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Getting a taste of Europe

For the past three years, soccer coach Gavin Asteghene has come to Hinesville to teach young players how to up their games.

July 08, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae also playing in Utah league

Jordan McRae is poised to prove he deserves a spot in the NBA this season.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Ohio State blog lists McMillan as ‘breakout player’

Buckeyes sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan made the list of Ohio State's 2015 breakout players, according to ElevenWarriors.com writer Tim Shoemaker.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


John put on Indianapolis’ 90-man roster

After being placed on injured reserve with the Indianapolis Colts last year in his rookie season, former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University offensive lineman Ulrick John has made the NFL team's 90-man roster.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

'Pig drop' fundraiser set

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Thornton volunteers at Russell Wilson camp at NC State

Liberty County High School alumnus and current North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton was one of 12 Wolfpack players who volunteered in the Russell Wilson Passing Academy on June 23 at Carter-Finlay Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two coaches join men’s basketball staff

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern men's basketball head coach Mark Byington has announced the hiring of Ben Betts and Rob Burke to his staff for the 2015-16 season.

July 08, 2015 | By Ga. Southern AMR | Sports


Rebels play well in North Carolina tournament

An overtime loss prevented the St. James Coastal Crew 12U Rebels basketball team from playing in the championship last weekend at a tournament in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

July 06, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


All*Stars learn at Duke BB camp

Six Scott's All*stars' basketball players participated in a recent Duke University basketball camp.

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Georgia Games cycling championships set for July 11

MARIETTA - The Georgia State Games Cycling Championships road race will take place July 11. The criterium and time trials will follow on July 12.

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eight Eagles named All-Sun Belt

STATESBORO - Eight Georgia Southern football student-athletes have been named preseason All-Sun Belt by Athlon Sports, and the Eagles have been picked second in the conference by the publication.

July 05, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


My take: Eagles face other side of coin

At about this time last year, Georgia Southern football fans were getting pretty antsy about the upcoming season.

July 02, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Putting in summertime work

Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.

July 01, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


McRae to play in NBA Summer League

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.

July 01, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two BI players finding success on Team Elite

High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.

July 01, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


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Bulldogs to turn to backs this season

MACON - The heat of fall camp for the Georgia Bulldogs football team may not be a direct byproduct of the competition for the starting quarterback ...

July 30, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue Correspondent | Sports


Coaches, players gather for media event

WAYCROSS - High-school football coaches from around southeast Georgia were at the Historic Rail Head Depot on Saturday to meet with media and fans before teams ...

July 29, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Blue Tide Kick-Off Celebration is Friday

When new Long County High School head football coach Eric McNair took over the program, he said he was excited about the new season beginning.

July 29, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Middle Georgia State coach runs soccer camp in Hinesville

Middle Georgia State University head soccer coach Vinny Gill hosted a camp last week at Hinesville's Brown Park.

July 29, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

All*Stars banquet Friday

July 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Men’s hoops team heads to Costa Rica

Fresh off of a surprising season that saw it get a win away from the NCAA tournament, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team is ...

July 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tiger marching band adopting Latin theme

Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band will add salsa this year as its football halftime shows will feature a new Latin theme.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther band will moon-walk halftimes

Liberty County High School's Panther Marching Band will moon-walk to pop icon Michael Jackson songs this year during football halftime shows.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide open softball regular season Aug. 4

The schedule for the Long County High School softball team is nearly set.

July 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part ...

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU athletics extend Learfield contract

Georgia Southern University announced Wednesday that a new 15-year agreement with Learfield Sports for multimedia rights of Georgia Southern athletics had been reached.

July 25, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


SBC coaches honor six Eagles

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt ...

July 23, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


2 Panthers recognized by ESPN

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is ranked as the No. 1 safety in the nation for the Class of 2017, according to ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan placed on NFL Draft watch list

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein has placed former Liberty County High School football player and current Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan among the ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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