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Smith, hoops players receive region honors

Several First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball players, as well as their first-year head coach, received honors after winning the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA Championship last week.

February 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall at Charlton County

Bradwell Institute's baseball team suffered a tough loss Tuesday, falling to Charlton County, 12-0, in Folkston.

February 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Hurricanes suffer first loss of year

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team lost its first game of the season last Saturday, losing to the River City Commandos, 41-6.

February 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers fall in overtime, Panthers drop game to Wayne

Wayne County swept the Liberty County High School soccer teams Tuesday night in Jesup.

February 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tide soccer team stays unbeaten by topping Toombs

The Long County High School girls' soccer team remained unbeaten by defeating Toombs County, 3-1, on Tuesday in Ludowici.

February 28, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hot shooting ends Tigers’ season

The Bradwell boys' basketball team's time in the AAAAA state playoffs ended early, thanks to a Bainbridge team that couldn't miss the basket.

February 26, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Next up for FPCA: Windsor Academy

Days after winning a sixth region title, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team has found out who it will play in the first round of the Georgia Independent School Association AA state tournament.

February 26, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Last-second shot eliminates Panthers from playoffs

For some, it's exciting to see a player to hit a buzzer-beating shot. However, it's a totally different feeling to be on the other end.

February 26, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Lady Panthers, Bradwell boys win in intercity soccer contests

Bradwell and Liberty County got a split decision in their intercity soccer battle Saturday at Donell Woods Stadium.

February 26, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Errors costly for Liberty County against Portal on diamond

Liberty County High School's baseball team lost to Portal, 6-4, Monday in a non-region game at LCHS.

February 26, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Long County soccer teams ground Herons

For the second time this year, the Long County High School boys' and girls' soccer teams beat the teams from Brantley County last Thursday in decisive manners.

February 26, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. baseball team splits with Fighting Irish

The Long County High School baseball team split a nonregion doubleheader Saturday at Dublin.

February 26, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. baseball team splits with Fighting Irish

The Long County High School baseball team split a nonregion doubleheader Saturday at Dublin.

February 26, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles expecting good year on diamond

It's hard not to have high hopes for Georgia Southern baseball, especially after its 18-4 demolishing of Georgia in Athens last Sunday to take two of three from the Bulldogs in the season-opening series.

February 25, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Sports columnist | Local sports


FPCA wins sixth straight 2-AA title

The road to the FPCA Highlanders' sixth consecutive region championship was literally longer, and not just because they had to get on a bus and drive up I-16 to play the tournament at host Trinity Christian in Dublin.

February 24, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


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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


Highlanders beat St. Andrews on diamond

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team earned a 7-4 win Thursday at St. Andrews.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Crockett a Lady Jet

Shaquoia "Coco" Crockett didn't get the opportunity to play basketball her senior year of high school, but she'll soon return to the court as a South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s Burns signs with Greenville College

Bradwell Institute football player Sterling Burns signed a letter of intent Wednesday at BI to play football at Greenville College in Illinois.

April 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


New BI football coach speaks at Rotary

Saying he understands what it's like to have gone through multiple coaches and promising he will help build the Tigers' football program, newly hired Bradwell Institute football coach Greg Hill addressed the Rotary Club during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at La Quinta Inn in Flemington.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County’s Goodro signs with MGSC

Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.

April 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers fall to Richmond Hill

Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s senior soccer players honored during last home game

Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Storm boys’ team competes in Atlanta

The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team competed in its first tournament of the year last week in the Battle of the Creek in Atlanta. The Storm fell in the second round of the tournament. The members of the team who participated are Andre Burnnet, Alex Sanchez, Holden Riddle, Khy Collins, Christian Bass, Deshaun Coleman, Cody Cox, Jayshawn Early, Trevon Smith and Quanilis Bacon.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports Quiz

1. Who were the last teammates before Baltimore's Manny Machado and Chris Davis in 2013 to lead the American League in doubles and home runs in the same season?

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports briefs

Laettner to appear at Liberty Co. High School

April 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Local sports


Tigers attend national meet

Bradwell Institute's track team participated in the Beach Run Invitational track meet last weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Cadets at home

The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Low Country Storm win tournament in Orlando

The Low Country Storm girls traveling basketball team recently won its first tournament of the year. The girls brought home championship medals in the Ladies First Classic Basketball Tournament held March 28-30 in Orlando. Team members are Patra London, Tierra Ramsey, Anazha Kincaid, Mya Howard, KeShawdra Cooper, Malaka Elix, Elexxus Wrighton, Kiara Edwards, Jeurnae Young, Alyssa McDuffie, Raina Richardson and Brianna Lord. The team is coached by Darrell West.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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