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Long sheriff’s, fire departments raise more than $2K for meals program

Members of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department and the Long County Sheriff's Office raised more than $2,000 last Saturday for the Long County Meals on Wheels program by playing each other in a charity basketball game at Long County Middle School.

January 31, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McRae, Brown have big games

According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae tallied 26 points and knocked down 6 of 7 3-pointers to help the University of Tennessee beat Ole Miss, 86-70, in a Southeastern Conference game Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

January 31, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Scott’s All*Stars hold first workout of year

Scott's All*Stars conducted their first official workout of the year Jan. 18. According to program founder Marcus Scott IV, more than 40 kids participated. The All*Stars will host a final tryout for the upcoming 2014 season from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at the YMCA. The tryout is open for grades five through nine. For more information, call 912-655-4371 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.

January 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Bringing definition to equitable stroke control

Q: Alice had just finished her round of golf and was preparing to post her score for handicap purposes. She began to change some of her hole scores by marking them with a lower score. Ruth noticed what she was doing and asked Alice why she was changing her score for some of the holes.

January 31, 2014 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Eagles fill out coaching staff

Georgia Southern announced on Wednesday the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff and the retention of two assistant coaches for the 2014 season.

January 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Student becomes the teacher

Former Bradwell Institute baseball player Jeff Polk once played and practiced under the leadership of his father and BI baseball coach, Rhett Hellgren. On Monday, Polk walked onto the Tigers' field as the new baseball coach for the Bradwell boys.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty girls claim win against Jenkins

The Liberty County High School basketball teams split games Saturday in non-region action at Jenkins in Savannah.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI swept by Blue Devils

Bradwell's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro in non-region action.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide pick up two wins; Lady Tide slump continues with two more losses

The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally ended its slump by picking up two wins over the weekend.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 29, 2014

Low Country

January 29, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Walker Middle boys’ team wins conference crown

The Walker Middle School Wildcat basketball team last week won the Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by defeating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in the championship game in Jesup.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA’s Pineda has big week

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Miguel Pineda set a new school record Thursday for most points scored in a boys' basketball game when he sank in 52 points in the Highlanders' 119-72 win over Coastal Home School in non-region action at the St. James Sports Center.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers’ streak stopped; Lady Panthers win

The Liberty County boys' basketball team was denied its ninth straight win Friday as Statesboro narrowly beat the Panthers, 39-37, during LCHS's senior-night game.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers win in double OT; Lady Tigers cruise

The Bradwell Tigers got a huge fight from the Windsor Forest Knights on Friday, eking out a 71-68 double-overtime win in Savannah in Region 3-AAAAA action.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McGowan to vie for spot in Jays’ rotation

According to MLB.com, Long County native Dustin McGowan received the OK last week to pursue a spot in the 2014 starting-pitching rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays.

January 27, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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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


FPCA teams split with Memorial Day

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's basketball teams split their games with Memorial Day on Tuesday in their final home games of the season

February 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tigers fall late; Tigers thump Glynn to advance

Bradwell Institute's Lady Tiger basketball team suffered a heartbreaking, 31-30 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA tournament game Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School.

February 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Region tourneys roll on

Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Region 3-AAAA tournament after beating Hephzibah, 66-47, Tuesday at Butler High School in Augusta.

February 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty, Bradwell start seasons

The Liberty County Panther soccer teams opened up their regular season Tuesday by hosting Pierce County on a frigid evening at Donell Woods Stadium.

February 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide teams thump Brantley County

The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams kicked off their programs' second seasons in style Monday in Ludowici.

February 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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