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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


Blue Tide’s long overdue win called a full team effort

It had been more than two years since the Long County High School football team celebrated a regular-season win. On Friday, that losing streak ended as the Blue Tide beat Lanier County, 30-6, in Ludowici.

September 05, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Two win top medals at Georgia State Games

Brandi Alvin and Cynthia Kornegay earned gold and silver medals, respectively, at the 2012 Georgia State Games on Aug. 11 in Kennesaw.

September 05, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bowling is rolling at Fort Stewart’s lanes

The Monday Morning Senior Mixed League meets at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. Play begins at 10 a.m. after the meeting at Marne Lanes.

September 05, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers spoil Olvey party

Friday night's game at the newly renovated Olvey Field was supposed to be a momentous occasion for Bradwell Institute players, fans and family members.

September 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA gets first game under belt

First Presbyterian Christian Academy made history Friday night as the school launched its football program by hosting Bethesda at Long Bell Stadium.

September 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide get big-time win

Coach Ron Flott congratulates his team Friday night after the Blue Tide beat Lanier County, 30-6. It was the team's first win in more than two years and Flott's first as Long County coach. See Wednesday's Courier for a full story on the game.

September 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide coast to 13-2 win over SVA

The Long County High School softball team Wednesday traveled to Savannah and took on St. Vincent's Academy in a makeup game that had been canceled earlier in the season due to the rain.

September 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


You can identify your ball, but then you must recreate lie

Question: Tim hits a long shot into the fourth green at his home course. He tells his playing partner, Ralph, that he thinks his shot landed in the bunker. After a brief search they discover a ball almost completely buried in the face of the bunker. Tim says he thinks it's his ball, but he is not sure since it is covered almost completely with sand. As Tim gets ready to hit the ball from the bunker, Ralph tells him that he can brush away enough sand to positively identify the ball as his. Tim does so and says ...

September 04, 2012 | Graham Lewis | 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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