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BI’s Murray signs with St. Andrews

Bradwell Institute sharpshooter Larry Murray will be making 3-pointers at the next level while playing basketball at St. Andrew's University in Laurinburg, N.C.

July 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County girls help softball team to title

Two Long County girls helped lead the RAGE Softball team to victory last weekend in the CamSports World Series in McDonough.

July 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles picked to win SoCon, Appalachian State second

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino walked quietly to the podium for the league's football gathering.

July 30, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Former Tiger on breakout list

Former Bradwell Institute lineman Ulrick John was named to Georgia State University's breakout candidates' list for the Panthers' 2012 football season, according to Chris Hillyard of SBNation.com.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Braxton Brothers still hard to beat

Brothers Jarvis T. and Derek Braxton, former Bradwell institute track and field competitors, earned several medals at the 2012 United States Police and Fire Championships held June 16-24 in San Diego.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide suit up for 2012

Long County High School's 2012 football season began Wednesday as the Blue Tide kicked off their summer camp.

July 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Rule on golf: Keep thoughts positive while swinging

Q: What do you think about when preparing to hit your shot?

July 27, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


LCRD holds softball camp

About 20 girls learned the fundamentals of softball during a camp July 16-19 at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger junior-varsity softball coach Misty Eastlake ran the camp and was joined by some former high school softball teammates. The camp was open to girls ages 7-17.

July 27, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


PBS profiles Haworth

A documentary chronicling the ups and downs of Savannah native Cheryl Haworth's weightlifting career will air nationally Thursday on Georgia Public Broadcasting and South Carolina's ETV.

July 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide player Rogers chasing a dream

Long County High School baseball player Chase Rogers has been selected for the Baseball Factory National World Series Championship, held Aug. 1-10 in Bradenton, Fla.

July 25, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


16U Coastal Crew Rebels were busier and better in 2012

Coastal Crew Rebels basketball coach Ernie Walthour said his team had one of its busiest and most successful seasons to date.

July 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Where Eagles fly: GSU football camp schedule released

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern's fall football camp schedule was set Monday by head coach Jeff Monken.

July 25, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


One week at Bradwell’s band camp

With football season looming on the horizon, players aren't the only ones polishing their skills and routines. Members of the Bradwell Institute marching band and color guard also are hitting the turf and preparing for the season in a new stadium with a new show. The musicians recently spent a week at band camp under the watchful eye of their new director, Jeremy Fermin.

July 23, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blair signs with East Ga.

Lady Tiger softball player Candace Blair has signed to play softball at East Georgia College. Blair signed her letter of intent Wednesday surrounded by her family, Tiger coaching staff members and fellow teammates at the Liberty County Recreation Office.

July 23, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty County linebacker scheduled to visit Clemson

According to a report by Michael Burns on TigersNow.com, Liberty County high School linebacker Raekwon McMillan was scheduled to visit Clemson last Wednesday.

July 23, 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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