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Long County teams fall short

It looked like the Long County girls' team might eke out a win against St. Vincent's Academy for the home fans Tuesday.

January 24, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Local track athletes shine in Gainesville

Members of the We Run It Track Club, a local team comprised of middle- and high-school athletes, placed well at last week's Jimmy Carnes Invitational Meet in Gainesville.

January 24, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


McRae hits career high

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had a career-best 34 points as the senior guard propelled the University of Tennessee to an 81-74 win over Arkansas on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

January 24, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 24, 2014

Low Country Storm holding tryouts

January 24, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Lady Tigers win Donell Woods Tournament

It came down to the final seconds, but the Bradwell Institute Lady Tiger junior-varsity girls' basketball team held on Saturday to win the 21st annual Donell Woods Tournament.

January 22, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Middle-school basketball tourney ongoing through Saturday in area

The Southeast Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament is under way.

January 22, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Homecoming king crowned

Dorian Adkins was crowned homecoming king during Long County's basketball game against Vidalia last Friday in Ludowici.

January 22, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hard to predict the future of GSU football with all the changes

People keep asking me what Georgia Southern will accomplish on the football field in 2014.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Fundraiser hoops game planned

The Long County Fire Department and the Sheriff's Office have a fundraiser basketball game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Long County Middle School.

January 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Local sports


Island cycling tour planned for March

SAVANNAH - Coastal Georgia Greenway will offer the chance to experience Jekyll, St. Simons and Sapelo islands from the perspective of riding a bike.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 22, 2014

Low Country Storm

January 22, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers take sting out of Yellow Jackets

The Wayne County Yellow Jackets didn't swarm into Liberty County High School as expected Friday night. Instead, the boys and girls from Jesup fluttered into the gym and fell in both games.

January 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA boys 3-0 in region

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys basketball team is 3-0 in the Georgia Independent School Association's Class 2-AA region after defeating Edmund Burke Academy, 85-46, in Waynesboro Friday night.

January 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers rebound against Glynn Academy

After a disappointing loss at Effingham County last week, the Bradwell Tigers' boys basketball team rebounded in an away game against Glynn Academy. The Tigers eked out a 52-48 win on the road Friday night in Brunswick.

January 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Outgoing BI coach thanks community

The Liberty County School System formally recognized and accepted Adam Carter's resignation as Bradwell head football coach Tuesday night.

January 17, 2014 | 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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