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Pirates sweep Panthers in non-region game

Brunswick handed Liberty a pair of lopsided losses Friday night in non-region contests. The Lady Pirates outlasted Liberty, 58-42, in the girls game. Brunswick shelled the Panthers, 64-37, in the night cap.

December 10, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Player feats: Johnson leads Bobcats to first conference wins

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball player Jordan Johnson scored 26 points with four rebounds and two assists, helping the East Georgia College Bobcats earn their first conference win of the season against South Georgia Tech. The Bobcats won 75-59 on Dec. 1.

December 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Trophy rounds out junior’s banner year

Liberty County High School finished 6-4 this year and saw several players step up leadership roles. But there is one young man who had made a name before the season started.

December 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tiger veteran stands out on, off field

Bradwell Institute football player Quonte Haggray did what he could to help the Tiger football team this year. He played offense, defense, special teams and was in nearly every snap of every game.

December 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County All Stars take district 2nd

The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year-old all-star team won second place in the District 2 Flea Football Championship Dec. 4 in Richmond Hill.

December 10, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Don’t ban anchor putting for amateurs

Question: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the United States Golf Association have officially proposed the banning of anchoring a putter when making a stroke. Is this good for the game of golf?

December 10, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Game Day Dec. 9, 2012

Game day

December 10, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs Dec. 9, 2012

Kings recruiting basketball players

December 10, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Beach hands BI girls another loss

Lady Tiger basketball coach Faye Baker knows Beach High girls coach Ronald Booker is going to bring a disciplined and talented team. The longtime, friendly rivalry between Baker and Booker has produced exciting girls' games, often deciding region championships and state berths. But Tuesday, the Lady Tigers fell short of expectations and the Lady Bulldogs dominated, 59-29.

December 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty gets revenge over RH

Both the Liberty County boys and girls suffered losses in Richmond Hill last week. Tuesday, Liberty avenged those losses, beating the Wildcats at home.

December 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell boys spark fast start

There is something a bit different about Bradwell Institute's boys this year. There's an air of confidence in the Tigers and Tuesday they proved it again, beating Beach High, 55-43, at home.

December 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


St. Vincent’s outlasts Tide

Despite a game effort, the Long County High School girls fell 41-24 to St. Vincent's Academy Tuesday in Ludowici.

December 07, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide knock off Benedictine Military School, 59-57

The Long County High School boys came from behind Tuesday to beat Benedictine Military School, 59-57.

December 07, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs Dec. 7, 2012

Rec soccer team playing at state

December 07, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Game Day Dec. 7, 2012

Game day

December 07, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


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Tigers win 6th region trophy in 7 years

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team eked out 10 extra points to beat Effingham County in the Region 3-AAAAA track meet at Ware County High School last weekend. The Lady Tigers finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlander qualifies for state meet

First Presbyterian Christian Academy track standout Asyria Daniels has qualified to compete in the Georgia Independent School Association State track meet this weekend in Albany.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panther girls, boys take second at region meet

Liberty County High School spent two separate days competing at the Region 3-AAAA track meet at Cross Creek High in Augusta. The long travels last Wednesday and Friday paid off as the Panther boys and girls finished second overall in the region.

April 23, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Big Blue Tide loss makes next games crucial

The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.

April 23, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

High school physicals Saturday

April 23, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Junior golf tournaments coming

Entries are now being accepted for both the 49th annual Georgia Junior Championship and the 35th edition of the Georgia Girls' Championship. The junior boys will travel south to Brunswick Country Club, while the junior girls will head to The Standard Club in Johns Creek. Both events will take place June 16-18.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tigers down Red Terrors

Bradwell Institute's baseball team made a statement Thursday, scoring 11 runs off 13 hits in their 11-3 victory at Glynn Academy.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers clinch berth

Liberty County High School's girls' soccer team clinched a playoff spot Tuesday after beating Academy of Richmond County, 6-1, in Augusta.

April 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tide roll into postseason

The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles wrap up spring practice

STATESBORO - Just before the rain moved into Statesboro on Friday, a few blasts of wind swept across the practice fields adjacent to "Beautiful Eagle Creek," as the Eagle football team finished up its final practice of spring 2014.

April 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Bradwell girls' team gets forfeit win

According to Bradwell Institute's girls' soccer coach Scott Akin, the Groves High girls' soccer team forfeited Friday's final regular season game of the year.

April 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Gospel sing to help Long Co. athletes on trip

A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tag-fee changes to help Georgia’s wildlife

JEKYLL ISLAND - Georgia's five wildlife license plates soon will cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


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


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