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Thornton leading Wolfpack

Helping the North Carolina State Wolfpacks earn a 37-6 win over Wake Forest Saturday, Liberty County High School's former running back Shadrach Thornton posted his second 100 plus yards game of the season.

November 14, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan No. 1 in tackles this year, according to MaxPreps

Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is listed as being No. 1 in Georgia for tackles this year, according to maxpreps.com.

November 14, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Game Day Nov. 14, 2012

Game day

November 14, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


BI gets first win at new Olvey

Bradwell Institute earned its first win Friday at the new Olvey Field and did so in grand style by shutting out the Groves Rebels, 42-0, during the Tigers' senior-night game.

November 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


A very good week for Gary Guyton

After four seasons with the New England Patriots, Bradwell Institute graduate Gary Guyton could see action today in a Dallas Cowboys uniform.

November 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA fights to the bitter end

First Presbyterian Christian Academy fell just short of getting a win in its final game after falling, 46-35, on Friday to Fullington in Hinesville.

November 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide win to post best record ever

With a large fanbase making the trip to Candler County, the Long County High School football team defeated Metter, 49-7, on Friday to finish with the best record in school history.

November 12, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers top Glenn Hills to finish with winning season

They didn't get a shot at post season play, but the Liberty County Panthers still ended the season on a high note with a 21-14 win against Glenn Hills on Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.

November 12, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Sports briefs Nov. 11, 2012

Shrine Club golf tourney set

November 12, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Bradwell sends out seniors with win

Bradwell Institute sent their seniors out in style with a decisive 42-0 win against Groves tonight at Olvey Field.

November 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long has shot at best season

The Long County High School football team hopes to make history tonight.

November 09, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty Co. wraps up season tonight

The Liberty County Panthers will try to end their regular season on a winning note tonight against sub-region opponent Glenn Hills at Donell Woods Stadium.

November 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA has one last chance at a victory

First Presbyterian Christian Academy plans to use each second of its final 48 minutes of action in 2012 to clinch a win.

November 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Camp wins Region 2-AA title

Long County High School cross-country runner Kaylee Camp claimed first place in the Region 2-AA meet Oct. 30 in Swainsboro.

November 09, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers end season tonight at Olvey versus winless Groves

Bradwell Institute still is looking for its first win at renovated Olvey Field. The Groves Rebels are just looking for their first win, period.

November 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | 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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