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West Georgia athletic director Murphy to retire

CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) - West Georgia athletic director Ed Murphy announced on Friday his retirement effective Jan. 31.

January 09, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Sloppy, choppy game leaves Florida as BCS champion

MIAMI (AP) - The game defied expectations. Tim Tebow fulfilled them.

January 09, 2009 | AP National Writer | Sports


Lady Tigers defeat Savannah High, 64-32

Girls

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide roll over Pierce Co. Bears, 84-65

Boys

January 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers face four region opponents

It's been nearly three weeks since the Liberty County Panthers hit the courts and tonight they check to see just how rusty they may be.

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA taking the high road

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys basketball team remains the lone undefeated team in Liberty County.

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tech’s Johnson named top first year coach by the FWAA

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FWAA) – Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson was named Thursday as the nation's top first-year coach as part of the Football Writers Association of America and Aon Insurance's Freshman All-America Team.

January 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Smoltz set to sign with Red Sox

BOSTON -- Never shy about pitching on a big stage, John Smoltz, a potential Hall of Famer, is on the verge of signing with the Boston Red Sox, where every game feels big.

January 08, 2009 | By Ian Browne / MLB.com | Sports


Georgia's Stafford, Moreno enter 2009 NFL draft

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - With Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno headed to the NFL, Georgia probably won't have to worry about another preseason No. 1 ranking in 2009.

January 08, 2009 | By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hold that pose: Florida, Oklahoma play for No. 1

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Standing next to the crystal football, Bob Stoops was the picture of Mr. Agreeable.

January 08, 2009 | By Ben Walker AP National Writer | Sports


Orlando builds big lead, holds on to beat Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - For three quarters, Orlando hardly missed. In the final period, nothing seemed to go.

January 08, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Long Countian has link to Miami Dolphins

Most folks in this area know Jerry Smiley for his barbecue. In the Rye Patch area, he has served it to friends from his home and more recently from The Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


BI splits a pair of games with Blue Tide

Lady Tigers

January 07, 2009 | Alena Parker Staff writer | Sports


McGowan focused on new season

As Long County's Dustin McGowan prepares for spring training, the right-hander paused to discuss his team's upcoming season, sketching an idea of what he thinks the Toronto Blue Jays need to focus on to win.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Basketball poll ranks Liberty Co. 4 in Class AAA

The Georgia Sports Writers Association recently ranked the Liberty County High School boys basketball team fourth among teams in Class AAA. Here are the ranked boys teams with their corresponding poll votes (first-place votes are in parentheses):

January 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Sports


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McRae’s rollercoaster leads to ring

Fighting what seemed to be insurmountable odds, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae is basking in the glory of playing in the NBA and ...

June 22, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Tiger track star preparing for Olympic trials

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia track athlete, Quintunya Chapman is preparing for the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, in July.

June 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County lineman signs to play for Mizzou

Long County football player Darvis Holmes signed a letter of intent June 12 to play football with Missouri.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County soccer team has 9 on All-Region teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players selected All-Region.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

BB tourney here Fri.-Sunday

June 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tigers working on passing game

Whistles shrilled out across the track field at Bradwell Institute as the Tiger football team conducted summer conditioning activities last week.

June 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers are senior-heavy

Pumping iron, running sprints and hitting the tackle blocks is what the Liberty County football team has kept busy with throughout the spring. For the ...

June 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


GHSA practice policy for heat and humidity

(a) Schools must follow the statewide policy for conducting practices and voluntary conditioning workouts (including during the summer) in all sports during times of extremely ...

June 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eight Lady Tide named to 2-AA All-Region soccer teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players who were selected to the all-region team.

June 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lovelady in the big leagues

Anticipation erupted into shrieks of joy and excitement at the Hinesville home of former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady.

June 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Game features southeast Georgia players

Area baseball fans got a treat Thursday as two former high school stars and now major league players faced each other on the diamond.

June 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McRae gets time in Finals game 3

Former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae got his first few minutes on the hardwood during game 3 of the NBA Finals for ...

June 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Lady Tigers conditioning

June 15, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Camp focuses on basics, fun

Bradwell Institute's football coaches and a few Tiger players spent the week having a little fun with aspiring players at the Liberty County Recreation ...

June 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Volunteers prep players

"Pick those feet up. Come on, now knees up," William Roberts yelled as he led a group of kids through a football drill Tuesday evening.

June 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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