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Blue Tide pitcher is Golden for Chain

Long County High School baseball player Luke Golden recently was selected to be a member of Team Georgia.

May 27, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

Adventure race to honor fallen Army Ranger

Teams are being sought to compete in the Jason Dahlke Memorial Energy Adventure Challenge on June 4 at Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill.

May 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports

Athlete celebrates in Ludowici

Long County High School football standout Chris Stock signed a letter of intent Friday to play football with Shorter University in Rome, Ga.

May 25, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

GHSA bound to upset someone

If you ever needed additional proof that Georgia grew up a storm in the 2000s, consider the following.

May 25, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports

Fort Stewart USBC awards scholarships

Danielle Elizabeth Durham and Courtney Ayana Chaney each received a $500 scholarship from the United States Bowling Congress. The two girls were given the scholarships at the Fort Stewart USBC's annual board meeting at Club Stewart. The checks will help the girls cover college expenses.

May 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports

Liberty Thunder takes second

The 14U Liberty County Thunder baseball team took second place at a tournament May 14-15 in Brunswick. Coaches Ricky Cross and Patrick Sammons said the team played well in its first tournament of the season. The team will be in Pooler this weekend to participate in a wood-bat tournament.

May 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports

Add penalty stroke when club hits ground

Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions

May 25, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports

Will BI be AAAAAA in 2012?

When the Georgia High School Association voted recently to realign all high schools in Georgia into six classifications instead of the five that exist now, many predicted that the vote would come down to the representatives of the metro Atlanta schools against those from South Georgia.

May 24, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Neely Tile, JOJ among winners in rec baseball

Here are recent LCRD baseball and softball scores:

May 24, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports

Liberty fares well at GRPA meet

Here are the results from the Liberty County Recreation Department's track team at the district and state levels.

May 24, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports

Summer taking over at Liberty rec department

Summer programs will be kicking into high gear as Liberty County schools prepare for break, and the Liberty County Recreation Department provides a host of summer activities suited for children of all ages.

May 24, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports

Showing that Blue Tide Pride

Long County High School recently held its annual end-of-the-year sports banquet to honor athletes on the track, baseball and golf teams.

May 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

Hinesville Gators 14U team heads to state

The Hinesville Gators 14U girls' soccer team earned its second consecutive Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District II soccer championship Sunday at Stone Mountain. Sixteen teams competed for three spots at the state championship finals that will take place this weekend in Columbus.

May 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports

Sixth-graders get look at colleges

The Scott's All-Stars middle school team got their first opportunity to play in an AAU tournament this season, and despite going 0-3 in the tourney, the kids got to enjoy the camaraderie of playing and had the opportunity to visit four colleges over the weekend.

May 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports

Chapman named top athlete, again

For the third year in a row, Bradwell Institute's Quintunya Chapman was named the Savannah Morning News' Female Athlete of the Year.

May 20, 2011 | Staff report | 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

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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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