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Former Panther is on the go

University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae toured Rome as the Volunteers jetted to Italy from Atlanta on Sunday to start a 10-day, four-game exhibition Aug. 5-15.

August 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local players headed to East Georgia

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander D.J. Felder will be a little closer to home this basketball season after transferring from St. John's River College in Florida to East Georgia College in Swainsboro.

August 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide hold scrimmage as season gets closer

After just two weeks of practice and only one week in pads, the Blue Tide held their first scrimmage Monday.

August 08, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Winners named in Henry ‘Hank’ White tournament

Although no one hit a hole-in-one to earn a free car there were plenty of winners in Saturday's eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.

August 08, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Game Day Aug. 8, 2012

Game day

August 08, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs for Aug. 8, 2012

LCRD football, cheerleading

August 08, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Bradwell goes back to the past in new home

Cleats crunching the dew covered grass on the practice field at Olvey Field means that the high school football season has officially started.

August 06, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Local golfers carry on Hank White’s legacy

Fourteen teams tested the greens and putted through a bright and sunny Saturday morning at the Cherokee Rose Country Club for the eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

August 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GHSA heat policy means changes

Local high-school football teams spent last week running drills and working outside to get acclimated to the heat following the new guidelines implemented by the Georgia High School Association.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan says Ohio State event ‘awesome’

Liberty County potential five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan summed up his recent visit to Ohio State University's Friday Night Lights in one word: "Awesome."

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Guyton hard at work at Dolphins’ camp

Hinesville native Gary Guyton reported July 27 to the first day of the Miami Dolphins' training camp looking to fight for a starting linebacker position against Koa Misi.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sports briefs for Aug. 3, 2012

LCRD football, cheerleading

August 03, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County’s Fox brings home silver

In what could be a stepping stone for a chance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, local weightlifter James Fox earned a silver medal Monday at the 2012 Junior Olympics in Houston.

August 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Former Tiger receives an academic honor

Former Bradwell Tiger track star Larry Henry received United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.

August 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County Back-to-School Bash is coming up fast

With the new school year just around the corner the Long County Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 18.

August 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | 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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