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Local private schools clean up at tourneys

Faith Baptist Christian Academy and First Presbyterian Christian Academy, both private schools in Liberty and Long counties, managed some wins at their respective tournaments last weekend.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Rockdale hands Lady Tigers first loss

Playing the court at Westside Macon High School in the Great Southern Shootout, the Lady Tigers took a 58-39 win Saturday afternoon against South Gwinnett before they were handed their first loss of the season Monday afternoon. The girls lost in overtime, 52-57, to the Rockdale County Bulldogs.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Local gymnasts medal at state competition

JESUP - Facing intense competition, three members of the Leaps and Bounds Gymnastics Center level 4 gymnastics team traveled to Moultrie on Dec. 5 and medaled at the 2009 state meet. They were led by coaches Jodie Clackler and Ashley Godwin, who said the girls represented their respective communities proudly.

December 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers bounce Washington Co., 80-52

"Air" Jordan McRae pumped in 36 points and future Hurricane Rion Brown stormed in 21 to help the Liberty County Panthers win 80-52 at home against Washington County in the region opener Friday night.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Highlanders hit 40 straight wins

Riding the winning train, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders have yet to make their first stop. Their 40th straight win was over Robert Toombs Christian Academy, 70-41, on day one of the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament in Lyons County Friday.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


St. James doles out Christmas cheer

Christmas came early for children from the St. James Community Church after-school program, Gabriel House and the Holmestown community. On Wednesday evening at the St. James Sports Center, families were treated to a holiday meal and children received gifts.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Shopping for outdoor enthusiasts simplified

Looking for the perfect gift for the mighty hunter or fisherman in the family can be tedious. Would a new hunting rifle be better than a new rod and reel set? Is a GPS the obvious choice for out-of-town hunting expeditions?

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


McGowan re-signs with Blue Jays

Long County native Dustin McGowan signed a one-year contract on Dec. 13 with the Toronto Blue Jays, ending speculation about whether the right-handed pitcher would return to Toronto for the 2010 season.

December 21, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long BoE thanked for Cancer Relay work

The Long County Board of Education recently received a plaque from the American Cancer Society, thanking the system for its participation in the 2009 Relay for Life. Relay for Life Regional Cancer Control Director Sharon Proudfoot presented the token of appreciation to the board.

December 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA earns 39th win

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are looking for wins 40 and 41 this weekend at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament. The boys 39th win came Tuesday night with a lopsided 117-34 victory against Providence Christian.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide look to avenge loss with upcoming rematch

The Long County High School boys basketball team fell to Glynn Academy on Tuesday, 54-73, in a game that proved to be a serious struggle for the Tide.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Panthers prep for region games

The Liberty County Lady Panthers defeated the Long County Lady Tide 60-22 on Friday, and downed the McIntosh Academy Lady Buccaneers 62-51 on Saturday. However, the back-to-back wins also cost the Panthers two players. Senior Miata Askew suffered a knee injury Friday and sophomore Diamone Johnson was hurt Saturday.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide softball team to raffle off stocking

Though the season is over for the Long County High School softball team, it won't be that long until the girls are back on the diamond, doing their best to bring home a region championship.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Undefeated Panthers prep for region game

Taking a 53-41 win Saturday against McIntosh Academy at home, the Liberty County Panthers held onto a 9-0 winning streak as they prepared to play their first region game, hosting Washington County Friday night.

December 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide beat Tattnall for first win

It took nearly two months, but the Long County High School boy's basketball team won its first game of the season Saturday. The Tide beat Region 2-AA rival Tattnall County High School in Ludowici, 72-44.

December 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Brough stands out at Bradwell

Kailey Brough picked up this cross country season where she left off during track season.

December 12, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD All-Stars take District 2 titles

The Liberty County 10U All-Star football team won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 tournament and advanced to the GRPA State Tournament.

December 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


FPCA swept at home by St. Andrews

In their first home games of the season, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders were swept by St. Andrews on Thursday at the St. James ...

December 11, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Long County team wins state rec crown

The Long County 8U All-Star football team won the Georgia Parks and Recreation Class C state title Sunday, beating Dooley County 39-24.

December 11, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Welcome to the Hall, y’all

The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the John McIver Auditorium of the ...

December 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Bradwell tops in rival games

Boys basketball

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County Recreation Department news

The Long County Recreation Department 10U coed All-Star soccer team finished second in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association district tournament. Shown with their coach ...

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long Co. cheerleaders place 3rd at regional

The Long County High School Competition Cheerleading team placed third in the Georgia AAA Region Competition held recently in Dublin.

December 05, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long County rec team wins district

Long County Recreation Department teams fared well in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association soccer and football, including District 1 champion 8U football team.

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panther named region's player of year

Liberty County junior running back Kris Coleman was named the Region 2-AAA Player of the Year and teammate Alvin Roberts was named the region's ...

December 01, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Blevins a star early for BI

JUNIOR STANDOUT: Jasmine Blevins has been a force for Bradwell basketball in the early part of the 2017 season. The 5-foot-5, junior guard is in ...

November 30, 2017 | By Ross Couch Special to the Courier | Sports


BI's radio broadcasts include Panthers

LowCountryradio.com will broadcast two Bradwell Institute basketball matchups this week, including against the Liberty County Panthers Saturday.

November 30, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Conference championship week is here

If you read this feature regularly, you know the drill. But just in case you're new to the area, welcome to the Coastal Courier ...

November 30, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Interim coach steps up at GSU

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 29, 2017 | By Mike Anthony Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan's jersey retired at LCHS game

Former Liberty County High School standout Raekwon McMillan and his family were at Donell Woods Stadium on Friday for the retirement of McMillan's No ...

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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