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Tigers’ baseball season ended Friday

Bradwell Institute's baseball team fell Friday night in games one and two in a best-of-three series against Harris County High School in Hamilton. The losses mean the Tiger's post-season play and baseball season officially have concluded.

May 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide baseball seniors honored

The Long County High School baseball team recognized seniors Zachary Duncan, Cody Fleck, Tristan Goodro, Austin Mills, Cole Ray and Phillip Swindell during a ceremony last week.

May 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Classifications for 2014-16 announced

Although the month of May brings an end to the academic year, it marks the start of off-season training in a variety of sports. It's a time when Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute sports fan can start to look forward to the upcoming athletic seasons, which will play out under a new classification system.

May 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bowler Yarbrough wins age division

Local youth bowler Joseph J. Yarbrough claimed first place in his division at the Georgia 2014 Pepsi Youth State bowling tournament finals in Atlanta last weekend.

May 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sports briefs

Scott's All-Stars to host 5th annual Mother's Day basketball tournament next weekend.

May 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Lady Tide start playoffs today

In only its second year of play, the Long County High School girls' soccer team will hit the field today to play in the first round of the Class 2-AA state tournament.

May 02, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide baseball team finishes season at .500

The Long County High School baseball team wrapped up its season by losing to Atkinson County, 5-1, on April 23 in Ludowici.

May 02, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Aaron Bennett wins shot-put event at SIAC meet

Liberty County High School alum Aaron Bennett claimed the title in the men's shot put at the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference track and field championships last week in Rock Hill, S.C., according to Tuskegee University's athletic website.

May 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Guyton to get degree at Ga Tech

Former Bradwell Institute, Georgia Tech and New England Patriot football player Gary Guyton was one of several former Yellow Jackets who will join 69 other current or former Jacket student-athletes, managers and trainers in graduating Saturday at Georgia Tech's commencement ceremonies.

May 02, 2014 | By Matt Winkeljohn RamblinWreck.com | Local sports


Getting the right placement on tee markers

Q: Jackson and Arnie are playing the par-3 eighth hole at the Country Club of Golf. It is Jackson's turn to hit, and he notices that the flagstick is on the extreme right side of the hole near the water hazard. He also notices that a tree guards the right edge of the green. He tees his ball 1 foot inside the left tee marker and proceeds to take his stance on the other side of the marker.

May 02, 2014 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


FMWR, FPCA offering summer camps

In the April 23 Courier, different camps and programs offered this summer by the Liberty County Recreation Department were spotlighted. Today, programs highlighted are at First Presbyterian Christian Academy and the Morale Welfare and Recreation Department and Child Youth and School Services at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

May 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GSU adds Ole Miss to 2016 football schedule

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern added another game to its future schedules, agreeing to play Ole Miss on Oct. 8, 2016, at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss.

May 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sikes honored by Savannah State, MEAC

SAVANNAH - The last few weeks have brought a slew of honors to Charles "Trey" Sikes.

April 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


McSwain to play hoops in Kansas

During his two seasons at Liberty County High School, basketball player Freddie McSwain averaged 16.5 points and 12 rebounds per game. Not too shabby, considering he didn't start playing basketball until he was 14 years old.

April 30, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bennett signs with Jacksonville State for track

Liberty County High School Lady Panther shot put and discus champion Courtney Bennett penned her name to a track scholarship for Jacksonville State University on Monday afternoon at the LCHS media center.

April 30, 2014 | Patty Leon | 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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