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Ex-Tiger Lliso is Army’s place kicker

As if being a top rated soccer player, place kicker and member of the JROTC for the Bradwell Institute Tigers was not impressive, Joey Lliso set the bar one level higher when he was taken as a walk-on place kicker for the U. S. Army football team at West Point Military Academy.

August 19, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hammerheads have state champ

It took nearly a decade, but the Liberty County Recreation Department's swim team, the Hammerheads, had one of its own take the title at the state swim meet in Tifton last weekend.

August 19, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sticking to the Wing-T

"It's been good to us," Tiger football head coach Jim Walsh said about the offensive strategy the team has consistently used for years.

August 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


NFL pre-season starts Sunday

The 2008 football season kicks off with pre-season action at 8 p.m. Sunday. Hall of Fame Week pits the Indianapolis Colts against the Washington Redskins. NBC Sports will telecast the game nationally, while Westwood One provides national radio coverage.

August 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Marching band preps for season

August 15, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


McGowan out for season with injury

Long County native Dustin McGowan had the rug pulled out from under him last week when

August 15, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Tigers have depth at QB

The Bradwell Institute Tigers had the unfortunate fate of losing their starting quarterback last season before the first snap was ever taken from center. Wilson Brown had impressed the coaches with his abilities and skills so much he took snaps for the varsity as a ninth grader. Last season he was going to lead the Tigers as a sophomore but a knee injury in the spring dashed the Tigers' vision for him as the starting quarterback.

August 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Gators going to nationals

The Gator Girls U10 3V3 soccer team participated in the Savannah 3V3 Soccer Challenge two weeks ago and qualified to play in the Disney Challenge Sports National Championship.

August 14, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Hurricanes tough it out Ironman style

Head coach Jamie Sharp of the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team is not one to back down from a battle. Win or lose he prefers to do it on the gridiron.

August 14, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Former Globetrotters travel to support troops, families

The parking lot of the Hunter Golf Course was even more crowded than usual on Saturday morning to the delight of soldiers and their families. Those in attendance had the opportunity for a meet and greet with the comedic Harlem Globetrotters' former members at the newly opened Hunter Golf Club Pavilion located at Hunter Army Airfield.

August 14, 2008 | By Kaytrina Curtis Special to the Courier | Sports


4-1/2 men try to take crown in Orlando

4-1/2 Men hope to out do the second place finish they had last year, by bringing home the first place trophy as they head out to play at the 3v3 National Soccer Tournament at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando tomorrow.

August 14, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


All-Stars bring smiles to Savannah

Meadowlark Lemon and his Harlem All-Stars held a charity game Sunday in Savannah to honor first responders and help a charity that assists victims from the Imperial Sugar Co. refinery explosion in February.

August 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


UGA offers guaranteed gameday parking on campus for $120

University of Georgia

August 13, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Valdosta is ESPN's Title Town

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Valdosta is now TitleTown USA.

August 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Eagles named preseason All-Southern Conference

GREENVILLE - Georgia Southern University landed four players on the pre-season All-Southern Conference football

August 12, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


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Panthers edged out Phoenix, advance to championship game

New Hampstead did all they could to try and pull the upset of the evening in Thursday's Region 3-AAAA semi-final game against the Liberty ...

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA boys go 3-1 in last four games

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team has played four games this past week earning three wins and a loss.

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide Advance in Region Tourney with Win Over McIntosh County

On Wednesday the Long County High School ladies basketball team advanced into the semifinals of the 2-AA Region basketball tournament with a 64-61 win over ...

February 12, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers win on buzzer beater

Bradwell Institute's basketball teams were in Camden County Monday and Tuesday for the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA tournament. Liberty County High School ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide recognizes seniors

Long County had basketball senior night Friday, when the teams played St. Vincent's Academy and Benedictine Military School.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Region 2-AA tourney doesn’t see Tide until Friday

The 2-AA Region Basketball Tournament is in full swing this week in Ludowici. Games tipped off Tuesday night for low-seeded teams.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Suns give McRae 10 more days

According to a Phoenix Suns news release, Jordan McRae has signed an additional 10-day contract to stay with the NBA team.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Ex-Panther excelling

Former Liberty County multi-sport athlete Courtney Rhodes is excelling in track at the University of the Cumberlands.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders expect strong arms, season

The Highlanders rocked Region 2-AA last year, finishing at 7-3 and 12-7-1 overall for the season. And First Presbyterian Christian Academy looks ready for another ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sikes earns conference honor again

NORFOLK, Va. - For the second consecutive year, Savannah State first baseman Trey Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Preseason Player of the Year ...

February 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


H-ville Hurricanes win season opener

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team won its first game of the season Saturday.

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

ASU's Pirate Road Race Saturday has pirates, love

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


LeCounte, Echols named Players of the Year

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte and Bradwell Institute player Luther Echols were named the 2016 Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier Players of the Year ...

February 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Four Panthers sign to play college ball

Liberty County football players Calvin Holmes, Jacari Roberts, Jacquez Williams and Martial Washington signed letters of intent to play football at college Wednesday morning during ...

February 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI finishes season splitting games with Statesboro

Bradwell's basketball teams closed out the 2015-16 regular season against Region 3-AAAAA opponent Statesboro. The Lady Tigers picked up the win 32-17. The Tigers ...

February 08, 2016 | John Wood | Sports


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