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Game Day March 22, 2013

Game day

March 22, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs March 22, 2013

LCRD introduces new program

March 22, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Local rivals leave it all on the diamond

Liberty County High School won the first matchup with Bradwell this season, but Bradwell wasn't going to let the crosstown rivals beat them on the Tigers' field.

March 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders split two games

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team lost one and won one recently.

March 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Stephens takes second place

Former Long County High School student and 4-H Archery team member Linda Stephens recently took second in her division in the National Collegiate Indoor Archery Tournament at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

March 20, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Anderson nets 2-AA co-player of year honors

Long County's Jamaal Anderson was named the Region 2-AA boys' basketball co-player of the year.

March 20, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Come watch the pros play

The National Golf Association's NGA Professional Golf Tour will play April 1-7 at the Sapelo Hammock golf course.

March 20, 2013 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Highlander tennis teams doing well

First Presbyterian Christian Academy has been serving up wins in tennis this season, with the girls' team 4-0 and the boys' team sitting at 2-2 as of Tuesday.

March 20, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Three local players on winning soccer team

Kelsey Higgason (second row, left), Asyria Daniels (second row, second from left) and Brooke Standard (third row, next to coach) recently participated on the Coastal Georgia SSA U18 Tournament team in the Florida State Invitational in Tallahassee. The team, coached by Michael Townsend, won the tourney with the final match against Florida's No. 6 Santa Rosa (Pensacola) going into overtime and a penalty-kick shootout. The tournament made it seven matches in three days for Higgason, Daniels and Standard as they had just completed an FPCA high-school tournament at Sherwood Academy in Albany before traveling to Tallahassee. Standard also was ...

March 20, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Game Day March 20, 2013

Game day

March 20, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs March 20, 2013

Benefit tourney set

March 20, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Highlanders keep on rolling

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's soccer teams continued to dominate as the boys and girls both won, 9-0, on Thursday against Robert Toombs Christian Academy at James Brown Park.

March 18, 2013 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Local sports


Lady Tide win; Blue Tide drop one

The Long County High School soccer teams split their games Friday against Metter in Ludowici, with the girls winning big and the boys losing.

March 18, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Liberty Panthers falls to Statesboro

A few costly errors in the first inning of Friday's Region 3A-AAAA game between Liberty County High School and Statesboro allowed the visiting Blue Devils to gain a big advantage, one they never looked back from.

March 18, 2013 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Local sports


Tide's skid hits three games

After beginning the season 5-1, Long County High School's baseball team has dropped their last three games, including losses Thursday and Friday.

March 18, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | 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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