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Long youth earn sports honors at rally

The Long County Recreation Department had its first Back-to-School Rally Saturday and kids from all over competed for sports medals and trophies.

August 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hank would be proud

Five college-bound students each received checks for $1,000 to help fund their educations courtesy of the seventh annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament, which teed off 9 a.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.

August 08, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty defensive end King picks Ga. State

A Liberty County High School football player won't have to get used to a new mascot next year after verbally committing on Monday to play for the Georgia State University Panthers.

August 08, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Fox, Menifee medal in the Big Easy

Team Hinesville weightlifters James Fox, 16, and Jaleel Menifee, 18, won the bronze and silver respectively, at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics held Aug. July 30-31 in New Orleans.

August 08, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Tigers seek a turnaround

With two weeks to go before Bradwell Institute takes the field in a preseason scrimmage against Liberty County High School, the BI coaches and players are hard at work while trying to beat the summer heat.

August 05, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tide aim to get better, make it to state

The Long County High School softball team is coming off a tough 5-9 regular season in 2010, but that was still good enough to get the Lady Blue Tide into the Region 2-AA playoffs.

August 05, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hot laps on tap at Oglethorpe Park

The race track in Chatham County will be rocking tonight.

August 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Thunder win Brunswick tournament

Liberty's 14U traveling baseball team, the Thunder, won its final tournament of the season in Brunswick last weekend. It wasn't easy, but the boys held strong in a three-hour championship game, winning, 9-6, in extra innings. The boys finished their 2011 season with a combined record of 18-4. The team thanked parents, coaches and Carol Jarrett and Cut Loose Hair Salon for all their work and support.

August 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


South Georgia Kings victorious at tourney

The South Georgia Basketball League held a championship tournament Sunday at Myers Middle School in Savannah. The South Georgia Kings junior boys took the championship trophy by beating the Savannah Cobras, 57-50. Junior player Richard LeCounte (35) was recognized at the SGBL awards banquet for earning his division's MVP award.

August 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tournament brings fun, funds for good cause

Sixty-four golfers competed in the third annual HAPfan Golf Tournament on Saturday at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.

August 03, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


’Canes in full crush mode

Saturday was a bad day for the semipro football team from Darlington, S.C.

August 03, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Scott’s All-Stars honored at banquet

Scott's All-Stars held their second annual awards banquet July 22 to honor the players' academic and athletic accomplishments.

August 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


A home at LaGrange

Adrien Vakerics has played soccer as long as he can remember. The past four years he's been a starter on the varsity squad at Liberty County High School.

August 01, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Football is coming

Liberty County High School is gearing up for the 2011 season by competing in 7-on-7 passing league competition. In the photo a LCHS receiver jumps for a catch against Telfair High School during workouts held July 21. The Courier will provide weekly coverage on all the local high schools as they pursue winning seasons and bids into the state playoffs. Schedules, season outlooks, interviews with coaches and players and more will be featured in the annual football sections so fans can be armed with the latest information on Liberty, Bradwell and Long County high schools before the season begins.

August 01, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Flott meets with Blue Tide parents

New Long County High School football coach Ronald Flott met with his team's parents Tuesday to provide information about the upcoming year.

August 01, 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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