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DNR looks to enhance fishing opportunities

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.

December 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Deer hunters must review either-sex day changes for season

SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there were regulation changes in the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning today.

December 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Lifetime license, recreational passes great gifts for outdoor enthusiasts

SOCIAL CIRCLE - This holiday season, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is offering holiday gifts including lifetime licenses and recreational passes.

December 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Altamaha Riverkeeper to sue Rayonier for water violations

The Altamaha Riverkeeper last week gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup.

December 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Former Panther earns SEC award

For the first time in his University of Tennessee career, Midway native Jordan McRae has been named the Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the week, according to utsports.com.

November 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


McMillan finalist for Butkus Award

Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan is one of five high-school finalists for the 29th annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation's top football linebackers, according to a news release issued by the Butkus Foundation and the National College Football Awards Association.

November 29, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty Hall of Fame inductees named

Five new members will be inducted to the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Liberty County Recreation Department. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold the night of the event.

November 29, 2013 | By Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell teams earn first wins

Both Bradwell basketball teams had an early reason to give thanks when they beat McIntosh County Academy in overtime Tuesday for their first wins of the season.

November 29, 2013 | By John Wood Correspondent | Local sports


Liberty squads split in home games

Liberty County High School's basketball teams each had a split in home games against Jenkins and Richmond Hill.

November 29, 2013 | By Patty Leon and John Wood Courier writers | Local sports


Long County boys get first win of season

The Long County boys' basketball team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by downing archrival Wayne County, 54-47, in Ludowici.

November 29, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local sports


LCRD football results

Pee-Wee league playoffs

November 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


LCRD soccer results

Senior league playoffs

November 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Local standouts continuing success

As the basketball season starts up, there are several local high-school graduates to keep an eye on at the collegiate level.

November 28, 2013 | By Patty Leon | Local sports


Former LCHS Panther topping rushing charts

Former Liberty County High School football player Shadrach Thornton had to sit out the first game of the season for the North Carolina State Wolfpack due to off-the-field legal trouble. Since then, however, Thornton has picked up where he left off last season and currently leads the Wolfpack team in rushing yards with 606 yards on 127 carries.

November 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Coaching legend from Ludowici retiring

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Long-time Auburn University at Montgomery men's basketball head coach Larry Chapman of Ludowici recently announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. As a player at Ludowici High School, he was a two-time all-state selection and twice led his team to the state championship tournament.

November 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


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Sports Quiz

1. Who holds the record for most doubles in a season?

March 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA wins, to play for state championship

First Presbyterian Christian Academy won its final four basketball game Wednesday, beating Griffin Christian, 86-78, in Macon.

March 06, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


FPCA boys in final four play tonight

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' varsity basketball team is heading to Mercer University this afternoon to play in the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title tournament.

March 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers blank Calvary Day

Liberty County pitcher Colby Rhea struck out 12 batters and allowed only one hit in Liberty's weather-shortened 5-0 win against Calvary Day on Monday at home.

March 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Lady ’Landers win thriller

Any reigning state-champion soccer team knows every team it faces will try to knock it down a notch.

March 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide teams fall to ranked Vidalia squads

The Long County High School boys' and girls' teams gave the ranked soccer teams from Vidalia tough fights on Friday.

March 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers look good in loss to Indians

The Bradwell baseball team got closer to - but still fell short of - Charlton County on Saturday.

March 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Bradwell track teams finish in top three at Statesboro Invitational

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team was second overall and the girls' team was third at last weekend's Statesboro Invitational.

March 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Yellow Jackets on diamond

In recent years, the Long County baseball team has been dominated by rival Jeff Davis County. But with a new coach and attitude, Long County fans and players were hoping for different results this year.

March 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty County horse riders honored at banquet

Many area riders were honored during the annual American Saddlebred Horse Association of Georgia banquet Feb. 22 at the Idle Hour Country Club in Macon.

March 05, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Four Highlanders sign with Point University

Four of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's starting varsity soccer players signed scholarships Friday afternoon to play for Point University in West Point, Ga. FPCA's Domonique Kirkley, Clark Sukaratana, Ricky Gilliard and Tyler Cause committed to the same college.

March 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA’s Moses signs volleyball scholarship

Alexandria Moses on Friday penned her name to play volleyball at Agnes Scott College, making her the first volleyball player from First Presbyterian Christian Academy to earn the honor.

March 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Highlanders advance to round 2

Paying tribute to their former head coach and mentor, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys varsity basketball team made a brief stop Thursday afternoon at the grave of Ernie Walthour.

March 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tigers shut out Panthers

Liberty County High School on Friday had been looking to avenge last week's baseball loss to Bradwell Institute, but it didn't happen. Instead, the Tigers team claimed a 10-0 shutout win at home over the Panthers. The game ended in the sixth inning.

March 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA soccer boys beat Alleluia

It's no wonder college scouts have been checking out the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys soccer team and signing players. The squad finished as state runner up last season and is poised to make another state run this year. On Friday afternoon, they helped their chances by beating Alleluia Community School, 5-2, at St. James Field. Highlander Clark Sukaratana signed to Point University on Friday morning and was the first Highlander to score a goal that afternoon. That point was followed by back-to-back goals from midfielder Stanford Graham. Last week, Graham signed a scholarship to play at Middle Georgia ...

March 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


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