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Brown signs with Israeli team

Former Liberty County High School boys' basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel, according to tweets from his agent and the Palm Beach Post.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Fishin’ for a Cure raises $65,000 for sick kids

The third annual Fishin' for a Cure tournament on May 17 brought the battle against childhood diseases to the Atlamaha River.

May 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


Trey Sikes on MEAC team

Savannah State University's junior designated hitter Trey Sikes was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 2014 All-Conference Baseball Team, according to a press release issued by meacsports.com.

May 26, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Ex-Tiger 2nd in SEC heptathlon

Former Bradwell Institute track athlete Quintunya Chapman placed second in the heptathlon in the Southeastern Conference outdoor track championship in Lexington, Ky., last week.

May 26, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Coach Tom’s 30 years spotlighted

Tom Sukaratana was recognized by his peers and soccer players on May 16 during a surprise recognition party honoring his more than 30 years of dedication to the sport here.

May 26, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


GSU player put in work, reaps NFL draft

On the weekend of the NFL Draft, a lot of football players hope they've done enough to make a team want to select them.

May 15, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


You can't predict Harang

As the 2014 season began, there weren't many pundits out there willing to pick the Atlanta Braves to repeat as National League East Division champions. Not with all their injuries, and not with the media darling Washington Nationals poised to rebound under new leadership.

April 29, 2014 | By Andrew Hirsh Special to the Courier | Sports


Golf tourney in Pembroke May 17

The Pembroke Lodge No. 469 F&AM's second annual Golf Tournament is May 17. Registration is at noon and there will be shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served after the tournament.

April 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Soldier to throw ball for Sand Gnats

The Third Infantry Division 2013 soldier of the year, Spc. April Walters, will throw out the first pitch of the Savannah Sand Gnats opening day game on Thursday at Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E Victory Dr. in Savannah.

April 03, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Everything you want to know about GSU spring practice

Georgia Southern football began Tuesday with the first week of spring practice.

March 27, 2014 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bradwell boys stay unbeaten

Bradwell Institute's soccer teams had a split with Calvary Day on Tuesday at Olvey Field. The girls lost, 6-0, but the Tiger boys won, 5-1, to start the season 2-0. At Liberty County on Tuesday, the Lady Panthers topped Toombs County, 2-0, for their first win of the season.

February 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty to host state playoff game

Two points separated the Region 3-AAAA champion from the second-place team. Unfortunately for fans of Liberty County High School boys' basketball, that advantage went in Glenn Hills' favor.

February 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Community celebrates Raekwon McMillan Day

Members of the community gathered at the Liberty Performing Arts Center Friday to celebrate the accomplishments of Liberty County High School senior Raekwon McMillan, who has committed to play football for Ohio State University.

December 31, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Sports


Liberty winless in first 2 at Classic

The first time Liberty played Brunswick a month ago, the Panthers lost by only a bucket. Thursday's game, during Liberty's opener at Statesboro High School's annual Christmas tournament, was decidedly different.

December 30, 2013 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide players recognized at banquet

Lady Tide softball players were recognized at the recent Long County High School Fall Sports Banquet.

December 30, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Articles by Section - Sports


Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae suffers sprained ankle in loss

LAS VEGAS ­- Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Milton-Jones’ season ends with injury

ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs

July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae shining in summer league

Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Milton-Jones back in Ga.

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Pelton claims first, second

Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ninth-grade Rebels go 3-0 at tourney

The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars give to rally

Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


YMCA has swim meet, classes

The Liberty County YMCA has a slew of activities planned for this weekend and has a new boxing class open for registration.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White golf tourney tees off Aug. 2

July 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports


Social-media access available for Sun Belt Media Day

New social-media features will be incorporated into the Sun Belt Conference's media day July 22 in New Orleans as the league debuts the "Sun Belt Social Media Suite" to allow fans access and connections to media-day activities.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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