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'Canes hang tough

The undefeated South Georgia Warriors waltzed into town fashionably late Saturday, but ended up having to fight for the 14 points it took to overcome the hard nosed Hinesville Hurricanes.

September 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Bats fail Jays, McGowan

It seems to be a reoccurring theme lately, as the Toronto Blue Jay batters take the night off when local pitcher Dustin McGowan takes the mound.

September 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Highlander Netters split two games early on

Coached by Mutia Leiataua, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy girls volleyball team served up their first game ever Wednesday against the Providence Christian School Lions of Savannah.

September 13, 2007 | By Valerie Meadows Special to the Courier | Sports


Gators place at nationals

The 11 players who make up the U14 and U16 Hinesville Gators soccer teams had one goal in mind as they decided to play 3V3 soccer this summer.

September 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Rainout for Lady Panthers

September 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Tigers claw Buccaneers 13-7

Sodas, snacks, the sound of the crowd, the blow of the whistle and the snap of the ball brought Olvey Field to life Friday as the Tigers clawed into the McIntosh Buccaneers with a 13-7 win in the varsity scrimmage and a 6-0 win for the JV.

September 12, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


NASCAR clone here Thursday

A showing of the Best Western, street-legal Toyota Camry, which is decaled just like the #99 NASCAR Busch Series car will be on Thursday at Best Western Fort Stewart Inn & Suites.

September 11, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD head gets highest district honor

Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin received the James Colley Award, the highest award an individual in one of the districts of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association can receive, on Aug. 15.

September 11, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Sports


Team roping is benefit

The NC Ranch in Long County will host a benefit team-roping competition Saturday to raise money to help Karen Wright and her son, Colby, of Wayne County.

September 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide wins first region game

Coming off a dismal 2006 year where the Long County Blue Tide softball team had a 2-12 record, and only managed one region win, the ladies could only improve in 2007.

September 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


McGowan struggles early, Jays lose

Long County's Dustin McGowan was back on the mound Tuesday as he and the Blue Jays faced the Oakland Athletics in Toronto. Despite McGowan, being off early, he still managed to complete five innings, as the Jays lost to the A's by a score of 6-4.

September 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Nine Junior Olympic medals

The "Magnificent Nine" members of the Southeast Elite Rockets track team brought home nine medals from the Junior Olympics track meet in Knoxville, Tenn.

September 08, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Alford hopes arm gets her into college

The Lady Tigers softball took the field on Saturday at Paulson Tournament putting the spotlight on the team's only returning senior, Jena Alford.

September 06, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Tough opponents can't close Lady Tigers out

Jena Alford, Bradwell's only senior, led the Lady Tigers to their first win of the season, beating the Windsor Forest Knights 9-2.

September 06, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers get answers; few scores in scrimmage

Liberty High School's Panthers dropped their first game 26-7 to Westminster Friday, but the coaches did see value in the scrimmage.

September 06, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


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Panthers preparing for track season

Frigid temperatures forced cancellation of Liberty County High School's first track meet Thursday, but coach Nathan Mims said that hasn't stopped training.

February 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County players on All Region teams

Long County placed eight players on the recently announced 2-AA All-Region basketball teams.

February 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty wins second round

Liberty County High School beat Woodward Academy, 72-62, Saturday during the second round of the Class AAAA State playoffs. The game was at Liberty.

February 21, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers beat Panthers, 8-6

Despite coming out with an early lead, the Liberty County Panthers baseball team lost to the Bradwell Tigers Friday night at Panther. The final score was 8-6. We'll have more on the game later and in Sunday's Courier.

February 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA boys in region title game tonight

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team is set to play Robert Toombs Christian Academy tonight in Lyons for the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA title.

February 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers off to good start on diamond, face Bradwell today

The Liberty County High School baseball team will roll into today's home game against Bradwell Institute off a road win.

February 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther to host Woodward Academy in second round

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs after a dramatic 74-72 overtime win over Henry County on Wednesday at home.

February 19, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated 2/19/15 2:45 p.m. | Sports


Panthers open playoffs tonight

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team starts its chase for the Class AAAA state title tonight by hosting Henry County at 6 p.m. in a first-round playoff matchup.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Frazier, Dawgs head into home stretch

Former Faith Baptist guard J.J. Frazier and the University of Georgia men's basketball team are heading into the final games of the Southeastern Conference season.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former players doing well at Morris College

Former Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute basketball players Diamone Johnson and Tiara Howard have done well at Morris College where both women are in their junior years.

February 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide get first win of year on diamond

The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the year Monday by defeating New Hampstead, 11-1, in five innings in Ludowici.

February 18, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Vince Dooley to speak at Bethesda Academy

SAVANNAH - Former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will be the guest speaker at the second anniversary Scholarship Gala at Bethesda Academy from 6:30-10:30 p.m. May 15 at 9520 Ferguson Ave. to celebrate the school's 275th anniversary and the class of 2015.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles baseball looking for more this season

If Georgia Southern has proven anything in its brief relationship with the Sun Belt Conference, it's that the Eagles shouldn't be taken lightly. The football team rolled to a conference title and the men's basketball team is right in the championship mix.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide baseball team looks to make state tournament

The Long County High School baseball team last year missed making the state playoffs by one game, finishing with a 13-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in Region 2-AA.

February 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide soccer teams look to build on last year’s success

Last year was only the second year of the Long County High School soccer program's existence, but both the girls' and boys' teams had quality years.

February 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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