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Local hoops kick into high gear

The boys' and girls' basketball teams at Bradwell Institute continue Region 3-AAAAA action tonight when they play host to Savannah High. The Lady Tigers open the doubleheader, tipping off at

January 13, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sorry, coach Reddick, but blame me — I pulled a Newt G.

So, if I run for president, don't vote for me. Because, if you read Patty Leon's story on coach Readie Kelly in Wednesday's Courier, you probably recall a spot where it said she's the longest-tenured coach currently at Bradwell Institute.

January 13, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


One more spring for coach Kelly

After a quarter of a century coaching girls' track, softball, ninth-grade basketball and volleyball, Lillie Readie Kelly has decided to step away from coaching at Bradwell Institute.

January 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Buzzer-beater boosts Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team made a last-second shot to beat Wayne County, 66-64, on Saturday in Ludowici.

January 11, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty gets back on track

The Liberty County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams rebounded from Friday's losses to Richmond Hill by sweeping McIntosh Academy on Saturday at home.

January 11, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Tough night for Liberty basketball

Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, and the Lady Panthers fell as well Friday night at home.

January 09, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Panther LB gets lofty honor

Liberty County sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan was named to the 2011 U. S. Air Force Sophomore All-American Team, according to an article posted on maxpreps.com on Thursday.

January 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


LCHS puts perfection on line tonight

The undefeated Liberty County High School boys' basketball team (11-0) open Region 2A-AAAA action tonight. The Panthers play host to rival Richmond Hill. According to ga.prepcountry.com, the Panthers are 10-1 in the series since 2006. The Wildcats, the defending 2-AAAA champions, are 8-3 and recently won the Washington Square bracket of the Savannah Holiday Classic. The girls' game precedes the boys' action, tipping off at 6:30 p.m. at LCHS.

January 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Slow start, fast finish for Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team overcame a slow start for a 53-46 win over Region 2-AA foe Tattnall County on Tuesday in Reidsville.

January 06, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tuna goes for $736k; Pujols gets perks with $240 million

Note to coastal fishermen: If there are any bluefin tuna in area waters, you may want to go find some and then head to Japan.

January 06, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


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


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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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