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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


McGowan signs with Dodgers

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

February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA swimmers do well at state meet

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy swimmers did well at the Georgia Independent School Association State Meet on Jan. 30 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local track team set personal goals

The We Run It track team competed at the Eastern High School Classic on Jan. 31 at the University of North Carolina.

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Football Adds 22 to Roster on National Signing Day

STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia Southern football team added 22 student-athletes in the 2015 Signing Day Class as announced by Head Coach Willie Fritz.

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU Sports round up

GSU football season-ticket renewal deadline approaching

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | 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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FPCA hits 3-pointer at buzzer to make semis

Frederick Heaggans hit a 3-pointer from half-court at the buzzer Saturday to lift the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team over Furtah 66-64 in the Georgia Independent School Association quarterfinals in Stillmore.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Road ends for Panthers

CARROLLTON - Foul trouble and Jonesboro's second-half offensive excellence proved too tough a combination for No. 7 Liberty County in its 71-43 loss in the Class AAAA Final Four on Saturday at the University of West Georgia Coliseum.

March 02, 2015 | By John Wood Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


Golf tournament set for April 18

The MJM Foundation Inc. and Georgia Coastal Youth Inc. will host the Inaugural "Two Person Captains Choice" Golf Tournament at 1:30 p.m. April 18 at Cherokee Rose Country Club.

March 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Hurricanes hit season’s halfway point

Liberty County's semi-professional football team, the Hinesville Hurricanes, took a 2-2 record into this weekend's action.

March 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Former Tiger breaks school record

Former Bradwell Institute track athlete KeAndrea Ladson, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina Upstate, broke her own school record in the 55-meter hurdles Feb. 20 at the App State Indoor Open in Boone, North Carolina.

March 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County All-Stars compete in district tournament

The Long County 12-under all-star basketball competed Thursday in the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Tournament in Baxley. In a game that went back fourth for four quarters, Appling County won, 37-28.

March 02, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty tops BI in rematch

Liberty County balanced the scales with Bradwell Institute on Friday in its 9-4 non-region baseball win at BI.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Two Lady Panthers sign with colleges

Liberty County High School soccer player Myesha Robinson signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Friday at the LCHS media center.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Two Lady Panthers sign with colleges

Liberty County High School soccer player Cortney Welch will play at South Carolina State after signing a letter of intent Friday at LCHS' media center.

March 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide in first place after win; Lady Tide fall

The Long County High School boys' soccer team got a huge win Friday, beating Benedictine Military School, 6-5, in Ludowici.

March 02, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA advances in state tournament

First Presbyterian Christian Academy advanced to the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA tournament, beating Furtah Prep Saturday, 66-64. The game, which was played at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore, was decided by a last-minute three-pointer by the Highlanders.

February 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Jonesboro bumps Liberty from state tourney

The Liberty County Panthers lost their final-four game in Carrollton Saturday evening. The score against Jonesboro was 71-43.

February 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA boys in state quarterfinals

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play Furtah Prep in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


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