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McGowan focused on new season

As Long County's Dustin McGowan prepares for spring training, the right-hander paused to discuss his team's upcoming season, sketching an idea of what he thinks the Toronto Blue Jays need to focus on to win.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Basketball poll ranks Liberty Co. 4 in Class AAA

The Georgia Sports Writers Association recently ranked the Liberty County High School boys basketball team fourth among teams in Class AAA. Here are the ranked boys teams with their corresponding poll votes (first-place votes are in parentheses):

January 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Sports


Local hoops action on tap Tuesday

With the holiday season behind us, the pulse of area high school basketball picks up. Here is a quick look at some of the upcoming action.

January 05, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers notch eighth victory

Bradwell Institute's girls basketball team continued its winning ways with a 63-55 victory Friday night in Jacksonville, Fla., against Wolfson High School.

January 05, 2009 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


UGA awaits choices by Stafford, Moreno

ATLANTA - College underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to enter the 2009 NFL draft.

January 05, 2009 | By Charles Odum Associated Press writer | Sports


Tigers are committed

Coming off a 49-38 win last Friday against Jenkins, the first of the season for Bradwell Institute's boys basketball team, several players said they have recommitted themselves to adding to that total and trying to qualify for a playoff spot.

January 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


UGA has SEC pride

ATHENS (AP) - Although they're concentrating on their Jan. 1 date with No. 19 Michigan State in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla., the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs will take an interest in other postseason games featuring other Southeastern Conference teams.

January 03, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Faith wins Sam Harris tourney

Staff report

January 03, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Two Panthers on All-Region First Team

Liberty County High School football players Roderick Jones, Julian Stokes and Trier Bennett were recently named to the 2008 All-Region 3-AAA team.

January 03, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Falcons wary of Warner's air attack

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - It was barely a year ago that the Falcons visited Arizona and returned home with a three-point overtime loss.

January 02, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Stafford, Moreno lead Georgia past Michigan State

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Matthew Stafford gave the type of performance in the Capital One Bowl that'd make a fitting finale to his excellent Georgia career.

January 02, 2009 | Mark Wangrin Associated Press Writer | Sports


Lady Tigers to face Jacksonville school

The Lady Tigers of Bradwell Institute hope to start the new year just as they finished 2008: with a road win. They will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., today to take on Wolfson High School. The tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

January 02, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


UGA disappoints, but Falcons soar in ’08

ATLANTA - This was supposed to be the year the Georgia Bulldogs competed for a national championship. Instead, the Atlanta Falcons were the state's football success story of the year.

January 02, 2009 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Sports


Sporting news

Police: Turner involved in domestic dispute

January 02, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


LSU pummels Ga. Tech

ATLANTA - Richard Dickson believes LSU lost more than a spot in the Top 25 when it lost five games one year after winning the national championship.

January 02, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


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Tiger scrimmage shows QB depth

The Bradwell Institute Tigers had their Blue vs. Gold scrimmage Saturday at Lewis Frasier Middle School's Freedom Field.

May 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Lady Panther continues to excel

Former Liberty County High School Lady Panther track athlete Courtney Bennett notched another record for the Jacksonville (Alabama) State University Gamecocks during the 2016 Ohio ...

May 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LeCounte nominated to play in Army bowl

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte has been nominated to the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

May 25, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Fishing tourney raises money to help sick kids

The fifth annual Fishin' for a Cure was Saturday at Noble's Cabin on the Altamaha River in Long County.

May 25, 2016 | Taylor L. Cornell | Sports


Sports briefs

4-H selling Braves tickets

May 25, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Lady Panther, BPC seal relationship

Center/midfielder Nicole Esterbrook ran the field for the Liberty County Lady Panthers soccer team this season.

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Sports


FPCA's Burnett, Heaggans to play at Olive-Harvey College

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball players Frederick Heaggans and Michael Burnett have signed letters of intent to play basketball at the collegiate level.

May 23, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County's Scott signs with LaGrange

Long County football standout Brendon Scott signed papers Tuesday to play for LaGrange College next year.

May 23, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Gold beats black in Liberty spring scrimmage

With only nine days of spring football practice under the Panthers' collective belts, it was understandable that Liberty County didn't exactly look razor sharp ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers’ spring scrimmage is Thursday

The Liberty County Panthers' Black vs. Gold scrimmage starts at 6 p.m. Thursday at Donell Woods Stadium.

May 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers take field Saturday morning

Bradwell Institute is gearing up for football season with an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at 10 a.m. The scrimmage will be at Lewis Frasier Middle ...

May 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide’s game was snapshot into future

Long County had its annual Blue vs. White Spring Scrimmage Friday.

May 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Division I scouts scope out Blue Tide practices

Several Division I football scouts have attended Blue Tide spring practices in recent weeks.

May 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell softball tryouts

May 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Uprights and nets: Sidney Wilkinson

Sports editor's note: As prep sports wind down, marking the end of school and the beginning of summer vacation, the Coastal Courier will spotlight ...

May 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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