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Tigers kicking in a strong soccer season

The Bradwell Tigers proved they are contenders in men's 3-AAAAA soccer, picking up a solid victory over Jenkins High in a downpour Tuesday night.

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther signs to become a Wildcat

"It's always been a dream of mine to play college football," a smiling Liberty County Panther Byron Calahan said. "I've been working hard in the weight room, in the classroom and all that work finally paid off."

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Braves and Publix partner for scholarships

For the ninth consecutive year the Atlanta Braves and Publix Super Markets have partnered to offer scholarships to graduating high school seniors throughout Georgia.

March 28, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers prepping for regional action

The Liberty County Panthers are trying to make up games canceled when their field was covered with Mother Nature's tear.

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA staged a comeback against David Emanuel

The First Presbyterian Highlanders staged a comeback against David Emanuel Academy Wednesday afternoon upsetting the Eagles and taking an 8-7 victory.

March 28, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers down Jenkins in pouring rain

March 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers claw the Cavaliers 4-1

The Panthers opened the first inning with a home run by Aaron Hoffer and a tough defensive game that gave them a 4-1 edge over the Calvary Day Cavaliers Monday night.

March 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers off to rough start

The Tigers suffered yet another heart wrenching defeat (15-4) at the hands of the Wayne County Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon.

March 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA split wins in Saturday's double-header

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders set out for a double-header Saturday against Citizens Christian Academy in Columbus. Both teams braved temperatures in the low 40s and winds hitting 40 mph.

March 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide Win Streak at Four with 15-0 Win Over Knights

LUDOWICI -- The boys in blue continued their hot streak Monday as they beat the Windsor Forest Knights.

March 26, 2008 | Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Braves and Publix partner for scholarships

For the ninth consecutive year the Atlanta Braves and Publix Super Markets have partnered to offer scholarships to graduating high school seniors throughout Georgia.

March 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Georgia Southern football goes through first workout of spring

STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University football began spring drills on a chilly Monday morning at the practice fields.

March 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Three LCRD win Class B GRPA 2008 state titles

The Liberty County Recreation Department had three teams bring home Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B 2008 state championships from last weekend's competition.

March 23, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Blue Tide on 3-game winning streak

LUDOWICI -- The Long County High School baseball team picked up its third win in a row Wednesday and improved their record to 3-1.

March 23, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Thomas Jefferson gives First Presbyterian the bat

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball team suffered a tough loss (16-6) at the hands of Thomas Jefferson Thursday afternoon.

March 23, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Tiger marching band adopting Latin theme

Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band will add salsa this year as its football halftime shows will feature a new Latin theme.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther band will moon-walk halftimes

Liberty County High School's Panther Marching Band will moon-walk to pop icon Michael Jackson songs this year during football halftime shows.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide opens regular softball season on Aug. 4

The schedule for the Long County High School softball team is nearly set.

July 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU athletics extend Learfield contract

Georgia Southern University announced Wednesday that a new 15-year agreement with Learfield Sports for multimedia rights of Georgia Southern athletics had been reached.

July 25, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


SBC coaches honor six Eagles

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 23, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


2 Panthers recognized by ESPN

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is ranked as the No. 1 safety in the nation for the Class of 2017, according to ESPN's list of the top 300 incoming juniors.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan placed on NFL Draft watch list

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein has placed former Liberty County High School football player and current Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan among the top college-football linebackers to watch in 2015.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell Institute’s schedule set for 2015

Bradwell Institute has put the finishing touches on its 2015 softball schedule.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


UGA’s Chapman named All-Academic by group

Former Bradwell Institute track star and current University of Georgia senior heptathlon competitor Quintunya Chapman made the list Friday of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's 2015 All-Academic honorees. Chapman was one of the 838 women honored from 207 different Division I schools.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell gets attention at Nike Peach Jam

The Georgia Stars 16U AAU basketball team claimed the 2015 Nike Peach Jam title last week in North Augusta, South Carolina, led primarily by the shooting efforts of Liberty County High School basketball player Davion Mitchell.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball fundraiser set

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


6 Eagles earn preseason honors from SBC coaches

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Getting back to full strength

Local personal trainer Vince Gumataotao placed fourth overall in the light heavyweight division at the National Physique Committee Georgia Bodybuilding competition July 11 in Atlanta.

July 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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