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Lifter hoping to medal at Junior Olympics

Many competitive weight lifters dream of standing on podiums and having gold medals placed around their necks.

June 27, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Hurricane warning tonight

It's time for some tailgating fun at Long Bell Stadium as the Hinesville Hurricanes kick off their summer semipro football season at 7 p.m. tonight when they host the Tri-County Panthers.

June 24, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Irish eyes smile on Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipes wailed outside from the parade a block down the street, Tanni Embric scrambled to keep up behind the bar with four growing lines of gaudy green St. Patrick's Day revelers thirsty for cold beer - with nearly an hour to go before lunchtime.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


DoD readies for possible aid to Japan

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 - Though the Japanese government has not yet requested help in dealing with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that hit early this morning near the coast of Honshu, U.S. forces are being readied in case such a request comes, a Defense Department spokeswoman said here today.

March 11, 2011 | By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service | Sports


Sentence reform measure gaining steam

ATLANTA - Tough criminal sentencing laws that have left Georgia's prisons bursting at the seams and taxpayers footing a costly bill could be getting an overhaul.

February 17, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Sports


Islands High School no match for Lady Tigers

Islands High is having a tough time in its first year in tough Region 3-AAAAA. It didn't get any easier for the Lady Sharks on Tuesday in Hinesville, as they fell to region leader Bradwell Institute 81-4.

January 14, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


BI wins first against new Sharks team

In a battle between two basketball programs looking for their first win of the season - and in Islands High's case, first win ever - Bradwell Institute beat the Sharks 85-23 on Tuesday at BI.

January 14, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Pirates clip LCHS Panthers

Liberty County High School coach Willie Graham isn't sure why his Panthers dropped a 56-51 home game to Brunswick on Tuesday night.

January 14, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Lady Pirates snag win from Lady Panthers

Liberty County High School girls coach Carolyn Kelly must feel, at times, like she's starring in the movie "Groundhog Day." Her team often starts to play good basketball, only to have mental errors from past games show up again.

January 14, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Highlanders beat Blazers 72-66 in 2nd meeting

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander basketball team and the Bethesda Blazers still battle on the hardwood as if they were fighting for another state title. But this season the school's are in different classifications, taking a bit of the pressure off both teams but not the game's intensity. On Friday night the Highlanders managed to stay ahead for a 72-66 win at home in their second meeting to date.

January 14, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Saints visit Long County tonight, Appling comes to town Saturday

The Long County High School Lady Tide is back in action tonight against St. Vincent's Academy in Ludowici.

January 14, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former Blue Tide player on Warriors team

Former Blue Tide basketball and football standout Ricky Rivera was back in the area and on the hard court Saturday. Rivera, a guard with the Middle Georgia College basketball team, was in Brunswick where the Warriors took on the College of Coastal Georgia. The Warriors had to overcome a 10-point deficit at the half to pull out a tough 68-62 win over the Mariners. Though Rivera didn't put up any points in the game, he pulled down four defensive rebounds in 14 minutes of action.

January 12, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Sports


LCHS Panthers stage comeback in final minute

A regulation basketball game is 32 minutes long. It took every one of those 32 minutes Saturday night for the Liberty County boys to beat visiting McIntosh County Academy 56-51.

January 12, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Yellow Jackets sweep both Long boys and girls

Saturday wasn't a good day for the Long County High School basketball program, as both the Blue Tide and the lady Tide lost to rival Wayne County High School in Jesup.

January 12, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McIntosh takes girls game in final seconds

Errors plagued the Liberty Panther girls as they fell to McIntosh County Academy 60-58 at home Saturday night in a game that came down to the final ticks of the clock.

January 12, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


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Highlanders ready for season

First Presbyterian Christian Academy head coach Jamie Sharp Jr. knows the feeling of looking down the sideline and not seeing many players, and the 2014 season will not be any different.

August 01, 2014 | John Wood | Sports


Brown projected to start at UCF

Former Bradwell Institute football player Chester Brown will start at right tackle this season for the University of Central Florida Knights, according to several news reports and UCF's athletic website.

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Hints abound that McMillan could start

News reports are saying that former Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan, 30 days away from participating in his first collegiate football game with Ohio State University, could see action right away this season.

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sikes doing well in baseball league

Hinesville native Charles (Trey) Sikes will play in a doubleheader as his New England Baseball league team, the Valley Blue Sox, take on the Sanford Mainers at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Holyoke, Mass.

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


HHHA hosts camp for Regency residents

The Hinesville Housing Authority-Residents Services division hosted a football camp for male residents at Regency Apartments on July 25-27.

August 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD Boot camp moves to Wednesday night

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD All-Star Teams

Photos of the LCRD All-Star baseball and softball teams. Photos by Classic One Hour Photo.

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Eagles get back into action

The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.

August 01, 2014 | Matt Yogus Special to the Courier | Sports


Hill wants Tigers ready for ‘five quarters’

Bradwell Institute found itself last season with its second coach in as many seasons.

July 30, 2014 | John Wood | Sports


Storm have successful tournament, also recognized for community service

The Low Country Storm boys' basketball team recently competed in the Battle at Johnson Tournament at Johnson High School in Savannah, winning two games.

July 30, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles start practice Thursday

The Georgia Southern football team begins its preseason practice at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the Eagle Creek Practice Complex in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White golf tourney set for Aug. 2

July 30, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Home-school Faith Baptist grad to play volleyball with CCGA

College of Coastal Georgia head volleyball coach Jeff Huebner has announced Samantha Brannen, a home-school graduate of Faith Baptist Christian Academy of Ludowici, has committed to play for the Mariners this upcoming season.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier sports@coastalcourier.com | Sports


Next step a big one for Brown

One of the things that sticks out about Tel Aviv, Israel, to Rion Brown is its weather.

July 28, 2014 | By Brent Zell | Sports


Panthers focus on 2014 campaign

This past season was important for the Liberty County Panthers.

July 28, 2014 | By John Wood Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


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