit to the Bob Gibbons Invitational Classic.

April 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan shines at Atlanta football camp

Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan performed well over the weekend at the 2012 Atlanta NIKE training camp.

April 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell earns three region wins in a row

In the past three games, the Bradwell Institute baseball team gave up only one run while racking up 47 against Region 3-AAAAA opponents Windsor Forest and Johnson High.

April 25, 2012 | John Wood and Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers sweep region track titles

Bradwell's track teams sprinted to first place in the Region 3-AAAAA track finals Friday at BI.

April 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide drop final home game

The Long County High School baseball team played its final home game April 17 and took a loss to Brantley County, 7-3.

April 25, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


All-Stars compete well in Aiken

Scott's All-Stars sixth-grade team participated in Aiken Warriors Super Regional tournament April 20-22 in Aiken, S.C.

April 25, 2012 | Special to the Courier | 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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