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Liberty gets sweep

Liberty County High School wrapped up its regular season on Tuesday by sweeping Glynn Academy.

February 10, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


MMS finishes season with perfect mark

The Midway Middle School boys' basketball team finished its season with a 9-0 record. Highlights included winning the Turkey Shoot Championship in Jesup and being the current Liberty County middle school champions. Team members are, in uniform from left: Richard LeCounte, Tyreon Freeman, Tracey White, Martial Washington, Jacari' Roberts, Savon Cutler, Rayquan Heard, Lawrence Smith, Samuel Roberts, Phillip Neal, Christian White, Tyric Reece and Jaalon Frazier. The team was coached by Carol Broadnax, Eddie White and Warren Hines. Team managers are Kadadren Stevens and Antonio Golden.

February 10, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Boys’ team enters region with No. 2 seed

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Frederica Academy, 53-49, on Friday at the St. James Sports Center, which put the Highlanders in a three-way tie for first place in the Georgia Independent School Association's Region 2-AA.

February 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers sweep Tide

The Bradwell Institute boys' basketball team won a 74-66 back-and-forth battle with Long County on Saturday in Ludowici.

February 08, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers have high expectations for 2012

The Bradwell Institute baseball team has begun conditioning, and the Tigers are looking to maintain the standard set by last year's team.

February 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Crusaders get revenge

Earlier this season when Faith Baptist Christian Academy played The Rock School of Gainesville, Fla., the Ludowici squad lost, 64-54, in a heated battle.

February 08, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Tigers rebound with big win

Bradwell rebounded from a three-game losing stretch to defeat Islands High 75-44 at home Friday night. In the preceding game, coach Faye Baker's Lady Tigers earned their seventh straight win with a 67-30 rout of the Lady Sharks.

February 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long boys’ win clinches #2 seed in region

The Blue Tide continued their march to post-season play Friday with a 52-44 win over the Herons of Brantley County in Nahunta.

February 06, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI thinclads poised for another good season

Bradwell Institute's boys' track team will look to make it six in a row this season, returning several athletes from last year's region title winning team.

February 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Super Bowl promises to be a super dud

Just so you know, the Coastal Courier won't have a sportswriter at Super Bowl whatever-it-is-in-Roman-numerals. We were asked, but said no thanks.

February 06, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Liberty County teammates go with North Carolina State, Georgia State

After posting 4,345 career rushing yards at Liberty County High School, Shadrach Thornton is ready to make his mark at North Carolina State and penned his name to a letter of intent Wednesday morning during national signing day.

February 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Signing on the dotted line

For the past two weeks, Bradwell Institute senior offensive lineman Chester Brown has been on an emotional roller-coaster ride. On Wednesday morning, the ride finally came to a screeching halt and Brown was smiling once again after he signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Central Florida.

February 03, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI girls tied for second seed in 3-AAAAA

The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team is on pace to keep its second-place spot in the region after defeating Windsor Forest, 57-40, at home Tuesday night.

February 03, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Boys looking for more wins; WMS takes second

The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will travel to Nahunta tonight to take on the tough Brantley County Herons in 2-AA Region action.

February 03, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide pick up 15th win

With a large homecoming crowd on hand Saturday in Ludowici, the Long County High School basketball teams split their games against Pierce County.

February 01, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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Highlanders avenge earlier loss to DEA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy dropped a 12-1 loss to David Emanuel Academy Tuesday in Stillmore. On Thursday, the FPCA boys welcomed DEA to their home turf and avenged the earlier loss with a 7-1 win at St. James Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Portal outlasts Liberty in 12-inning thriller

PORTAL - After 12 innings, a strong start and heroic comebacks, the Liberty County Panthers lost a game Wednesday by walking in a run.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Anthony | Local sports


Long Co. Wildcats win region

The Long County Middle School soccer team became the first squad in the county's history to win a region championship by defeating Martha Puckett, 2-1, on March 29 in Jesup.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers drop game to late rally on diamond

Bradwell Institute's baseball team recalled how Effingham County shut them down, 13-0, when the teams battled in a Region 3-AAAAA contest March 10.

April 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide fall, host Military Appreciation Night tonight

The Long County High School baseball team on Tuesday took on a strong Jeff Davis squad in Ludowici, and though the Blue Tide kept the game close, the Yellow Jackets won, 6-4.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Local teams suffer losses

Bradwell Institute's boys' and girls' teams fell at Windsor Forest last Friday.

April 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide soccer teams fall to BC, SVA

Both Long County High School soccer teams on Monday fell to ranked teams during Region 2-AA action in Savannah.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


All*Stars take 2nd in Charlotte

The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade boys' basketball team finished second in a tournament last month in Charlotte.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


McMillan keeps earning praise at OSU

Former Liberty County High School standout Raekwon McMillan continues to impress at Ohio State University's spring practice in Columbus, Ohio.

April 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Two GSU games on initial ESPNU schedule

NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN on Tuesday released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


RHHS gets new coach

Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.

April 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Local sports


Highlanders split games

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team split its recent games.

April 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA JV squads finish strong seasons

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's junior-varsity soccer teams both did well this season. The Highlander boys went 10-0 for the year. The girls were 7-1, but recorded five shutout wins.

April 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. boys win, girls fall to No. 7 team

The Long County High School soccer teams on Thursday split their games at Vidalia, with the boys winning, 4-1, and the girls losing, 1-0.

April 02, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI alum John working hard with pro football in mind

Former Bradwell Tiger offensive lineman Ulrick John always has wanted the opportunity to play professional football. And in the past couple of months, he has been working hard to make that dream a reality.

April 02, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


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