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Lady Tide's superb season ends

The Long County girl's basketball season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Screven County Lady Gamecocks, 67-36.

March 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty netters split with Calvary

The LCHS boys and girls tennis team opened their season this week against the Calvary Cavaliers, but only the Panther boys sealed a win with a gritty doubles victory late in the tennis match.

March 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Panthers near flawless in scrimmage

Over the weekend, the Liberty County baseball team nearly shut out the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers by beating them 10-1 as the nine-inning scrimmage came to a close.

March 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Highlanders advance to Final 4

With excited fans and anxious parents, First Presbyterian Christian Academy was set to enter the second round of play against Westwood.

March 15, 2007 | By Evelyn Alston Special to the Courier | Sports


Tide advance to Sweet 16

The fans packed the Long County High School gymnasium on Saturday to see if the Blue Tide could continue to put another notch on their belt representing one more victory.

March 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA advances to state

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders traveled to Swainsboro for the first round of division GISA 2A regional play last Thursday.

March 13, 2007 | By Evelyn Alston Special to the Courier | Sports


Faith Baptist in GCAA 2AA baseball, softball

LUDOWICI - First Baptist Christian Academy travels to Savannah to play Memorial on Monday beginning their baseball season. Head coach Drexel Blocker anticipates a strong season as FBCA finished fourth in the state last year with a 16-9 record.

March 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


LCRD names more basketball champs

Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs last week. Here are some results:

March 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Ludowici church wins league

The Macedonia Baptist Church in Long County won a double elimination tournament in the Glennville Recreation Department Thursday.

March 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tigers scrimmage Bryan

The Tigers hit the road to scrimmage against the Bryan County Redskins on Friday, preparing them for the regular season of play starting next week.

March 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Tiger lifters ready to flex muscles

Two Bradwell Institute students will compete in the Lee Murray/Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Weightlifting Championship on Saturday in Perry.

March 11, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier | Sports


Panthers to play Cotrell's alma mater

From 1993-96, Steve Cotrell caught for the Commerce Tigers baseball team. Saturday, Cotrell returns to his alma mater. But this time he will be calling the shots from the visitors dugout as his Liberty County Panthers take on Commerce at 4:15 p.m.

March 11, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier | Sports


LCHS tennis looks for revival

Sandra Eichholz, head coach of the Liberty County High School Panthers men's and women's varsity tennis team, has returned from a five year sabbatical to coach her players toward success this spring.

March 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Lady Tide in state playoffs

In 1980, "The Empire Strikes Back" was the number one grossing movie, President Ronald Reagan was just beginning his first term in office and the US Olympic Ice Hockey team won the gold medal.

March 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long boys finish second on region

Saturday the Long County boys basketball team played the McIntosh County Buccaneers in Baxley for the Region 2-AA Tournament Championship, and lost in double over-time 55-64.

March 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Brown signs with Israeli team

Former Liberty County High School boys' basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel, according to tweets from his agent and the Palm Beach Post.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers busy as season approaches

Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill took his players back to his alma mater last week for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp at Georgia Southern University.

July 23, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


McRae makes summer camp second team

Safe to say that Liberty County left its imprint on this year's NBA's Vegas Summer Camp, thanks to two of its native sons.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Braves are in for the long haul

In 2008, the Atlanta Braves bottomed out. Just three years removed from the end of their remarkable stretch of 14 consecutive division titles, the Braves stumbled to a 70-92 record and a fourth place finish in the N.L. East.

July 22, 2014 | By Mike Anthony Guest columnist | Sports


Brown, Hornets down Pelicans

Former Liberty County High School and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown scored 16 points Thursday, helping the Charlotte Hornets win their second straight Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae appears OK after injury

It appears that former Liberty County High School basketball standout Jordan McRae was not badly injured last Tuesday, as he was placed back in action in the 76ers' summer-league game against the Bulls late Thursday night.

July 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Rec department hopes to serve public

Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.

July 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Angels star bats at Savannah school

SAVANNAH - First a bishop, now an Angel. Special guests keep coming to Savannah's only Catholic, all-male military high school.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae suffers sprained ankle in loss

LAS VEGAS ­- Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Milton-Jones’ season ends with injury

ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs

July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae shining in summer league

Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Milton-Jones back in Ga.

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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