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Tide excited about new weight room

When the new school year rolls around, Long County High School athletes will have access to a new weight room and, according to Blue Tide head football coach Kyle Wilson, the new facility is a welcome addition.

July 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Rebels headed to nationals

The 16U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2009 AAU National Tournament. According to head coach Ernie Walthour, the team stands a good chance of placing among the top squads, especially with the addition of JaQwan Raymond, a 6' 2" junior shooting guard from Statesboro High, and the return of key players Alex Reid and Jordan Johnson.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


HAPfan foundation to help golfers in Long, Liberty

Mabel Creel loved to play golf, and play golf she did. If anyone has ever played a round of golf in this area, especially at the Cherokee Rose Country Club, they know of Creel. The right-hander played golf for more years than she could remember and even during the last days of her life, she encouraged her friends and family by telling them, "You have to play the ball where it lies."

July 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


2 from Team Hinesville going international

Team Hinesville weightlifters, Kayla Rand and Mack Brunson, are the first members of the local weightlifting squad to earn bids to international meets. Rand is headed to Chile for the 2009 Pan-Am 17U Championships in September and Brunson will go to Canada in November for the Quebec Junior Championship.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dickerson camp preps future pros

Ladder drills, up/downs, tackling pads and a lot of laughter were at the forefront of Thursday morning's session on the first day of the 2009 Cedric Dickerson Football Camp at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. With nearly 40 kids in attendance, professional football player Cedric Dickerson, his cousin and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick Michael Johnson and cousin and semi-professional player Chris Jones, led the campers through drill stations, working on the fundamentals of football.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Jays’ McGowan report not good

The Toronto Blue Jays released more bad news July 5 concerning pitcher Dustin McGowan, a Long County High School alum and former Blue Tide hurler.

July 17, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Sorensen wins 12th tour stage

VITTEL, France - Denmark's Nicki Sorensen has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, with Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador and overall leader Rinaldo Nocentini among those in the chasing pack.

July 17, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Running out of time, Favre steps up training

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Brett Favre acknowledged he's "running out of time" to decide whether he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season.

July 17, 2009 | Chris Talbott Associated Press | Sports


’Canes clip Red Dawgs by one

The Red Dawgs couldn't escape the category five storm the Hinesville Hurricanes brought to Anderson, S.C., on Saturday. The 'Canes took a one-point lead to win their second away game, 14-13.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide play seven-on-seven tourney

The Long County High School football team went to Camden County last Friday where they participated in a seven-on-seven football tournament. The action gave fans a sneak peek at the up-and-coming stars for the 2009 season.

July 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Tiger to hit WNBA milestones

Former Lady Tiger and current WNBA Los Angeles Sparks player Delisha Milton-Jones is among several players looking to hit WNBA milestones this season.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Cavendish wins 10th stage of tour

ISSOUDUN, France - Teammates Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong remained second and third in the Tour de France after a technology-free day of riding in which Britain's Mark Cavendish won the 10th stage.

July 14, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Pettis exploring life after the AFL

When the economy forced the commissioners of the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season, the fans and the players were left with a summer without football.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide football camp focuses on fun

The Long County High School football team had its annual Junior Blue Tide Football Camp, and according to head coach Kyle Wilson, it went over well with the participants.

July 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Three Kings shine at 5 Star Camp

Roughly 180 basketball players attended the 5 Star Basketball Camp at the University of Central Florida during the last weekend in June, and the skills of three players representing the 14U South Georgia Kings of Hinesville earned the athletes several accolades.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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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


Panthers basketball advance to second round

Liberty County High School defeated Kendrick High School 92-71 in the first round of the 2017 GHSA AAA State Basketball Tournament. The Panthers advance to ...

February 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Blue Tide basketball players on All-Region Teams

Coaches from around the area gathered last week to select players for the 2-AAA All Region team.

February 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA sets records on Senior Night

FPCA faced Twiggs Academy on Saturday night at St. James.

February 16, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Panthers lose in nail biter

Following the Panthers walk off victory over Bryan County at home, Liberty County traveled to Darien, Georgia for their first road game against McIntosh County ...

February 15, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty County opens season with game winner

Liberty County High School opened the 2017 baseball season with a 2-1 victory over Bryan County on Monday.

February 14, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Pollock new Blue Tide football coach

The Long County Board of Education made it official Monday night. J.T. Pollock is the head football coach at Long County High School.

February 13, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Sports


Bradwell football players compete in All Star Game

Bradwell Institute football seniors Joshua Ingram, Nathan Wallace, Tyler Rider, Isaiah Quarterman, and Terrius Crimiel competed in the Georgia vs Florida All Star Border War ...

February 13, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


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