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Local golfers carry on Hank White’s legacy

Fourteen teams tested the greens and putted through a bright and sunny Saturday morning at the Cherokee Rose Country Club for the eighth annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

August 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GHSA heat policy means changes

Local high-school football teams spent last week running drills and working outside to get acclimated to the heat following the new guidelines implemented by the Georgia High School Association.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan says Ohio State event ‘awesome’

Liberty County potential five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan summed up his recent visit to Ohio State University's Friday Night Lights in one word: "Awesome."

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Guyton hard at work at Dolphins’ camp

Hinesville native Gary Guyton reported July 27 to the first day of the Miami Dolphins' training camp looking to fight for a starting linebacker position against Koa Misi.

August 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sports briefs for Aug. 3, 2012

LCRD football, cheerleading

August 03, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County’s Fox brings home silver

In what could be a stepping stone for a chance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, local weightlifter James Fox earned a silver medal Monday at the 2012 Junior Olympics in Houston.

August 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Former Tiger receives an academic honor

Former Bradwell Tiger track star Larry Henry received United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.

August 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County Back-to-School Bash is coming up fast

With the new school year just around the corner the Long County Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 18.

August 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI’s Murray signs with St. Andrews

Bradwell Institute sharpshooter Larry Murray will be making 3-pointers at the next level while playing basketball at St. Andrew's University in Laurinburg, N.C.

July 30, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County girls help softball team to title

Two Long County girls helped lead the RAGE Softball team to victory last weekend in the CamSports World Series in McDonough.

July 30, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles picked to win SoCon, Appalachian State second

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino walked quietly to the podium for the league's football gathering.

July 30, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Former Tiger on breakout list

Former Bradwell Institute lineman Ulrick John was named to Georgia State University's breakout candidates' list for the Panthers' 2012 football season, according to Chris Hillyard of SBNation.com.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Braxton Brothers still hard to beat

Brothers Jarvis T. and Derek Braxton, former Bradwell institute track and field competitors, earned several medals at the 2012 United States Police and Fire Championships held June 16-24 in San Diego.

July 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide suit up for 2012

Long County High School's 2012 football season began Wednesday as the Blue Tide kicked off their summer camp.

July 27, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Rule on golf: Keep thoughts positive while swinging

Q: What do you think about when preparing to hit your shot?

July 27, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


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Long County teams thump Metter, 10-0 on senior night

Last Friday was a good night for the Long County High School soccer teams, as both the girls and boys claimed 10-0 wins over Metter in Ludowici.

April 18, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers fall to Ware in region contest

Bradwell Institute dropped a 7-0 decision to Ware County on Wednesday in a Region 3-AAAAA contest in Waycross.

April 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Trainers have athletes’ backs in all-sports physicals

March was National Athletic Training Month. The theme was "We Have Your Back." As an athletic trainer, I would have to add that my peers and I not only have the athletes' backs, but also the athletes' overall health.

April 18, 2014 | John Murat | Local sports


SAS eighth-grade team finishes 2nd in Jacksonville

Scott's All*Stars eight-grade boys' basketball team finished second last weekend at a tournament in Jacksonville.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty County riders have strong showing at Pro-Am Classic

Local rider Samantha Hocking took first place in two categories at the 37th Annual Pro-Am Classic Horse Show, held April 2-5 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.

April 18, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


McMillan has strong spring game for OSU

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan didn't disappoint Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at Saturday's spring scrimmage in Columbus.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Laettner stresses hard work, passion

Former NBA All-Star and Duke University men's basketball great Christian Laettner addressed a small group of young basketball players Monday at Liberty County High School about the importance of working hard in following their passions.

April 16, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty falls to Wayne

Liberty County celebrated its seniors in the final regular-season home game of their career Friday, but the Panthers were denied a win in their 4-0 loss to region power Wayne County.

April 16, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Tide split recent road games

The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan gets first victory since 2008

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers drop final home regular-season games

South Effingham dampened the happiness of the Liberty County High School soccer teams' senior day Thursday evening at Donell Woods Stadium.

April 16, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


A peek at GSU Eagles lineup

It's way, way, way too early to be talking about Georgia Southern's starting lineup for the upcoming 2014 football season, so let's talk about it.

April 15, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Local sports


GSU adds UGA and W. Virginia to 2015 season

Georgia Southern has obligations for four non-conference football games for the 2015 season with games at Georgia and West Virginia and home contests against The Citadel and Western Michigan, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced earlier this week.

April 15, 2014 | By GSU AMR | Local sports


FPCA honors seniors with two shutouts

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored its senior soccer players Thursday at St. James Field during the final home games of the season. The Highlander seniors had plenty to cheer about, including both matches against Robert Toombs Academy ending in shutouts.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide girls win, boys lose

Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.

April 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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