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Benedictine blanks Blue Tide

After dismantling Lanier County last week, the Blue Tide were brought back down to reality Friday as they fell 39-0 to Benedictine Military School in Savannah.

September 12, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


After hot start, Lady Tide struggling

The Long County High School softball team recently hit a bump in the road, resulting in a four-game losing streak.

September 12, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Former Rebel now coach

Former St. James Coastal Crew Rebels' player Michael White recently was named as the new basketball coach at New Life Christian Academy in San Antonio, Texas.

September 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders lose barnburner

Two small private schools, both looking for their first win of the season, went head to head Friday night as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted St. Andrews at Long Bell Stadium.

September 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI, Liberty and Long fall on road

The Long County Blue Tide, Bradwell Institute Tigers and Liberty County Panthers all had to travel for Friday night lights this week. All three teams ended the night with a loss.

September 10, 2012 | Patty Leon and Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sun, softball back on local diamonds

With the sun finally shining on the local softball fields, teams got chances to get back to their regular schedules.

September 10, 2012 | Patty Leon and Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tigers are serving up wins

Bradwell's volleyball team improved to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in Region 3-AAAAA this past week after defeating Groves in two sets (25-16, 25-16) and downing a tough Ware County team two sets to one.

September 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


First Presbyterian cross-country program is making strides

When First Presbyterian Christian Academy started its cross-country program in 2010, the team consisted of four runners and competed only in two races.

September 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI looks to pick up first win

Bradwell Institute heads tonight to Savannah to take on the Savannah High Blue Jackets.

September 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Highlanders win home opener

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's varsity volleyball team swept Region 4-AA opponent Providence Christian Tuesday afternoon at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown in the Highlanders' first home match of the season.

September 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers on road at Appling County

Liberty County is 1-0 after defeating the Bradwell Tigers, 13-7, last Friday at Olvey Field. Tonight, the Panthers travel to Baxley to battle the Appling County Pirates.

September 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide faces Benedictine

Tonight brings the first test of the season for Long County as it travels to Savannah to take on Benedictine Military Academy.

September 07, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


First Presbyterian takes on Saint Andrews tonight at LBS

First Presbyterian Christian Academy already made history last week, despite its 40-7 loss to Bethesda as the Highlanders launched the school's first football program with a home game.

September 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


ABA team has familiar coach

The American Basketball Association has launched a new semi-pro basketball team in Savannah that will be coached by a local basketball figure.

September 05, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


South Ga. Kings honored

The seventh-grade South Georgia Kings basketball team scrimmaged Saturday morning at Jack Carter Park in Hinesville.

September 05, 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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