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McGowan signs with Dodgers

Ludowici native and Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to

February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

GSU vs. GSU tonight in Statesboro

Georgia Southern Men's Basketball continues its five-game home stand tonight as in-state rival Georgia State visits Hanner Fieldhouse.

February 05, 2015 | By Georgia Souther AMR | Sports

Hurricanes open season with a victory at home

Liberty County's semi-professional football team, the Hinesville Hurricanes, opened the season Saturday with an 18-15 win over the Jacksonville Black Hawks.

February 04, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Faith Baptist football player signs to LSU

Nigerian native Chidi Valentine-Okeke penned his name to play for the Louisiana State University Tigers during a ceremony held on National Signing Day at his current school, Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici.

February 04, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

New coach guiding Panthers into battle

The Liberty County boys' soccer team will be under new head coach Kristin Hill when the school's teams open their seasons Thursday by hosting Brunswick.

February 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Longtime stable gets new owner, name

Dixie Stables is under new ownership after being owned by Allenhurst resident Lynn Pace for more than four decades.

February 03, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Scott gets state honor

Long County High School running back and quarterback Brendon Scott recently received honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.

February 03, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Chapman hits personal best

Former Bradwell Institute sprinter Quintunya Chapman placed second in the pentathlon Jan. 23 for Georgia at the McCravy Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky, according to a news release on UGA's athletic website.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports

Former Lady Tiger finishing college-hoops career strongly

Former Bradwell Institute forward Seandre Lee will finish her college-basketball career strongly this season at the University of West Georgia.

February 03, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

All*Stars have good turnout for tryouts

Thirty eight boys and girls registered for the sixth annual All-Stars tryouts held Jan. 24-25 and founder Marcus Scott anticipates 100 players from grades 4-11 to be enrolled in the program this season.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports

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February 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Panthers teams enjoy victories over Thomson

The Thomson Bulldogs basketball teams looked to make a statement at Friday's Region 3-AAAA game at Liberty County High School, and the girls' overtime match proved to be a thriller.

February 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

In region play, Lady Tide 1-1, boys 0-2

The Long County High School basketball teams faced Bacon and McIntosh counties this week in Ludowici for Region 2-AA action in which the girls went 1-1 and the boys 0-2.

February 02, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Faith Baptist Christian’s national team seeks title

It's been a whirlwind season for first-year Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball coach Keith Graves.

February 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Lady Tigers top RH in region game

Bradwell Institute played three games last week, two of which were Region 3-AAAAA contests.

February 02, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

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Panthers going to the Final Four

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has earned its way back to the Class AAAA final four.

February 26, 2015 | John Wood | Sports

Panthers make final four

It was an intense battle between Liberty County High and Americus-Sumter but the Panther boys edged out a 58-52 win to advance to the final four of the state playoffs. The Panthers won the game tonight in their home gym.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Report: McRae soon to debut in NBA D-League

Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper.

February 25, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

FPCA set for state tourney play

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Tigers get late runs to top Blue Tide

Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Liberty pitchers deliver no-hitter

Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

FPCA expected to have strong rotation this season

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

BI teams tie, beat Coffee County

The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Long County teams get sweep in Vidalia

The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.

February 25, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Several Panthers compete at MVP camp

Several Liberty County High School players competed at the first Football MVP Camp of the offseason Feb. 15 at Lowndes High School in Valdosta.

February 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Panthers in the Elite Eight

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team played like a region-championship team Saturday.

February 24, 2015 | John Wood | Sports

FPCA boys win region title

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 73-58 Friday in Lyons to capture the region 2-AA title of the Georgia Independent School Association classification.

February 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Tigers start season with win over Panthers

The bats seemed as cold as the blistering Georgia wind, but Bradwell came back from 3-0 Liberty County to take the game 8-6 in the final frame.

February 23, 2015 | John Wood | Sports

Tigers soccer sweep Panthers

Bradwell swept Liberty County High School in soccer Thursday afternoon. The games were played early and cut to 30-minute halves to try and beat the dipping temperatures.

February 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Long County falls to Tattnall Co. on diamond

Long County dropped its first baseball game of the season Tuesday to Tattnall County, 15-10. Playing in Reidsville, the Battle Creek Warriors proved to be too much for the Blue Tide.

February 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

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