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Georgia knocks off Michigan State

ORLANDO, Fla. - Matthew Stafford gave the type of performance in the Capital One Bowl that'd make a fitting finale to his excellent Georgia career.

January 02, 2009 | By Mark Wangrin The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech's Johnson gets new contract

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech first-year coach Paul Johnson was given a new 7-year, $17.7 million contract on Thursday.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


BI Tigers go 2-1 in holiday tournament

After dropping the first game of the Montezuma- Macon County Christmas Tournament 45-41 against Macon Westside last Friday, Bradwell Institute rebounded with back-to-back victories, defeating Baldwin 48-39 on Saturday and Dooly County 71-59 on Monday.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Abraham, Milloy key to Atlanta success

FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith can only hope John Abraham and Lawyer Milloy are quick healers.

December 31, 2008 | George Henry and Barry Wilner The Associated Press | Sports


Bulldogs enjoying bowl week in Orlando

ORLANDO - Georgia's football team practiced for 90 minutes on Monday at Olympia High School in Orlando as preparations continued for Thursday's Capital One Bowl against Michigan State.

December 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LSU and Ga. Tech go bowling tonight

ATLANTA - LSU football coach Les Miles said Monday it was premature to discuss possible changes on his coaching staff before tonight night's Chick-fil-A Bowl against Georgia Tech.

December 31, 2008 | Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


Top 10 sports stories for Georgia in 2008

• No title for Bulldogs: Georgia opened the season No. 1 in the preseason football poll but suffered losses to Ala-

December 31, 2008 | Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


Long County boys, girls teams fall at Tattnall County

Both Long County High School basketball teams dropped close games Saturday night at Tattnall County in Reidsville.

December 31, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Camden wins Class AAAAA

ATLANTA - Camden County High School completed an unbeaten season Saturday, winning its second Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA football championship with a 21-14 win over Peachtree Ridge.

December 31, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers hope to rebound from first loss of season

Liberty County fell from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday, dropping a 64-63 decision to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Economic slump sparks Arena football shutdown

Saying an injustice was served to the players, staff and fans of the Arena Football League, Hinesville native and former Bradwell Institute standout Will Pettis is uncertain of what the future holds for him.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sports taught Hall of Famers life lessons

The five men inducted into the 2008 Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame each shared a story with the audience at Thursday night's banquet at Club Stewart, and while they all had different memories to relive, they were linked by a common theme: the lessons they learned from sports.

December 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Arena Football cancels 2009 season

NEW YORK - The Arena Football League canceled its 2009 season Monday pending an agreement with its players union. The decision throws the future of the 22-year-old league into question just days after it said next season had not been suspended.

The AFL's owners voted against playing next year during a conference call Sunday night. It was unclear what had changed since the league issued a statement Wednesday night that said the 2009 season had not been suspended "despite rumors and reports to the contrary."

December 30, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Liberty boys suffer first loss

McIntosh County Academy handed visiting Liberty County a 64-63 loss in a non-region boys basketball game Saturday night. The defeat was the first of the season for the Panthers (8-1), who are ranked fourth in the latest Class AAA state coaches poll.

For details of the game, read Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

December 30, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers knock of Blue Tide, 95-90

Jordan McRae poured in 37 points and fellow junior Rion Brown added 27 on Friday to lead Liberty County to a 95-90 non-region basketball win over host Long County.

December 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Victory over Vidalia keeps Blue Tide’s playoff hopes alive

The Long County baseball team kept its playoff hopes alive Monday, beating Vidalia 5-1 in Toombs County.

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA honors seniors players

First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Robert Toombs Christian Academy Monday afternoon in the final soccer matches of the regular season.

April 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Golf raises more than $10,000 for cancer patient

The John E. Smiley Jr. "Jay Bird" Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club raised more than $10,000 for Valarie Gosseck, who ...

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


New geocaching game celebrates state park system’s 85th annivesary

ATLANTA - Treasure-hunt fans will soon have a new quest that takes them from Georgia's mountains to its marshes.

April 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

Swing for re-entry

April 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Professional wrestling coming to Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School will host the Hinesville Havoc professional wrestling match at 7 p.m. April 30.

April 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McRae starts, scores big

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae got his first start for the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday and made the most of his opportunity ...

April 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide at 12-0, ranked third in state

The Long County boys and girls soccer teams continued dominating the field Tuesday, beating Jeff Davis in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady ’Landers 2nd in region, coach sees state

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Lady Highlander soccer team nearly had a perfect season. The girls were sitting on an 8-0 record until a 3-1 ...

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Young Blue Tide pitcher throws no-hitter, with 9 Ks

Long County's baseball team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday by beating McIntosh County 4-0 in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Panthers honor seniors between rainy DH games

The drizzle kept fans under umbrellas as the Liberty County baseball team hosted Wayne County in a doubleheader Thursday afternoon.

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers get a win

Bradwell Institute's baseball team rallied to come from behind to beat Savannah Country Day 10-9 Wednesday.

April 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Self-defense class

April 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


All*Stars start travel season strong

Scott's All*Stars 16U team won the Georgia Cup in Suwannee April 1-2, according to coach Marcus Scott IV. The boys then took first ...

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Physicals Saturday

Students enrolled in Liberty County Schools can complete athletic physicals free on Saturday.

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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