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Several local players to watch in fall

A number of local athletes who played high school football here will be suiting up for college teams this fall.

July 05, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bond between fathers and sons explored at program

The inaugural Scott's All-Star Father and Son day culminated with teams of dads and sons battling on the basketball court June 23 at the Liberty County YMCA.

July 05, 2012 | By Lonnie Fayson Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty All-Stars headed to state

The Liberty County All-Stars junior baseball team edged Ware County on Friday for the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 championship.

July 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Marne soldiers get their kicks during combatives

Not all hostile situations in combat require lethal force, explained 1st Sgt. Rob Nicholson, acting sergeant major for the 82d Civil Affairs Battalion and manager for the 3rd Infantry Division's combatives program.

July 02, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Local sports


McRae pours in 64 in PRT league game

Former Liberty County High School basketball star and current Tennessee Volunteer Jordan McRae scored 64 points Thursday in Knoxville, Tenn., to break the Pilot Rocky Top League's single-game scoring record.

July 02, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Paintball competition intense, fun

The second day of Marne Week kicked off Wednesday with events like the 10K fun run, skeet and trap shoot, horseshoes and dodgeball.

June 29, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Local sports


Crusader headed to TSU

Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Jaquez Motley signed a letter of intent June 22 to play basketball at Texas Southern University.

June 29, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local player attends Duke Coach K camp

Scott's All-Star basketball player Marcus Scott V attended the Coach K Camp held June 16-20 at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

June 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Pettis named one of AFL’s top ironmen

One month after he was named one of the Arena Football League's top 25 wide receivers of all time, former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis was honored by the league again.

June 27, 2012 | Staff Report | Local sports


Guyton’s ‘Amazing’ race a hit

Former Bradwell Tiger and current National Football League linebacker Gary Guyton kicked off his third annual sports camp with his own version of the Amazing Race on Sunday at James Brown Park.

June 27, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Pros drill kids at Guyton’s camp

It's not often Hinesville kids can say they rubbed elbows with National Football League players, but several hundred kids did just that on a rainy Monday morning during the second day of Gary Guyton Sports Camp.

June 27, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Running for fun, fitness, friendship

A local run group formed by Josh Maxwell, a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Liberty County YMCA, competed and placed during the JCB Mud Run held June 16 in Savannah.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


A community of fitness

When Tina and Rowdy Carson moved to Hinesville from Springfield, Mo., about a year and a half ago, one of the things they missed was their crossfit training facility.

June 25, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Run honors firefighter’s memory

SAVANNAH – Wells Fargo Advisors will present the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run on Saturday, Sept. 15 in downtown Savannah.

June 25, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Thinking of marina brings memories

Hello, friends and neighbors. Not much to report on this week, so I thought I might talk about the days when a marina was much more than a place to launch your boat.

June 25, 2012 | Donny Branch | 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

Correction

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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