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UGA gymnist not trying to Olympics

ATHENS - Junior Gym Dog and two-time Olympic medalist Courtney Kupets has decided not to make a second run for the 2008 Olympics, Georgia head coach Suzanne Yoculan has announced. Kupets, the NCAA all-around champion as a freshman and sophomore, instead has decided to focus solely on her team goals, her collegiate career and academic future.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


UGA gymnist not trying to Olympics

ATHENS - Junior Gym Dog and two-time Olympic medalist Courtney Kupets has decided not to make a second run for the 2008 Olympics, Georgia head coach Suzanne Yoculan has announced. Kupets, the NCAA all-around champion as a freshman and sophomore, instead has decided to focus solely on her team goals, her collegiate career and academic future.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bulldogs hand Panthers two losses

The Panthers were handed two losses Friday night as the Beach High Bulldogs capitalized on their defense and outshot the men and women's basketball teams. The Panthers fell to 1-2 while the Lady Panthers suffered their first loss of the season and stand at 2-1.

December 20, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McGowan reflects on pitcher's untimely death

Major League Baseball pitcher Joe Kennedy collapsed this past Friday at around 1:15 a.m., while staying with his wife's parents in Tampa, Fla.

December 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondennt | Sports


FPCA varsity beats Glennville, now 4-1

First Presbyterian Christian Academy had their home opener Monday night against the Lady and Men Minutemen of Glennville Christian Academy.

December 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


A winner among Georgia Tech's losses

It's hard to find something to celebrate after a disappointing loss to your state rival and the firing of your head coach. But for one Hinesville family, it was an honor to celebrate their son's performance for the last four years as a Yellow Jacket.

December 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tide dominates Yellow Jackets, Ladies split

The Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team dominated rival Wayne County this past Saturday and improved their record to 2-0.

December 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondennt | Sports


Panthers look ahead to basketball state finals

The Liberty County Panthers men's basketball season is set to begin with one goal in mind - the state finals.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Playoff-bound Tigers face Valdosta tonight

Another battle of the big cats takes place tonight as the Bradwell Tigers head into hostile Wildcats territory to face Valdosta High. It is the first round of AAAAA playoffs as the number three seed 3-AAAAA Tigers meet the number 2 seed 1-AAAAA Valdosta.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Richt makes sure everyone has a place to go for Thanksgiving

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt wanted to make sure everyone had a place to go on Thanksgiving.

December 11, 2007 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports Writer | Sports


Panthers start season at Joe Greene tourney

The Liberty County Panthers started their basketball season Tuesday and Wednesday at the 30th annual Joe Greene Tip-Off Tournament in Savannah.

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Glavine talks with Braves about return

ATLANTA -- The Braves held their first formal talks Wednesday in pursuit of 300-game winner Tom Glavine, hoping to lure him back to Atlanta to finish his career.

December 11, 2007 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press Sports Writer | Sports


Tech fires head football coach

ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech fired coach Chan Gailey on Monday, two days after his sixth straight loss to rival Georgia ended a disappointing season.

December 11, 2007 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press Sports Writer | Sports


Dog-baying competition draws dogs from all over Southeast

This past weekend, competitors from as far as South Carolina, Florida, and Alabama; and from surrounding Camden, Liberty, Evans, Appling, and Tattnall Counties, all came out to the dog-baying Competition hosted by Ray's Bay Pen.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Sports


Lady Panthers aim for great things

I'm expecting great things this season," Lady Panthers Head Coach Carolyn Kelly said. "I'm especially expecting a lot from my only two returning seniors."

December 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


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Blue Tide go 1-1 against Pirates in soccer

The Long County High School Lady Tide soccer team had the luck of the Irish with them on St. Patrick's Day.

March 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty gets swept

The Liberty County High School baseball team was shut out twice in a doubleheader Saturday at Thomson.

March 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae has breakout game for Delaware

It took just two weeks for former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae to get back into the groove.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers do well in Bob Hayes Invite

Liberty County High school's track team competed against 25 other high schools at the Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet on Saturday in Jacksonville.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Bradwell, Liberty teams lose on the road

The Liberty County High School soccer teams dropped their games against Wayne County on Friday in Jesup.

March 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Goodro hitting well at MGSC

Former Long County High School baseball standout Tristan Goodro had a base hit and RBI on Saturday to help Middle Georgia State College beat Loyola University, 5-0, in Cochran.

March 25, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Clay shoot planned, golf tournament set

Fundraising shoot planned for April 17

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Monster-truck show coming to Pooler

Oglethorpe Speedway in Pooler will host the 2015 Monster Truck Spring National Show this weekend.

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Clay shoot set to benefit injured deputy

The Dorchester Shooting Preserve, Liberty County Sheriff's Office and Midway Police Department will host the "Warriors for William" sporting-clay shoot at noon Friday, April 17, at the Shooting Preserve, 2460 Sunbury Road in Midway.

March 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


John talks NFL, raises funds

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University football player Ulrick John was back home in Hinesville on Friday helping raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Team Liberty.

March 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide boys receive awards during banquet

The Long County High School boys' basketball team held its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.

March 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide win 2, lose 1

The Long County High School baseball team went 2-1 last week, beating New Hampstead High School (1-8) and McIntosh County (0-8), but falling to Benedictine Military School (8-4).

March 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


S. Effingham sweeps Tigers

Bradwell Institute was looking to earn Region 3-AAAAA wins on the soccer field Tuesday. But the South Effingham High School Mustangs had other plans, as they swept the Tiger teams on Olvey Field.

March 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI gets swept by Statesboro

This year, the Bradwell Institute baseball team has scheduled its region 3-AAAAA games a bit differently than in previous years. The Tigers are playing each region opponent three times in one week, starting last week when they went 0-3 against South Effingham.

March 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Robotic turkey decoy to help catch poachers

Turkey season opened Saturday, and the Coastal Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation did its part to ensure that only legal hunters get gobblers.

March 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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