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Man wins SUV with hole-in-one at tourney

"It felt like a miracle," Liberty County resident Leroy Strickland said, referring to the hole-in-one that landed him a 2007 Suzuki on Saturday.

September 29, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

GSU retires Russell legacy

Georgia Southern University unveiled the addition of coach Erk Russell's name and his team's championship years to the two retired jerseys at Paulson Stadium at halftime of Saturday's game vs. West Georgia.

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports

Tide 2-0 in thriller ending

Two and 0, that sounds pretty good to Coach Kyle Wilson, and his Long County Blue Tide football team. The team is undefeated, but they barely were able to escape with a win Friday, as they won a nail-biter 41-40 over the Bryan County Redskins.

September 27, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

Tide recognize youth

Long County youth football players and cheerleaders came out to be recognized Friday at the Long County Blue Tide football game. Before the game, all the kid teams lined up as the high school team ran by giving them a "high five." All the kids got a free admittance to the game. The kids were on the field as the high school teams warmed up, and each team and their head coach was recognized over the loud speaker.

September 27, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

Lady Panthers having record season

The Lady Panthers played three games in the last week with only one loss and a new season record. The Panthers are 8-3 for the season and 2-0 in region play as they annihilated the Hephzibah Rebels in a double-header regional game on Saturday.

September 27, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

Lady Tigers lose to Groves

The Lady tigers of Bradwell took to the softball field on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon and split the games against two tough opponents by losing to the Lady Groves Rebels and defeating the Lady Knights of Windsor Forest.

September 25, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

Blue Tide squeaks pass Bryan County

September 25, 2007 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Lady Tides lose in 9th

The Long County Blue Tide softball team lost a tough 2-1 game to the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets this past Thursday.

September 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

McGowan gets 10th win as Blue Jays fight for playoff

The Toronto Blue Jays won 7-3 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Friday night, keeping their playoff hopes alive.

September 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

Tigers lose to Bears 24-14

The sixth-rated Griffin Bears stepped onto Olvey field looking to repeat their 48-0 shutout performance from last season against the Bradwell Tigers.

September 25, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

Lady Panthers split double header

The Lady Panthers traveled to Wayne County to face the Yellow Jackets Tuesday afternoon for a double header. The first game was a nail biter for the Panthers who were trailing the Yellow Jackets 7-3 in the fifth inning. The Panthers started Cassie Standard on the mound but switched to Jacklyn Gonzales who recently moved up from the JV squad. It was all Yellow Jackets until late in the seventh inning when suddenly the Lady Panthers bats were on fire. After the yellow Jackets walked three players on base, Ashley McRae hit a triple starting the scoring drive and the ...

September 25, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

Bradwell edged out, Long does the edging

The Bradwell Tigers fought hard, but the Griffin Bears took them by two touchdowns Friday night.

September 23, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Barham in learning mode for GSU

It didn't take a brain surgeon to realize Liberty County High School stand out Cornelius Barham was a good football player. After all, the 6-foot-2, 215-pound defensive end was a leader for the Panthers on and off the football field during his four years at LCHS.

September 22, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Special to the Courier | Sports

GSU opens season tomorrow

STATESBORO - The taste, Marcelo Estrada thought, was gone forever. Now, its back.

September 22, 2007 | By Mike Brown Special to the Courier | Sports

Bradwell opens with military appreciation night

The Bradwell Tigers take to their home field tonight as they face the Griffin Bears.

September 22, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports

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GSU sets signing-day review

Georgia Southern fans and alumni are invited to attend a special signing-day event Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Bishop Field House, reported.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports

FBCA alum Frazier earns SEC honor

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball player and current Georgia guard J.J. Frazier was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, according to a news release on UGA's athletic website

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Liberty splits with Burke

Saturday was a different night than Friday, but it was the same script for the Liberty County basketball teams.

January 28, 2015 | John Wood | Sports

Tide girls win big, boys fall vs. Groves

The Long County High School basketball teams split their games with Groves on Friday in Region 2-AA action in Garden City.

January 28, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Area wrestling fans enjoy Saturday-night event at BI

Some people say that one can never go home again. But for those who attended Saturday's Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling event at Bradwell Institute, it certainly felt like home as fans were treated to some old-school professional wrestling.

January 28, 2015 | John Wood | Sports

Cousins qualify for state meet for FPCA

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander swimmers and cousins Xavier and Mackenzie McCartney qualified for the state swim meet in new swim categories last weekend during the Last Chance Meet in Madison.

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Bradwell band gets new equipment trailer

The Bradwell Institute Marching Band has had some huge moments over the past few months.

January 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off set

Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off set

January 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Tiger boys showing signs of life

Bradwell Institute had one game on the road and one game at home this past week.

January 26, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Blue Tide teams fall to Jeff Davis

Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.

January 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Basketball homecoming at Long Co.

Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.

January 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Freshmen showcased at Doc Williams Classic

Liberty County High School hosted the annual Doc Williams Classic basketball tournament Jan. 17.

January 26, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

McRae drops in 27, bringing team closer to playoffs

According to a press release on the National Basketball League's website, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae had a good game against Australian NBL's reigning championship team this week.

January 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports

Liberty teams sweep New Hampstead

Tia Fleming came off the bench and knocked in 15 points to help the Liberty County High School girls' basketball team to extend its lead and beat New Hampstead, 46-33, Saturday at LCHS.

January 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Lady Tide beat Pierce County in OT, Blue Tide fall

Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.

January 21, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

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