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Eason, 7, bound for ‘super bowl’ of motocross racing

Cameron Eason of Hinesville is only 7 years old, but he just made his lifelong dream come true.

July 18, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Kings No. 1

Coach Shane Smith said he feels like a proud papa.

July 18, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Morgan places fifth at Team Universe

Local figure competitor Tiffany Morgan placed fifth in the open figure division class F at the 2012 National Physique Committee Team Universe competition July 6-7 in Teaneck, New Jersey.

July 16, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillian headed to OSU event

According to a news report, Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan was unable to attend the University of Georgia's Dawg Night because he had a dental appointment.

July 16, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local team fares well

Scott's All-Stars fifth-grade basketball team placed second in pool play and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the championship bracket at the AAU Nationals, held July 1-4 in Hampton, Va.

July 16, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Two BI players on first-place baseball team

The Miner League Prospects of Pooler, a 16U traveling baseball team, took first place at the Fun in the Sun tourney, held July 7-8 in Lexington, S.C. Two players, Chris Nunn and Morgan Crean, also play baseball at Bradwell Institute.Team members are, front row, from left: Chris Nunn, Trey Shuman, Stephen Carroll, Michael Teston, Chaise Parker and Austin Thomas. Back row, from left: Chandler Newman, Cameron Medlin, Justin Henle, Randy Giles, Morgan Crean, Carlton Redding, Stone Parsons and coach Tony Miner.

July 16, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Rebels go 4-1 at Orlando tourney

The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels finished 4-1 at the AAU Super Showcase this past week in Orlando.

July 16, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


FPCA football prepping for kickoff

It's the little school that can.

July 13, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Yoga: A life-changing experience

While fighting with depression five years ago, Liza Xilot took her father's advice and gave yoga a try.

July 13, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Two Scott’s All-Stars meet Kobe Bryant at camp

Scott's All-Star basketball players Marcus Scott V and Russell Dandy met Kobe Bryant at the National Basketball Association star's camp July 1-5 in Santa Barbara, Calif.

July 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Barracudas finish fourth in USSSA

The Hinesville Barracudas went 6-3 for fourth place at last week's United States Specialty Sports Association 14U Class AA World Series in Kingsport, Tenn.

July 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers gear up for 2012

Liberty County High School is ready to put last year's difficult football season behind it and is conditioning its players for the 2012 season.

July 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GSU’s Russell named first-team All-America

PHILADELPHIA - Georgia Southern defensive tackle Brent Russell has been selected as a preseason Football Championship Subdivision All-American by the Sports Network.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Barracudas 2-1 in pool play

After a thunderstorm forced the rescheduling of the pool games on Thursday the Hinesville Barracudas hit the diamond Friday afternoon.

July 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Rebels about to hit the road again

The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are leaving Monday for Orlando to participate in back-to-back AAU basketball tournaments.

July 09, 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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