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DeLisha Milton-Jones named head coach at Pepperdine

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones has been named head womens basketball coach at Pepperdine University, the school announced Wednesday.

March 30, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Sports


Wins hard to find for BI, Liberty

Bradwell Institute boys and girls soccer teams could not get wins against Richmond Hill after playing their first game in almost two weeks.

March 27, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA has winning week on soccer pitch

All GISA schools that offer soccer compete in the same classification. Despite having to face schools with much larger player pools, the Lady 'Landers are undefeated at 13-0. The Highlanders are coming into their own during a rebuilding year.

March 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


BI swept by Glynn, Liberty blanked by Appling

Following Bradwell Institute's 10-0 loss to Glynn Academy on the road, the Tigers returned home for game two before going back on the road for the third and final game of the series.

March 27, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Long takes two over Liberty soccer

Liberty County's Lady Panthers' soccer match against Long County Tuesday in Ludowici had the intensity of two boxers slugging it out in prize fight.

March 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Puzzle Run 5k April 1 raises autism awareness

People not directly affected by autism are joining the autism spectrum awareness campaign, according to a local group, as organizers get ready for the third annual Puzzle Run 5K.

March 25, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Sports


Liberty County narrowly beats Long County 4-3 on Diamond

On Tuesday Liberty County High School traveled over to Ludowici to take on Long County High School in a big rivalry game. Though both baseball teams have struggled this year, this game was important because it was a 2-AAA Region contest and it also was for mid-season bragging rights. Both squads had their opportunities to win but when the final out was made the Panthers squeaked out a narrow 4-3 victory.

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County beats Liberty County 4-0

On Tuesday two of soccer's "big dogs" in the 2-AAA Region faced off in Ludowici with Liberty County High School taking on Long County High School. Though both teams went into this game tied for the second spot in the region, whereas in recent years they have been facing off for the top spot. Most soccer novices and experts would agree that both teams have a good shot at playing for the region championship. The game kicked off with both squads playing aggressive and fast, but as the night went on it was apparent that Long County had the ...

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide beat Lady Panthers

On Tuesday the Liberty County High School ladies soccer team traveled over to Long County for a big 2-AAA Region matchup. With the playoffs just around the corner both teams were looking to win this game to help secure a higher seeding in the standings. The game had the intensity of two boxers slugging it out in prize fight, and it took an overtime period before the Lady Tide secured the 2-1 victory. Karelis Jones and Kylee Proffitt put up the two goals for Long County, while Kayla Hernandez put up the one score for Liberty County.

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Nine-ball tourney Saturday expecting 75 players

Saturday, Doodles Billiards is hosting a $1,000 added 9-ball buyback tournament.

March 23, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA boys win first match

Last year in the first round of the GISA state soccer playoffs, the FPCA girls narrowly beat Monsignor Donovan 1-0 in a game that went into overtime.

March 23, 2017 | By Marcia Graham | Sports


Tide split soccer games with SE Bulloch

The Long County High School soccer teams hosted Southeast Bulloch Friday.

March 23, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Y Pirates make splash in first meet

The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA swim program has had its first swim team in over 7 years represented at a competition.

March 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County soccer pick up wins

Recently the Long County High School soccer teams have been very busy with both non-region and 2-AAA action.

March 20, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide struggling on diamond

The Long County High School baseball team's woes continued this week as the Blue Tide fell to Charlton County and Pierce County.

March 20, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Long County hosts soccer playoffs Wednesday

The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams will host the squads from Jefferson County High School Wednesday in the first round of ...

April 24, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide end season on high notes

The Long County High School baseball team wrapped up the season Wednesday by defeating Claxton High School (5-15) in Ludowici.

April 24, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers end season with 5-4 win over Portal

Following their 13-4 loss to Brantley County on Tuesday, Liberty County High School baseball had one final game of the season to win before the ...

April 24, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Former Tide player leads Kentucky tackling

University of Kentucky freshman and former Long County High School standout Jamin Davis saw his first college action Friday in the team's annual Blue ...

April 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Charity Golf Tournament Saturday

PRESS RELEASE

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Lady 'Landers rewriting FPCA record book

The 2017 Lady Highlanders have played their way into FPCA record book.

April 21, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Long beats #10 Appling

After losing their top two pitchers early in the season, the Long County High School baseball team has had a hard time coming up with ...

April 20, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Savannah State asks to drop to Division II

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University President Cheryl D. Dozier Monday announced the intent to classify all athletics programs from NCAA Division I to NCAA Division II ...

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty, BI baseball on hard times

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County baseball were in action in the past few days, with the Tigers, fresh off a series against Brunswick, taking on ...

April 20, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty County wins region track meet

Liberty County High School boys and girls track team are the 2017 Region 2AAA track and field champions. Hosted at their rival school Bradwell Institute ...

April 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty honors seniors, fall to rival Bradwell

The Liberty County Panthers' soccer teams closed out their regular seasons on Thursday, April 13 with a loss and a tie to crosstown, non-region rival ...

April 17, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


FPCA Track qualifies for State

The FPCA track team traveled to Robert Toombs Christian Academy on Wednesday for the GISA region meet. The Highlanders qualified for State in several track ...

April 17, 2017 | By: Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Coaches Caravan comes to Evans County

STATESBORO, Ga - Georgia Southern University Athletics is hitting the road for their annual Coaches Caravan.

April 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


BI JV girls go 6-1-1

The Bradwell Lady Tiger Soccer program concluded its 2017 campaign with a record of 6-1-1, lead by head JV coaches Joanne Van Belkum and Hannah ...

April 17, 2017 | By: BI Varsity Coach Scott Akin Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County Falls to Brantley County 11-3

On Tuesday, the Long County High School baseball team hosted Brantley County in a 2-AAA Region contest. Despite a game effort the Blue Tide were ...

April 17, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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