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Yellow Jackets sting Blue Tide

The Wayne County High School baseball team only took three innings to defeat the Long County team this past Monday when the two teams played in Jesup. The 2-AAAA team showed it was the better team on the diamond that day, defeating the 2-AA Blue Tide, 17-0.

February 25, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. senior earns 2-AA honors

Though the 2010-11 basketball season was a long one for the Lady Tide, one bright spot came this past Monday, when the All-Region 2-AA team was announced and Shameka Richardson was given honorable mention distinction.

February 25, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI Lady Tigers take the title

The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team capped a perfect regular season with a perfect run through the Region 3-AAAAA tournament, holding off Beach, 57-48, on Saturday to claim the tourney title and a No. 1 seed heading into the state playoffs.

February 23, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


Tigers finish second in first match of season

Bradwell Institute opened the 2011 golf season Monday with a second-place finish at the team's first match at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The Tigers' six-person team was pitted against Long County High School and Claxton High School.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


FPCA back in GISA Final Four

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are now in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA Final Four after beating Piedmont Academy, 61-24, on Feb. 16 and defeating Furtah Prep, 44-27, on Saturday.

February 23, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Cowboys up at N.C. Ranch rodeo

South East Circuit Rodeo recently held its year-end championship for the 2010 season. This year's event drew cowboys and cowgirls from all over the area and was held at the N.C. Ranch in Long County.

February 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Pageant raises $3,000 for Long baseball team

The eighth annual "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant raised approximately $3,000 for the Long County High School baseball team.

February 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


The rules of golf: IDing your ball

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.

February 23, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


For BI, third quarter is key

Throughout the sports world four raised fingers is the universal sign that players, coaches and fans give for the ever-important fourth quarter, the time when games are believed to be won or lost.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Numbers may favor baseball Tigers in 2011

If numbers amount to success, Bradwell Institute may be on its way to diamond greatness.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Devils edge Liberty County

GUYTON - Statesboro dug out of an early hole and hung on late to earn a win over Liberty County on Thursday afternoon in the second round of the Region 2-AAAA tournament.

February 21, 2011 | Mike Anthony Special to the Courier | Local sports


Long County to rely on experience

The Long County High School baseball team closed out last season on a winning note, winning seven of its last nine games to finish 14-12 overall and just miss a spot in the state playoffs.

February 21, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hard work expected to pay off at BI

Bradwell soccer coaches Lindsay Guyett and Tommy Oglesby started voluntary conditioning in November. They say they're starting to see the hard work pay off.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Lady Tigers play like a No. 1

The Lady Tigers already are wearing their new No. 1 ranking pretty well.

February 18, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Jackets just too much for Bradwell

Teams that have a strong tradition are even tougher in the postseason. Bradwell Institute ran headlong into both tradition and experience Tuesday night and the result was a 53-36 loss to No. 2 seed Savannah.

February 18, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


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Seventh-grade Rebels headed to nationals

The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


‘Hank’ White golf tourney set for Aug. 2

The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Storm compete in Macon tourney

The Low Country Storm, a basketball team representing Liberty and Long counties, recently traveled to Macon to compete in the Summer Slam-Fest Basketball Tournament.

July 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

All*Stars banquet planned

July 04, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Sun sets on Southern Conference for Georgia Southern

It's been long anticipated, but as of Tuesday, Georgia Southern officially became an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.

July 04, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Local sports


Riley rejoins GSU staff

STATESBORO - Carolyn Riley has rejoined the Georgia Southern women's basketball program as an assistant coach, head coach Chris Vozab announced this week.

July 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Fans can keep enjoying soccer after the World Cup

The United States' run in the World Cup is over. The Internet's new hero, American goalie Tim Howard, couldn't save the U.S. in the tournament, and the team now is headed back stateside.

July 04, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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