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‘Perfect’ ride qualifies Jones for nationals

Mary Anne Jones, owner of Bluff Creek Stables, had a moment of perfection at the 2014 Dixie Cup held May 1-3 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.

May 21, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Four from Long County Blue Tide Baseball get region honors

Long County High School was well-represented on the recently announced All-Region 2-AA baseball team.

May 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan goes to bullpen

The Toronto Blue Jays have moved Long County native Dustin McGowan to the bullpen from the starting rotation, according to nbcsports.com.

May 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

Richmond Hill Soccer Club Academy set

May 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Liberty Co. School System workers show true colors

When five area women recently laced up some walking shoes, wore some white clothing and added a ton of color, what they got was a feeling of accomplishment.

May 21, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


LCRD pool activities

OPEN SWIM

May 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


John’s contract valued at $2.2M

According to an article posted on indystar.com, former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John on Thursday signed a four-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers look to polish up

The Panther football team wrapped up two weeks of spring practice Friday afternoon with its Black and Gold Scrimmage at Donell Woods Stadium.

May 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI Tiger Touchdown Club hosts soiree for new coach

New Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill formally was introduced to Tiger Touchdown Club members Thursday at a meet-and-greet hosted by the group in the school's cafeteria. The gathering originally was scheduled to be held at member George Holtzman's house, but rain prompted club Vice President Kenneth Howard to move the party indoors.

May 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide end spring practice with a scrimmage

After two weeks of spring practice and conditioning, the Blue Tide football team dressed out Thursday for its annual Blue and White Scrimmage. Both the varsity and junior varsity squads saw plenty of action as parents and fans cheered from the bleachers. Head coach Ron Flott said the game went well, and all of the players enjoyed being back on the field.

May 19, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Gary Guyton to play in Canadian league

Former Bradwell Institute, Georgia Tech and New England Patriot football player Gary Guyton will play in the Canadian football league, according to the Canadian Press.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs

LCRD offers ways to keep cool

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA celebrates athletes at banquet

First Presbyterian Christian Academy celebrated its athletes during the school's annual sports banquet Monday at First Presbyterian Church.

May 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Many FPCA soccer players named All-Region, All-State

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' soccer team's tough 2-1 loss to Frederica in Saturday's state-title game was made a little easier to swallow after many Highlanders were named to the 2014 All-State and All-Region teams this week.

May 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McGowan has rough start vs. Cleveland

Wednesday was a tough day for Long County native Dustin McGowan and his Toronto Blue Jays, as they were hammered by the Cleveland Indians, 15-4, in Toronto.

May 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | 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


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