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Former RHHS coach now in hall of fame

Jimmy Hires said he didn't make a speech last Saturday night in Dalton at his induction into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

June 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Local sports


Archie Manning to speak at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University will host former National Football League player and National Football Foundations College Hall of Fame member, Archie Manning, at Hanner Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17.

June 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


GSU Eagles to be more visible in FBS

MACON - Georgia and Georgia Tech used to be the only shows in the state. Now, there are four Football Bowl Subdivision programs - Tech, UGA, Georgia Southern and Georgia State. All of them had plenty to say on Tuesday at the annual Peach State Pigskin Preview at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

June 10, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Local sports


Exercise boot camp focuses on strength

Living in a military town people often equate the term boot camp with military training.

June 09, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Ex-Panther looking to NBA draft

Former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae is busy preparing for the 2014 NBA Draft.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


McGowan finds spot in bullpen

When the 2014 Major League Baseball season opened, Long County native Dustin McGowan had fought his way back from injuries to secure the fifth spot in the Toronto Blue Jays starting rotation.

June 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long-jumper headed to NCAA nationals

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Every year when the collegiate track and field season winds down with the outdoor conference, regional and NCAA championship meets, there's almost always a big surprise that few saw coming.

June 09, 2014 | By Christopher Walsh University of Alabama media relations | Local sports


LC Recreation Department baseball scores

Mite league

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


GSU pitcher drafted

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern left-handed pitcher Sam Howard was drafted by the Colorado Rockies as the 82nd overall pick in the third round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Friday.

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


LeCounte headed to Five-Star Challenge

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is flying Baltimore today to participate in the Rivals 100 Five-Star Challenge.

June 06, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Eighth-grade All*Stars win Georgia Cup tourney

The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade boys' basketball team won the Georgia Cup tournament, held May 31-June 1 in Atlanta.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Three from Liberty Co. win championships at Jesup show

After two months of state and national competitions, Liberty County American Saddle Bred saddle-seat equestrian riders were back in regional competition May 17 at Wildwood Stables in Jesup for its annual Spring Horse Show.

June 06, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Sports briefs

Tiger Touchdown Club golf tourney is Saturday

June 06, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Archie Manning to speak at Georgia Southern in Sept.

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host former National Football League player and National Football Foundations College Hall of Fame member Archie Manning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Hanner Fieldhouse.

June 06, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


'Flightline' run on Hunter on June 21

The runway at Hunter Army Airfield, stretching 11,375 feet, has served over the decades - in times of peace and in times of war - as the takeoff and landing place for America's defenders. On June 21, the 5K/10K Flightline "Dirty Up" Run event will give military and civilians alike an opportunity to walk or run on the expansive runway, get an up close look at military aircraft on display, and hang out with those who fly and maintain the aircraft.

June 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


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Seventh-grade Rebels headed to nationals

The seventh-grade Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to Orlando this weekend for the Youth Basketball of America National Tournament, which takes place July 6-12.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


‘Hank’ White golf tourney set for Aug. 2

The date has been set for the 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament.

July 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Storm compete in Macon tourney

The Low Country Storm, a basketball team representing Liberty and Long counties, recently traveled to Macon to compete in the Summer Slam-Fest Basketball Tournament.

July 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

All*Stars banquet planned

July 04, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Sun sets on Southern Conference for Georgia Southern

It's been long anticipated, but as of Tuesday, Georgia Southern officially became an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.

July 04, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Local sports


Riley rejoins GSU staff

STATESBORO - Carolyn Riley has rejoined the Georgia Southern women's basketball program as an assistant coach, head coach Chris Vozab announced this week.

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


Fans can keep enjoying soccer after the World Cup

The United States' run in the World Cup is over. The Internet's new hero, American goalie Tim Howard, couldn't save the U.S. in the tournament, and the team now is headed back stateside.

July 04, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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