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Former area hoopsters shining in college

Many former local basketball players either are getting ready for Christmas break or are planning to travel during the holidays to play in basketball tournaments for their respective colleges.

December 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Versatile Kirkley named FPCA’s POY

Maintaining a high grade-point average and juggling three different sports is not easy. But for First Presbyterian Christian Academy multi-sport athlete Domonique Kirkley, it's just another active day.

December 20, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide football players recognized at banquet

Long County High School hosted its fall sports banquet Tuesday.

December 20, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Thornton suspended indefinitely at NC State

Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton has been indefinitely suspended from the North Carolina State University football team amid allegations of marijuana use and a sexual battery charge.

December 20, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Army shows interest in Monken

The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken.

December 20, 2013 | Matt Yogus | Local sports


McMillan rolls with Ohio State

The answer Liberty County had been waiting for and Buckeye Nation had been hoping for finally came Monday morning.

December 18, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers sweep Tide squads

It was a non-conference game between rivals Saturday, and when the dust settled at Liberty County High School, the host Panthers swept Long County.

December 18, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Brown, UM to play at SSU

According to the University of Miami athletic website, former Liberty County High School basketball player Rion Brown returns to his home state when the Hurricanes play at Savannah State at 7 p.m. Thursday.

December 18, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


McRae reaches milestone at UT

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae reached a milestone Saturday, scoring his 1,000th career point at the University of Tennessee, according to utsports.com.

December 18, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Local youth soccer team takes third at state tourney

The Liberty County Recreation Department's midget league soccer team placed third overall in the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association state tournament Dec. 6-7 in Thomasville. The team beat Thomasville in game one, 3-0, but then lost to Columbia County, 4-2, in overtime.

December 18, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


McMillan picks Ohio State

Liberty County High School star football player Raekwon McMillan has chosen Ohio State to continue his playing and academic career.

December 16, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Bradwell teams notch sweep

Bradwell Institute swept Windsor Forest on Friday at BI, with the Lady Tigers earning a 51-28 win and the Tiger boys beating the Knights, 68-47.

December 16, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers give out football awards

Liberty County High School hosted a banquet Thursday night to honor the football team's second successful season in a row and hand out player awards.

December 16, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Tide teams top Bacon Co.

The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday picked up Region 2B-AA wins over Bacon County in Ludowici.

December 16, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Liberty County Rec Department soccer

District 2 scores

December 16, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


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Lady Panthers earn third win of the season

Liberty County High School managed to squeeze in soccer games Tuesday in Brunswick despite misty weather in the afternoon.

March 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long County drops one to Benedictine

The Long County High School baseball team lost a tough game Tuesday, falling to Benedictine Military School, 2-0, in Savannah.

March 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs

The Southeast Georgia Report will host the fourth annual Middle-School/Freshman/Sophomore All-Star Game beginning at noon Saturday at Midway Middle School.

March 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


All*Stars hold annual retreat

Scotts All*Stars held their annual retreat Feb. 21-23. The retreat provides an opportunity for all players in the program to learn about team requirements while participating in team-building activities. Scott's All*Stars players learned how to tie a necktie and heard about the mission and vision of the program. They also attended a college fair (MegaGenesis) and church at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist. There were 25 boys in grades six through nine. For more information, go to www.scottsallstars.com or call 912-655-4371.

March 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Long County 14U wins district championship

The Long County 14U boys' basketball team won the GRPA District 2 basketball title on Saturday by defeating Southeast Bryan County/Richmond Hill, 48-41, in the championship game in Ludowici.

March 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Eagles set spring practices

STATESBORO - New head coach Willie Fritz and the Georgia Southern football team open their 2014 spring practice schedule Tuesday, March 25.

March 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


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


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