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Double-teamed

Liberty County High School made it a sweep on Wednesday night at the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach.

November 28, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Beach sweeps BI in Joe Greene Tourney

In the second day of the Joe Greene Classic the Bradwell Tiger boys and girls got a sneak peak of the Region 3-AAAAA foe, Beach High.

November 28, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


WMS recognizes fall sport teams

Walker Middle School recently held an athletic banquet to present awards to students on the cheerleading, football and softball teams.

November 28, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI girls get payback — barely

Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit, the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team surged in the second half to beat rival Liberty County, 41-37, in the first round of the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School on Tuesday afternoon.

November 25, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Panthers knock off BI in Joe Greene tourney

Liberty County High School's Derrick Brooks, Savyvon Wilson and Aaron Scott combined for 62 points in an 80-66 win over Bradwell Institute on Tuesday night in the Joe Greene Tournament at Beach High School.

November 25, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Tide face tough task Saturday

The Long County High School basketball teams will travel to Jesup on Saturday to take on the tough teams from Wayne County High School.

November 25, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA opens with a win

First Presbyterian Christian Academy defeated Youth ChalleNGe Academy-Fort Stewart, 73-62, on Saturday afternoon at St. James Sports Center.

November 23, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Campbell, LeCounte among 2011 inductees

Each year, five people are selected for the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame, then inducted during a banquet in December. The 2011 class includes Robert Cambell, Kashien Latham, David Kunda, Rodney LeCounte and Bryan Sears.

November 23, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Blue Tide go 1-1 at SEHS tournament

The Long County High School boys' basketball team split games at the South Effingham Thanksgiving Throwdown. On Friday, the Blue Tide defeated South Effingham, 67-59, but lost to Claxton, 60-57, the following night.

November 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Beach girls too much for Liberty County

Coach Ronald Booker's Beach Lady Bulldogs always have been a nemesis of Carolyn Kelly's Lady Panthers and Friday night was no exception as Beach outlasted Liberty, 69-58.

November 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Panthers curb Bulldogs

Liberty County High School played consistent basketball for three periods Friday night. Then they exploded for 20 points off transition in the fourth period to down Beach, 73-49.

November 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


All-Star teams head to district play

The recreation football district tournaments are just around the corner. This year, the Long County All-Star teams will face some tough competition when they travel to the South Bryan Recreation Department for the 2011 Georgia Recreation Park Association District 2 Class C football tournament.

November 21, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Fight to the finish

In what can only be described as a fight to the finish, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team defeated Long County High School, 65-60, on Tuesday in Ludowici.

November 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Panthers use big second half to romp

The Liberty County High School girls' basketball team went on a first-period tear and never looked back in a 73-24 win over Long County High School on Tuesday in Ludowici.

November 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Former prep stars shining in college

Former Liberty County Panthers running back Roderick Jones scored his second touchdown of the season Nov. 5 to help the Shorter University Hawks take a 42-16 win at Union College.

November 18, 2011 | Staff report | 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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