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Daniel Defense to sponsor NASCAR XFINITY car

Black Creek-based Daniel Defense got quite a bit of air on cable news shows a few years ago when owner Marty Daniel went on Fox News to claim the NFL wouldn't let him run a TV ad on the Super Bowl.

January 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Highlanders rolling through region

The FPCA basketball team has been busy racking up wins in their region. The reigning GISA champions grabbed two wins last week against region opponents Memorial Day School and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide stay close to Tattnall

In a hard fought game that went back and forth all night, the Long County girls basketball team fell to Tattnall County 58-54 Friday.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide drop region match to Tattnall

The Long County boys basketball team hosted arch-rival Tattnall County Friday in a big 2-AAA matchup.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty, FPCA still winning

In high school basketball action over the weekend, Liberty County picked up a victory on the road against Appling County with a 73-55 victory.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Final game in dome bodes well for Falcons

In the final home football game in the Georgia Dome, the Atlanta Falcons were able to punch their ticket to Super Bowl 51 with a dominating 44-21 victory Sunday against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Marne Lanes gets new look, equipment

Since Nov. 7, Marne Lanes of Fort Stewart has been going through renovations to replace the old pinsetter machines, with a set of brand new set of pinsetter machines for all 32 bowling lanes.

January 24, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Winning week for FPCA hoops

It was a good week for First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball as their Vvrsity teams nabbed wins against Memorial and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 23, 2017 | By Maria Graham Correspondent | Sports


Fans, Falcons say goodbye to Georgia Dome

Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game It was the final football game played inside the Georgia Dome for the Falcons, as they will move their new location, The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, next season.

January 23, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers roll past tide in big way

The Liberty County Panthers basketball teams manhandled the Long County Blue Tide on Tuesday in an important Region 2-AAA meeting. All four of the teams were looking to gain momentum heading into the latter part of the season, but it was the home teams that came away with a pair of dominant wins.

January 23, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


Panthers cancel Saturday's games

Liberty County High School is cancelling Saturday's home basketball games against Richmond Hill due to current weather advisories. We will keep you posted on the new dates once the schools are able to reschedule the games.

January 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide coach says he wants more time with athletes, family

Eric McNair told the Long County Board of Education Monday that he would be stepping down as the head coach of the Blue Tide football team, and leaving Long County High School.

January 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Highlanders win title

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and East Georgia College basketball players DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson guided their professional Ecuadorian basketball team, H.R. Portoviejo, to the Ecuador National Basketball League title Wednesday.

January 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New display case for BI champions

There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The efforts to bring the trophy case inside the school hall was spearheaded by former BI athlete and later coach Candler Boyd.

January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long sweeps Brantley

The Long County basketball teams beat Brantley County both games Friday in Nahunta.

January 16, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Panthers baseball lose in close contest

Following Liberty County's 10-9 loss to McIntosh County Academy, the Panthers returned home this past Thursday to face Claxton High.

February 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers basketball advance to second round

Liberty County High School defeated Kendrick High School 92-71 in the first round of the 2017 GHSA AAA State Basketball Tournament. The Panthers advance to ...

February 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Blue Tide basketball players on All-Region Teams

Coaches from around the area gathered last week to select players for the 2-AAA All Region team.

February 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA sets records on Senior Night

FPCA faced Twiggs Academy on Saturday night at St. James.

February 16, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Panthers lose in nail biter

Following the Panthers walk off victory over Bryan County at home, Liberty County traveled to Darien, Georgia for their first road game against McIntosh County ...

February 15, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty County opens season with game winner

Liberty County High School opened the 2017 baseball season with a 2-1 victory over Bryan County on Monday.

February 14, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Pollock new Blue Tide football coach

The Long County Board of Education made it official Monday night. J.T. Pollock is the head football coach at Long County High School.

February 13, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Sports


Bradwell football players compete in All Star Game

Bradwell Institute football seniors Joshua Ingram, Nathan Wallace, Tyler Rider, Isaiah Quarterman, and Terrius Crimiel competed in the Georgia vs Florida All Star Border War ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty County ready to repeat

Liberty County High School girls and boys basketball teams and Bradwell Institute girls basketball teams prepare for the 2017 Georgia High School Association State Basketball ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Bradwell wins Richmond Hill Relays

Bradwell Institute High School won the annual Richmond Hill Relays this past Friday, defeating Richmond Hill High School by one point to win their first ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Hank White scholarships open

Applications for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships are now open. The scholarships are available for two First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Seniors, two Bradwell ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Football showcase coming to Bradwell

TYGTAL Exposure and Sports Consulting Services will be holding a College ID Football Scouting Showcase at Bradwell Institute High School on March 11. The showcase ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA swimmers place at state meet

Three members of the FPCA swim team placed in the GISA state meet on Jan. 28 at Georgia Tech.

February 13, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Polite signs with Cumberland University

Liberty County High School's Eli Polite was a dual threat for the Panthers in 2016 as the team reached the quarterfinals of the state ...

February 13, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Sports


Long County awaiting state brackets

Long County High School's basketball teams competed in their first Region 2-AAA Tournament last week.

February 13, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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