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Long boys win third straight

Playing in Lyons, the Long County High School boys' basketball team picked up its third win in a row Friday with a 67-56 victory over Toombs County.

December 21, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Teens raise funds for fallen friend

Joe Watkins had a lot of friends. That was evident during a flag football tournament bearing his name, as 16 teams signed up and competed to help raise funds.

December 21, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports


Five Tigers named All-Region

Several Bradwell Tiger football players were among those named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team this year.

December 19, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


2011 in rearview mirror: BI girls 29-1

As 2011 winds down, the Courier will look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of the year.

December 19, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Blue Tide athletes honored

Long County High School recently held its annual fall sports banquet to recognize athletes who excel at cross country, softball, cheerleading and football. Today's story will cover the cross-country and softball teams and the cheerleading squad. Wednesday's story will focus on the football team.

December 19, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Bradwell stays in region race

The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team is tied with Savannah High for second place in Region 3-AAAAA after defeating Groves, 79-68, on Tuesday night in Hinesville.

December 16, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bethesda too experienced for FPCA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Bethesda have been rivals for several years, the two schools having met for the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title three times in recent years.

December 16, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Lady Tigers let one slip away

It came down to the wire, but the Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team could not edge out a win against visiting Groves in a Region 3-AAAAA contest Tuesday.

December 16, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide beat Jeff Davis, 72-45

The Long County High School boys' basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night by easily defeating Jeff Davis High School, 72-45, in Ludowici.

December 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


It isn’t a bad thing that GSU football isn’t household word

For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern is one game away from being one win away from a seventh NCAA national title.

December 16, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Panthers run record to 8-0

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has fallen only once so far this year. That loss was in the preseason scrimmage against Bradwell.

December 14, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


2011 in the rearview mirror

As we prepare to bid adieu to 2011, we'll take a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments of year, starting with the Bradwell Tigers' baseball team. In 2011, the Tigers had what coach Rhett Hellgren called their best season ever, finishing 16-4 overall and 14-4 in Region 3-AAAAA. The boys made it to the first round of the state playoffs. The coach said the best experience he had was the 12-2 win in six innings against Jenkins High.

December 14, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Tide even region record with win

The Long County High School boys' basketball team won its first Region 2-AA game of the season Saturday with a 67-56 victory over Appling County in Baxley.

December 14, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hall of fame inductees honored

Five former Liberty County athletes were honored and inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening for their contributions in football, basketball, baseball and track.

December 12, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports


FPCA sweeps Youth ChalleNGe

First Presbyterian Christian Academy senior point guard T'era Alston had 10 assists and scored 11 points as the FPCA girls' basketball team throttled Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe Academy, 51-15, on Thursday night at the St. James Sports Center.

December 12, 2011 | By John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


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RHHS gets new coach

Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.

April 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Local sports


Highlanders split games

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team split its recent games.

April 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA JV squads finish strong seasons

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior-varsity soccer teams both did well this season. The Highlander boys went 10-0 for the year. The girls were 7-1, but recorded five shutout wins.

April 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. boys win, girls fall to No. 7 team

The Long County High School soccer teams on Thursday split their games at Vidalia, with the boys winning, 4-1, and the girls losing, 1-0.

April 02, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI alum John working hard with pro football in mind

Former Bradwell Tiger offensive lineman Ulrick John always has wanted the opportunity to play professional football. And in the past couple of months, he has been working hard to make that dream a reality.

April 02, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Local winners crowned at spring show

The annual Dixie Stables Spring Horse Show has become a rite of passage in Liberty County.

April 02, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


7th grade Rebels win at Dalton

The Coastal Crew Rebels seventh-grade basketball team reached the Elite Eight of the Youth Basketball of America Super Regional Tournament held Feb. 28-March 2 in Dalton.

April 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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