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Highlanders fall against Statesboro

First Presbyterian Christian Academy suffered a 70-59 loss to a fully healthy Statesboro Blue Devil lineup Monday, the first night of the Devils' annual Gentleman's Classic tournament.

December 28, 2016 | Chris Stanley Special to the Courier | Sports


U12 All-Stars win district

The Liberty County 12 and Under All-Stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 Championship last month in Waycross.

December 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County cheerleading teams capture top awards

A cheerleading team based in Long County brought home 11 first-place awards and three world bids from two recent open competitions in Lakeland, Florida, and Albany.

December 28, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Shrimp season extended

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia DNR has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended until 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 13.

December 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Aspiring filmmaker doing documentary on 2004 Tigers

She told him to go for it, he said.

December 27, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Sports


Long County honors football players

The Long County football team recently had its annual sports banquet recognizing players for achievement during the 2016 season.

December 27, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Conquistadors win benefit tourney

The Kalamazoo Conquistadors won the sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Flag Football Tournament Dec. 17 at James Brown Park.

December 27, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD U10 soccer team wins state

The Liberty County U10 All-Star soccer team captured the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Championship on Dec. 3.

December 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Locals make AJC All-State Teams

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has announced its 2016 All-State Teams, and three local athletes made the list.

December 26, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


Former Tide pitcher wins Hutch Award

Miami Marlin relief pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan recently received the 2016 Hutch Award.

December 26, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers go 1-1 at Carolina Classic

Will Richardson hit 45 points to help the Liberty County boys basketball team take a 85-58 win over Richland Northeast in game one of the Chik-fil-A Carolina Classic Tournament Wednesday night.

December 26, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Community honors future UGA Bulldog

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte III received a nice send off Monday night as the senior prepares to graduate early and enroll at the University of Georgia to begin his college football career.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers down Thomson, head to South Carolina tournament

The Panther boys beat Thomson 83-66 Saturday during the boys basketball game at Liberty County.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County teams fall to Pierce; beat Toombs

Both the girls and boys Long County basketball teams fell to teams from Pierce County on Friday, but then bounced back on Saturday to defeat the teams from Toombs County.

December 21, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Highlanders prepare for Statesboro tourney

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team is getting ready to play in the Statesboro Gentlemen's Classic next week in Statesboro.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Tide coach says he wants more time with athletes, family

Eric McNair told the Long County Board of Education Monday that he would be stepping down as the head coach of the Blue Tide football ...

January 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Highlanders win title

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and East Georgia College basketball players DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson guided their professional Ecuadorian basketball team, H.R. Portoviejo ...

January 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New display case for BI champions

There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The ...

January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long sweeps Brantley

The Long County basketball teams beat Brantley County both games Friday in Nahunta.

January 16, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers beat Tattnall 80-62

The Liberty County Lady Panthers were looking to avoid a two-game losing streak Friday against Tattnall County at home. Starting out, Liberty was not able ...

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Tigers lose to Wildcats

The Bradwell Institute Tigers lost to the Richmond Hill Wildcats 67-48 Friday.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Free throws help Lady Tigers win 6th straight

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers defeated the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats Friday night 38-28, notching their sixth straight win and improving to 9-9 on the ...

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Long County, Bradwell split games

Bradwell Institute played Long County Saturday in a big rivalry game in Ludowici.

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide coach resigns

Long County head football coach Eric McNair confirmed Monday that he would be leaving the Blue Tide to accept a coaching position at Metter High ...

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Woods tourney focuses on JV, ninth grade teams

The 24th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament is Saturday. The tournament showcases junior varsity and ninth grade teams.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Highlanders in Ecuadorian finals

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball players D.J. Felder and Jordan Johnson are playing in the championship series in the Latin Basketball League in ...

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


LeCounte reports to UGA

A day after Team East defeated Team West in the 2017 U. S. Army All-American Bowl, Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte checked in to ...

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Peterson in College HOF

STATESBORO - Former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson has added another honor to his already sparkling resume' when he was named to the College Football Hall ...

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Track gets new boss

OOLER - Oglethorpe Speedway Park has announced that Darryl Courson, formerly of Golden Isles Speedway, will be joining the staff at OSP as general manager.

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tybee Run Fest

Registration is open for the 2017 Critz Tybee Run Fest Feb. 3-4. Information can be found at www.critztybeerun.com.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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