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Long linebacker commits to Kentucky

With football season still a month away, Long County has one player who is already generating excitement.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McMillan considered for several major awards

According to Land-Grant Holy Land writer Meredith Hein, former Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan has a shot at being nominated for several distinguished football awards this year.

July 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


McGowan gets save for Marlins against Braves

Long County native and Miami Marlin pitcher Dustin McGowan was back on the mound Friday and picked up a save against the Braves in Atlanta.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Riceboro camp focuses on basketball fundamentals

Scott's All*Stars recently had their annual camp June 27-30 at the Riceboro Youth Center. The camp was organized through the Liberty County Recreation Department and taught by Marcus Scott IV.

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tournament includes pro-am rounds

CLAXTON - Martin NeSmith, the president of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton and NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Jesup, announced that the dealership is the title sponsor for the Swing Thought Golf Tour for a third year.

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McRae to stay with Cavs

According to Cleveland.com, the Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised their option on former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae.

July 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Lovelady gets first pro win

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady has notched his first win as a professional baseball player.

July 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Registration extended for women’s football clinic

STATESBORO - The deadline to register for Georgia Southern's Second Annual Women's Football Clinic, sponsored by East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, has been extended to July 11.

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


A top senior

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and Glennville native JJ Frazier was named one of the top 25 seniors for the 2016-17 basketball season by Bleacher Report.

July 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. team wins invitational

The Long County 12 and under girls softball team recently won the Lyons Invitational Softball Tournament held in Toombs County. Top row: Coach Earl Freeman, Trista Murphy, Tanani Lucena, Dixie Corbin, Amaya Loterbaugh, Kayalmoni Lucena and coach Donnie Lust. Bottom row: Kylei Brady, Brooklyn Smith, Grace Gordon, Long County Recreation Director Henry Strickland, Rebecca Lust, Samantha Pitts and Jocelyn Priester.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

GHSA 'dead week'

July 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD baseball champions

The following teams are the 2016 Liberty County Recreation Department baseball champions:

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McRae, Cavaliers seal deal

Editor's note the story printed in the Wednesday print edition of the Coastal Courier went to press before the Cavaliers exercised their team option on Jordan McRae. This online story reflects updated information.

June 29, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long senior leaning toward Central Florida

Though the Long County football team didn't have the success that was expected in 2015, what the school did do was showcase the talent of several players.

June 29, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Cheerleaders work together at camp

Liberty County and Bradwell Institute junior varsity and varsity cheerleaders attended a camp at Columbus State last week.

June 29, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Panther gets fifth star

After Nike's The Opening this past week, Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte was formally rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long runner comes close to Junior Games

Lady Tide sprinter Ja'Nya Bryant continued to excel on the track, raking in the medals during her summer break.

July 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Pitcher gets second pro win

Former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball pitcher Richard Lovelady recorded his second professional baseball win Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Short-handed All*Stars still manage second place

Scott's All*Stars participated in Battle of the Best Part 2 on July 8-10 in front of college coaches in Aiken, South Carolina.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Tryouts

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Champ has ties to community

The grandson of Midway natives Edward and Sarah Stevens has won the 2016 USA Taekwondo Nationals Championships.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Elite soccer camp back in Hinesville

Sweat dripped from the 30 campers running drills. But the heat wasn't enough to keep them from learning the professional way of playing the ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae scores double figures in three games

It took the Cleveland Cavaliers summer league three games before getting a win in Las Vegas. But that wasn't former Liberty County basketball player ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Runner to compete in Junior Olympics

Long County track star Cameron Taylor qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympics in the 800- and 3,000-meter races over the weekend.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Bananas’ game benefits families of fallen heroes

SAVANNAH - The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire is teaming up with the Savannah Bananas to host Red, White and Blue Night at Grayson ...

July 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Three LCRD teams headed to GRPA championships

Three local Liberty County Recreation Department All-Star baseball and softball teams are headed to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournaments this week.

July 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports sites upgrade Mitchell’s ranking

Liberty County basketball player Davion Mitchell is ranked number 34 overall among the top 150 Class of 2017 prospects, according to rivals.com.

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


McMillan to spotlight Buckeyes at media day

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan will represent Ohio State during the Big 10 Media Days in Chicago which runs ...

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

BI discount cards on sale

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long 4-Hers place at state horse show

Several members of the Long County 4-H Club took part in the Georgia 4-H Horse Show early last month in Perry. The three-day event was ...

July 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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