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Panther named to all-state first team

Shadrach Thornton has received yet another honor for his football performance at Liberty County High School. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently named the senior to the Class AAAA all-state team.

January 04, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


High school hoops heating up

The holiday break is over, and prep sports will kick into high gear in the next couple weekends. The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team will start Region 2A-AAAA action on Friday when the Panthers play host to Richmond Hill.

January 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide look to play way to state berth

A new year has begun for the Long County High School boys' basketball team, which aims to position itself for the region tournament and make the state playoffs.

January 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


If the world doesn’t implode, look for this to happen

Presuming those end-of-the-world folks who claim the world will go up in a puff of smoke or fizzle out like a wet firecracker in 2012 are wrong, I have offered up a few predictions for this year.

January 01, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


2011 in review: All-Stars, region champs

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

January 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Wins pile up as the year ends

Several local boys' basketball teams have been heating up the scoreboards as 2011 draws to a close. Faith Baptist Christian Academy has won four of its last five games, Liberty County High School remains undefeated and Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy notched wins in tournament play.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


2011 in review: Guyton gives back

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 30, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Miami’s Brown getting hot

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown seems to be returning to form. According to Sun Sentinel reporter Steve Gorten, Brown, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard, was in a shooting slump for the past three weeks but put those troubles behind him with added time in the gym and a standout performance against Florida Atlantic University on Dec. 17.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI Lady Tigers return from Macon

Just before the holiday, Bradwell's Lady Tiger basketball team returned from the 2011 Great Southern Shootout in Macon, where the girls finished 1-2 in games played Dec. 17, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22, respectively. The BI and Liberty boys are in Statesboro, where they both won tournament openers Monday night. The BI boys defeated Mundy Mills High, 85-81, and the Panthers still are undefeated at 9-0 after beating Glenn Hills, 57-55.

December 28, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Seven Highlanders named to All-Region team

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys soccer team recently had seven players named to the Georgia Independent Association All-Region Team.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


XC Tigers among area’s best

The Bradwell Institute cross-country team got an early Christmas present when coach Brian Williams announced that eight BI runners were named to the All-Greater Savannah team.

December 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


2011 in review: FPCA soccer shines

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Team Hinesville fares well at meet

Guided by new coach Chris Wood, Team Hinesville weight lifters James Fox and Dustin Miller fared well at the 2011 Georgia-Alabama LWC Weightlifting Championships Dec. 17 at the Anderson/Cohen Weightlifting Center in Savannah.

December 27, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Blue Tide fall to MCA

The Long County High School varsity girls' basketball team dropped its 10th game of the year last week, falling to McIntosh County Academy, 59-33, in Ludowici.

December 27, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Bucs stop streaking Blue Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost to McIntosh County Academy, 67-63, on Saturday in a Region 2-AA contest in Ludowici.

December 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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LeCounte honored in MVP Camp

Liberty County High School football players Richard LeCounte, Jacari Roberts and Jacquez Williams all participated in the 2014 MVP Football Camp on Sunday in Valdosta, and one Panther was recognized for his outstanding play.

February 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty Co. girls lose in region

Liberty County High School's girls' basketball team ended its season Monday night, losing to Burke County in the Region 3-AAAA tournament in Augusta.

February 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


SSU baseball team features former Liberty players

Former Liberty County High School baseball players Aaron Hoffer, Trey Sikes and Brandon Whitmore made their Savannah State University debut during the Tigers' season-opening doubleheader at Presbyterian College on Sunday in Clinton. S. C.

February 19, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Long baseball team picks up first win under new coach

The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season Monday by defeating Tattnall County, 4-2, in Reidsville.

February 19, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Coach: Scott’s All*Stars basketball tryouts successful

Around 60 kids attended the final Scott's All*Stars' basketball tryouts Feb. 8 at the Liberty County YMCA.

February 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Swope arrested, removed from football team

Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Shawn Swope has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery, Statesboro police announced Tuesday morning.

February 19, 2014 | Matt Yogus Special to the Courier | Local sports


FPCA boys win again

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team ended its regular season Friday with a 69-55 win over Trinity Christian in Dublin to stay undefeated in Region 2-AA at 10-0.

February 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI boys advance

Bradwell defeated Richmond Hill, 61-58, on Friday in Richmond Hill to earn third place in the Region 3-AAAAA tournament and a trip to the state playoffs

February 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tide’s season ends with region loss to Bryan Co.

The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its season end Tuesday with a 59-39 loss to Bryan County in the Region 2-AA Region tournament in Lyons.

February 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


New Tide coach looks to get team in state playoffs

Last year, the Long County High School baseball team finished the season with a 14-11 overall record and a 9-9 mark in Region 2-AA Region. But even though the team showed promise, doing better than it had in several years, it still missed making the playoffs by one game.

February 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Rebels participate in MLK tourney, parade

The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels went 3-1 in pool play in the Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament held Jan. 18-19 in Atlanta.

February 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tiger marching band inching closer to new uniforms

The Bradwell Institute Tiger Marching Band, which has been raising funds to purchase new uniforms, recently held its first Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant on Feb. 8 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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