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FPCA taking the high road

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys basketball team remains the lone undefeated team in Liberty County.

January 09, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tech’s Johnson named top first year coach by the FWAA

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FWAA) – Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson was named Thursday as the nation's top first-year coach as part of the Football Writers Association of America and Aon Insurance's Freshman All-America Team.

January 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Smoltz set to sign with Red Sox

BOSTON -- Never shy about pitching on a big stage, John Smoltz, a potential Hall of Famer, is on the verge of signing with the Boston Red Sox, where every game feels big.

January 08, 2009 | By Ian Browne / MLB.com | Sports


Georgia's Stafford, Moreno enter 2009 NFL draft

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - With Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno headed to the NFL, Georgia probably won't have to worry about another preseason No. 1 ranking in 2009.

January 08, 2009 | By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hold that pose: Florida, Oklahoma play for No. 1

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Standing next to the crystal football, Bob Stoops was the picture of Mr. Agreeable.

January 08, 2009 | By Ben Walker AP National Writer | Sports


Orlando builds big lead, holds on to beat Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - For three quarters, Orlando hardly missed. In the final period, nothing seemed to go.

January 08, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Long Countian has link to Miami Dolphins

Most folks in this area know Jerry Smiley for his barbecue. In the Rye Patch area, he has served it to friends from his home and more recently from The Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


BI splits a pair of games with Blue Tide

Lady Tigers

January 07, 2009 | Alena Parker Staff writer | Sports


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


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McRae, Cavaliers seal deal

Editor's note the story printed in the Wednesday print edition of the Coastal Courier went to press before the Cavaliers exercised their team option ...

June 29, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long senior leaning toward Central Florida

Though the Long County football team didn't have the success that was expected in 2015, what the school did do was showcase the talent ...

June 29, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Cheerleaders work together at camp

Liberty County and Bradwell Institute junior varsity and varsity cheerleaders attended a camp at Columbus State last week.

June 29, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Lady Tiger conditioning

June 29, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Seniors compete in Ludowici

Seniors from Long and Wayne counties recently got together for some good-spirited sports competition in Ludowici.

June 29, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Track star: Graduation, training for Olympic trials ‘out-of-mind...’ time

Editor's note: A brief about Quintunya Chapman preparing for the Olympic trials ran in the June 22 edition of the Coastal Courier. Because of ...

June 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Rebels do well at Elite Basketball Camp

The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels were invited to the University of South Alabama Elite Basketball Camp in Mobile on June 11.

June 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan on All-American team

Former Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan has made the Athlon Sports All-America Team for the 2016 preseason, according to a report posted on Rivals ...

June 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Mitchell at camp

Just a week after attending the NBA Top 100 camp, Liberty County basketball player and Auburn commit Davion Mitchell is traveling again for another elite ...

June 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD 2016 softball champions

The Liberty County Recreation Department annouces their 2016 softball champs. The winning teams were:

June 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McRae’s rollercoaster leads to ring

Fighting what seemed to be insurmountable odds, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae is basking in the glory of playing in the NBA and ...

June 22, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Tiger track star preparing for Olympic trials

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia track athlete, Quintunya Chapman is preparing for the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, in July.

June 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County lineman signs to play for Mizzou

Long County football player Darvis Holmes signed a letter of intent June 12 to play football with Missouri.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County soccer team has 9 on All-Region teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players selected All-Region.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

BB tourney here Fri.-Sunday

June 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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