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Local Golf swings into action

The Liberty County Panthers and the Bradwell Tigers golf seasons teed off the last week of February and both have six matches under their belt.

April 02, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Tech Women Earn Second Straight NCAA Bid Tenth-seeded Jackets will play No. 7 seed Iowa State Saturd

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Tech women's basketball team (22-9) earned a bid to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Monday, drawing a No. 10 seed in the Greensboro Regional and a first-round match-up Saturday, against seventh-seeded Iowa State at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

April 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers lose after 10 innings (2-6)

It was a long night Friday for the Liberty County Panthers and Statesboro Blue Devils until, after nearly four hours and ten innings, the Blue Devils broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the 10th by scoring four runs and earning a 2-6 victory.

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


Panther among top players in the nation

The athletic talent in the county continues to be recognized as Liberty County Panther baseball player Aaron Hoffer was chosen for the Tournament of Stars.

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


Liberty County makes top 100 in state

Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy all ranked within the top 100 basketball teams in the state according to MaxPreps.com.

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


Long bats continue to put up runs as Blue Tide win 5th in a row

Long Bats Continue to Put Up Runs as Blue Tide Wins 5th in a Row

March 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Tiger's coach keeps confidence in team

For most coaches it would be difficult to keep their head up when facing a 0-7 start to their season. But Tiger head coach Rhett Hellgren has confidence in his Tiger squad, despite the losses.

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


Rebels head to Easter Classic

The Coastal Crew Rebels 16U and 17U boys' basketball teams are going to Disney World to face some of the toughest teams in the South during the Amateur Athletics Union 2008 Easter Classic March 20-23.

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


Tigers kicking in a strong soccer season

The Bradwell Tigers proved they are contenders in men's 3-AAAAA soccer, picking up a solid victory over Jenkins High in a downpour Tuesday night.

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther signs to become a Wildcat

"It's always been a dream of mine to play college football," a smiling Liberty County Panther Byron Calahan said. "I've been working hard in the weight room, in the classroom and all that work finally paid off."

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Braves and Publix partner for scholarships

For the ninth consecutive year the Atlanta Braves and Publix Super Markets have partnered to offer scholarships to graduating high school seniors throughout Georgia.

March 28, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers prepping for regional action

The Liberty County Panthers are trying to make up games canceled when their field was covered with Mother Nature's tear.

March 28, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA staged a comeback against David Emanuel

The First Presbyterian Highlanders staged a comeback against David Emanuel Academy Wednesday afternoon upsetting the Eagles and taking an 8-7 victory.

March 28, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers down Jenkins in pouring rain

March 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers claw the Cavaliers 4-1

The Panthers opened the first inning with a home run by Aaron Hoffer and a tough defensive game that gave them a 4-1 edge over the Calvary Day Cavaliers Monday night.

March 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Panther band will moon-walk halftimes

Liberty County High School's Panther Marching Band will moon-walk to pop icon Michael Jackson songs this year during football halftime shows.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide open softball regular season Aug. 4

The schedule for the Long County High School softball team is nearly set.

July 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part ...

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU athletics extend Learfield contract

Georgia Southern University announced Wednesday that a new 15-year agreement with Learfield Sports for multimedia rights of Georgia Southern athletics had been reached.

July 25, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


SBC coaches honor six Eagles

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt ...

July 23, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


2 Panthers recognized by ESPN

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is ranked as the No. 1 safety in the nation for the Class of 2017, according to ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan placed on NFL Draft watch list

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein has placed former Liberty County High School football player and current Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan among the ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell Institute’s schedule set for 2015

Bradwell Institute has put the finishing touches on its 2015 softball schedule.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


UGA’s Chapman named All-Academic by group

Former Bradwell Institute track star and current University of Georgia senior heptathlon competitor Quintunya Chapman made the list Friday of U.S. Track & Field and ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell gets attention at Nike Peach Jam

The Georgia Stars 16U AAU basketball team claimed the 2015 Nike Peach Jam title last week in North Augusta, South Carolina, led primarily by the ...

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball fundraiser set

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


6 Eagles earn preseason honors from SBC coaches

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Getting back to full strength

Local personal trainer Vince Gumataotao placed fourth overall in the light heavyweight division at the National Physique Committee Georgia Bodybuilding competition July 11 in Atlanta.

July 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Softball season getting closer

While football soon will highlight Friday nights, the local girls' softball teams will also be busy once school starts again.

July 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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