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Former BI runner earns honors at Albany

Former Bradwell athlete Aaliyah Howard was named to the 2016 SIAC Women's Cross country All-Conference Team.

November 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell ends season with loss to Tucker

The Bradwell Tigers ended their 2016 campaign on Friday when they fell to the Tucker Tigers in the first round of the 6(A) state playoffs. The Tigers put up a valiant effort, but ultimately fell to their opponents, 48-15.

November 11, 2016 | Caleb Bailey Sports Writer | Sports


Panthers dominate, advance to second round

The Liberty County Panthers dominated the Pike County Pirates in the first round of the AAA State Playoffs Friday night. They jumped on their opponents from the start of the game and never looked back, moving on to a 56-10 victory to get to the second round set for next week.

November 11, 2016 | Caleb Bailey Sports Writer | Sports


Lady Tide hoping to return to state playoffs

Last season was successful for Long County's girls basketball team. The Lady Tide posted a 19-10 record and advanced into the state playoffs.

November 11, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide looking for continued success on hardwood

The Long County boys basketball team had a good season last year. The Blue Tide returned to prominence in Region 2-AA by bringing home another region championship and advancing into the state playoffs.

November 11, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers ready to defend state basketball title

The Liberty County boys basketball team won the school's first state championship in any major sport last year, when Julian Stokes led the team to an upset victory over Jonesboro.

November 11, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


New Lady Panther coach has high hopes

When Carolyn Kelly announced her retirement as Liberty County girls basketball head coach after 23 years earlier this year, it was certainly an emotional night for all those she ever influenced.

November 11, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


YMCA to honor veterans with free fitness

In honor of Veteran's Day, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is opening their doors to recognize and thank the men and women who have served our country. Starting on Friday Nov. 11 through Sunday Nov. 13, YMCA of Coastal Georgia welcomes all veterans and active duty military to use facilities at no cost.

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty opens playoffs at home against Pike

Just a week after the Liberty County Panthers (9-1, 5-0) won their first ever region championship, they are preparing for their first-round game in the AAA state playoffs. They face the Pike County Pirates (6-4, 3-3) from Region 4 on Friday.

November 10, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


Bradwell faces Tucker in first round of playoffs

It will be a battle of the Tigers when the Bradwell Institute Tigers (3-5-1, 1-4) travel to play the Tucker Tigers (9-1, 7-0) in the first round of the 2016 6-AAAAAA state playoffs on Friday.

November 10, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


Three Lady Tide players named to 2-AAA All-Region teams

The Long County softball team didn't have the season they had hoped for. The Lady Tide failed to make the playoffs and posted a 6-14 record. But several of the players did earn individual accolades.

November 08, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Barnburner leaves Panthers standing

The Liberty County Panthers (9-1, 5-0) brought home a region championship for the first time in their 24-year history after they beat the Pierce County Bears (7-3, 4-1) 56-46 in a barnburner in Blackshear Friday night.

November 07, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey Writer | Sports


Tigers fall to Glynn; still make playoffs

Bradwell Institute suffered a 41-0 loss at Glynn Academy Friday, but still clinched a spot in the playoffs.

November 07, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Playoff-bound Brantley ends Long County's season

The Long County football team ended the season Friday by falling to playoff-bound Brantley County 41-8.

November 07, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty claims first region title, beats Pierce

The Liberty County Panthers defeated the Pierce County Bears Friday night by a final score of 56-46 in an offensive shootout in Blackshear. The win gave the Panthers the Region 2-AAA championship, the first in the team's 24-year history.

November 05, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


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It’s official: LeCounte gets his AA jersey

It was a special day for Liberty County Panther Richard LeCounte III when he received his Army All-American Jersey in a special ceremony in front ...

December 05, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Richardson has big game in big city in Liberty loss

The Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team played in the Holiday Hoopsgiving Tournament held in Atlanta Nov. 25 and finished 1-1.

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Another honor for McMillan

After getting his second career high 16 tackles in one game in the pulsating double-overtime win against Michigan, former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon ...

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers fall, but BI boys win in nightcap

The Bradwell Institute Tigers' basketball teams went 1-1 this past Friday, when they traveled to Reidsville to face off against the Tattnall County Warriors. The ...

December 05, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long splits with Toombs County

Toombs County traveled to Ludowici on Tuesday to take on Long County High School. Both games could have been won by either school, but when ...

December 05, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sukaratana named All-Academic

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer player Clark Sukaratana was named to the Appalachian Athletics Conference (AAC) All-Academic Team for the 2016 season.

December 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial tourney Dec. 17

The sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 17.

December 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Richard LeCounte receives All-American jersey

Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte III received his jersey for the Army All-American Bowl in a special ceremony at the Liberty County High School ...

December 02, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Flag football tourney raises scholarship money

The sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 17.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


LeCounte finalist for Army Player of Year

The honors keep rolling in for Liberty County senior Richard LeCounte III.

November 30, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide face Wayne County in Jesup

On Saturday, the Long County basketball teams will travel to Jesup to take on Wayne County. The Blue Tide men go into the game posting ...

November 30, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


BI coaches honor Lady Tigers

Bradwell Institute softball coaches Sharyl, Jeff and Misty Eastlake hosted players and families earlier this fall at the program's annual team banquet at the ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ulrick gets his first NFL start

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John got his first National Football League start Sunday.

November 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


How former UGA players fared in the pros last week

Editor's note: The National Football League is full of Georgia Bulldogs. We know this because the University of Georgia keeps tabs on its football ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty Hall of Fame class announced

The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet will induct five athletes and one local sports team during their annual banquet.

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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