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Long sheriff’s, fire departments raise more than $2K for meals program

Members of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department and the Long County Sheriff's Office raised more than $2,000 last Saturday for the Long County Meals on Wheels program by playing each other in a charity basketball game at Long County Middle School.

January 31, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McRae, Brown have big games

According to utsports.com, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae tallied 26 points and knocked down 6 of 7 3-pointers to help the University of Tennessee beat Ole Miss, 86-70, in a Southeastern Conference game Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

January 31, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Scott’s All*Stars hold first workout of year

Scott's All*Stars conducted their first official workout of the year Jan. 18. According to program founder Marcus Scott IV, more than 40 kids participated. The All*Stars will host a final tryout for the upcoming 2014 season from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at the YMCA. The tryout is open for grades five through nine. For more information, call 912-655-4371 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.

January 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Bringing definition to equitable stroke control

Q: Alice had just finished her round of golf and was preparing to post her score for handicap purposes. She began to change some of her hole scores by marking them with a lower score. Ruth noticed what she was doing and asked Alice why she was changing her score for some of the holes.

January 31, 2014 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Eagles fill out coaching staff

Georgia Southern announced on Wednesday the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff and the retention of two assistant coaches for the 2014 season.

January 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Student becomes the teacher

Former Bradwell Institute baseball player Jeff Polk once played and practiced under the leadership of his father and BI baseball coach, Rhett Hellgren. On Monday, Polk walked onto the Tigers' field as the new baseball coach for the Bradwell boys.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty girls claim win against Jenkins

The Liberty County High School basketball teams split games Saturday in non-region action at Jenkins in Savannah.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


BI swept by Blue Devils

Bradwell's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro in non-region action.

January 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide pick up two wins; Lady Tide slump continues with two more losses

The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally ended its slump by picking up two wins over the weekend.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs Jan. 29, 2014

Low Country

January 29, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Walker Middle boys’ team wins conference crown

The Walker Middle School Wildcat basketball team last week won the Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by defeating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in the championship game in Jesup.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


FPCA’s Pineda has big week

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Miguel Pineda set a new school record Thursday for most points scored in a boys' basketball game when he sank in 52 points in the Highlanders' 119-72 win over Coastal Home School in non-region action at the St. James Sports Center.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers’ streak stopped; Lady Panthers win

The Liberty County boys' basketball team was denied its ninth straight win Friday as Statesboro narrowly beat the Panthers, 39-37, during LCHS's senior-night game.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers win in double OT; Lady Tigers cruise

The Bradwell Tigers got a huge fight from the Windsor Forest Knights on Friday, eking out a 71-68 double-overtime win in Savannah in Region 3-AAAAA action.

January 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McGowan to vie for spot in Jays’ rotation

According to MLB.com, Long County native Dustin McGowan received the OK last week to pursue a spot in the 2014 starting-pitching rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays.

January 27, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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Brown switching from defensive line to offensive line at UCF

Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown is learning the ropes of a new college position at the University of Central Florida's spring practice in Orlando.

March 31, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


McRae, Vols face Michigan tonight

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will lead Tennessee into the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament tonight in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady Tigers notch win at Olvey

Bradwell Institute claimed both soccer games from Jenkins on Tuesday at Olvey Field, while Liberty County High School dropped its games at Calvary Day.

March 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA teams sweep

First Presbyterian Christian Academy swept Memorial Day on Tuesday in soccer action in Garden City.

March 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County girls win, boys lose to Toombs County

The Long County High School soccer teams on Tuesday split games against Toombs County in Lyons.

March 28, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Highlanders lose to Edmund Burke

With the tap of the bat and some good base running Tuesday, First Presbyterian Christian Academy got a small jump on last year's Class AA state runners-up.

March 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty Co. falls to Statesboro High

The Liberty County High School Panthers dropped a 13-2 decision to Statesboro on Tuesday at Panther field.

March 28, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide drop close one to Atkinson County

The Long County High School baseball team lost a tough region game to Atkinson County, 6-5, on Tuesday in Pearson.

March 28, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

Walk-a-Thon planned for scholarships

March 28, 2014 | Staf | Local sports


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