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Hurricanes set to impact Florida

While everyone is busy keeping their eyes on the tropics, a Hurricane is set to directly impact Quincy, Fla., on Saturday as the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team enter the second round of playoffs, facing the South Georgia Warriors.

September 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Three seniors look to lead Eagles back to SoCon title, NCAA Regionals

STATESBORO, Ga. - It has been a rare two-year drought for Georgia Southern from appearing in the NCAA Regionals. A perennial national-power, this could be the year Georgia Southern returns.

September 19, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Football Home Opener Set for Saturday

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern University begins a four-game homestand at Paulson Stadium to kick off its home football schedule. The 16th-ranked Eagles will play host to Austin Peay State, a scheduled 6 p.m. start.

September 19, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Secondary preparing for athletic Lions receivers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Listen to news out of Detroit this week and you'll hear of a team committed to establishing a running game. But in Atlanta, fans are hearing more about a wide receiver's homecoming.

September 19, 2008 | By J. Michael Moore, AtlantaFalcons.com Managing Editor | Sports


Braves anxious to return home

MIAMI -- Call the Braves' next stint in Atlanta a much-welcomed trip back home.

September 19, 2008 | By Alden Gonzalez / MLB.com | Sports


Federer holds on to avoid major upset at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) _ Poor Roger Federer. All these years of dominating the tennis world, and he was missing out on the fun of riveting five-set matches.

September 18, 2008 | By Rachel Cohen AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jags' Collier shot, has life-threatening injuries

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Richard Collier has faced some adversity in recent years.

September 18, 2008 | By Mark Long AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves spoil Marlins' rally, beat Florida 16-14

MIAMI (AP) _ Long out of contention for the NL East title, the Atlanta Braves are making sure the Florida Marlins join them.

September 18, 2008 | By Antonio Gonzalez Associated Press writer | Sports


Falcons make final roster cuts

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons today made 22 roster moves to reach the NFL's mandatory 53-player limit.

September 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Eagles Drop Season Opener at Georgia

Georgia Southern scores three times in the second half but lose 45-21

September 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Jacksonville defeats Lady Eagles in volleyball 3-1

STATESBORO - Jacksonville recorded a .516 hitting percentage in the first set and used the momentum to defeat Georgia Southern 3-1 (25-13, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23) Saturday night at the Holiday Inn Invitational at Hanner Fieldhouse.

September 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Pacman knows he's not through proving himself

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Adam "Pacman" Jones let out an excited scream when he got the news he had waited so long to hear.

September 13, 2008 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech not satisfied with lopsided win

ATLANTA (AP) _ Paul Johnson had only mixed praise for his team following a lopsided victory in his debut as Georgia Tech's coach.

September 13, 2008 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No. 1 Georgia expects 'heated' test from Eagles

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia coach Mark Richt shouldn't have to bring up Appalachian State when warning his No. 1 team about the possible dangers of opening against Georgia Southern on Saturday.

September 13, 2008 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Saturday's Georgia Southern-Georgia game glance

SITE - Sanford Stadium (92,746), Athens, Ga.

September 13, 2008 | Staff report Associated Press | Sports


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FPCA boys take three of four games

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team played four games this past week, earning three wins and a loss.

February 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County boys advance to 2-AA championship game

With Long County hosting the Region 2-AA basketball tournament, all of the hometown fans had high hopes that both the Blue Tide and the Lady ...

February 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty County routs Thomson to win region title

Liberty County's boys' basketball team took a decisive 86-67 win Friday night over Thomson to claim the Region 3-AAAA title in its home gymnasium.

February 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers edged out Phoenix, advance to championship game

New Hampstead did all they could to try and pull the upset of the evening in Thursday's Region 3-AAAA semi-final game against the Liberty ...

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA boys go 3-1 in last four games

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team has played four games this past week earning three wins and a loss.

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide Advance in Region Tourney with Win Over McIntosh County

On Wednesday the Long County High School ladies basketball team advanced into the semifinals of the 2-AA Region basketball tournament with a 64-61 win over ...

February 12, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers win on buzzer beater

Bradwell Institute's basketball teams were in Camden County Monday and Tuesday for the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA tournament. Liberty County High School ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide recognizes seniors

Long County had basketball senior night Friday, when the teams played St. Vincent's Academy and Benedictine Military School.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Region 2-AA tourney doesn’t see Tide until Friday

The 2-AA Region Basketball Tournament is in full swing this week in Ludowici. Games tipped off Tuesday night for low-seeded teams.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Suns give McRae 10 more days

According to a Phoenix Suns news release, Jordan McRae has signed an additional 10-day contract to stay with the NBA team.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Ex-Panther excelling

Former Liberty County multi-sport athlete Courtney Rhodes is excelling in track at the University of the Cumberlands.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders expect strong arms, season

The Highlanders rocked Region 2-AA last year, finishing at 7-3 and 12-7-1 overall for the season. And First Presbyterian Christian Academy looks ready for another ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sikes earns conference honor again

NORFOLK, Va. - For the second consecutive year, Savannah State first baseman Trey Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Preseason Player of the Year ...

February 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


H-ville Hurricanes win season opener

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team won its first game of the season Saturday.

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

ASU's Pirate Road Race Saturday has pirates, love

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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