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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


Team Hinesville fares well at meet

Guided by new coach Chris Wood, Team Hinesville weight lifters James Fox and Dustin Miller fared well at the 2011 Georgia-Alabama LWC Weightlifting Championships Dec. 17 at the Anderson/Cohen Weightlifting Center in Savannah.

December 27, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Blue Tide fall to MCA

The Long County High School varsity girls' basketball team dropped its 10th game of the year last week, falling to McIntosh County Academy, 59-33, in Ludowici.

December 27, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Bucs stop streaking Blue Tide

The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost to McIntosh County Academy, 67-63, on Saturday in a Region 2-AA contest in Ludowici.

December 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Highlanders heat up on Hilton Head

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team went 2-1 and won the consolation bracket last weekend at the Hilton Head Classic.

December 23, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. players honored

Long County High School recently honored its football players at a fall sports banquet.

December 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Santa isn’t a Georgia fan; oh no, he likes Georgia Southern

Apropos of nothing except this being Christmas, I've long suspected Santa doesn't like the Georgia Bulldogs, despite all that red in his getup.

December 23, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


BoE made right decision about coach

There have been times in the past decade or so when I thought the Liberty County Board of Education was out of its collective mind.

December 21, 2011 | By Jeff Whitten Sports columnist | Local sports


LCRD honors volunteers

Duane Johnson, Deborah Genard, Caryn Gilliam, Melissa Moore, Albert Hawkins, Travis Mobley and Tim Scott recently were recognized by the Liberty County Recreation Department Board on Dec. 13 at its annual meeting. Also honored, but not pictured, were Kenneth Bell, Patrick Underwood, Tammy Fischer and David O'Hagan. The LCRD board honored the individuals for their volunteer services in coaching three or more recreation teams in 2011.

December 21, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


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Tigers fall to Richmond Hill

Bradwell senior players Chris Nunn, Sage Sammons, Hunter Jackson and John Riddel were honored at the Tigers' last home baseball game of the season Wednesday afternoon. However, the celebration didn't last as Richmond Hill beat the Tigers, 9-3, in a Region 3-AAAAA contest.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell’s senior soccer players honored during last home game

Bradwell Institute held its final home soccer game for the 2014 season Wednesday afternoon, hosting Ware County.

April 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Storm boys’ team competes in Atlanta

The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team competed in its first tournament of the year last week in the Battle of the Creek in Atlanta. The Storm fell in the second round of the tournament. The members of the team who participated are Andre Burnnet, Alex Sanchez, Holden Riddle, Khy Collins, Christian Bass, Deshaun Coleman, Cody Cox, Jayshawn Early, Trevon Smith and Quanilis Bacon.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports Quiz

1. Who were the last teammates before Baltimore's Manny Machado and Chris Davis in 2013 to lead the American League in doubles and home runs in the same season?

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports briefs

Laettner to appear at Liberty Co. High School

April 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Local sports


Tigers attend national meet

Bradwell Institute's track team participated in the Beach Run Invitational track meet last weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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


Blue Tide fall to Cadets at home

The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Low Country Storm win tournament in Orlando

The Low Country Storm girls traveling basketball team recently won its first tournament of the year. The girls brought home championship medals in the Ladies First Classic Basketball Tournament held March 28-30 in Orlando. Team members are Patra London, Tierra Ramsey, Anazha Kincaid, Mya Howard, KeShawdra Cooper, Malaka Elix, Elexxus Wrighton, Kiara Edwards, Jeurnae Young, Alyssa McDuffie, Raina Richardson and Brianna Lord. The team is coached by Darrell West.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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


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