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LCHS puts perfection on line tonight

The undefeated Liberty County High School boys' basketball team (11-0) open Region 2A-AAAA action tonight. The Panthers play host to rival Richmond Hill. According to ga.prepcountry.com, the Panthers are 10-1 in the series since 2006. The Wildcats, the defending 2-AAAA champions, are 8-3 and recently won the Washington Square bracket of the Savannah Holiday Classic. The girls' game precedes the boys' action, tipping off at 6:30 p.m. at LCHS.

January 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Slow start, fast finish for Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team overcame a slow start for a 53-46 win over Region 2-AA foe Tattnall County on Tuesday in Reidsville.

January 06, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tuna goes for $736k; Pujols gets perks with $240 million

Note to coastal fishermen: If there are any bluefin tuna in area waters, you may want to go find some and then head to Japan.

January 06, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Panther named to all-state first team

Shadrach Thornton has received yet another honor for his football performance at Liberty County High School. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently named the senior to the Class AAAA all-state team.

January 04, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


High school hoops heating up

The holiday break is over, and prep sports will kick into high gear in the next couple weekends. The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team will start Region 2A-AAAA action on Friday when the Panthers play host to Richmond Hill.

January 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide look to play way to state berth

A new year has begun for the Long County High School boys' basketball team, which aims to position itself for the region tournament and make the state playoffs.

January 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


If the world doesn’t implode, look for this to happen

Presuming those end-of-the-world folks who claim the world will go up in a puff of smoke or fizzle out like a wet firecracker in 2012 are wrong, I have offered up a few predictions for this year.

January 01, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


2011 in review: All-Stars, region champs

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

January 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Wins pile up as the year ends

Several local boys' basketball teams have been heating up the scoreboards as 2011 draws to a close. Faith Baptist Christian Academy has won four of its last five games, Liberty County High School remains undefeated and Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy notched wins in tournament play.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


2011 in review: Guyton gives back

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 30, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Miami’s Brown getting hot

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown seems to be returning to form. According to Sun Sentinel reporter Steve Gorten, Brown, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard, was in a shooting slump for the past three weeks but put those troubles behind him with added time in the gym and a standout performance against Florida Atlantic University on Dec. 17.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI Lady Tigers return from Macon

Just before the holiday, Bradwell's Lady Tiger basketball team returned from the 2011 Great Southern Shootout in Macon, where the girls finished 1-2 in games played Dec. 17, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22, respectively. The BI and Liberty boys are in Statesboro, where they both won tournament openers Monday night. The BI boys defeated Mundy Mills High, 85-81, and the Panthers still are undefeated at 9-0 after beating Glenn Hills, 57-55.

December 28, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Seven Highlanders named to All-Region team

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys soccer team recently had seven players named to the Georgia Independent Association All-Region Team.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


XC Tigers among area’s best

The Bradwell Institute cross-country team got an early Christmas present when coach Brian Williams announced that eight BI runners were named to the All-Greater Savannah team.

December 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


2011 in review: FPCA soccer shines

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


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Brown switching from defensive line to offensive line at UCF

Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown is learning the ropes of a new college position at the University of Central Florida's spring practice in Orlando.

March 31, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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