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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


Georgia knocks off Michigan State

ORLANDO, Fla. - 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 | By Mark Wangrin The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech's Johnson gets new contract

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech first-year coach Paul Johnson was given a new 7-year, $17.7 million contract on Thursday.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


BI Tigers go 2-1 in holiday tournament

After dropping the first game of the Montezuma- Macon County Christmas Tournament 45-41 against Macon Westside last Friday, Bradwell Institute rebounded with back-to-back victories, defeating Baldwin 48-39 on Saturday and Dooly County 71-59 on Monday.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Abraham, Milloy key to Atlanta success

FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith can only hope John Abraham and Lawyer Milloy are quick healers.

December 31, 2008 | George Henry and Barry Wilner The Associated Press | Sports


Bulldogs enjoying bowl week in Orlando

ORLANDO - Georgia's football team practiced for 90 minutes on Monday at Olympia High School in Orlando as preparations continued for Thursday's Capital One Bowl against Michigan State.

December 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LSU and Ga. Tech go bowling tonight

ATLANTA - LSU football coach Les Miles said Monday it was premature to discuss possible changes on his coaching staff before tonight night's Chick-fil-A Bowl against Georgia Tech.

December 31, 2008 | Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


Top 10 sports stories for Georgia in 2008

• No title for Bulldogs: Georgia opened the season No. 1 in the preseason football poll but suffered losses to Ala-

December 31, 2008 | Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


Long County boys, girls teams fall at Tattnall County

Both Long County High School basketball teams dropped close games Saturday night at Tattnall County in Reidsville.

December 31, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Camden wins Class AAAAA

ATLANTA - Camden County High School completed an unbeaten season Saturday, winning its second Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA football championship with a 21-14 win over Peachtree Ridge.

December 31, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers hope to rebound from first loss of season

Liberty County fell from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday, dropping a 64-63 decision to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Economic slump sparks Arena football shutdown

Saying an injustice was served to the players, staff and fans of the Arena Football League, Hinesville native and former Bradwell Institute standout Will Pettis is uncertain of what the future holds for him.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sports taught Hall of Famers life lessons

The five men inducted into the 2008 Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame each shared a story with the audience at Thursday night's banquet at Club Stewart, and while they all had different memories to relive, they were linked by a common theme: the lessons they learned from sports.

December 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Y director wants to pump up programs

Carol Tanrath was hired as the executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services YMCA two months ago, and she said she has plenty of ...

July 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide alumni game on Thursday

The Long County varsity softball team will play the annual alumni game Thursday. Former team players, who have graduated, can play in the contest against ...

July 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. sets football camps

The Long County Recreation Department will host three free mini-football camps during August for kids ages 7-10.

July 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty Recreation Dept. gearing up for fall sports

Registration for youth football and cheerleading at the Liberty County Recreation Department runs through Aug. 12. The programs are for 7- to 12-year-olds, as of ...

July 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White Golf Tournament

July 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA starts football season Aug. 12

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will get a jump start to its football season this year. While most public schools won't play their first regular-season ...

July 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide sweat through summer workouts

Though the temperatures have been hovering around 100 recently, the heat hasn't stopped the Long County football team from getting in summer workouts. Players ...

July 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


YMCA Swim Championship meet brings unity

Hundreds of swimmers converged Saturday morning at the Liberty County/Armed Services YMCA for the annual YMCA Swim Championships.

July 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Georgia Southern All-Sports Reunion Sept. 17

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern Athletics invites all athletic alumni to GATA Club's fourth annual All-Sports Reunion and Night of Champions on Sept. 17, while Eagle ...

July 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles coach, players head to Media Day

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers and seniors Matt Breida and Ironhead Gallon will represent the Eagles at Sun Belt Football Media Day in the ...

July 22, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR Special to the Courier | Sports


Crusader signs with Blue Jays

Faith Baptist Christian Academy baseball player Chavez Young signed with the Toronto Blue Jays last week.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae named to league’s first team

The Cleveland Cavaliers did not make it to the championship game of the Las Vegas Summer League. They lost 85-79 to the Chicago Bulls.

July 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County faces tough Region 2-AAA

The 2016 high school football season is just around the corner.

July 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White Golf Tournament

July 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


High school coaches attend same camp

Longtime Liberty County Recreation Department volunteer William Roberts had a surprise for the kids in his 5th Quarter Elite football camp Tuesday morning.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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