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Community honors future UGA Bulldog

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte III received a nice send off Monday night as the senior prepares to graduate early and enroll at the University of Georgia to begin his college football career.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers down Thomson, head to South Carolina tournament

The Panther boys beat Thomson 83-66 Saturday during the boys basketball game at Liberty County.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County teams fall to Pierce; beat Toombs

Both the girls and boys Long County basketball teams fell to teams from Pierce County on Friday, but then bounced back on Saturday to defeat the teams from Toombs County.

December 21, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Highlanders prepare for Statesboro tourney

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team is getting ready to play in the Statesboro Gentlemen's Classic next week in Statesboro.

December 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Three (or more)-sport stars

Volunteers were recognized at the December Liberty County Recreation Board meeting. These individuals were head coach for three or more teams in 2016 at LCRD. Shown are Anthony and Rebecca Dates, Walter Jackson, Albert Hawkins, Antonio Garland, Travis Mobley, Ken Bell, Shon Walker, Candice Adkins, Yolanda Hallmon, Saul Troche, Melissa Moore, Wridge Miller and Victor Dortsch. Not in the photograph are volunteer coaches Robert Freeman, Joyce Sanders, Maurice Jenkins and Jonathan Richardson

December 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County’s Jamin Davis signs with Kentucky Wildcats

On Monday, Long County High School football standout Jamin Davis signed scholarship papers to play for the University of Kentucky in 2017.

December 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


BI football coach resigns

Replying with a one word, "Yes," Bradwell Institute's three-year football coach Greg Hill confirmed he has resigned from his coaching job.

December 19, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Basketball round up

Johnson's big night

December 19, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


State champs, college and pro players feted

Five athletes and a state-winning basketball team were inducted into the Liberty County Hall of Fame Thursday.

December 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers break 3-game losing streak

After losing three straight basketball games in a row, the Liberty County basketball team took a 74-69 victory over rival Bradwell Institute Saturday at the Tigers' home gym.

December 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County beats Liberty, Wayne in back-to-back games

It was good Long County basketball fan last weekend as the Blue Tide beat defending AAA State Champ Liberty County on Friday and then beat arch-rival Wayne County on Saturday.

December 14, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tough weekend for Lady Tide

Long County's girls basketball team played hard against tough rivals over the weekend in Ludowici. But the Lady Tide fell in both games, dropping their overall record to 4-5 and the Region 2-AAA mark to 0-1.

December 14, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McMillan named All-American

According Ohio State's Athletic website Raekwon McMillan was named to the prestigious Walter Camp All-American Second Team, as announced during the ESPN College Football Awards Show last Thursday.

December 14, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


LeCounte named Southeast Georgia defenseive player of year

Players, coaches and fans came together Dec. 12, for a night of food, fun and recognition for the seventh annual "In the Game Sports Network" Southeast Georgia High School Football Awards Banquet at the Waycross City Auditorium. A total of 19 schools from across the area were represented.

December 14, 2016 | By Rob Asbell Inthegamesportsnetwork | Sports


Accolades piling up for soccer player

Just days after being named to the Appalachian Athletics Conference All-Academic Team, former First Presbyterian Christian Academy soccer player Clark Sukaratana received another recognition.

December 14, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Frazier helps Bulldogs beat Auburn

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and Glennville native JJ Frazier had a huge game against Auburn Dec. 29.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae gets first NBA starts

With Kyrie Irving nursing a hamstring injury, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had his first two NBA starts for the Cleveland ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA beats HH Academy 72-56 Friday

Highlanders George Mitchell and Isiah Scott combined for 44 points as the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team defeated Hilton Head Academy 72-56 Friday.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


DNR adds to Tifton area fishing

TIFTON - In addition to the 508 acres of water open to fishing at Paradise Public Fishing Area in Berrien County, Horseshoe 6 Lake (3-acres) is ...

January 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports Briefs

Correction

January 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LCRD All-Star Cheerleaders

The Liberty County Recreation Department recently released photos of the 2017 football season All-Star Cheerleaders. Not all of the girls were able to attend the ...

January 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tigers break losing streak in tournament play

The Bradwell Tigers boys and girls basketball teams ended 2016 by competing in the Metter Holiday Classic when they faced Toombs County Bulldogs on Wednesday ...

January 03, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Highlanders keeping busy over holiday break

Knowing the heart of their Georgia Independent School Association region games are coming up in January, the Highlander basketball team has kept busy throughout the ...

January 03, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCRD All-Star Cheerleading teams

The 2016 LCRD All-Star Cheerleading teams.

January 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide, Tide have mixed result in Bryan Co.

The Long County basketball teams played Bryan County's in Pembroke on Dec. 20 in non-region action.

January 03, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Fraternity sets first MLK run/walk

Sigma Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, which was chartered in Hinesville in 2014, will sponsor its first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr ...

January 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Highlanders keep busy over holiday

Knowing the heart of their Georgia Independent School Association region games are coming up in January, the Highlander basketball team has kept busy throughout the ...

January 03, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide, Tide have mixed results in Bryan Co.

The Long County basketball teams played Bryan County's in Pembroke on Dec. 20 in non-region action.

January 02, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tigers break losing streak at tourney

The Bradwell Tigers boys and girls basketball teams ended 2016 by competing in the Metter Holiday Classic when they faced Toombs County Bulldogs on Wednesday ...

January 02, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


Highlanders fall against Statesboro

First Presbyterian Christian Academy suffered a 70-59 loss to a fully healthy Statesboro Blue Devil lineup Monday, the first night of the Devils' annual Gentleman ...

December 28, 2016 | Chris Stanley Special to the Courier | Sports


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