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Lady Tigers strike gold

Injury-riddled Bradwell Institute won the bronze division of the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament over the weekend at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.

August 31, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers place second at tournament

With Region 2A-AAAA games beginning this week, the Liberty Lady Panthers spent the weekend playing in the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament to hone their skills and improve their game.

August 31, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Race for the Shrine tonight at Pooler track

The eighth annual Race for the Shrine will be the feature race tonight at the Oglethorpe Speedway in

August 31, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tigers fall to Glynn on road

Bradwell Institute was looking to stir their own storm in Brunswick as they opened their season at Glynn Academy Friday night, but the Red Terrors routed the Tigers 27-2 to get the win.

August 29, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


The other Panthers win

It was a battle between two Panther teams, one looking to defend their home field, the other looking to duplicate the results from last year's opener.

August 29, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Panthers fall victim to big inning

It was neck-in-neck as the visiting Richmond Hill Wildcats and the Liberty Lady Panthers exchanged leads and a tie in Tuesday's softball game.

August 29, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County falls 28-20 to Redskins

Long County High School opened up the Ronald Flott era on the road Friday night against Bryan County High School. The Blue Tide battled the Redskins before falling 28-20. Look for the story in Wednesday's Courier.

August 29, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Brantley Co. holds off Lady Tide, 4-2

The Long County High School softball fell 4-2 to Brantley County on Thursday in Ludowici.

August 29, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lights out for local teams Friday night

Friday night's lights were dim for the local teams with Liberty County High School, Long County and Bradwell earning losses to open the football season.

August 26, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Football season is here

Hurricane Irene may no longer be a threat in our area, but there are still storms looming tonight on football fields across southeast Georgia.

August 26, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide face similar foe tonight

Well, it's finally here - the first football game of the season for Long County High School. Tonight the Blue Tide travel over to Pembroke to take on Bryan County High School for the first game with coach Ronald Flott at the helm.

August 26, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI, Liberty softball teams off and running

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School's softball teams were on the road Tuesday for their first region games of the season.

August 26, 2011 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Walker Middle School bounces back

The Walker Middle School Wildcats football team split a pair of games Wednesday in a tournament in Waycross. In their first game, the Wildcats lost to Waycross, 16-0, but in their second game, they defeated Brantley County, 8-6. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see photos from the game.

August 26, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Faith Baptist players fare well at camp

Faith Baptist Christian Academy Crusaders basketball players Jaquez Motley, JJ Frazier, Aaron Scott and Kirk Hill showcased their talent at the Elite Hoops Showcase on Aug. 13-14 in Birmingham, Ala.

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Thunder make noise in Statesboro tournament

The 2012 AAU season just got started, and already the 15U Liberty Thunder team proved they will be hard to beat. The team finished second in a tournament in Statesboro on Aug. 12-13. Coach Patrick Sammons said it was an accomplishment, considering his 15U team played up a division against 16U teams. The Thunder went 3-1, losing the championship to the Wayne County Rampage. "The boys played well all weekend with great defense and timely hitting," Sammons said.

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | 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


Brown in NBA summer league

Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Swimming is more than treading water

Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Chapman slated to compete in Canada

It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Delisha Milton-Jones is faring well in NY

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


LCRD offers ways to keep cool

Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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