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All-Stars place second in SGSL tournament

Scott's All-Stars' sixth-grade basketball team took second place during the South Georgia Summer League tournament June 30-July 2 in Savannah.

July 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


GSU season tickets still available

The remaining season tickets for the 2012 Georgia Southern Football season are on sale now to the general public at 1-800-GSU-WINS or online at gseagles.com.

July 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Watch those swings

Question: Janet and Mary are playing nine holes with Bob, who is the club's teaching professional. On the third hole, Mary accidentally hits her ball while taking a practice swing. Bob asks, what is the proper procedure for Mary to follow since she accidentally hit ball? Janet says Mary should count the stroke and hit the ball from where it lies. Is she correct?

July 09, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Barracudas battling in world series

The Hinesville Barracudas are putting all the wins and losses from this season behind them.

July 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Another milestone for DeLisha Milton-Jones

Riceboro native and former Bradwell Institute basketball player DeLisha Milton-Jones recently became the ninth WNBA player to reach 5,000 career points.

July 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local kids participate in Georgia Southern camp

Scott's All-Stars basketball players Marcus Scott V, Russell Dandy and Zack Moser participated in a Georgia Southern basketball camp June 25-28 in Statesboro.

July 06, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Senior girls finish No. 2 in state

The Liberty County Recreation Department had another reason to celebrate this year as the defending state champion senior girls' All-Star softball team finished as runner-up in this year's state tournament held June 21-23 in Bainbridge.

July 05, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Eagles hold free football camp for military kids

Only about a dozen kids showed up Sunday afternoon on Fort Stewart for Georgia Southern University's fifth football camp in eight days.

July 05, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Several local players to watch in fall

A number of local athletes who played high school football here will be suiting up for college teams this fall.

July 05, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bond between fathers and sons explored at program

The inaugural Scott's All-Star Father and Son day culminated with teams of dads and sons battling on the basketball court June 23 at the Liberty County YMCA.

July 05, 2012 | By Lonnie Fayson Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty All-Stars headed to state

The Liberty County All-Stars junior baseball team edged Ware County on Friday for the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 championship.

July 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Marne soldiers get their kicks during combatives

Not all hostile situations in combat require lethal force, explained 1st Sgt. Rob Nicholson, acting sergeant major for the 82d Civil Affairs Battalion and manager for the 3rd Infantry Division's combatives program.

July 02, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Local sports


McRae pours in 64 in PRT league game

Former Liberty County High School basketball star and current Tennessee Volunteer Jordan McRae scored 64 points Thursday in Knoxville, Tenn., to break the Pilot Rocky Top League's single-game scoring record.

July 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Paintball competition intense, fun

The second day of Marne Week kicked off Wednesday with events like the 10K fun run, skeet and trap shoot, horseshoes and dodgeball.

June 29, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Local sports


Crusader headed to TSU

Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Jaquez Motley signed a letter of intent June 22 to play basketball at Texas Southern University.

June 29, 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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