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Tiger boys team out, ladies advance

The Lady Tigers advanced to the semi-finals with a 33-point win (59-26) over Groves High Lady Rebels on Wednesday night. The Tigers, however lost in overtime Tuesday evening against sixth seeded Johnson High, 52-58.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide teams begin quest for 2-AA title

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams begin their quest for 2-AA Region championships today in Nahunta.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. basketball seniors honored

Long County High School recently had its 2009 Basketball Senior Night, when seniors affiliated with the teams were recognized for their work.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


LCHS soccer team hammers Fitzgerald

The Liberty County High School Lady Panther soccer team took another win Saturday, beating Fitzgerald 3-1.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


List of Braves' recruiting failures gets longer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.

Now, Ken Griffey Jr.

February 19, 2009 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports


Panthers prepping with new coach

New Liberty County Panther baseball coach David Samuel is ready to have his first-year squad throw out the first pitch and start the season as the Panthers plan to begin with a long road trip to Houston County on Feb. 28.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide boys secure top spot in region

The Long County High School boys basketball team secured the top spot in the 2-AA Region with a win Friday.

February 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Young Rebel, FPCA player dreams big

Xavier Jackson, 13, is a basketball player with aspirations of making it to the NBA.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Junior Lady Highlanders come on strong

The Lady Highlander varsity squad struggled in its inaugural season, finishing 3-12 overall and 2-6 in the GISA region 2-A, but the school can look to the up and coming junior varsity to see its possible turn around.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Jones notches career win 100 as Barons top Reinhardt

MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College men's basketball head coach John D. Jones recorded his 100th career win as the Barons topped Reinhardt College in a SSAC game at Gillis Gym Feb. 12. The final score was 69-57.With Faulkner's loss to Lee, the Barons (6-8 in the SSAC) moved into seventh place in the conference. The top eight go to the SSAC Tourney next month at Shorter. Reinhardt drops to 9-14 overall and 2-11 in the SSAC. Brewton-Parker's defense was stingy throughout, limiting Reinhardt's leading scorer Kordel Alexander to just 10 points on 3-16 shooting, and forcing ...

February 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Brewton-Parker Defeats #12 Lee University in OT

MOUNT VERNON -- The Brewton-Parker College men's basketball team hosted the 12th ranked team in the nation, Lee University, before a raucous homecoming crowd in the Gillis Gym on Saturday in Mount Vernon.The Barons doused the highly rated Flames 71-64 in overtime to claim one of the biggest wins in the school's NAIA history. The victory was the second consecutive SSAC win for the Barons and moves them into solid contention to make the conference playoffs. In a battle of two completely different halves, the Flames controlled the first 20 minutes, racking up a 29-20 advantage. The Barons ...

February 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Matt Kenseth wins rain-shortened Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - So consistently calm inside a race car, Matt Kenseth took his entire team by surprise when he started screaming for rain seconds after grabbing the lead in the Daytona 500.

February 16, 2009 | Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


FPCA takes region, local schools win

The third attempt was a charm for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders as the boys varsity squad took its third victory against Bethesda on Friday night in Milledgeville, earning the GISA Region 2-A championship. FPCA won 73-68 in overtime.

February 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long County Carolina Blue, Sharks celebrate

The Long County Sharks boys team and the Carolina Blue girls team wrapped up their basketball season with a Feb. 7 party at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

February 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Mat Rats earn third-place team trophy

The Liberty County Recreation Department Mat Rat Wrestling Team started competing as a team just this season.

February 16, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


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BI plays Fri. at home

Bradwell Institute will host Johnson in a scrimmage Friday at Hokey Jackson Stadium.

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA home opener is Friday

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host Greater Bethlehem Temple Christian School Friday for its first home football game of the year.

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers 2-3

Liberty County is off to a 2-3 start in the softball season after wrapping up games at the Warriors' Blast Tournament last weekend.

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers fall at weekend tournament

Bradwell Institute went 0-3 at the Tattnall County Warriors' Blast Tournament over the weekend. The Lady Tigers fell 9-1 to Bryan County Friday, 15-0 against ...

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide go 2-2 at tourney; fall at home

Long County's Lady Tide softball team took huge victories over Wheeler and Treutlen counties before falling to Pinewood Christian and Emanuel County at Warriors ...

August 17, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County players draw preseason honors

Long County football players Jamin Davis and Tariq Carpenter continue to draw preseason recognition.

August 17, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County beats Claxton 28-6

The Long County football team Friday beat Claxton High School 28-6 in Ludowici.

August 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA Highlanders open season

FPCA football hit the road Friday for its first game of the season, falling 28-14 to Westwood Christian in Camilla in what was also the ...

August 15, 2016 | Marcia Graham Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


Both Bradwell and Liberty play in Reidsville tournament

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County were in Reidsville Friday and Saturday for the Warriors Blast Tournament.

August 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide go 1-1 in first week of season

Long County was 1-1 on the softball diamond last week, falling to Brunswick (1-0), but bouncing back to beat New Hampstead (1-1).

August 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers new basketball coach also played at Liberty

Former Liberty County basketball player Nichole Tazewell is back as a Lady Panther, this time as head coach.

August 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Saturday morning youth bowling

August 15, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Liberty County Recreation Dept. All-Stars

The 2016 LCRD Junior Softball AllStars, the 2016 LCRD Midget Baseball All-Stars and the 2016 LCRD Junior Baseball All-Stars.

August 15, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LeCounte checked after hit

Five-Star recruit and University of Georgia football commit Richard LeCounte gave his Liberty County High School football teammates a bit of a scare Thursday, but ...

August 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA kicks off season Friday in Camilla

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will open its football season at Westwood Christian in Camilla at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

August 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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