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Tiger marching band adopting Latin theme

Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band will add salsa this year as its football halftime shows will feature a new Latin theme.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther band will moon-walk halftimes

Liberty County High School's Panther Marching Band will moon-walk to pop icon Michael Jackson songs this year during football halftime shows.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide open softball regular season Aug. 4

The schedule for the Long County High School softball team is nearly set.

July 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU athletics extend Learfield contract

Georgia Southern University announced Wednesday that a new 15-year agreement with Learfield Sports for multimedia rights of Georgia Southern athletics had been reached.

July 25, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


SBC coaches honor six Eagles

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 23, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


2 Panthers recognized by ESPN

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is ranked as the No. 1 safety in the nation for the Class of 2017, according to ESPN's list of the top 300 incoming juniors.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan placed on NFL Draft watch list

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein has placed former Liberty County High School football player and current Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan among the top college-football linebackers to watch in 2015.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell Institute’s schedule set for 2015

Bradwell Institute has put the finishing touches on its 2015 softball schedule.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


UGA’s Chapman named All-Academic by group

Former Bradwell Institute track star and current University of Georgia senior heptathlon competitor Quintunya Chapman made the list Friday of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's 2015 All-Academic honorees. Chapman was one of the 838 women honored from 207 different Division I schools.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell gets attention at Nike Peach Jam

The Georgia Stars 16U AAU basketball team claimed the 2015 Nike Peach Jam title last week in North Augusta, South Carolina, led primarily by the shooting efforts of Liberty County High School basketball player Davion Mitchell.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball fundraiser set

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


6 Eagles earn preseason honors from SBC coaches

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Getting back to full strength

Local personal trainer Vince Gumataotao placed fourth overall in the light heavyweight division at the National Physique Committee Georgia Bodybuilding competition July 11 in Atlanta.

July 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Riceboro native Milton-Jones breaks record

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones broke the WNBA record for games played when she took the court Friday in the Atlanta Dream's 90-84 win against ...

September 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blair, Johnson to play professional basketball

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball player Jordan Johnson and former Bradwell Institute player Jon Blair are headed to professional-basketball careers.

September 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers, Tigers set for home games on Friday

Liberty County welcomes the McIntosh County Academy Buccaneers to Donell Woods Stadium at 7:30 Friday night.

September 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide have questions to answer on special teams

After a disappointing 21-14 loss to Tattnall County on Friday in Reidsville, the Long County football team will have its open week this week.

September 02, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles open Saturday at West Virginia

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles will take on the Mountaineers of West Virginia on Saturday, marking the second straight season that the Eagles open up ...

September 02, 2015 | Mike Anthony Special to the Courier | Sports


Local AAU girls’ team holding raffle

The Georgia Lady Dream basketball team is selling raffle tickets to raise funds for the upcoming season.

September 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers keep Commissioners Cup

Liberty County High holds on to the Commissioners Cup one more year after beating Bradwell Institute 34-6 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


GSU lineman added to Lombardi watch list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern senior offensive guard Darien Foreman has been included on the watch list for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award.

August 28, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles' secondary on patrol

STATESBORO - It's pretty hard to look back at Georgia Southern's inaugural season in the Football Bowl Subdivision and find anything that could be ...

August 27, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Tigers, Panthers resume rivalry Friday

The annual football game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute is one of the most-anticipated games for local fans.

August 27, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA seeks to rebound vs. Briarwood

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host the Briarwood Buccaneers at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County opens season at Tattnall

The Long County High School football team opens its 2015 regular season Friday against Tattnall County in Reidsville. The year also ushers in a new ...

August 26, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


BI gets first victory; drops region game

Bradwell Institute recorded its first win of the season Saturday, beating Jenkins County 12-3 during the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament at Mill Creek ...

August 26, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County rolls on, tops Liberty 4-0

Long County continued to roll Monday, picking up its fourth win in a row by beating Liberty County 4-0 in high-school softball action in Ludowici.

August 26, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide coach has health scare

Long County Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Jeff Miller had a brief health scare Monday morning.

August 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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