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Tourney raises funds for good causes in Long

The Long County Chamber of Commerce held its first golf tournament on Saturday, and tournament director Kerry Hunt called it a successful endeavor.

May 13, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


All-Stars battle at Midway Middle

Scott's All-Stars hosted the third of four tournaments scheduled for the spring league May 7 at Midway Middle School. Ten AAU teams from the Southeast competed in the tourney. The teams were broken down by age level.

May 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Bradwell makes strides

Every dark cloud has a silver lining.

May 11, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


MLK tourney raises scholarship money

Ten scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded to local high school seniors, thanks to the Martin Luther King Observance Association Golf Tournament, which took place April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Heat swimmers qualify for state

Three Liberty County YMCA Heat swimmers qualified for the 14U long course state championship meet, which will take place in July in Augusta.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Semi-annual Mud Bog a success

Big trucks and proud truck owners came together Saturday in Long County to show who had the meanest truck around.

May 11, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Bennett top finisher at state track meet

The local results of the boys' state track meet are as follows:

May 11, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


16U Rebels meet John Wall

The 16U Coastal Crew Rebels recently got a chance to meet NBA player John Wall of the Washington Wizards when they were in Raleigh, N.C. The Rebels also played in a tournament and finished 2-2. Shown with Wall (center) are front row, from left: Keshawn Wright and Isaiah Kight; back row: Jerome Grant, Marvin Walthour, Cameron Kight, Avery Bolton, Denzale Bratcher, Marquise Parker, Jawaun Leach and Spencer Asher.

May 11, 2011 | Staff report | Local sports


J-Bird jumps to next level

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander Jordan Johnson's ability to sink the trey shot from mid-court earned him the nickname J-Bird.

May 09, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI’s Smith to run track at Chattahoochee Tech

Standing 6-feet-4, Bradwell Institute's Jamael Smith was a natural on the basketball court during his junior and senior years in high school.

May 09, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tift County rolls past BI in state tourney

Bradwell's Institute's hopes for a state Class AAAAA baseball title were abruptly ended Friday afternoon by host Tift County.

May 09, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Students take to the field at Walker

Students from Walker Middle School's 4th- and 5th-grade classes took to the field Monday to compete in the school's annual field day competition.

May 09, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


You may be able to putt around plugged holes on green

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.

May 09, 2011 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Tigers’ diamond hopes are dashed

Bradwell's diamond chase was abruptly ended Friday afternoon when Tift County shut them down 13-0 and 8-0 in the first round of the state playoffs.

May 07, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell hits the road

Losses in their past two Region 3-AAAAA games forced the Bradwell Tigers to pack the bus and travel to Tift County for the first round of the state playoffs today.

May 06, 2011 | Patty Leon | 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


McRae receives 76ers jersey in Philly

Jordan McRae was in Philadelphia on Saturday as the 76ers introduced their new members to the media and gave their new players their jerseys.

July 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Elite soccer camp returning to Hinesville

The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring a week-long elite soccer camp starting next Monday at James Brown Park.

July 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Jackson was more than a coach to many in the area

If you asked most men of a certain age, regardless of race or creed, who helped shape, define them and prepare them for life, many would credit their fathers and mothers - rightly so.

July 02, 2014 | John Wood | Local sports


Race honors FDNY

Race honors FDNY

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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