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Long gears up for Bacon Co.

The Long County High School football team hits the road tonight to take on a tough Bacon County squad in Alma.

October 05, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Game Day Oct. 5, 2012

Game day

October 05, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Blue Tide rolling after dramatic win

The Long County High School football team scored a touchdown in the final minute Friday to cap a comeback 20-13 win over Bryan County in Ludowici.

October 03, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty Run Group not out of gas yet

When avid runner Josh Maxwell thought about forming a running group in Liberty County, he thought it might bring a few people together for a few events, but eventually, it would fade away.

October 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Two losses end Tigers’ season

Bradwell's softball team ended its season Thursday with two playoff losses to Effingham County in Effingham.

October 03, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers moving up in Class AAAA

According to maxpreps.com the Liberty County football team jumped from No. 238 to No. 192 in the state rankings this week - marking the biggest jump in Class AAAA.

October 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Golfers, always be wary of spike marks on the green

Q: Jack and Martha are on No. 4 at Sapelo Hammock. Both players have hit their balls on the green, and it is Jack's turn to putt. He notices numerous spike marks around the hole and begins to tap them down with his putter. Martha tells Jack that he is not allowed to do so. Is she correct?

October 03, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Team Hinesville breaks in first-timers

Six weightlifters for Team Hinesville competed at the second annual Howard Cohen Classic Sept. 22 in Savannah - and for three of the lifters, it was their first time on the big stage.

October 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Rebels keep Bradwell winless

The bleachers Friday at Olvey Field were lined with balloons and posters honoring different Bradwell alums for homecoming night, as well as the Tigers' first Region 3-AAAAA game of the season.

October 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers throttle Hephzibah, 40-19

Liberty County improved to 4-1 on the season Friday with its 40-19 win over Hephzibah in a sub-region matchup in Augusta.

October 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Improved Tide fall in playoffs

The Long County High School softball ended its season Wednesday with two playoff losses to Bacon County in Alma. The No. 2-ranked Raiders were too much for the Blue Tide as Long County fell, 8-0 and 12-0.

October 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Prep roundup: Tide rallies for win; Lady Panthers fall

The Long County High School football team rallied with a touchdown in the final minute Friday to post a 20-13 win over Bryan County in Ludowici.

October 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle and Patty Leon | Local sports


Walker Middle School falls short at homecoming contest

Snelson-Golden Middle School put a damper on Walker Middle School's annual homecoming Sept. 21 by rallying to beat the Wildcats, 32-24, in Ludowici.

October 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Rebels rout Tigers

Effingham County scored on a 72 yard run in the second play of their first offensive drive to set the pace in their 36-10 victory against the Bradwell Tigers at Olvey Field tonight. It was a Region 3-AAAAA game and the Tigers homecoming night.

September 29, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers open Region 3-AAAAA play

It's been nearly a month since Bradwell fans got the opportunity to see and experience the brand-new stadium rededicated as Olvey Field.

September 28, 2012 | 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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