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Local player attends Duke Coach K camp

Scott's All-Star basketball player Marcus Scott V attended the Coach K Camp held June 16-20 at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

June 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Pettis named one of AFL’s top ironmen

One month after he was named one of the Arena Football League's top 25 wide receivers of all time, former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis was honored by the league again.

June 27, 2012 | Staff Report | Local sports


Guyton’s ‘Amazing’ race a hit

Former Bradwell Tiger and current National Football League linebacker Gary Guyton kicked off his third annual sports camp with his own version of the Amazing Race on Sunday at James Brown Park.

June 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Pros drill kids at Guyton’s camp

It's not often Hinesville kids can say they rubbed elbows with National Football League players, but several hundred kids did just that on a rainy Monday morning during the second day of Gary Guyton Sports Camp.

June 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Running for fun, fitness, friendship

A local run group formed by Josh Maxwell, a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Liberty County YMCA, competed and placed during the JCB Mud Run held June 16 in Savannah.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


A community of fitness

When Tina and Rowdy Carson moved to Hinesville from Springfield, Mo., about a year and a half ago, one of the things they missed was their crossfit training facility.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Run honors firefighter’s memory

SAVANNAH – Wells Fargo Advisors will present the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run on Saturday, Sept. 15 in downtown Savannah.

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


Thinking of marina brings memories

Hello, friends and neighbors. Not much to report on this week, so I thought I might talk about the days when a marina was much more than a place to launch your boat.

June 25, 2012 | Donny Branch | Local sports


Crimson Tide come calling for McMillan, too

Reigning national champion Alabama made a scholarship offer to Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

June 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Just another day on the flip side for Liberty Co. skaters

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk was 9 years old when he received his first skateboard, an old, beat-up blue fiberglass one his older brother handed down.

June 22, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Georgia Southern volleyball announces 2012 slate

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern fifth-year volleyball head coach Chad Callihan has unveiled the 2012 schedule, which includes 30 matches and one exhibition against Serbia.

June 22, 2012 | By Barrett Gilham Georgia Southern AMR | Local sports


Shoulder continues to sideline McGowan

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan, a native of Ludowici, continues to be sidelined as he recovers from multiple shoulder injuries, according to the team's website.

June 20, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Rego to play softball at Georgia Perimeter College

Bradwell Institute softball player Barbara Rego recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston.

June 20, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Inaugural golf tournament raises more than $8,000

The generosity of church members and the community made the inaugural Waldo Pafford Memorial Scholarship Fund Charity Golf Tournament a success, according to event organizer Clifford Johnson.

June 20, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Break over for GSU players

STATESBORO - After a brief break following the Southern Conference Tournament, the majority of the Georgia Southern baseball team is back in action.

June 20, 2012 | By Barrett Gilham Georgia Southern AMR | 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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