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Hammerheads battle tough competition, high temps

The Liberty County Swim Team competed recently at Jesup for their second meet. With the fierce competition in the pool, the Hammerheads had to battle the heat, too. With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees, the swimmers had to dig deep for energy to complete their events and the swimmers rocked the block while beating the clock.

July 03, 2008 | By Susan Baker Special to the Courier | Sports


LCRD softball and baseball scores

Editors note: These are the last of the regular season scores. Starting today we will print playoff results with photos as space provides in each edition.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Panther football team hits weights

The Liberty County Panthers started summer football conditioning June 2 and are focusing on getting in top shape regarding speed and physical strength.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Championship down to double-elimination

As the Liberty County Recreation Department's baseball and softball championship games are being decided, Tuesday night's junior, mite and midget baseball championship bouts proved to be a show of the underdogs as every second place team had to beat their opponents twice to take the trophy.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hoops Day a sneak preview

The St. James Sports Center was active with slam dunks, fancy lay-ups and a display of the finest young up and coming basketball players in the local and surrounding areas as First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted their first, of what they hope will become an annual, Highlander Hoops day on Monday.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Safety a priority at LCRD pool

Cedric Johnson spends his days in a pair of shorts and tank top, which is considered professional business attire for his job as the Liberty County Recreation Department's pool manager and lifeguard. He dutifully checks the concession supplies and patrols the pool area where three other lifeguards watch the swimmers and frolickers perched high in their lifeguard tower chairs.

July 03, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


"Canes storm Troop Park

The Hinesville Hurricanes, semi-pro football team will host their first home game of the season at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Long Bell Football Stadium at Liberty Independent Troop Park.

June 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCRD baseball and softball scores

LCRD baseball and softball scores

June 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Tigers condition for physical strength

Running with chutes on the grassy field, jogging through mini hurdles, ladder drills on the track, learning function and form and pumping iron is how some of the Bradwell Tigers football players spent one week of their summer vacation.

June 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Chris Shehan Named First Team All-America, Signs with Atlanta

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) agreed to terms on a contract with the Atlanta Braves. Shehan will report to the Rookie Class A Danville (Va.) Braves in the Appalachian League. On Wednesday (June 11), Shehan was named Pro-Line Athletic First Team All-America by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

June 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Georgia draws top seed Miami in CWS

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia keeps drawing ACC teams in the postseason, and for the Bulldogs' College World Series opener, they have to play the best team in the conference.

June 27, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Elect someone to the Liberty Hall of Fame

Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame

June 26, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers log 2 victories against Brantley

The Bradwell Tigers summer league has traveled throughout the area in order to keep their baseball skills developing. Monday afternoon they hosted Brantley County at home and pulled out two come-from-behind victories in the last inning 5-4 and 9-8, during their scrimmage.

June 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCRD Softball scores

May 6

June 26, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Realtors tee off for a cure

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors finally got a chance to hit the greens, hosting their second annual Relay For Life Golf Tournament last Saturday. The event was originally scheduled for April but a storm postponed the event.

June 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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FPCA boys take three of four games

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team played four games this past week, earning three wins and a loss.

February 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County boys advance to 2-AA championship game

With Long County hosting the Region 2-AA basketball tournament, all of the hometown fans had high hopes that both the Blue Tide and the Lady ...

February 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty County routs Thomson to win region title

Liberty County's boys' basketball team took a decisive 86-67 win Friday night over Thomson to claim the Region 3-AAAA title in its home gymnasium.

February 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers edged out Phoenix, advance to championship game

New Hampstead did all they could to try and pull the upset of the evening in Thursday's Region 3-AAAA semi-final game against the Liberty ...

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA boys go 3-1 in last four games

First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander boys' basketball team has played four games this past week earning three wins and a loss.

February 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide Advance in Region Tourney with Win Over McIntosh County

On Wednesday the Long County High School ladies basketball team advanced into the semifinals of the 2-AA Region basketball tournament with a 64-61 win over ...

February 12, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers win on buzzer beater

Bradwell Institute's basketball teams were in Camden County Monday and Tuesday for the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA tournament. Liberty County High School ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide recognizes seniors

Long County had basketball senior night Friday, when the teams played St. Vincent's Academy and Benedictine Military School.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Region 2-AA tourney doesn’t see Tide until Friday

The 2-AA Region Basketball Tournament is in full swing this week in Ludowici. Games tipped off Tuesday night for low-seeded teams.

February 10, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Suns give McRae 10 more days

According to a Phoenix Suns news release, Jordan McRae has signed an additional 10-day contract to stay with the NBA team.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Ex-Panther excelling

Former Liberty County multi-sport athlete Courtney Rhodes is excelling in track at the University of the Cumberlands.

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders expect strong arms, season

The Highlanders rocked Region 2-AA last year, finishing at 7-3 and 12-7-1 overall for the season. And First Presbyterian Christian Academy looks ready for another ...

February 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sikes earns conference honor again

NORFOLK, Va. - For the second consecutive year, Savannah State first baseman Trey Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Preseason Player of the Year ...

February 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


H-ville Hurricanes win season opener

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team won its first game of the season Saturday.

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

ASU's Pirate Road Race Saturday has pirates, love

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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