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LCHS puts perfection on line tonight

The undefeated Liberty County High School boys' basketball team (11-0) open Region 2A-AAAA action tonight. The Panthers play host to rival Richmond Hill. According to ga.prepcountry.com, the Panthers are 10-1 in the series since 2006. The Wildcats, the defending 2-AAAA champions, are 8-3 and recently won the Washington Square bracket of the Savannah Holiday Classic. The girls' game precedes the boys' action, tipping off at 6:30 p.m. at LCHS.

January 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Slow start, fast finish for Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team overcame a slow start for a 53-46 win over Region 2-AA foe Tattnall County on Tuesday in Reidsville.

January 06, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tuna goes for $736k; Pujols gets perks with $240 million

Note to coastal fishermen: If there are any bluefin tuna in area waters, you may want to go find some and then head to Japan.

January 06, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Panther named to all-state first team

Shadrach Thornton has received yet another honor for his football performance at Liberty County High School. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently named the senior to the Class AAAA all-state team.

January 04, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


High school hoops heating up

The holiday break is over, and prep sports will kick into high gear in the next couple weekends. The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team will start Region 2A-AAAA action on Friday when the Panthers play host to Richmond Hill.

January 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide look to play way to state berth

A new year has begun for the Long County High School boys' basketball team, which aims to position itself for the region tournament and make the state playoffs.

January 04, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


If the world doesn’t implode, look for this to happen

Presuming those end-of-the-world folks who claim the world will go up in a puff of smoke or fizzle out like a wet firecracker in 2012 are wrong, I have offered up a few predictions for this year.

January 01, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


2011 in review: All-Stars, region champs

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

January 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Wins pile up as the year ends

Several local boys' basketball teams have been heating up the scoreboards as 2011 draws to a close. Faith Baptist Christian Academy has won four of its last five games, Liberty County High School remains undefeated and Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy notched wins in tournament play.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


2011 in review: Guyton gives back

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 30, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


Miami’s Brown getting hot

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown seems to be returning to form. According to Sun Sentinel reporter Steve Gorten, Brown, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard, was in a shooting slump for the past three weeks but put those troubles behind him with added time in the gym and a standout performance against Florida Atlantic University on Dec. 17.

December 30, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI Lady Tigers return from Macon

Just before the holiday, Bradwell's Lady Tiger basketball team returned from the 2011 Great Southern Shootout in Macon, where the girls finished 1-2 in games played Dec. 17, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22, respectively. The BI and Liberty boys are in Statesboro, where they both won tournament openers Monday night. The BI boys defeated Mundy Mills High, 85-81, and the Panthers still are undefeated at 9-0 after beating Glenn Hills, 57-55.

December 28, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Seven Highlanders named to All-Region team

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys soccer team recently had seven players named to the Georgia Independent Association All-Region Team.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


XC Tigers among area’s best

The Bradwell Institute cross-country team got an early Christmas present when coach Brian Williams announced that eight BI runners were named to the All-Greater Savannah team.

December 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


2011 in review: FPCA soccer shines

As 2011 winds down, the Courier is taking a look back at some of the more memorable sports moments and achievements of the year.

December 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


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Scott’s All*Stars participate in Helen’s Haven 5K event

Scott's All*Stars performed their monthly community service at the Helen's Haven 5K Run on March 29 in Hinesville.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Eagles hold first scrimmage

For the first Georgia Southern spring football scrimmage in full pads, the stat that stood out the most was the lack of flags.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Laettner to appear at Liberty Co. High School

Former NBA player Christian Laettner will be one of the speakers at a "Spring for Success" seminar at 6 p.m. April 14 at Liberty County High School.

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tiger boys down Rebels at home

Just two weeks ago, Bradwell Institute boys were in Springfield where the Effingham County Rebels beat the Tigers 3-2 in a Region 3-AAAAA brawl. Friday night, the Tiger boys picked apart the Rebels, 5-2, on Olvey Field.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County sweeps Bryan County from field

All was well for the Long County High School teams Thursday as both shut-out their Bryan County foes.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Ware County Gators bite BI Tigers, 12-1

Bradwell Institute did a good job holding off a big attack in Thursday's home stand against the Gators.

April 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide beat Claxton

The Long County High School baseball team beat Claxton, 6-5, Wednesday in Ludowici in a non-region game.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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


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