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GSU scholar-athletes, All-SoCon academic picks named

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern volleyball player Moriah Bellissimo was named the Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and men's soccer player Aleksandar Tomic earned Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor.

April 10, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Game Day April 10, 2013

Game day

April 10, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs April 10, 2013

MLK Golf Tournament set

April 10, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


McMillan named to Under Armour initial roster

With more Bowl Championship Series Division I college offers that can be counted on two hands and both feet, Liberty County Panther football player Raekwon McMillan has been one of the most coveted linebackers hailing from our area this past year.

April 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty falls just short

The visiting Statesboro Blue Devils faced a determined Liberty County baseball team Friday. However, the home team fell short, 7-4, and dropped its third straight to the Blue Devils.

April 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide down McIntosh, win sixth straight contest

The Long County baseball team just keeps rolling along.

April 08, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


A few ruminations on our national pastime, balloon releases

Finally.

April 08, 2013 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Children admitted free to next ’Canes game

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team will dedicate their next home game, scheduled for April 13, to Child Abuse Awareness month by admitting all children to the game for free.

April 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Local bowlers competed in state tournament

Several women bowlers from Fort Stewart's MARNE Lanes bowling leagues recently competed in the 57th annual Georgia State USBC Women's Bowling Association Tournament in Augusta.

April 08, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Alumni Club gives to Long Co. softball team

The Long County Alumni Association recently presented the Lady Tide softball team with a $1,000 check to help pay for new uniforms. Caitlin Wingate and Madalyne Flynn hold the check while surrounded by team members Alyssa Anderson, Samantha Garcia, Katie Estill, Harley Dawson, Brittany Smiley, Kaylyn McEwin, and Faith Morris. Also pictured are booster club members Kelly Wingate, Diana Anderson and Lynn McNeal.

April 08, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Tigers fall to Wildcats

In previous years, a loss against Camden County would be a blow to the Bradwell Tigers' region record.

April 05, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell girls 2nd at Statesboro

Bradwell institute's Lady Tiger track team placed second out of eight teams March 30 at the Statesboro High Relays.

April 05, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide’s win streak hits five

The Long County High School baseball team continued to roll with a decisive 11-5 victory over Atkinson County on Tuesday in front of a large crowd in Ludowici.

April 05, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide soccer teams fall to top-10 squads

The Long County High School soccer program got a glimpse Tuesday of where the team hopes to be when they faced Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy.

April 05, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hurricanes handed first defeat of season

Turnovers proved costly as the Hinesville Hurricanes took their first loss of the season last Saturday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville, falling to the Georgia Pirates, 34-8.

April 05, 2013 | Patty Leon | 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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