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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 and the host Metter Tigers on Thursday.

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's Classic tournament.

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


U12 All-Stars win district

The Liberty County 12 and Under All-Stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 Championship last month in Waycross.

December 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County cheerleading teams capture top awards

A cheerleading team based in Long County brought home 11 first-place awards and three world bids from two recent open competitions in Lakeland, Florida, and Albany.

December 28, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Shrimp season extended

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia DNR has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended until 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 13.

December 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Aspiring filmmaker doing documentary on 2004 Tigers

She told him to go for it, he said.

December 27, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Sports


Long County honors football players

The Long County football team recently had its annual sports banquet recognizing players for achievement during the 2016 season.

December 27, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Conquistadors win benefit tourney

The Kalamazoo Conquistadors won the sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Flag Football Tournament Dec. 17 at James Brown Park.

December 27, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD U10 soccer team wins state

The Liberty County U10 All-Star soccer team captured the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Championship on Dec. 3.

December 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Locals make AJC All-State Teams

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has announced its 2016 All-State Teams, and three local athletes made the list.

December 26, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


Former Tide pitcher wins Hutch Award

Miami Marlin relief pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan recently received the 2016 Hutch Award.

December 26, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers go 1-1 at Carolina Classic

Will Richardson hit 45 points to help the Liberty County boys basketball team take a 85-58 win over Richland Northeast in game one of the Chik-fil-A Carolina Classic Tournament Wednesday night.

December 26, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Sports


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


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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


BI girls on hot streak; boys fall

The Bradwell Tigers basketball teams returned to action after the Christmas break Tuesday, when they traveled to take on Region 2-AAAAAA foe Effingham County. The ...

January 09, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long teams get back-to-back wins

The Blue Tide beat the Benedictine Military School 55-51 Dec. 30, while the Lady Tide crushed New Hampstead 46-26 as the teams concluded their play ...

January 09, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA varsity wins big, JV edges Coastal

The First Presbyterian Highlanders played the Coastal Homeschool Hurricanes Friday in Bloomingdale.

January 09, 2017 | Marcia Graham | Sports


McRae hits 21 in Cavs loss to Bulls

In his third NBA start, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae scored 21 points against the Chicago Bulls last Wednesday.

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan a bright spot in Buckeyes’ rout

BREAKING: Former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan, has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NFL draft. McMillan broke the news with a ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


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