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LCRD seniors win tournament

The Liberty County Recreation Department senior boys All-Star team participated in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's district two basketball tournament last weekend in Douglas and came home with a first-place trophy.

March 09, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Blue Tide ends season at Sweet 16

The Long County High School boy's basketball team's dream of a state championship ended abruptly Wednesday with a 55-73 loss to Dublin High School.

March 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. golf in full swing

The Long County Blue Tide golf team recently kicked off their season and, according to head coach Marc Roe, this year the team is using new, high-tech equipment.

March 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panther track team takes first place

Liberty's track team had its second meet of the season against Beach High on Tuesday and ended with a first place overall finish.

March 09, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


One-point victory advances Tigers

It was full speed ahead Tuesday as the Bradwell Lady Tigers tipped-off against the Lady Lions of Luella High School at home for the Sweet 16 showdown. The match ended with everyone holding their breath and the Lady Tigers holding a 1-point advantage to win 57-56, sending them to the Elite Eight this weekend.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Tide, Panthers hoop seasons end

Liberty County and Long County high schools had the tough challenge of trying to make the Elite 8 by battling top seeded teams on the road Tuesday. Both teams ended a short of their goals as the Tide were defeated by the fighting Irish of Dublin 73-55 and the Panthers lost a close one to Westover High School losing 62-58.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win 5-1 over Jenkins

After getting rained out for their first game against Houston County and postponing game two at Windsor Forest because of bad field conditions, the Liberty County Panthers finally opened the baseball season with a 5-1 win over Jenkins in Savannah on Tuesday.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Indians, Terrors defeat Tigers

Saturday's nasty weather didn't stop the Tiger baseball team from facing the Indians in Charlton County and they got tomahawked, 11-6.

March 06, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Long baseball team wins first region game

LUDOWICI - On a night that seemed more appropriate for football than baseball, the Long County High School Baseball team won its first 2-AA Region game.

March 06, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Feds consider fishing ban on Atlantic red snapper

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - After three decades as a charter fishing guide, Steve Amick says he's never seen red snapper as large or plentiful as he did last year off Georgia's Atlantic coast. Soon, catching them could be illegal.

March 05, 2009 | Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | Sports


Fisheries council voting on red snapper ban

SAVANNAH - After three decades as a charter fishing guide, Steve Amick says he's never seen red snapper as large or plentiful as he did last year off Georgia's Atlantic coast. Soon, catching them could be illegal.

Scientists for the federal government say the bountiful catch reported from Florida to North Carolina is a shallow illusion. The red snapper population, they say, is dwindling and needs a break from decades of overfishing.

March 05, 2009 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Sports


FPCA wins state title second time

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders rode a perfect season all the way to their second consecutive state title in the GISA Class A division, beating Savannah rival Bethesda 77-63 Saturday afternoon in Milledgeville.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon SPorts editor | Sports


Panthers advance, head to Albany

Liberty County enters the Sweet 16 arena as the Panthers defeated Woodland Henry on Saturday night, 61-47, at home. The boys' squad is set to travel to Albany tonight to tip-off at 5:30 against region 1-AAA No. 1 ranked team, Westover High School.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide boys advance to Sweet 16

It was a weekend of mixed emotions for Long High School basketball fans. The boys advanced to the next round of the playoffs, while the girls exited the state playoffs.

March 04, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tiger squads dominate Beach

The Tiger soccer squads earned wins against the boys and girls of Beach High on a cold, windy Saturday afternoon at Olvey Field.

March 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Eagles coach, players head to Media Day

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers and seniors Matt Breida and Ironhead Gallon will represent the Eagles at Sun Belt Football Media Day in the ...

July 22, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR Special to the Courier | Sports


Crusader signs with Blue Jays

Faith Baptist Christian Academy baseball player Chavez Young signed with the Toronto Blue Jays last week.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae named to league’s first team

The Cleveland Cavaliers did not make it to the championship game of the Las Vegas Summer League. They lost 85-79 to the Chicago Bulls.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County faces tough Region 2-AAA

The 2016 high school football season is just around the corner.

July 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White Golf Tournament

July 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


High school coaches attend same camp

Longtime Liberty County Recreation Department volunteer William Roberts had a surprise for the kids in his 5th Quarter Elite football camp Tuesday morning.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther gets fifth star

After Nike's The Opening this past week, Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte was formally rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long runner comes close to Junior Games

Lady Tide sprinter Ja'Nya Bryant continued to excel on the track, raking in the medals during her summer break.

July 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Pitcher gets second pro win

Former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball pitcher Richard Lovelady recorded his second professional baseball win Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Short-handed All*Stars still manage second place

Scott's All*Stars participated in Battle of the Best Part 2 on July 8-10 in front of college coaches in Aiken, South Carolina.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Tryouts

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Champ has ties to community

The grandson of Midway natives Edward and Sarah Stevens has won the 2016 USA Taekwondo Nationals Championships.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Elite soccer camp back in Hinesville

Sweat dripped from the 30 campers running drills. But the heat wasn't enough to keep them from learning the professional way of playing the ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae scores double figures in three games

It took the Cleveland Cavaliers summer league three games before getting a win in Las Vegas. But that wasn't former Liberty County basketball player ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Runner to compete in Junior Olympics

Long County track star Cameron Taylor qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympics in the 800- and 3,000-meter races over the weekend.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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