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Schedule announced for Harris tourney

The first Sam B. Harris Middle School Basketball Tournament is scheduled for next Thursday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 13.

December 20, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Long comes back to beat Wayne Co.

Long County High School came back from a nine-point first-half this past Saturday to defeat Wayne County 63-60 in a boys basketball game.

December 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA continues to pile up wins

Academy, the defending GISA Class A state boys basketball champion, is off to an 8-0 start this season after beating Savannah's Providence Christian 93-47 on Monday.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI girls coach: Jury still out on Tigers

The Bradwell Institute girls basketball team is 2-0 following its Thanksgiving break. The Lady Tigers were scheduled to get back to the court Tuesday afternoon at Coffee High School, then start Region 3-AAAAA play on Friday night at Groves in Garden City.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCHS off to good start

Both Liberty County High School basketball teams have had successful starts to the young season.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


White Sox's Vazquez likely headed to Braves

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves, in dire need for healthy veteran starting pitchers, have reached a tentative agreement to acquire right-hander Javier Vazquez from the Chicago White Sox in a six-player trade.

December 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech to play in Chick-fil-A Bowl

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has been selected as the ACC representative in the Dec. 31 Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta.

December 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Collegians shine in recent action

Former local high school basketball standouts LaQuananisha Adams, a Liberty County High School graduate, and Charmaine Clark, a Bradwell Institute graduate, helped their respective collegiate teams earn victories during Thanksgiving week.

December 18, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Locals head for Hall of Fame

Next month, five local men will be inducted into the Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame. The annual induction ceremony and banquet is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Club Stewart.

December 17, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Hampton to leave Braves for Astros

HOUSTON - Mike Hampton, who has spent six injury-marred years with the Atlanta Braves, is set to return to the Houston Astros, reaching a preliminary agreement on a $2 million, one-year contract.

December 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD U16 soccer league champions

Friday, Nov. 21

December 17, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia's equestrian team to have new home

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia's equestrian team will soon have a new home.Athletic director Damon Evans says the Georgia athletic association has signed a contract to purchase a horse farm in Bishop, Ga., about 12 miles from the campus in Athens.Georgia riders will train and compete at the High Point Farm facility as soon as February.Georgia added equestrian as an intercollegiate varsity sport in 2001. The team has trained and competed at the Animal Science Arena on campus since 2002.High Point was the training site for the U.S. dressage team which competed in the ...

December 17, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech's Johnson named ACC Coach of the Year

RALEIGH, N.C. - The question followed Paul Johnson ever since Georgia Tech hired him: Would his spread-option offense work at the highest level of college football?

December 17, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons beat Chargers

SAN DIEGO - The Atlanta Falcons lost three fumbles. Their powerful running back, Michael Turner, was stuffed on fourth-and-goal from the 1.

December 16, 2008 | By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press | Sports


Ga. Tech knocks off Georgia

ATHENS - Georgia Tech had not beaten Georgia since 2000, and it wasn't looking good when the Yellow Jackets trailed by 16 points at halftime.

December 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | 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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