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Schedule announced for Harris tourney

The first Sam B. Harris Middle School Basketball Tournament is scheduled for next Thursday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 13.

December 20, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Long comes back to beat Wayne Co.

Long County High School came back from a nine-point first-half this past Saturday to defeat Wayne County 63-60 in a boys basketball game.

December 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA continues to pile up wins

Academy, the defending GISA Class A state boys basketball champion, is off to an 8-0 start this season after beating Savannah's Providence Christian 93-47 on Monday.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI girls coach: Jury still out on Tigers

The Bradwell Institute girls basketball team is 2-0 following its Thanksgiving break. The Lady Tigers were scheduled to get back to the court Tuesday afternoon at Coffee High School, then start Region 3-AAAAA play on Friday night at Groves in Garden City.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCHS off to good start

Both Liberty County High School basketball teams have had successful starts to the young season.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


White Sox's Vazquez likely headed to Braves

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves, in dire need for healthy veteran starting pitchers, have reached a tentative agreement to acquire right-hander Javier Vazquez from the Chicago White Sox in a six-player trade.

December 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech to play in Chick-fil-A Bowl

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has been selected as the ACC representative in the Dec. 31 Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta.

December 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Collegians shine in recent action

Former local high school basketball standouts LaQuananisha Adams, a Liberty County High School graduate, and Charmaine Clark, a Bradwell Institute graduate, helped their respective collegiate teams earn victories during Thanksgiving week.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Locals head for Hall of Fame

Next month, five local men will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame. The annual induction ceremony and banquet is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Club Stewart.

December 17, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hampton to leave Braves for Astros

HOUSTON - Mike Hampton, who has spent six injury-marred years with the Atlanta Braves, is set to return to the Houston Astros, reaching a preliminary agreement on a $2 million, one-year contract.

December 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD U16 soccer league champions

Friday, Nov. 21

December 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia's equestrian team to have new home

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia's equestrian team will soon have a new home.Athletic director Damon Evans says the Georgia athletic association has signed a contract to purchase a horse farm in Bishop, Ga., about 12 miles from the campus in Athens.Georgia riders will train and compete at the High Point Farm facility as soon as February.Georgia added equestrian as an intercollegiate varsity sport in 2001. The team has trained and competed at the Animal Science Arena on campus since 2002.High Point was the training site for the U.S. dressage team which competed in the ...

December 17, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech's Johnson named ACC Coach of the Year

RALEIGH, N.C. - The question followed Paul Johnson ever since Georgia Tech hired him: Would his spread-option offense work at the highest level of college football?

December 17, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons beat Chargers

SAN DIEGO - The Atlanta Falcons lost three fumbles. Their powerful running back, Michael Turner, was stuffed on fourth-and-goal from the 1.

December 16, 2008 | By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech knocks off Georgia

ATHENS - Georgia Tech had not beaten Georgia since 2000, and it wasn't looking good when the Yellow Jackets trailed by 16 points at halftime.

December 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Former LCHS Panther now with Hoosiers

Former Liberty County and St. James Coastal Crew Rebels basketball player Freddie McSwain committed to play as an Indiana Hoosier on Sunday, according to a ...

April 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI Tigers win 8th region track title

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team won its eighth Region 3-AAAAA title last week at the region championship in Statesboro.

April 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. soccer teams host playoffs

The Long County soccer program has achieved much in its short history.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dozen Long County athletes advance to region

Long County had 12 athletes either bring home medals or advance to the regional championship during the recent Region 2-AA track meet in Statesboro.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf tourney here Friday

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 11th annual Golf Classic, presented by Coastal EMC, in honor of Gary Newsome is Friday at Cherokee Rose Country ...

April 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers’ state tennis run falls just short

Liberty County's tennis teams made the state playoffs, but fell last week in the first round.

April 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Hurricanes host last game of season Saturday

The Hinesville Hurricanes football team will close out the regular season with a home game Saturday at Long Bell Stadium.

April 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County drops last baseball game of season

The Long County baseball team closed out the season Saturday against Claxton in Ludowici.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA outlasts weather, Monsignor Donovan

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls' soccer game against Monsignor Donovan Catholic School was delayed a few times by lightning and rain, but the game ...

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County falls short of undefeated season

The dream of an undefeated season by the Long County boys' soccer team came to an end on Thursday as the Blue Tide lost to ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty County wins slugfest against Claxton

Liberty County and Claxton traded blows throughout an entertaining baseball game before the Panthers came away with an 8-6 win in eight innings Tuesday.

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers lose heartbreakers to Brunswick

Bradwell Institute lost both games of a doubleheader at Brunswick by just one run.

April 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide miss the playoffs with tough loss to Jeff Davis

Long County knew it needed to pull off an upset Thursday over Jeff Davis (18-6) if the Blue Tide were to have any chance at ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eighth Grade Coastal Rebels win first tournament of the season

The Coastal Crew Rebels eighth-grade team (Class of 2020) won their first tournament of the season. The team placed first in its division at the ...

April 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD to host security and self-defense class

April 25, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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