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Tigers finish second in first match of season

Bradwell Institute opened the 2011 golf season Monday with a second-place finish at the team's first match at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The Tigers' six-person team was pitted against Long County High School and Claxton High School.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


FPCA back in GISA Final Four

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are now in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA Final Four after beating Piedmont Academy, 61-24, on Feb. 16 and defeating Furtah Prep, 44-27, on Saturday.

February 23, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Cowboys up at N.C. Ranch rodeo

South East Circuit Rodeo recently held its year-end championship for the 2010 season. This year's event drew cowboys and cowgirls from all over the area and was held at the N.C. Ranch in Long County.

February 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


Pageant raises $3,000 for Long baseball team

The eighth annual "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant raised approximately $3,000 for the Long County High School baseball team.

February 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


The rules of golf: IDing your ball

Golf is fun, whether playing solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions.

February 23, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


For BI, third quarter is key

Throughout the sports world four raised fingers is the universal sign that players, coaches and fans give for the ever-important fourth quarter, the time when games are believed to be won or lost.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Numbers may favor baseball Tigers in 2011

If numbers amount to success, Bradwell Institute may be on its way to diamond greatness.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Devils edge Liberty County

GUYTON - Statesboro dug out of an early hole and hung on late to earn a win over Liberty County on Thursday afternoon in the second round of the Region 2-AAAA tournament.

February 21, 2011 | Mike Anthony Special to the Courier | Local sports


Long County to rely on experience

The Long County High School baseball team closed out last season on a winning note, winning seven of its last nine games to finish 14-12 overall and just miss a spot in the state playoffs.

February 21, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Hard work expected to pay off at BI

Bradwell soccer coaches Lindsay Guyett and Tommy Oglesby started voluntary conditioning in November. They say they're starting to see the hard work pay off.

February 21, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Lady Tigers play like a No. 1

The Lady Tigers already are wearing their new No. 1 ranking pretty well.

February 18, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Blue Jackets just too much for Bradwell

Teams that have a strong tradition are even tougher in the postseason. Bradwell Institute ran headlong into both tradition and experience Tuesday night and the result was a 53-36 loss to No. 2 seed Savannah.

February 18, 2011 | John Wood | Local sports


Prep roundup: Liberty advances

Liberty County High School advanced to the quarter finals of the Region 2-AAAA playoffs and was scheduled to play Statesboro on Thursday after defeating South Effingham on Tuesday night in Guyton, 72-39.

February 18, 2011 | Patty Leon and Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty downs BI in scrimmage

With the rain gone and warmer temperatures arriving, it seemed as if spring had finally sprung Wednesday when Bradwell Institute and Liberty County squared off in a baseball scrimmage.

February 18, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide basketball seniors honored

Long County High School honored senior basketball players during the final home game of the 2011 season in Ludowici.

February 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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Long Co. 10-under team wins state crown

The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.

July 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Preseason games fast approaching for Tigers, Panthers

Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.

July 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Hocking, Darsey win championships at charity event

The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.

July 14, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Sports briefs

Correction

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


‘Bash in the ’Boro’ is Friday

The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


John honored with proclamation, key

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Soccer camp wraps up

Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide finishing summer conditioning

The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.

July 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers resume team practice, raise funds

The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GSU basketball player suspended after arrest

Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.

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


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