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Region playoffs under way

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School start their respective region playoffs tonight on the road.

February 14, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Long Co. tops Bryan Co. in finales

Long County's basketball teams dominated Bryan County last Friday in Ludowici to wrap up their regular seasons and enter the Region 2-AA tourneys.

February 14, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide soccer teams win first-ever games

Long County made history Monday in Ludowici as the school's first varsity boys' and girls' soccer games were played.

February 14, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Sports briefs Feb. 13, 2013

Correction

February 14, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Long County girls fall to Wayne

The Long County High School girls basketball team was defeated by Wayne County, 42-9, Tuesday in Ludowici.

February 11, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


BI sweeps Groves in finale

Bradwell Institute's basketball teams finished the regular season by sweeping Groves High School in Garden City Friday night.

February 11, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Panthers down Yellow Jackets by 2

The boys basketball team at Liberty County High School won in dramatic fashion Friday night. The Panthers beat visiting Wayne County, 64-62.

February 11, 2013 | Patty Leon Liberty girls not so fortunate, fall big | Local sports


Crusaders roll

The Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys basketball team won the South Region Championship last weekend by defeating Grace Christian Academy, 89-82. On Tuesday, the Crusaders also advanced to the semi-finals of the GCCA state basketball tournament by defeating Old Suwanee Christian 85-43.

February 11, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Is it a hazard, or is it out of bounds? Our pro knows

Question: Ralph and Jack were playing in their monthly interclub match at a course that they had not played before. On the fourth hole Jack hit a big hook and watched as his ball headed toward a small creek on the left side of the fairway. When they arrived at the spot where they thought the ball might be, Jack's ball was nowhere to be found. Since the creek was marked with red stakes, as a lateral water hazard, Jack proposed to take a penalty stroke and drop a new ball within two club lengths of the spot where ...

February 11, 2013 | Graham Lewis | Local sports


Sports briefs Feb. 10, 2013

Pitch for a Cure

February 11, 2013 | Staff report | Local sports


Panthers host Jackets tonight

The Liberty County High School basketball teams host Wayne County tonight.

February 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Liberty’s Walls headed to Tuskegee

Liberty County defensive tackle Taishon Walls signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play for Tuskegee (Ala.) University.

February 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


FPCA sweeps Memorial Day

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's basketball teams swept Memorial Day in Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA battles on senior night Tuesday at a packed St. James Sports Center.

February 08, 2013 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Kids’ run added to Savannah race

The 2013 Race for Preservation will host its first kids' run at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 23 in Savannah, prior to the start of the 5K and 10K events.

February 08, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Blue Tide rally falls short in controversial fashion

The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost to Wayne County, 83-70, Tuesday in Ludowici in a game featuring a wild rally and a controversial ending.

February 08, 2013 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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Long Co. 10-under team wins state crown

The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.

July 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Preseason games fast approaching for Tigers, Panthers

Although a preseason game primarily helps the coaching staff determine where their team is at, it's still a game coaches want to win.

July 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Hocking, Darsey win championships at charity event

The foothills of the Appalachians proved to be the perfect setting for Gravel Hill Farms and Dixie Stables at the third annual Northeast Georgia Charity Horse Show, as both stables claimed class championships.

July 14, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Sports briefs

Correction

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


‘Bash in the ’Boro’ is Friday

The final Georgia Southern Eagle football camp, "Bash in the 'Boro," is set for Friday, July 18, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


John honored with proclamation, key

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John was honored by Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday for being the first Hinesville native to be drafted by a National Football League team.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Soccer camp wraps up

Everyone was sporting new camp shirts Thursday morning as Atlanta Calcio Academy wrapped up its four-day elite soccer training at James Brown Park.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Blue Tide finishing summer conditioning

The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.

July 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tigers resume team practice, raise funds

The Bradwell Institute Tigers resumed team practices this week after taking one week off as required by the Georgia High School Association. The players trained with their helmets on, allowing them to become acclimated to the heat.

July 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


GSU basketball player suspended after arrest

Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a June 26 arrest.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Brown in NBA summer league

Another Liberty County High School basketball player is headed toward a potential NBA career.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Swimming is more than treading water

Tom Dunlap started swimming at age 10 and still asserts - 70 years later - that the sport is good for the body and mind. His friend, Gary Burch, started swimming about two years ago and said it has improved his overall health. Both men regularly take to the pool at the Liberty County YMCA, and while they do it to stay in shape and have fun, they want others to know that the recreational activity can be deadly for those who don't know how to swim. "Most of the kids who drown probably thought they could swim," Dunlap said.

July 07, 2014 | Patty Leon | Local sports


Chapman slated to compete in Canada

It's her first year competing in multi events, but former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman is making the most of it. The University of Georgia junior recently was named to the National Team USA U23 squad that will compete in Canada on Aug. 8-10.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


Delisha Milton-Jones is faring well in NY

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones is in her 15th season with the WNBA.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


LCRD offers ways to keep cool

Summer is here, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities that will let local residents keep cool in the pool.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local sports


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