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Alzheimer’s Association to host night with Gnats

The Sand Gnats are hosting an Alzheimer's Community Night at 6:30 tonight as they take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

July 31, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Brett Favre says no to a comeback with the Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The purple No. 4 jerseys with "FAVRE" on the back were already in heavy circulation around the Twin Cities and it seemed almost inevitable that Brett Favre would end his second retirement to join the Minnesota Vikings.

July 29, 2009 | Jon Krawczynski AP Sports writer | Sports


Zorn: Redskins don't want Vick 'at this juncture'

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Jim Zorn says the team will not sign Michael Vick "at this juncture."

July 29, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


After stunning loss, Phelps rebounds with record

ROME (AP) - Michael Phelps had another swimsuit issue.

July 29, 2009 | Paul Newberry AP National Writer | Sports


A field of dreams

It appears the new engineered soil and sod field for Liberty County High School's Donell Woods Stadium is right on track. The project was to be completed in mid July. With the recent rains the job was set back temporarily but the new sod is down with four weeks to set before the Panthers' home opener on Aug. 28 against McIntosh Academy. Attempts to get comments from school officials Tuesday were unsuccessful.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


'Canes take another

Showing no signs of slowing, the Hinesville Hurricanes barreled across Myrtle Beach Saturday night, defeating the South Carolina Predators 20-8, according to head coach James Sharp.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Anchor runner headed to Belmont Abbey College

Lekeyia Legare spent only one season with the AAU We Run It Track Club in the summer, but her ability to take the anchor leg of the 400x100-meter relay caught the attention of Bill Hodge the new head track coach for Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.

July 29, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local golfer, former GSU Eagle competes in Savannah tourney

Special to the Courier

July 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Cheerleaders drum up interest

From a simple front somersault to a hitch pyramid, competitive cheerleading requires physical strength, flexibility and focus. Being involved in cheerleading for 40 years, Linda Purnell said it's time the boys and girls of Liberty County get their opportunity to compete in the sport that has taught her some important life lessons.

July 27, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Knee injury another setback for McGowan

The 2009 year hasn't been kind to Long County native and Toronto pitcher Dustin McGowan. On Thursday, Blue Jays' General Manager J.P. Ricciardi said the right-hander had undergone surgery on his left knee July 9 to repair cartilage. According to Ricciardi, McGowan injured his knee during routine running drills.

July 27, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


GSU releases kickoff times

STATESBORO - Kickoff times for the five Georgia Southern home football games have been set. Director of Athletics Sam Baker announced the times Friday.

July 27, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Football season approaching

While Aug. 6 signals the start of the new school year, diehard football fans probably have Aug. 1 marked on their calendars. The day marks the official start of football practice as allowed in the bylaws of the Georgia High School Association. It marks the start of two-a-day practices, football helmets, shoulder pads, tackling drills, offensive drills and defensive strategies.

July 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Kids splash away last days of summer

With school starting in two weeks, children and adults alike are trying to get in a few last splashes of summer fun at Stafford Park pool. The kiddie pool teemed with toddlers and their parents on Wednesday and the bigger kids showed off their diving skills, performing dives, flips and somersaults.

July 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Braves move to new radio home

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have a new radio rightsholder for the 2010 season.

July 24, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


Contador wins time trial; Armstrong moves to 3rd

ANNECY, France - Alberto Contador all but assured his second Tour de France victory Thursday, winning the race's final time trial while Lance Armstrong moved up one spot to third place.

July 24, 2009 | Jamey Keaten Staff report | Sports


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Wins hard to find for BI, Liberty

Bradwell Institute boys and girls soccer teams could not get wins against Richmond Hill after playing their first game in almost two weeks.

March 27, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA has winning week on soccer pitch

All GISA schools that offer soccer compete in the same classification. Despite having to face schools with much larger player pools, the Lady 'Landers are ...

March 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


BI swept by Glynn, Liberty blanked by Appling

Following Bradwell Institute's 10-0 loss to Glynn Academy on the road, the Tigers returned home for game two before going back on the road ...

March 27, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Long takes two over Liberty soccer

Liberty County's Lady Panthers' soccer match against Long County Tuesday in Ludowici had the intensity of two boxers slugging it out in prize fight.

March 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Puzzle Run 5k April 1 raises autism awareness

People not directly affected by autism are joining the autism spectrum awareness campaign, according to a local group, as organizers get ready for the third ...

March 25, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Sports


Liberty County narrowly beats Long County 4-3 on Diamond

On Tuesday Liberty County High School traveled over to Ludowici to take on Long County High School in a big rivalry game. Though both baseball ...

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County beats Liberty County 4-0

On Tuesday two of soccer's "big dogs" in the 2-AAA Region faced off in Ludowici with Liberty County High School taking on Long County ...

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide beat Lady Panthers

On Tuesday the Liberty County High School ladies soccer team traveled over to Long County for a big 2-AAA Region matchup. With the playoffs just ...

March 23, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA boys win first match

Last year in the first round of the GISA state soccer playoffs, the FPCA girls narrowly beat Monsignor Donovan 1-0 in a game that went ...

March 23, 2017 | By Marcia Graham | Sports


Tide split soccer games with SE Bulloch

The Long County High School soccer teams hosted Southeast Bulloch Friday.

March 23, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Y Pirates make splash in first meet

The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA swim program has had its first swim team in over 7 years represented at a competition.

March 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County soccer pick up wins

Recently the Long County High School soccer teams have been very busy with both non-region and 2-AAA action.

March 20, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide struggling on diamond

The Long County High School baseball team's woes continued this week as the Blue Tide fell to Charlton County and Pierce County.

March 20, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Bradwell Track dominates Tiger Relays

Bradwell Institute boys and girls track team took first place overall in the 4thAnnual Tiger Relays over the weekend. The Tiger relays featured thirteen teams ...

March 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty track, soccer earn wins

Liberty County High School's track and field team took first in both the girls and boy's divisions in a meet Thursday at Southeast ...

March 20, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


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