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One win a season does not make

Saturday was the first time all season I actually felt like I was at a Georgia Southern football game.

December 07, 2016 | By Chris Stanley cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


It’s official: LeCounte gets his AA jersey

It was a special day for Liberty County Panther Richard LeCounte III when he received his Army All-American Jersey in a special ceremony in front of his family, friends and classmates on Friday in the Liberty County gym.

December 05, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Richardson has big game in big city in Liberty loss

The Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team played in the Holiday Hoopsgiving Tournament held in Atlanta Nov. 25 and finished 1-1.

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Another honor for McMillan

After getting his second career high 16 tackles in one game in the pulsating double-overtime win against Michigan, former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan was named to the first team All-Big Ten team this week.

December 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers fall, but BI boys win in nightcap

The Bradwell Institute Tigers' basketball teams went 1-1 this past Friday, when they traveled to Reidsville to face off against the Tattnall County Warriors. The Lady Tigers (1-3) saw their late rally fall just short while the Tigers (3-1) pulled out a thrilling victory on a buzzer beater.

December 05, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long splits with Toombs County

Toombs County traveled to Ludowici on Tuesday to take on Long County High School. Both games could have been won by either school, but when the night came to a close the Lady Tide had notched another victory while the Blue Tide had fallen.

December 05, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sukaratana named All-Academic

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer player Clark Sukaratana was named to the Appalachian Athletics Conference (AAC) All-Academic Team for the 2016 season.

December 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial tourney Dec. 17

The sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 17.

December 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Richard LeCounte receives All-American jersey

Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte III received his jersey for the Army All-American Bowl in a special ceremony at the Liberty County High School gym on Friday, Dec. 2. He will participate in the game, which takes place on Jan. 7, 2017 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

December 02, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Flag football tourney raises scholarship money

The sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 17.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


LeCounte finalist for Army Player of Year

The honors keep rolling in for Liberty County senior Richard LeCounte III.

November 30, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide face Wayne County in Jesup

On Saturday, the Long County basketball teams will travel to Jesup to take on Wayne County. The Blue Tide men go into the game posting a 3-1 record while the Yellow Jackets go in with a 1-2 mark.

November 30, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


BI coaches honor Lady Tigers

Bradwell Institute softball coaches Sharyl, Jeff and Misty Eastlake hosted players and families earlier this fall at the program's annual team banquet at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ulrick gets his first NFL start

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John got his first National Football League start Sunday.

November 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


How former UGA players fared in the pros last week

Editor's note: The National Football League is full of Georgia Bulldogs. We know this because the University of Georgia keeps tabs on its football alumni who are in the NFL. Here's a look at how those players fared in one weekend of an NFL season, courtesy UGA's sports media department.

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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New display case for BI champions

There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The ...

January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long sweeps Brantley

The Long County basketball teams beat Brantley County both games Friday in Nahunta.

January 16, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers beat Tattnall 80-62

The Liberty County Lady Panthers were looking to avoid a two-game losing streak Friday against Tattnall County at home. Starting out, Liberty was not able ...

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Tigers lose to Wildcats

The Bradwell Institute Tigers lost to the Richmond Hill Wildcats 67-48 Friday.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Free throws help Lady Tigers win 6th straight

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers defeated the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats Friday night 38-28, notching their sixth straight win and improving to 9-9 on the ...

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Long County, Bradwell split games

Bradwell Institute played Long County Saturday in a big rivalry game in Ludowici.

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide coach resigns

Long County head football coach Eric McNair confirmed Monday that he would be leaving the Blue Tide to accept a coaching position at Metter High ...

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Woods tourney focuses on JV, ninth grade teams

The 24th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament is Saturday. The tournament showcases junior varsity and ninth grade teams.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Highlanders in Ecuadorian finals

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball players D.J. Felder and Jordan Johnson are playing in the championship series in the Latin Basketball League in ...

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


LeCounte reports to UGA

A day after Team East defeated Team West in the 2017 U. S. Army All-American Bowl, Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte checked in to ...

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Peterson in College HOF

STATESBORO - Former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson has added another honor to his already sparkling resume' when he was named to the College Football Hall ...

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Track gets new boss

OOLER - Oglethorpe Speedway Park has announced that Darryl Courson, formerly of Golden Isles Speedway, will be joining the staff at OSP as general manager.

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tybee Run Fest

Registration is open for the 2017 Critz Tybee Run Fest Feb. 3-4. Information can be found at www.critztybeerun.com.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan opts out of senior year, going into NFL Draft

The Ohio State Buckeyes will need to pick a new defensive captain and middle linebacker after Raekwon McMillan formally declared for the 2017 NFL Draft ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers dominate Pierce Bears

Liberty County hosted Pierce County in Region 2-AAA basketball Friday. The Lady Panthers allowed a second half comeback to lose to the Lady Bears 50-39 ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


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