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Yellow Jackets receive 20 letters of intent

ATLANTA- Georgia Tech first-year head coach Paul Johnson announced Wednesday the signing of 20 highly-touted high school seniors to national letters of intent, including eight from Georgia.

February 22, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Men Tide wraps up season with victory as Ladies lose to Brantley

Ladies lose to Brantley County

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


Local Lady Pirate sets record

Kaneetha Gordon, a former Liberty County Lady Panther who now plays for the Armstrong Atlantic State University Pirates, set a record when the senior became AASU's new rebounding leader with 964 career boards during their hard loss to North Georgia on Jan. 21.

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


Georgia Southern Football Receives 36 Commitments

STATESBORO- Georgia Southern head coach Chris Hatcher announced the Eagle Football program received 36 signed commitments for 2008. The announcement came during Wednesday's press conference in the Parrish Football Center.

February 22, 2008 | By Patrick Osterman GSU AD Media Relations | Sports


Martial arts helps develop confidence, character, more

The challenges in Tyler Dixon's short life have included included the deployment of his father, Staff Sgt. Michael Dixon, who is expected to return from deployment with the National Guard within weeks.

February 22, 2008 | By Pat Young Special to the Courier | Sports


Tigers split victories at Beach High

The Tigers returned from an away game at Beach High where men clawed a 70-61 victory over the Bulldogs and the ladies dropped the game 47-35, slipping into second and possibly third place in the 3-AAAAA region.

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


Highlanders have one last game before post season

After taking back-to-back victories over David Emanuel Academy (80-55) and Citizens Christian (86-55) last Friday and Saturday, the men's varsity Highlanders are getting a few days off before they face their last regular season opponent, Thomas Jefferson, Friday night.

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


LCHS recognizes boys at basketball homecoming game

Tuesday, between the girls and boys basketball games, Long County High School crowned the 2008 Homecoming king and princes.

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


Local McDonalds owner presents plague to nominees

February 21, 2008 | Staff report Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide win streak continues as they down Indians

LUDOWICI - Before a packed house, the Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up their fifth 2-AA Region win in a row over Charlton County 94-70.

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


Highlanders played 5 games in eight days, win 4 of 5

With a grueling schedule in their 2-AA GISA region, the First Presbyterian Men's varsity Highlanders played one home and four away games in the last eight days. Not to be left behind the Lady Highlander and junior varsity men, along with their first C-Team (middle school) played and traveled for some hoops action.

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


Panthers have one game left in regular season

The Panthers play their final game of the regular season Friday night when they travel to face South Effingham.

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


Panthers earn first-round byes in playoffs

With the hoops season winding down, the Liberty County Panthers are just waiting to see what happens in the rest of their region and sub region to see who they draw in the post season.

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


Dramatic end at the Tigers Den

The seniors lined up for flowers and photographs during Bradwell's basketball homecoming game Friday night. But the sparks and fireworks came on the court in a climatic men's game and one-point, at-the-buzzer victory over Windsor Forest (60-59).

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


AAU Coastal Crew Rebels stressing education first

The high school basketball season is approaching the playoffs and soon many players will seek out the traveling teams and summer leagues. But school won't be out for the summer if you plan to play for the AAU Coastal Crew Rebels.

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


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Rec department has fun available

The Liberty County Recreation Department has many ways for area residents to have a little fun and cool off during the summer heat.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Summer splashing is frequent at new water park

A new area water park is already a hit less than a month after it opened.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball golf fundraiser planned

June 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Thornton placed on NFL Draft watch

NFLDraftScout.com senior analyst Dane Brugler said former Liberty County High School and current North Carolina State football player Shadrach Thornton is among the team's three top senior NFL Draft-eligible prospects to watch in the upcoming season.

June 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


McGowan back in Triple-A

Long County native and veteran Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has been sent to the Philadelphia Phillies' Triple-A minor-league affiliate for the second time this season.

June 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


‘Voice of the Eagles’ Blair leaving for LSU

Georgia Southern "Voice of the Eagles" and Learfield Sports general manager Chris Blair has accepted a role to become the play-by-play voice of the LSU Tigers following the conclusion of their 2015 football season.

June 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell put on ESPN prospect list

Liberty County High School Panther standout Davion Mitchell has been selected for ESPN's list of the top 60 basketball recruits for the Class of 2017.

June 22, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Blue Tide star shining in summer league

Former Long County High School baseball standout Trystan Goodro is continuing to excel at the collegiate level.

June 22, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McGowan designated for assignment

The Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday designated Long County High School alumnus and right-handed pitcher Dustin McGowan for assignment, according to media reports on csnphilly.com.

June 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


New track club earns medals

A new local track team is placing well in statewide competitions.

June 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Scott attends camp at Harvard

Brendan Scott, Long County High School's 2014 Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier football player of the year, was invited to attend a football camp at Harvard University. Scott attended the camp June 14 through an invitation he received from the school.

June 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LCRD 8U All-Stars win championship

The Liberty County Recreation Department 8U baseball team won the Silver Division championship in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Warm-Up tournament June 13 in Glynn County.

June 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports Briefs

Baseball camp set

June 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Football coach recognized as coach on rise

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern head football coach Willie Fritz was named to Athlon Sports' list of 15 college-football coaches on the rise for 2015 after leading the Eagles to a Sun Belt Conference championship in their first year in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

June 19, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


First-year coach excelling with 12U Rebels

Dana King Jr. knew he would want to coach kids someday.

June 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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