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This team will be remembered for a long time

There wasn't a whole lot that was pretty about the Georgia Southern Eagles in their final game of the 2014 season.

December 03, 2014 | Mike Anthony Special to the Courier | Sports


Murphy to headline banquet

STATESBORO - Atlanta Braves legend and two-time National League MVP Dale Murphy will be the featured speaker at the annual Evening with the All-Stars banquet Friday, Jan. 30 at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the Georgia Southern University campus.

December 03, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

Fundraising bowling tournament set

December 03, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Meet this year’s local hall of fame inductees

Four athletes will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame this year. The annual sports awards banquet is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Club Stewart.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers, Panther boys celebrate victories

Liberty County High School hosted Bradwell on Nov. 22 for a basketball rematch of games played just a week earlier. The results came out the same, though, with the Lady Tigers striking in the fourth quarter for a 43-35 win. The Liberty boys then beat the Bradwell boys, 63-42.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide nab two more wins

The Lady Blue Tide proved they should be thought of as a force to be reckoned with this season by picking up two more wins last weekend.

December 01, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Panther football team wins grant from Falcons

According to Liberty County High School football coach Kirk Warner, the Panther football team has won a grant from the Atlanta Falcons.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Tide star still plays in ABA

Former Long County High basketball player Nate Gooding still is hooping it up in the American Basketball Association.

December 01, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Coach Fritz Radio Show Moved to Wild Wing Cafe

STATESBORO, Ga. - Inside Georgia Southern Football with Willie Fritz has been moved to Wild Wing Cafe on Highway 67 in Statesboro. The show will air tonight live at 7 p.m. and can be heard across the Georgia Southern Radio Network.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Colonels Island site of Bluff Creek’s fall show

The 15th annual Bluff Creek Stables Fall Horse Show, held Oct. 25 on Colonels Island, drew the top barns and competitors in Southeast Georgia.

November 24, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Sports


Thornton, Wolfpack clinch bowl eligibility

North Carolina State University's Wolfpack football team, which features former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton, became eligible for a bowl game after beating Wake Forest, 42-13, on Nov. 15.

November 24, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Former Panther impresses as freshman

Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan is living up to everyone's expectations so far as an Ohio State Buckeye

November 24, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tide to build on last basketball season

The Long County High School girls' basketball team only won five games last year, so one would think that the year was a disappointment.

November 24, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Fun is the key to maintaining long-term fitness

Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Andre Weil gave a lecture on longevity, fitness, lifestyle changes and the current state of the nation's health-care system on Nov. 15 at the Trustees Theater in Savannah. The lecture was sponsored by Gulfstream as part of the company's "Live Well/Be Well" series for their employees and the general public.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS softball players honored at banquet, include region’s top pitcher

Liberty County High School honored Lady Panther softball players at an annual awards banquet Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

November 24, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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FBCA alum Frazier earns SEC honor

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball player and current Georgia guard J.J. Frazier was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, according to a news release on UGA's athletic website

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Liberty splits with Burke

Saturday was a different night than Friday, but it was the same script for the Liberty County basketball teams.

January 28, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Tide girls win big, boys fall vs. Groves

The Long County High School basketball teams split their games with Groves on Friday in Region 2-AA action in Garden City.

January 28, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Area wrestling fans enjoy Saturday-night event at BI

Some people say that one can never go home again. But for those who attended Saturday's Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling event at Bradwell Institute, it certainly felt like home as fans were treated to some old-school professional wrestling.

January 28, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Cousins qualify for state meet for FPCA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander swimmers and cousins Xavier and Mackenzie McCartney qualified for the state swim meet in new swim categories last weekend during the Last Chance Meet in Madison.

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Bradwell band gets new equipment trailer

The Bradwell Institute Marching Band has had some huge moments over the past few months.

January 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off set

Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off set

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Tiger boys showing signs of life

Bradwell Institute had one game on the road and one game at home this past week.

January 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide teams fall to Jeff Davis

Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.

January 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Basketball homecoming at Long Co.

Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.

January 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Freshmen showcased at Doc Williams Classic

Liberty County High School hosted the annual Doc Williams Classic basketball tournament Jan. 17.

January 26, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


McRae drops in 27, bringing team closer to playoffs

According to a press release on the National Basketball League's website, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae had a good game against Australian NBL's reigning championship team this week.

January 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty teams sweep New Hampstead

Tia Fleming came off the bench and knocked in 15 points to help the Liberty County High School girls' basketball team to extend its lead and beat New Hampstead, 46-33, Saturday at LCHS.

January 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide beat Pierce County in OT, Blue Tide fall

Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.

January 21, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Three more Highlanders qualify for state

Three more swimmers for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy's swim team recently qualified for the state meet, which is Jan. 31 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

January 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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