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Highlanders rolling through region

The FPCA basketball team has been busy racking up wins in their region. The reigning GISA champions grabbed two wins last week against region opponents Memorial Day School and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide stay close to Tattnall

In a hard fought game that went back and forth all night, the Long County girls basketball team fell to Tattnall County 58-54 Friday.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide drop region match to Tattnall

The Long County boys basketball team hosted arch-rival Tattnall County Friday in a big 2-AAA matchup.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty, FPCA still winning

In high school basketball action over the weekend, Liberty County picked up a victory on the road against Appling County with a 73-55 victory.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Final game in dome bodes well for Falcons

In the final home football game in the Georgia Dome, the Atlanta Falcons were able to punch their ticket to Super Bowl 51 with a dominating 44-21 victory Sunday against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Marne Lanes gets new look, equipment

Since Nov. 7, Marne Lanes of Fort Stewart has been going through renovations to replace the old pinsetter machines, with a set of brand new set of pinsetter machines for all 32 bowling lanes.

January 24, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Winning week for FPCA hoops

It was a good week for First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball as their Vvrsity teams nabbed wins against Memorial and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 23, 2017 | By Maria Graham Correspondent | Sports


Fans, Falcons say goodbye to Georgia Dome

Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game It was the final football game played inside the Georgia Dome for the Falcons, as they will move their new location, The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, next season.

January 23, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers roll past tide in big way

The Liberty County Panthers basketball teams manhandled the Long County Blue Tide on Tuesday in an important Region 2-AAA meeting. All four of the teams were looking to gain momentum heading into the latter part of the season, but it was the home teams that came away with a pair of dominant wins.

January 23, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


Panthers cancel Saturday's games

Liberty County High School is cancelling Saturday's home basketball games against Richmond Hill due to current weather advisories. We will keep you posted on the new dates once the schools are able to reschedule the games.

January 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


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 team, and leaving Long County High School.

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, to the Ecuador National Basketball League title Wednesday.

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 efforts to bring the trophy case inside the school hall was spearheaded by former BI athlete and later coach Candler Boyd.

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 to get the ball rolling, scoring only two points in the first quarter.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


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LCHS retires Jordan McRae's jersey

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae was home last Feb. 18 to watch his Panther team beat Kendrick High, 92-71 in the ...

February 27, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA makes Final 4, play Friday

FPCA will again battle it out in the GISA Final 4 in Macon next week.

February 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham | Sports


Long loses third varsity coach

Long County High School recently learned it is losing its third varsity head coach of the year.

February 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide picks up win among 4 loses

The Long County High School baseball team had a rough start to the 2017 season, dropping the first three games.

February 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA breezes through round one

On Wednesday, the FPCA Highlanders took another step towards their goal of being back to back state champions. FPCA defeated Lagrange Academy in the first ...

February 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA basketball cleans up in region

The Highlanders are once again celebrating. On Friday night at Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon, the FPCA basketball program won big games and big ...

February 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers advance to quarterfinals with 105-62 win

Liberty County High School defeated Coahulla Creek in the second round of the GHSA 3A state basketball tournament with a final score of 105-62.

February 23, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Tide take Tigers

Despite a game effort, Bradwell Tigers fell to soccer powerhouse Long County 5-1 Friday in Ludowici.

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide still looking for win

The early 2017 season has been tough for the Long County High School baseball team, losing the first three games on the diamond, whether home ...

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide out of tourney, coach leaving

The weekend was a rough one for Long County sports fans. The Blue Tide boys basketball team fell in the first round of the state ...

February 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers, Tigers lose recent games

Following Liberty County's 10-9 loss on Valentine's Day to McIntosh County Academy, the Panthers returned home Thursday to face Claxton High.

February 22, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


South Georgia soccer club tryouts Saturday

STATESBORO - The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn't stopped the club from building ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Richardson named 2-AAA player of year

Liberty County junior guard Will Richardson was named the Region 2-AAA Basketball Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season.

February 22, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Basketball playoffs

The FCPA Highlanders defeated the Memorial Day Matadors 69-40 Friday to become GISA AA Region-2 champions.

February 22, 2017 | Staff reports | Sports


Panthers baseball lose in close contest

Following Liberty County's 10-9 loss to McIntosh County Academy, the Panthers returned home this past Thursday to face Claxton High.

February 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


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