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Skeet shoot aims for cure for diabetes

About 30 teams met Saturday at the Dorchester Hunting Preserve for the ninth annual Dorchester Fun Clay Shoot.

May 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide end with 8-18 record for year

Long County High School wrapped up its baseball season Friday with an 8-5 loss to Vidalia High School.

May 02, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tourney helps provide 10 scholarships

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association will award 10 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors, in anticipation of proceeds raised from its eighth Annual MLK Golf Tournament held April 14.

May 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Guyton Sports Camp postponed

Gary Guyton's third annual Sports Camp, scheduled for this weekend, is being postponed due to a death in the family. The camp will be rescheduled at a future date. Event organizers are looking at moving the event to late June or early July. The Coastal Courier will update the information once it becomes available.

April 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Former Panther signs with North Georgia

Former Liberty County Panther standout Lamar Richardson shined at East Georgia College, and now the rising star will continue his basketball career at North Georgia College in Dahlonega.

April 30, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Extra-inning win ends FPCA season

Hosting the last baseball game of the regular season Thursday afternoon against the Memorial Day School Matadors, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders honored its seniors with a ninth-inning, 6-5 win at home.

April 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell falls to BC in final game of season

Errors and strikeouts cost the Bradwell Tigers their final game of the 2012 campaign, ending the game 10-2.

April 30, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Win, then loss for Blue Tide

The Long County High School baseball team defeated Groves High School in a tough game in Savannah on Thursday.

April 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty Chamber Golf winners announced

Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's annual Golf Classic tipped off last weekend at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.

April 30, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA cruises through first playoff round

Lady Highlander coach Tom Surkatana's strategy of scoring early in the second half allowed FPCA to dominate Lafayette, 7-1, Tuesday at St. James in the first round of the Divison II state playoffs.

April 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Tigers use fifth inning rally to win, 18-11

Trailing 8-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday, the Bradwell Tigers rallied to make sure their seniors notched a win in their final home game.

April 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA earns 9-inning win

The Highlanders made up for errors and a slow start to come back up from an 8-3 deficit, force extra innings and earn an 11-10 victory against David Emanuel Academy Tuesday afternoon at Joseph Miller Park.

April 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Herons defeat Blue Tide in first of back-to-back games

Long County High School lost to Brantley County High School, 18-8, Tuesday in Ludowici.

April 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


’Canes lose final home game

The Hinesville Hurricanes suffered a 12-8 loss Saturday at home against the Georgia Pirates.

April 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Rebels in invitational this weekend

It is one of the most prestigious AAU invitational tournaments and the 16U Coastal Crew Rebels will be there. The squad is headed this weekend to the Suwanee Sports Complex for its third visit to the Bob Gibbons Invitational Classic.

April 27, 2012 | 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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