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Lady ’Landers beat Bulloch, 2-1

The only team that handed the Lady Highlanders a loss in soccer this season got a taste of its own medicine Friday. Bulloch Academy visited the Lady 'Landers' field at St. James and were defeated, 2-1.

April 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


S. Ga. Kings win Augusta tournament

The South Georgia Kings seventh-grade basketball team won the Power Surge Tip Off Super Regional in Augusta March 23-25, going 4-0 and taking the championship trophy.

April 04, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide stung by Yellow Jackets, 9-1

Long County High School lost to the Jeff Davis baseball team, 9-1, Friday in Hazlehurst.

April 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Gator Girls take second at tourney

The Hinesville Gator Girls 10U soccer team came in second place in the Annual Piggly Wiggly Shootout March 24-25 in Charleston.

April 04, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Highlanders down Crusaders

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team notched its second consecutive win Thursday with a 14-4 victory over Long County's Faith Baptist Christian Academy in the bottom of the sixth inning. The game took place at the Highlanders' current home field, Joseph Miller Park.

April 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Wildcats topple Panthers in 5 innings

Richmond Hill High School's baseball team solidified its Region 2A-AAAA No. 1 slot Friday by shutting out the Liberty County Panthers, 14-0, in five innings on LCHS' turf.

April 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BC Cadets beat Tigers, 18-1

The Benedictine Cadets have taken over the No. 1 spot in Region 3-AAAAA. The BC team downed the BI boys, 18-1, in five innings Friday at the Tigers' field. According to ga.prepcountry.com, the Cadets edged up to the top spot when former No. 1 seed Camden County was handed a 4-2 loss by Jenkins High School Friday afternoon. The Tiger boys still are in the running, currently ranked fourth in the region.

April 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI varsity boys take 2nd at Plankenhorn

Bradwell Institute's varsity boys' track team logged a solid performance at the ninth annual Plankenhorn Invitational last Thursday at Southeast Bulloch High School.

April 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Hitting the wrong ball warrants a two-stroke penalty

Question: Peter and Ralph are playing in their men's association stroke play event. On the sixth hole, both players hit their drives into the right rough. Peter proceeds to hit what he believes is his ball. Ralph then does the same. Before hitting their next shot, Ralph tells Peter that they have hit each other's balls. How do they proceed?

April 02, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Lady Tigers earn second at SSU High School Invitational

Last Friday's Savannah State University High School Invitational drew several local track teams, including those from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute's Lady Tigers and JV boys' teams. The local squads tested their skills against 12 other high schools from around the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire areas.

April 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA keeps on rolling in soccer

FPCA's girls' soccer team is 7-1 after posting back-to-back wins by a combined score of 11-0 this week.

March 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell notches baseball win

The Bradwell Institute baseball team notched another Region 3-AAAAA win Tuesday by beating Groves, 8-1, in Garden City.

March 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide’s Lattimore signs with Point University

Long County High School senior Kwanzi Lattimore signed Monday with Point University to join the Skyhawks' football program in 2012.

March 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Highlanders register shutout vs. Memorial

The diamond boys of First Presbyterian Christian Academy shut out Memorial Day, 5-0, Tuesday in a non-region baseball game in Savannah.

March 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide try to stop losing streak

The Long County High School baseball team lost to Vidalia High School, 10-1, Saturday in Ludowici.

March 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | 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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