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Favre touches down in New York

NEW YORK - Cameras flashing by the dozens, a wide-eyed Brett Favre took his first steps into the New York spotlight.

August 26, 2008 | By Dennis Waszak Jr. AP Sports writer | Sports


Tiger Wilson Brown says he is ready

After missing last season with a knee injury Bradwell Institute's Wilson Brown says he is anxious to get back into the game as the Tigers' starting quarterback.

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


Panthers decide on starters

With two seasons of snaps under his belt junior Julian Stokes will likely be the starting quarterback for the Liberty County Panthers this season. Stokes started taking snaps as a freshman when the starting quarterback was injured and out with a dislocated shoulder.

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


Local siblings rock the sport karate world

Fighting among siblings is not an unusual thing for parents to encounter. But sibling who approach fighting as a sport and become world titleholders is quite another thing.

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


Barracudas take first place

Playing their last machine pitch game, Hinesville's newly formed traveling baseball team, the Barracudas, slugged their way to a first place finish in the Douglas All Wood Tournament on July 26.

August 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Heat changes practice schedules

Practice in full uniforms began for Liberty County High and Bradwell Institute football teams Tuesday and an issue more troubling than the condition of the players was the heat. With temperatures and heat indexes hitting record highs all week, the coaches had to change standard practice procedures.

August 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide completes summer camp

The Long County High School football team completes summer camp today. The weeklong program was at Smiley Elementary School.

August 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


4th-quarter rally can’t help ’Canes avoid loss

A rally in the fourth quarter couldn't help the Hinesville Hurricanes, who found themselves four points short of a tie or win against the Savannah Warriors Saturday.

August 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Nesmith hits homerun with baseball program

Nesmith Chevrolet is one of 10 Chevrolet dealers from the Savannah area that partnered with local youth baseball parks/leagues through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program and helped raise close to $47,765 in donations from the dealership and private parties.

August 22, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


McGowan’s shoulder sugery successful

Dustin McGowan had his surgery Thursday, and according to his wife Jilly, everything went well.

August 21, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


First Lady Panther’s practice rained out

Friday afternoon was supposed to be Lady Panther softball coach Jerome Standard's first glimpse of what his team would look like for the upcoming season. But with lightning striking nearby and the rain moving in, he only got a quick glimpse of who was possibly returning and how many he may have to work with.

August 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panther's new OC a familiar face

The Liberty County Panthers' football squad starts the season with a new offensive coordinator managing the team's direction. This new coach however, has a familiar face.

August 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers hope to open season ine new stadium

According to Liberty County School Deputy Superintendent Cheryl Conley, the Liberty County Panthers will have their first home game of the 2008 season at their new Donell Woods Stadium.

August 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Jesup Judo wins gold at Jr. Olympics

In 2002, kneeling on a cracked wrestling mat in the dilapidated gymnasium of an old, unused high school before a dozen or so youngsters, most under the age of six, Dr. Randy Lentz did not imagine what his club and some of these children would someday become.

August 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Former Tiger makes SAC commissioner’s honor roll

Former Bradwell Institute Tiger football player, Jake Walsh, was among 644 student athletes who made the 2007-08 South Atlantic Conference commissioner's honor roll.

August 19, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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LeCounte, Echols named Players of the Year

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte and Bradwell Institute player Luther Echols were named the 2016 Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier Players of the Year ...

February 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Four Panthers sign to play college ball

Liberty County football players Calvin Holmes, Jacari Roberts, Jacquez Williams and Martial Washington signed letters of intent to play football at college Wednesday morning during ...

February 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI finishes season splitting games with Statesboro

Bradwell's basketball teams closed out the 2015-16 regular season against Region 3-AAAAA opponent Statesboro. The Lady Tigers picked up the win 32-17. The Tigers ...

February 08, 2016 | John Wood | Sports


Panthers sweep Phoenix, have playoff bye

Liberty County wrapped up the regular season Friday, sweeping New Hampstead and honoring seniors.

February 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide beat Saints, Tide fall to Cadets

Long County basketball teams closed out the regular season Friday in Ludowici with the girls notching a win, but the boys falling.

February 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


LCRD sports

Liberty County Recreation Department is gearing up for spring sports:

February 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Lady Tide to continue success

The Long County Lady Tide soccer team went 10-3 in 2015 and made the state playoffs for the second year in a row.

February 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide has state title as its goal

Last year was a good season for Long County boys soccer team. In only its third year of existence the team went 10-4, ending the ...

February 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Four Liberty County Panthers pen on National Signing Day

Liberty County football players Calvin Holmes, Jacari Roberts, Jacquez Williams and Martial Washington signed letters of intent to play football at the college level Wednesday ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers finish season; regional tourney next week

Bradwell Institute was scheduled to host Statesboro Tuesday evening to wrap up the regular season. The final scores from Tuesday's Region 3-AAAAA games were ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders topple Knights

Jumping out to a 33-12 lead in the first quarter, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys sailed to an easy 97-32 win at home Saturday.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County sweeps Bucs

Long County's varsity basketball teams swept the McIntosh County teams Friday in Darien. The boys won 82-54 and the girls 51-48.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers returning last year’s pitching rotation

Liberty County finished last baseball season 14-9 overall and 6-4 in Region 3-AAAA, according to maxpreps.com. The record propelled the Panthers into the first ...

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Diamond Tigers are young, junior-heavy

Bradwell Institute will have a junior-heavy baseball team this season, according to coach Jeff Polk.

February 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Bowling fundraiser for veterans

Marne Lanes will host a Veterans Bowling Fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting Disabled American Veterans, on April 2. The entry fee is $20 per person. Registration ...

February 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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