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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


All-Star team works off court, too

Taking a break from basketball, Scott's All-Stars still had a busy weekend. Players performed their monthly community service Saturday at Kirk's Healing Center.

April 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide break losing skid

The Long County High School baseball team snapped a six-game losing streak Wednesday by defeating the 3-AAAAA Groves High School Rebels, 11-7, in Garden City.

April 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide pay tribute

Members of the Long County community came out Friday to pay their respects and honor former Blue Tide coach and educator Raymond I. Fulcher.

April 13, 2011 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Pirates scuttle Tigers, snapping BI win streak

Bradwell Institute's seven-game winning streak came to an end Monday by the narrowest of margins, after host Brunswick High School pulled out an extra run in the bottom of the seventh inning to win, 8-7

April 13, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports


Tattnall County edges Liberty County, 5-4

Tattnall County's Battle Creek Warriors scored three runs in the fifth inning to seal a 5-4 win over the Panthers in Monday's game at Liberty County High School.

April 13, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports


Coastal Crew sets bar high with win

The AAU basketball season is just getting started, and the 15U Coastal Crew Rebels set the bar high by coming home from their first tournament hoisting the championship trophy.

April 13, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Your golf ball and Spanish moss

Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions.

April 13, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Good week for Bradwell

The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.

April 11, 2011 | 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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