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Blue Tide enjoying big numbers, seasoned players

The Long County High School football team began spring practices last week with no shortage of players or experience.

May 12, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Four Panthers place at state track meet

Four Liberty County High School track competitors earned top-12 placings during the first two days of the boys' state track and field meet in Jefferson.

May 12, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McGowan gets no decision Friday

Long County native and Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan got no decision in the Blue Jays' 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday in Toronto, according to ESPN.com.

May 12, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McRae, Brown graduate from schools, prepare for next steps

Two former Liberty County High School basketball stars donned graduation caps and gowns this weekend at their respective colleges.

May 12, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Hurricanes fall in second round

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team fell in the second round of the Elite Football League playoffs to the Commandos, 38-0, May 3 in Jacksonville.

May 12, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


GSU’s McKinnon picked in third round by Vikings

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern running back/quarterback Jerick McKinnon became the 10th Eagle ever selected in the NFL Draft when he was picked in the third round by Minnesota on Friday, according to gseagles.com.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Sports briefs

Relay for Life hoops tournament planned

May 12, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Lady ’Landers fall in semifinals

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer team's quest for a second-straight state title ended Tuesday with a 2-0 loss to Sherwood Academy in Albany.

May 09, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Three Tigers named to All-Region list

Bradwell Institute baseball players Chris Bell, Sage Sammons and Ryan Desbiens have been named to the Region 3-AAAAA All-Region Team.

May 09, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McGowan picks up second win of season

Long County native Dustin McGowan continued his comeback last Saturday by notching his second win of the year for the Toronto Blue Jays.

May 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Bluff Creek, Gravel Hill riders excel at Dixie Cup

Riders from Bluff Creek Stables and Gravel Hill Farms shined at the 2014 Dixie Cup, held May 1-3 at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.

May 09, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Sports briefs

Mother's Day hoops tourney starts today

May 09, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Local archer among top placers at GSU event

Ludowici archer Cassandra Pelton was one of the eight members of the Evans County JOAD Archers who competed April 26 at Georgia Southern University's Final Showdown, hosted by Southern Eagles Archery.

May 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Tide football team selling chicken dinners

The Blue Tide football program is selling chicken dinners from noon-6 p.m. today at Veterans Field. Each dinner is $7, with all proceeds going to the Long County High School football program. See Sunday's Coastal Courier for an update on the Blue Tide's spring practice.

May 09, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Highlander boys get back to state final

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' soccer team is in Saturday's state-championship game after beating Monsignor Academy, 4-2, Monday in Athens.

May 07, 2014 | 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


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