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Liberty honors seniors, fall to rival Bradwell

The Liberty County Panthers' soccer teams closed out their regular seasons on Thursday, April 13 with a loss and a tie to crosstown, non-region rival Bradwell. Not only did they close out their regular season, but they also honored 12 seniors in their annual Senior Night game.

April 17, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


FPCA Track qualifies for State

The FPCA track team traveled to Robert Toombs Christian Academy on Wednesday for the GISA region meet. The Highlanders qualified for State in several track and field events. Despite not having enough members to participate in all events, the Highlander boys team accumulated enough points to take second place in the Region.

April 17, 2017 | By: Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Coaches Caravan comes to Evans County

STATESBORO, Ga - Georgia Southern University Athletics is hitting the road for their annual Coaches Caravan.

April 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


BI JV girls go 6-1-1

The Bradwell Lady Tiger Soccer program concluded its 2017 campaign with a record of 6-1-1, lead by head JV coaches Joanne Van Belkum and Hannah Akin. The only blemish was a 5-0 loss to Glynn Academy. The tie was a hard fought contest at Statesboro. The most impressive win was a 2-1 contest at Richmond Hill. The Tigers played with a combination of grit, passion, and competence.

April 17, 2017 | By: BI Varsity Coach Scott Akin Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County Falls to Brantley County 11-3

On Tuesday, the Long County High School baseball team hosted Brantley County in a 2-AAA Region contest. Despite a game effort the Blue Tide were defeated by the Herons 11-3. With the loss, Long County fell to 4-18 overall and 1-7 in the region, while Brantley County improved their record to 11-6 and 5-3. On Friday, the Blue Tide was back at home again, this time taking on Appling County. The Pirates went into that contest sitting atop the region standings with an impressive 7-1 region record and a 16-7 overall mark.

April 17, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA's Mitchell signs to East Georgia State College

Highlander basketball standout, George Mitchell, signed a letter of intent on Thursday to play for East Georgia State College in Swainsboro, GA. Mitchell is following the path of FPCA alumni and pro basketball players, DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson who started their college career at East Georgia.

April 17, 2017 | By: Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


All*Stars split games at Augusta tournament

Scott's All*Stars recently competed in the Ice Breaker tournament in Augusta, Georgia. The 17U team went 2-2.

April 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Run raises $2,600 for Helen's Haven for kids

Area runners came out April 1 to support the annual Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center's 5K fundraiser, which raises awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

April 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Kathryn Carter winning at VSU

Former Liberty Count High School Lady Panther softball player Kathryn Carter currently has 12 wins and 2 losses as a pitcher at Valdosta State University.

April 14, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Local teams take trifecta at meet

Over the weekend, Liberty County boys and girls and Bradwell Institute girls track and field teams competed in the Georgia Game Changers Apex Invite at Richmond Hill.

April 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Lovelady moves up

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy pitcher Richard Lovelady received a promotion in Minor League Baseball. Currently in the Kansas City Royals farm system, Lovelady was called from the Royals Rookie League affiliate, the Idaho Falls Chukars, to their Class A Advanced affiliate, the Wilmington Blue Rocks.

April 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty, Bradwell baseball lose in recent games

Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute baseball teams were in action early this week, with the Panthers facing Appling County, and the Tigers going against Effingham County in the first of a three game series.

April 12, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Bradwell soccer lose to Richmond Hill

Bradwell Institute boys and girls soccer teams lost their match on Tuesday against Richmond Hill High School.

April 12, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Third Lady Highlander signs to play college soccer

With family, coaches and friends looking on, Mary Kathryn Whitney signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Georgia Military College in the fall.

April 11, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


FPCA continues soccer streak, sweeps Robert Toombs

The FPCA soccer squads swept Robert Toombs Christian Academy squads Tuesday. The Highlander boys won 8-0 and the girls 5-0 in the lopsided away games.

April 10, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


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Bradwell cheer camps coming up

Bradwell Institute will host a junior varsity cheer camp/tryouts for next year's freshmen and sophomores June 5-9.

May 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Landy 'Landers miss title; shatter season records

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy varsity girls soccer team lost to Augusta Prep 5-1 in the state final Saturday in Macon. However the FPCA girls ...

May 25, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers drop scrimmage; new coach sees possibilities

Swainsboro downed Bradwell Institute 27-9 on Friday night at Olvey Field in the Tigers' first scrimmage under new head football coach Ross Couch.

May 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tide's Elix signs with Toccoa Falls

The Long County Blue Tide athletic programs have had a great year in terms of sending student-athletes to the collegiate level. On Tuesday, the program ...

May 23, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


Anderson headed to Augusta University

Liberty County track and field athlete Alyisha Anderson signed to compete in collegiate track and field at Augusta University on Tuesday.

May 22, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Another Long Co. coach steps down

Recently another head coach from Long County High School stepped down from his position.

May 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Four earn GRPA state crowns

Liberty County Recreation Department results for the 2017 state track and field meet held May 5 in Augusta.

May 22, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Lady 'Landers in state finals tomorrow

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlander soccer team is in the state championship game. The FPCA girls trailed Trinity Christian, of Sharpsburg, 1-0 at ...

May 19, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Two sign for soccer at Brewton-Parker

Liberty County High School soccer athletes Skyler Stanley and Jared Elmore signed to play collegiate soccer at Brewton-Parker College on Monday afternoon.

May 19, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


NFL legend promotes God, football at banquet

JESUP - Former NFL coach and player Dan Reeves spoke at the Altamaha Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes annual Fundraising Banquet Friday.

May 18, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tracksters place well at state

Bradwell Institute's boys finished sixth at the Class AAAAAA track and field meet May 11-13 in Carrollton

May 18, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Hurricanes start playoffs her Saturday

The Hinesville Hurricanes are gearing up to compete in the first round of the playoffs at 6 p.m. Saturday Long Bell Stadium.

May 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


FPCA feeder program for baseball's future

First Presbyterian Christian Academy coaches say the middle school baseball team was organized this year for the future of the Highlanders high school team.

May 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tiger signs track scholarship

Bradwell Institute Senior Elizabeth Santiago recently signed a scholarship to run track at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky. Elizabeth was the Region 2-AAAAAA Champion ...

May 15, 2017 | By: Brian Williams | Sports


Freeman signs with Albany State

Liberty County senior guard Tyreon Freeman signed a letter of intent to play collegiate basketball at Albany State University Monday morning.

May 15, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


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