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BI avoids upset at Windsor Forest

Bradwell Institute kept its perfect season alive with a 39-38 win over upset-minded Windsor Forest on Tuesday in Savannah.

February 04, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports

Lady Highlanders get win in final home game of year

In their final home game of the season Tuesday, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders sent senior Keandra Battle out on a high note by beating Robert Toombs Academy 44-34.

February 04, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports

Lady Panthers sting Jackets

The Liberty County Lady Panthers snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday by routing Wayne County 61-41.

February 04, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Blue Tide to hit the hardwood this weekend

Long County players will see some familiar faces when the Tide take the court this weekend.

February 03, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

Highlanders win game No. 25

D.J. Felder's game high 37 points led First Presbyterian Christian Academy to a 72-48 win Saturday over visiting Curtis Baptist School. The win improved the Highlanders to 25-3 overall and 6-0 in Region 1-IA.

February 02, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Slow start hurts Lady ’Landers

The First Christian Academy Lady Highlanders could not make up for a rough start Saturday against visiting Curtis Baptist and the result was a 61-36 loss.

February 02, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Lady Tigers pull away in second half for easy win

Unbeaten Bradwell Institute held off visiting Groves 51-28 on Saturday to stay on track for the No. 1 seed in the Region 3-AAAAA tournament.

February 02, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports

Rebels tame BI Tigers 77-55

Sloppy passes and missed rebounds doomed Bradwell Institute in a 77-55 loss to visiting Groves on Saturday.

February 02, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Local sports

Pierce Co. Bears down Tide

Pierce County swept host Long County on Saturday in a Region 2-AA basketball doubleheader in Ludowici.

February 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

First Presbyterian races past Edmund Burke

Jarquez Smith scored 27 points and Jordan Johnson added 20 as First Presbyterian won its 24th game of the season Friday with a 79-35 win over visiting Edmund Burke.

January 31, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Lady Highlanders avenge earlier loss

Lady Highlanders Coach Rosby Frasier had Friday night's game against Edmund Burke Academy on her mind ever since FPCA lost to the Lady Spartans earlier in the season.

January 31, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports

Lady Tigers improve to 20-0

Bradwell kept its season-long win streak alive with a 43-25 win over Jenkins at home Friday night.

January 31, 2011 | Patty Leon and Mike Riddle | Local sports

Homecoming at Long Co.

Long County High School will have its 2011 basketball homecoming ceremony Friday when the Brantley County Herons come to town.

January 31, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports

Searching for a ball in a hazard

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.

January 31, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


The Lady Blue Tide are winless no more.

January 28, 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


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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