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Sharpe brothers visit hometown, tell middle school students to dream big

National Football League greats Shannon and Sterling Sharpe spoke to kids at Glenville Middle School on Friday.

May 14, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA plays for state title Saturday

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's girls' soccer team will play at 5 p.m. Saturday for a state title. The championship game against Gatewood School will be held at Frederica Academy on St. Simons Island.

May 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Trio of Lady Panthers headed to Morris College to play basketball

Liberty County High School basketball payers Tiara Howard, Diamone Johnson and Courtney Rhodes are taking their hoop skills to Morris College next season.

May 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Clemson makes offer to LB

Clemson can be added to the list of BCS schools vying for Liberty County Panther linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

May 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide scrimmage tonight at 6 p.m.

The Long County High School football team wraps up spring training tonight with a scrimmage.

May 11, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tybee hosting EVP event

Tybee Island will host the third annual EVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, featuring elite professional athletes, free agents and amateur volleyball players. This event is free and open to spectators.

May 11, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Barracudas ranked No. 1 in US

The Hinesville 14U Barracudas won the Cinco de Mayo Tournament held over the weekend in Macon.

May 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


HAPfan tournament going strong as it raises money for local scholarships

Golfers from all over the area came out recently to participate in the fourth annual HAPfan Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.

May 09, 2012 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Local team is No. 1 on national list

The Hinesville 14 and younger Barracudas, a United States Specialty Sports Association traveling baseball team, was ranked No. 1 in the country on the USSSA Power Rating released Tuesday morning.

May 08, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


’Landers one win away from title

Hosting last year's state runners-up, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team figured it had a tough task at hand.

May 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Team Hinesville scores nine medals at Matt Davis Memorial tournament

Team Hinesville Weightlifting captured five gold medals, three silvers and a bronze at the Matt Davis Memorial held at the Anderson/Cohen Weightlifting Center April 28 in Savannah.

May 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA, BI eliminated

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team forced a tiebreaker game in the state playoffs after going 1-1 Friday in the best-of-three series at Citizen's Christian Academy in Douglas. However, the Highlanders lost game three Saturday afternoon.

May 07, 2012 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Special Olympics held on Stewart

The Special Olympics held their opening ceremony April 27 on Fort Stewart starting with their parade of athletes. According to Debbie Tomkiewicz, adaptive physical education teacher and local coordinator of the Liberty County Special Olympics, athletes from Fort Stewart, Liberty and Long County participated in track, wheelchair races and throwing events. "Our event would not have been successful without the help of Mavis Crowell, who works at ACS on Ft. Stewart and Larry Laughlin, who works with their youth sports program," Tomkiewicz said.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Scott’s All-Stars donate time

Scott's All-Stars earned some community service hours volunteering their time at last week's Small World Festival. The young men worked from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. setting up tables, picking up litter and helping out local vendors at the event. The boys also were able to enjoy the entertainment and observe the different cultures that reside in Liberty County.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


On striking the golf ball more than once

Question: Ralph and James are playing in their men's association Saturday event. On the 18th hole, Ralph has a short pitch shot and decides to use his lob wedge. As he swings, his club strikes the ball twice, and it lands one foot from the hole.

May 07, 2012 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


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FPCA falls in baseball opener

Rain forced the cancellation of the First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team's first four games over a two-week period, setting up the Highlanders to open the season with a region game against Trinity Christian, the reigning Region 2-AA champs.

March 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty riders dominate at spring show

The 2014 American Saddlebred horse-show season kicked off March 1 in Brunswick at the second annual Golden Isles Riding Academy Spring Charity Horse Show. Liberty County riders representing Bluff Creek Stables on Colonels Island, Dixie Stables in Allenhurst and Gravel Hill Farms in Hinesville made their presence known at the season's inaugural show, bringing home blue ribbons in 24 out of 37 classes and placing in the top five in 31 classes.

March 17, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Long 10U hoops team does well at tourney

The Long County All-Star 10-and-under basketball team recently competed in the Georgia Recreation Park Association District 2 Class C Tournament. Though the boys fell short of taking home a region title, they did have a successful outing by advancing to the second round.

March 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Commission honors 14U basketball team

The Long County Commission recognized the county's 14-and-younger basketball team March 4 for winning the Georgia Recreation and Park Association district championship.

March 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


McRae, Brown earn postseason honors

Former Liberty County High School basketball players Jordan McRae and Rion Brown have earned league and region postseason honors, according to reports posted on the University of Tennessee and University of Miami athletic websites.

March 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McMillan adjusting to college

Former Liberty County High School standout and current Ohio State freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan made a strong first impression during the Buckeyes' first week of spring football practice.

March 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall to Wildcats

It was hard enough for the Bradwell baseball team to lose its Region 3-AAAAA opener, 13-0, at Effingham on Monday. Making things tougher, the Tigers on Tuesday hit the road for a game against a hard-hitting Richmond Hill team.

March 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Three from Bradwell named to All-Region team

Bradwell Institute's Malcolm Dingle, Jamorris Hill and Reasha Stokes earned recognition on the 2014 Region 3-AAAAA All-Region boys' basketball teams.

March 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. picks up two victories

So far, this week has been a good one for the Long County High School baseball team.

March 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Panthers notch a region win

The Liberty County girls' soccer team notched its first Region 3-AAAA win of the year by defeating Statesboro High, 2-0, on Tuesday at Donell Woods Stadium.

March 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide girls top Atkinson, boys lose another close one

Long County's soccer teams split their home games with Atkinson County on Tuesday.

March 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. weightlifting team gets fourth in state

Members of the Long County High School weightlifting team competed in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association AA/AAA state meet March 1 in Louisville.

March 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA lands just short

An inspiring season ended with a gut-wrenching loss.

March 12, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


’Landers shut out Valwood

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' soccer team notched a 3-0 win over Valwood Christian on Monday at St. James Field.

March 12, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers fall at Ware County

The Bradwell soccer teams lost its games against Ware County on Friday in Region 3-AAAAA action in Waycross.

March 12, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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