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Bradwell boys get first win

Bradwell Institute got an early Christmas present in the form of a 49-38 win Friday against host Jenkins. It was the first win of the season for the Tiger boys, who are 1-4 overall, 1-1 in Region 3-AAAAA.

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


Local soccer team wins Savannah tourney

The Hinesville Gators, a U12 girls soccer team, won their age bracket's Telfair Division last month at the Savannah Recreation Cup, an event hosted by the Georgia Coastal Soccer Association.

December 30, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Falcons beat Bucs in OT

ATLANTA - Michael Turner kept battering the Bucs. John Abraham ran right through them.

December 30, 2008 | By Paul Newberry The Associated Press | Sports


Jets fire coach Eric Mangini after 3 seasons

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets fired coach Eric Mangini on Monday, a day after a team that harbored Super Bowl hopes with five games left failed to make the playoffs.

December 29, 2008 | Dennis Waszak AP Sports writer | Sports


Bradwell boys fall in tournament opener

Host Westside High School went on a late run to go ahead of Bradwell Institute and earn a 45-41 win in the both teams' opening game of the 2008 Great Southern Shootout in Macon.

December 29, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McGowan begins throwing again

This past season was a bittersweet one for major league pitcher Dustin McGowan of Long County. The right-hander began the year entrenched in the Toronto Blue Jays' rotation, but in July he re-injured his right shoulder, ending his season.

December 29, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Falcons beat Rams; to take on Arizona in playoffs

ATLANTA - Mike Smith had a simple question for his Atlanta Falcons as they looked ahead to the playoffs:

December 29, 2008 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


Liberty boys beat Beach

Liberty County High School's basketball teams split games at home Tuesday night against Beach.

December 27, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


New Liberty baseball coach getting settled in

Baseball is still a few months away, but new Liberty County coach David Samuels is using the winter months to get to know the players he inherited after Steve Cottrell vacated the position by moving to Athens.

December 27, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide athletes recognized at banquet

Long County High School honored its 2008 participants in football, cross county and softball last Thursday at its annual fall sports banquet.

December 27, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Farrior leads FPCA JV team to victory

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's varsity boys basketball team remains undefeated, but don't forget about the program's junior varsity squad.

December 27, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Army hires new football coach

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cal Poly's Rich Ellerson was hired as Army's football coach Friday, joining a team that hasn't had a winning record since 1996.

December 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Lady Tigers take Great Southern Shootout title

After their third win in as many games, the Lady Tigers of Bradwell Institute were crowned the champions of the Great Southern Shootout on Tuesday afternoon in Macon.

December 26, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local players listed in Ga. rankings

Eight local high school basketball players are ranked among the top 100 in the state in four different categories, according to Web site MaxPreps.com. The players represent two private schools, First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville and Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici.

December 26, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


U10 girls rec soccer team goes 8-0

The Hinesville Soccer Association's U10 Gators girls team recently ended its fall season undefeated with an 8-0 record.

December 26, 2008 | Staff report | 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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