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Food for thought: what to do if your ball is swiped by a dog

Q: On the seventh hole at Sapelo Hammock, Joe decides to try and hit his tee shot over the fairway bunkers and take a chance that it does not go in one of the bunkers or the hazard on the left. He hits his ball over the traps and toward the edge of the hazard. Since the area where the ball lands is not visible from the tee, Joe and his partners are not sure where his ball came to rest. When the players near the area where the ball might be, they see a dog running across the fairway ...

January 23, 2013 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Game Day Jan. 23, 2013

Game day

January 23, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 23, 2013

Doubles tournament set at Marne Lanes

January 23, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Emotional ’Jackets top LCHS

The Wayne County Yellow Jackets swept the Liberty County High School Panthers Friday in Jesup.

January 21, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell, Glynn split region games

The Lady Tigers scored 10 points in the final two minutes for a 64-54 win over Glynn, while the Red Terror boys routed the Bradwell Tigers, 70-47 in Region 3-AAAAA game Friday at home.

January 21, 2013 | John Wood | Local sports


Bethesda surges past FPCA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy did a lot of things right Thursday night, but Bethesda took advantage of Highlander turnovers and hit free throws down the stretch for a 70-65 win.

January 21, 2013 | John Wood | Local sports


Vidalia takes two from Long Co.

Friday was a tough night for both Long County High School basketball teams.

January 21, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Game Day Jan. 20, 2013

Game day

January 21, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Berry best in 2-AA

Long County's Josh Berry recently added to his football resume by receiving the Region 2-AA player of the year honor.

January 18, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tigers claim last-second win

The Effingham County girls' basketball team looked like it had the game in the bag Tuesday, but the Bradwell Lady Tigers weren't about to give in.

January 18, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County sweeps BCHS

Tuesday was a good night for the Long County High School basketball teams as the Blue Tide and Lady Tide picked up region wins against Bryan County in Pembroke.

January 18, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


What the rules say about accidentally hitting your teed ball

Q: Mabel and Alice are playing Tuesday in their ladies golf association. On the second hole, Mabel was preparing to hit her tee shot, and while taking a practice swing, she accidentally struck and moved the teed ball with her club. Alice said, "Bad luck, you need to count the shot and play the ball as it now lies." Is Alice correct?

January 18, 2013 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Game Day Jan. 18, 2013

Game day

January 18, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 18, 2013

Coastal Crew Rebels coaches meeting

January 18, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


21st Donell Woods is Saturday

Some of the area's best junior-varsity basketball squads will hit the hardwood Saturday for the 21st annual Donell Woods Memorial Tournament.

January 16, 2013 | 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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