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Tigers’ young team gearing up

The Bradwell Tigers coaching staff agrees that the 2009 squad can be summed up in one word: young. The team has eight senior starters, two junior starters and one sophomore who will rejoin the huddle with varsity experience. The rest, according to the coaches, are young players who need to step up in order to make the team successful.

August 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editors | Sports


Tigers add new running backs coach

After spending three years with the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers, Barry Hoover traded his eye patch for a set of cat claws when he became the new Bradwell Tigers running backs coach.

August 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Former GSU player signs with Baltimore Ravens

STATESBORO - Former Georgia Southern Football All-American Jayson Foster signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens. He took the field for the first time on Tuesday the first day of the Ravens' preseason training camp. Baltimore has Foster listed as a wide receiver.

August 03, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Johnson signs with Bengals

Two weeks ago he was running drills and teaching the children at the Liberty County Recreation Department the fundamentals of football.

July 31, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers first home game moved to Olvey

The Liberty County Panthers first home game this season at Donell Woods Stadium has been changed to Sept. 11, to allow sufficient time for sod on new engineered soil to take root.

July 31, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local competes in state Special Olympics

Miracle Ashley of Ludowici placed fourth in her division of the State Special Olympics Master's Bowling Tournament on July 18 in Savannah.

July 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Alzheimer’s Association to host night with Gnats

The Sand Gnats are hosting an Alzheimer's Community Night at 6:30 tonight as they take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

July 31, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Brett Favre says no to a comeback with the Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The purple No. 4 jerseys with "FAVRE" on the back were already in heavy circulation around the Twin Cities and it seemed almost inevitable that Brett Favre would end his second retirement to join the Minnesota Vikings.

July 29, 2009 | Jon Krawczynski AP Sports writer | Sports


Zorn: Redskins don't want Vick 'at this juncture'

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Jim Zorn says the team will not sign Michael Vick "at this juncture."

July 29, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


After stunning loss, Phelps rebounds with record

ROME (AP) - Michael Phelps had another swimsuit issue.

July 29, 2009 | Paul Newberry AP National Writer | Sports


A field of dreams

It appears the new engineered soil and sod field for Liberty County High School's Donell Woods Stadium is right on track. The project was to be completed in mid July. With the recent rains the job was set back temporarily but the new sod is down with four weeks to set before the Panthers' home opener on Aug. 28 against McIntosh Academy. Attempts to get comments from school officials Tuesday were unsuccessful.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


'Canes take another

Showing no signs of slowing, the Hinesville Hurricanes barreled across Myrtle Beach Saturday night, defeating the South Carolina Predators 20-8, according to head coach James Sharp.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Anchor runner headed to Belmont Abbey College

Lekeyia Legare spent only one season with the AAU We Run It Track Club in the summer, but her ability to take the anchor leg of the 400x100-meter relay caught the attention of Bill Hodge the new head track coach for Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local golfer, former GSU Eagle competes in Savannah tourney

Special to the Courier

July 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Cheerleaders drum up interest

From a simple front somersault to a hitch pyramid, competitive cheerleading requires physical strength, flexibility and focus. Being involved in cheerleading for 40 years, Linda Purnell said it's time the boys and girls of Liberty County get their opportunity to compete in the sport that has taught her some important life lessons.

July 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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FPCA breezes through round one

On Wednesday, the FPCA Highlanders took another step towards their goal of being back to back state champions. FPCA defeated Lagrange Academy in the first ...

February 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA basketball cleans up in region

The Highlanders are once again celebrating. On Friday night at Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon, the FPCA basketball program won big games and big ...

February 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers advance to quarterfinals with 105-62 win

Liberty County High School defeated Coahulla Creek in the second round of the GHSA 3A state basketball tournament with a final score of 105-62.

February 23, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Tide take Tigers

Despite a game effort, Bradwell Tigers fell to soccer powerhouse Long County 5-1 Friday in Ludowici.

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide still looking for win

The early 2017 season has been tough for the Long County High School baseball team, losing the first three games on the diamond, whether home ...

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide out of tourney, coach leaving

The weekend was a rough one for Long County sports fans. The Blue Tide boys basketball team fell in the first round of the state ...

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers, Tigers lose recent games

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

February 22, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


South Georgia soccer club tryouts Saturday

STATESBORO - The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn't stopped the club from building ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Richardson named 2-AAA player of year

Liberty County junior guard Will Richardson was named the Region 2-AAA Basketball Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season.

February 22, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Basketball playoffs

The FCPA Highlanders defeated the Memorial Day Matadors 69-40 Friday to become GISA AA Region-2 champions.

February 22, 2017 | Staff reports | Sports


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


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