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Local traveling team takes state tourney

The 14U Barracudas kicked off the 2012 season April 17 in Atlanta and won the Georgia Super NIT Tournament.

March 28, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


FPCA, Toombs end game in tie

First Presbyterian Christian Academy played Toombs Christian Academy to a 7-7 tie on Friday in Lyons.

March 28, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long edged in pitching duel

Long County High School lost a disappointing game, 3-1, Monday to Claxton.

March 28, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Festival Saturday helps Glennville rec. department

The Easter Eggstravaganza Festival and Concert to benefit the Glennville Recreation Department will be Saturday at the department, 320 Veterans Road.

March 28, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


BI’s soccer games called off by weather

There are times when bad weather can be a good thing.

March 26, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers settle for split of late-week contests

The Bradwell Institute baseball team picked up another Region 3-AAAAA win on Friday by toppling Johnson High, 14-2, in Savannah. The Tigers pounced early and were able to get the game done in time before bad weather swept into the area. It was the confidence-builder the Tigers needed after suffering a heartbreaking region loss to Jenkins last Tuesday and a disappointing loss to the Long County Blue Tide Thursday at home.

March 26, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty, Midway claim team titles

Liberty County High School hosted a junior-varsity track meet Tuesday, and the Panther JV boys earned a first-place finish.

March 26, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Tide battle in weather-shortened game

The Long County High School baseball team entered Friday's home game against Bradley County with hopes of extending its two-game winning streak.

March 26, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panther soccer seniors honored

Lightning may have stopped Friday's game, but the Liberty County Panther seniors were still all smiles. The Panther seniors were honored at the home game in Donell Woods Stadium. The game against Brunswick will be rescheduled and both squads are headed to Ware County on Tuesday.

March 26, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs for March 25, 2012

Football combine set for Richmond Hill

March 26, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Game Day March 25, 2012

Game day

March 26, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA girls take down champs

The Lady Highlanders soccer team played at home Tuesday against four-time state champion Frederica Academy and took down the crown holders, 3-0.

March 23, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Richmond Hill sweeps Liberty in soccer

Richmond Hill cruised to an 8-0 win against the Liberty County girls and a 5-1 win against the boys' soccer squad in Region 2A-AAAA matchups Tuesday afternoon at Donell Woods Stadium.

March 23, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


BI Tigers fall to Warriors, 9-0

If it hadn't been for a double by Bradwell Tiger baseball player Jacob Dill in the top of the seventh inning, the Jenkins Warriors would have claimed a no-hit shutout Tuesday in Savannah.

March 23, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


’Canes first home game is Saturday

The Hinesville Hurricanes will host the first home game of the spring season Saturday at Long Bell Stadium on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and the 'Canes will take on the Legion of Zoom from Savannah.

March 23, 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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