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Only one option for GSU Eagles

There is one thing, and only one thing, Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about between now and kickoff against N.C. State on Aug. 30 - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt and a pair of slotbacks.

December 31, 2013 | By Matt Yogus Sports columnist | Local sports


Bi has good; unfruitful showing at tourney

The Bradwell Tigers could not overcome an early deficit against Battery Creek, S,C., losing 60-52, Thursday night, in the Tigers opening game of the annual Christmas break tournament, the Gentlemen's Classic hosted by Statesboro High School.

December 30, 2013 | By John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


Tide cheerleaders recognized at banquet

The Long County High School cheerleading team was recognized last week during the school's annual sports banquet.

December 28, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Midway Middle wins Winter Classic

Midway Middle School took first place in Scott's All*Stars Middle School Winter Classic on Dec. 12-14.

December 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Cadets, 69-54

The Long County High School boys basketball team continued to struggle Wednesday when it lost to Benedictine Military School, 69-54, in Savannah.

December 24, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Tide cross-country runners honored

Long County High School held its annual fall sports banquet last week to recognize athletes who participated in football, cheerleading, softball and cross country. The football team honorees were highlighted in a recent story. This article focuses on the Blue Tide cross-country team, which is coached by Erica Harris.

December 24, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Flag football brings athletes together for cause

The Kalamazoo Conquistadors again won the Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament on Saturday at James Brown Park.

December 24, 2013 | By Pat Watkins | Local sports


Honors keep piling up for player

In addition to the numerous accolades Liberty County High School football standout Raekwon McMillan has racked up the past two years - including winning the 2013 Butkus Award, which goes to the top high-school linebacker in the nation - the future Ohio State Buckeye recently received the Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of the Year award for the Panthers. According to a news release from God's Anointed New Generation, a youth group in Riceboro, McMillan's accomplishments will be celebrated from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. McMillan will sign autographs. The event is open ...

December 24, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Rion Brown plays for hometown crowd

Fans in the Christmas spirit had nothing to do with the sea of green apparel that flooded Savannah State University's Tiger Arena on Thursday night. Those clad in one of the University of Miami's signature colors were present to support former Liberty County basketball standout Rion Brown as his Hurricanes took on SSU's Tigers.

December 24, 2013 | By John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


BI boys win, girls lose at Coffee

Bradwell Institute on Friday night traveled to Coffee County, where the boys eked out a 60-58 win. The Lady Tigers lost, 53-44.

December 24, 2013 | By Patty Leon | Local sports


Former area hoopsters shining in college

Many former local basketball players either are getting ready for Christmas break or are planning to travel during the holidays to play in basketball tournaments for their respective colleges.

December 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Versatile Kirkley named FPCA’s POY

Maintaining a high grade-point average and juggling three different sports is not easy. But for First Presbyterian Christian Academy multi-sport athlete Domonique Kirkley, it's just another active day.

December 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide football players recognized at banquet

Long County High School hosted its fall sports banquet Tuesday.

December 20, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Thornton suspended indefinitely at NC State

Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton has been indefinitely suspended from the North Carolina State University football team amid allegations of marijuana use and a sexual battery charge.

December 20, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Army shows interest in Monken

The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken.

December 20, 2013 | Matt Yogus | Local sports


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Blue Tide drop close one to Atkinson County

The Long County High School baseball team lost a tough region game to Atkinson County, 6-5, on Tuesday in Pearson.

March 28, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

Walk-a-Thon planned for scholarships

March 28, 2014 | Staf | Local sports


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