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Pool open, ready for swimmers

Although the area desperately needed the rain, there is much to be said about a bright, sunny day and a nice cold swimming pool.

June 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Having fun with bad shots with a game called ‘badges’

Question: Jane, Babs, Ruth and Martha are preparing to play their weekly golf match. Jane says she wants to play a different game today. Martha says OK, but I want to be able to count all my shots so I can turn in a score. They all agree.

June 11, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Former BI player on Georgia State poster

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John is featured on the Georgia State University 2012 football poster.

June 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Breakout year for Miami’s Brown

Former Liberty County High School basketball guard Rion Brown had a breakout season with the University of Miami this year.

June 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Diamondbacks take second in first tourney

The Southeastern Diamondbacks, a newly formed Liberty County 12U traveling baseball team, played in its first tournament Saturday in Pierce County and took second place for their bracket at the Peach State Diamond Sports Wheel Pitch World Series. The Diamondbacks, who were established in March, practiced twice before the tourney but managed to make a good showing.

June 08, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Sports magazine to cover local prep teams

The southeast region of "In the Game High-School Sports Magazine" will now include coverage of Liberty County.

June 08, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


Disc golf is in the air at Liberty County Rec Department

The start of summer is approaching quickly. By now, students have been out of school for several weeks and their parents are probably looking for fresh ideas to keep them entertained.

June 08, 2012 | Evanne Floyd Guest Columnist | Local sports


Tiger Tee-Off set for Saturday

The Bradwell Tigers golf team will host its 15th annual Tiger Tee-Off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club.

June 06, 2012 | John Wood | Local sports


North beats South in USFL All-Star game in Hinesville

It was a battle pitting the United Spring Football League's best of the best against each other during the league's All-Star Game on Saturday at Long Bell Stadium.

June 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. Juniors take second

The Junior Boys All-Star Team of Long County recently competed in a baseball tournament in Lyons. The team fell to Soperton in the final, 7-3.

June 06, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hinesville Gators tryouts rescheduled due to weather

The Hinesville Gators' tryouts scheduled for today have been moved to Thursday at James Brown Park. Tryouts are for their 11-and-under and 12-and-under boys' and girls' academy teams and the 13U, 14U and 16U girls and 17U and 19U boys' select teams. The tryouts will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday June 7, at James Brown Park. For more information call Tom Sukaratana 977-4642.

June 05, 2012 | Staff report | Local sports


Reports: So far, so good for Guyton

Hinesville native Gary Guyton seems to be adjusting to the South Florida heat as he takes the field with the Miami Dolphins during the team's organized team activity sessions.

June 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Getting in shape for softball season

Ladder drills, agility drills and a 1-mile run were on the agenda for the first day of softball conditioning Saturday morning at the Bradwell Tigers softball field.

June 04, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


It’s time to pay college athletes more than scholarships

Steve Spurrier thinks college football and men's basketball players should get a check.

June 04, 2012 | Jeff Whitten Sports Editor/Bryan County News | Local sports


Pettis picked for all-time AFL squad

Former Bradwell Institute football player Will Pettis was named one of the top 25 wide receivers in the Arena Football League, according to an AFL press release.

June 01, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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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


Local winners crowned at spring show

The annual Dixie Stables Spring Horse Show has become a rite of passage in Liberty County.

April 02, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


7th grade Rebels win at Dalton

The Coastal Crew Rebels seventh-grade basketball team reached the Elite Eight of the Youth Basketball of America Super Regional Tournament held Feb. 28-March 2 in Dalton.

April 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


McGowan back in Jays’ starting rotation

It's been almost six years since Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan had to leave the mound after four innings of play against the Baltimore Orioles.

March 31, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panthers taken down by Mustangs

Visiting South Effingham placed the ball in play regularly and the entire way in Friday's 9-1 win over Liberty County High School during light rain.

March 31, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell sweeps region doubleheader

It wasn't the best weather for baseball Friday, but the light drizzle didn't prevent the Bradwell Tigers from winning both games of their home doubleheader against Windsor Forest.

March 31, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McRae’s UT career ends with loss

It wasn't the birthday gift Jordan McRae was hoping for Friday.

March 31, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County notches two straight wins

The Long County High School baseball team takes a two-game winning streak into this week's action.

March 31, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Former Lady Panther named all-conference

Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball player Kourtney Alexander was named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball all-conference team, according to the league.

March 31, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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