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Third annual ‘Countdown To Kickoff’ set for July 19

ATHENS - The third annual Countdown to Kickoff charity event featuring more than 50 former Georgia football standouts, including current NFL players, is slated for July 19 at the University of Georgia's Woodruff Practice Fields off Lumpkin Street from 3-6 p.m.

July 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Season ends, Hammerheads look to districts

The regular season for the Liberty County Hammerheads ended in Baxley at the last meet of the regular season. Now, the team is looking toward the district meet July 14 in Hazlehurst. The District meet will determine which swimmers will participate as members of the State Swim Team in individual or relay events.

July 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD’s 2008 junior all-stars

The 2008 LCRD All-Stars for junior softball and baseball and the mite baseball league.

July 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide prepares to hold football camp

The Long County High School football team will hold a football camp on July 14-16 at the Long County practice pacility at Smiley Elementary School.

July 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


High school football schedules announced

The Georgia High School Association has announced the 2008 football schedules for Liberty High, Bradwell Institute and Long County High.

July 24, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Venus wins Wimbledon final over sister

WIMBLEDON, England (AP)- Venus Williams beat sister Serena 7-5, 6-4 Saturday for her fifth Wimbledon title and seventh Grand Slam championship.

July 22, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


LCRD announces the All-Stars in midget league

LCRD All-Stars District 2 Tournament Scores

July 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Dickerson to teach football skills at camp

Former Liberty County Panther football player and Canadian Football League professional Cedric Dickerson is coming to the Liberty County Recreation Department for his annual youth football camp.

July 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Nadal dethrones Federer in five-set Wimbledon epic

WIMBLEDON, England-With darkness enveloping Centre Court and the clock showing 9:15 p.m., Rafael Nadal watched as Roger Federer's errant forehand settled into the net, ending what might have been the greatest men's final on the greatest stage in tennis.

July 22, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Pettis named to 2008 All-Iron-Man Team

For the fifth consecutive year, former Bradwell Institute standout and Hinesville native Will Pettis was named to the Arena Football League's All-Iron-Man Team two weeks ago.

July 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Comcast to televise six GSU football games

STATESBORO - GSU Football will have six games televised live during the upcoming 2008 season. For the fourth straight year, Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast will partner with Georgia Southern University to broadcast three games at Paulson Stadium. SportSouth will also broadcast two games as part of the Southern Conference's television package. The Eagles open the 2008 season at the University of Georgia, a game to be broadcast Pay Per View with kickoff at 12:30 p.m. More details on the Pay Per View package will be announced at a later date.

July 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Panther played for undefeated Tournament of Stars team

July 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Toronto, McGowan Lose to Mariners

The Toronto Blue Jays (41-45) are digging a deeper hole for themselves in the American League East, as they now are 12 games behind the Tampa Bay Rays (52-32). The Rays, who have been on a tear lately going 8-2 during their past ten games, overtook the Boston Red Sox (50-37) last week, and now have the best record in Major League Baseball.

July 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


All-Stars make the state tournament

The Liberty County Recreational Department had two of their All-Star teams earn a spot at the state tournament after placing at the top of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District Two meet June 23-27.

July 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports around the nation

Tech's Jerrard Tarrant arrested, indefinitely suspended from Yellow Jackets

July 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


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Four Liberty County Panthers pen on National Signing Day

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

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers finish season; regional tourney next week

Bradwell Institute was scheduled to host Statesboro Tuesday evening to wrap up the regular season. The final scores from Tuesday's Region 3-AAAAA games were ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders topple Knights

Jumping out to a 33-12 lead in the first quarter, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys sailed to an easy 97-32 win at home Saturday.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County sweeps Bucs

Long County's varsity basketball teams swept the McIntosh County teams Friday in Darien. The boys won 82-54 and the girls 51-48.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers returning last year’s pitching rotation

Liberty County finished last baseball season 14-9 overall and 6-4 in Region 3-AAAA, according to maxpreps.com. The record propelled the Panthers into the first ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Diamond Tigers are young, junior-heavy

Bradwell Institute will have a junior-heavy baseball team this season, according to coach Jeff Polk.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bowling fundraiser for veterans

Marne Lanes will host a Veterans Bowling Fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting Disabled American Veterans, on April 2. The entry fee is $20 per person. Registration ...

February 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty’s McRae impresses in NBA debut

This past week was a whirlwind experience for former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae.

February 01, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bradwell girls go 1-1, boys lose 2; Liberty squads split at Thomson; FPCA boys take 2 of 3 games

Bradwell Institute hosted South Effingham and then traveled to Richmond Hill this week for basketball games. Liberty County split wins on the road Friday at ...

February 01, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide roll over Bacon; Raider boys upset Long

The Long County girls' basketball team traveled to Alma on Tuesday to take on winless Bacon County.

February 01, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dawson makes All-State AA team

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association recently selected Long County softball pitcher Harley Dawson to its 2015 All-State Class AA team.

February 01, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McCullan placing high in senior year

Former Bradwell Institute long-jumper Joshua McCullan is off to a good start in his senior year at Alabama.

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD offers baseball, softball instruction

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


McRae expected to sign with Suns after hitting record 61 points

Jordan McRae set a NBA D-League record by scoring 61 points in Tuesday's 13-123 overtime win over the Canton Charge.

January 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County crowns homecoming king, princes

During the Groves basketball game Friday, Long County held its 2016 Homecoming King and Princes Ceremony.

January 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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