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Blue Tide face similar foe tonight

Well, it's finally here - the first football game of the season for Long County High School. Tonight the Blue Tide travel over to Pembroke to take on Bryan County High School for the first game with coach Ronald Flott at the helm.

August 26, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI, Liberty softball teams off and running

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School's softball teams were on the road Tuesday for their first region games of the season.

August 26, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Walker Middle School bounces back

The Walker Middle School Wildcats football team split a pair of games Wednesday in a tournament in Waycross. In their first game, the Wildcats lost to Waycross, 16-0, but in their second game, they defeated Brantley County, 8-6. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see photos from the game.

August 26, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Faith Baptist players fare well at camp

Faith Baptist Christian Academy Crusaders basketball players Jaquez Motley, JJ Frazier, Aaron Scott and Kirk Hill showcased their talent at the Elite Hoops Showcase on Aug. 13-14 in Birmingham, Ala.

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Thunder make noise in Statesboro tournament

The 2012 AAU season just got started, and already the 15U Liberty Thunder team proved they will be hard to beat. The team finished second in a tournament in Statesboro on Aug. 12-13. Coach Patrick Sammons said it was an accomplishment, considering his 15U team played up a division against 16U teams. The Thunder went 3-1, losing the championship to the Wayne County Rampage. "The boys played well all weekend with great defense and timely hitting," Sammons said.

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Hurricanes blank Tri-County

The Hinesville Hurricanes posted a 36-0 win against the Tri-City Panthers Saturday night at Long Bell Stadium.

August 24, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Bacon County pulls away from Tide

The Long County High School football team lost its preseason scrimmage 41-14 to Bacon County on Thursday night at Veterans' Stadium in Ludowici.

August 24, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide have a blast at Tattnall tournament

The Long County High School softball team took first in their bracket in the Tattnall Warrior Blast Tournament last weekend in Reidsville.

August 24, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers beat crosstown rival

Cars lined Highway 84 as fans scrambled for the best seat in the house at Friday night's scrimmage between the Liberty County Panthers and the Bradwell Tigers. The only thing louder than the game announcer was the roar of the crowd as the teams exchanged touchdowns before Liberty took the lead midway through the fourth quarter. Despite a last minute surge by the Tigers' offense, the Panthers went on to win, 14-7.

August 22, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide lose scrimmage to Red Raiders

The Long County High School football team lost a scrimmage to Bacon County on Thursday in Ludowici. Playing in front of the hometown fans, the Blue Tide lost, 41-14, to the Red Raiders. Pictured above, Long County's Armondo Toledo takes the handoff to run for a big chunk of yards against Bacon County. Pick up Wednesday's edition of the Courier to read a full story on the game. For more photos, go to www.coastalcourier.com.

August 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide drop first region game

On Wednesday, the Long County High School softball team lost its first 2-AA Region game of the season to McIntosh County.

August 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA boys’ soccer under way

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' varsity soccer team started playing last weekend, and the Highlander boys are off to a good start.

August 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Players ready, are you?

Get the seat cushions ready and drag them out to Donell Woods Stadium tonight. The high school football season kicks off with a scrimmage between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute at 7 p.m.

August 19, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers get first win of season

Dusting off the dirt and getting by a rough first inning is exactly what the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers needed to get their first win of the softball season. On Tuesday afternoon visiting Statesboro High opened their season with a loss when the home team swept ahead to win 8-3.

August 19, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long middle schoolers developing in seasons

The Walker Middle School football and softball teams are, so far, having a great years.

August 19, 2011 | 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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