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Bradwell stays in hunt

The Bradwell Institute baseball team grabbed a slight edge over Jenkins for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after beating the Warriors, 9-4, on Tuesday in Savannah.

April 22, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Felder signs with Fla. college

After helping First Presbyterian Christian Academy to a Georgia Independent Schools Association basketball state title last season and leading the team to a 29-6 record this year, Highlander DJ Felder is taking his skills to the next level after signing a scholarship to play for St. John's River State College in Florida.

April 22, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide outscore BI Tigers, 15-11, in slugfest

The Long County High School baseball team defeated Bradwell Insitute, 15-11, on Wednesday in Ludowici.

April 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers close out season with 13-3 loss

Liberty County High School's baseball season ended in Brooklet on Wednesday with a 13-3 loss to Southeast Bulloch.

April 22, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers bounce back

After losing two games, the Liberty Panthers bounced back to shut out McIntosh Academy, 10-0, on Monday at home in a makeup game that previously was rained out.

April 20, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


South Georgia Kings are rising up

The 16U South Georgia Kings are on a hot streak.

April 20, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


New coach to meet with Long community

New Blue Tide head football coach Ron Flott will meet with members of the community during a forum at

April 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Strong showing for BI track

Seven Tigers earned bids to the state track meet and Bradwell Institute finished first at Thursday's preliminary round of the Region 3-AAAAA championship meet held in Hinesville.

April 18, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers bounce back to blast struggling Beach

Freshman James Moon got his first varsity start for the Bradwell Institute Tigers on Friday and made it a good one by helping BI shut out the Beach High Bulldogs, 13-0, in five innings in Hinesville.

April 18, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Basketball leads to bigger dreams

When Cedric Robertson first founded the Liberty Blazers basketball team, he knew it was the first step toward his overall goal of developing a youth center in the Walthourville/Allenhurst section of Liberty County.

April 18, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County earns second straight win

The Long County High School baseball team (7-14) won its second consecutive game, knocking off Appling County, 5-3, on Friday.

April 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Coastal Xplosion cheers way to 4th

The Coastal Xplosion All-Stars recently competed in the U.S. Spirit National All-Star Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Fla. The team, which trains in Jesup but has members from all over the area, finished fourth.

April 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


’Cats bump BI out of first

Camden County High School took sole possession of first place in Region 3-AAAAA by defeating Bradwell Institute, 18-4, Wednesday night in Hinesville. The Wildcats scored 18 runs off of 17 hits.

April 15, 2011 | Patty Leon and John Wood | Local sports


Gators take a big bite out of Liberty County

Ware County High School blasted visiting Liberty County, 27-1, on Tuesday in a Region 2A-AAAA contest.

April 15, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Xplosion seeks special-needs cheerleaders

The Coastal Xplosion All-Stars are seeking members for a new special-needs competition cheerleading squad, which will be begin in May.

April 15, 2011 | 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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