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Atom Smashers win by one in high energy game

A perhaps temporary era dawned Friday as the Tigers entered the gym to host the Johnson Atom Smashers. Interim head coach Pete Woodard commanded the Men Tiger squad.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dustin and Jilly McGowan prepare for spring training

LUDOWICI - When Dustin McGowan was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays as a first round pick in 2000, everyone thought the right-hander had the tools to be a big league pitcher.

January 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Lady Tigers smash Johnson by 26 points (58-32)

The Lady Tigers taught a physics lesson to the Johnson Atom Smashers Friday night, taking a 26-point victory and adding yet another win to their region record.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tides lose to Appling County

Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tiger teams split with Savannah High

The Tigers traveled to Savannah High's new basketball gym Tuesday night knowing the Blue Jackets are particular about defending their home turf. As expected, the men Blue Jackets gave it their all, sending the game into overtime and coming out on top. What was unexpected was the Lady Jackets low-scoring points and playing skills that allowed the Lady Tigers to run away with a win.

January 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Panthers net big wins over Tattnall

In their second meeting this season, the Panthers once again proved their cat-like skills can overpower a Warrior. Both the men and women got and maintained a widespread lead in their wins in Tattnall County on Tuesday.

January 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Highlanders upset top-seeded Bethesda

Number-one ranked Bethesda looked taller, faster and were definitely louder as they roared and cheered in the locker room's hallway before entering the court for tip off.

January 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tides split wins with Pierce County

Lady Tides 64, Lady Bears 75

January 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers sting Yellow Jackets in second meeting

In their second meeting this season the Yellow Jackets once again felt the Panthers' sting as the Men and Lady Panthers invaded Wayne County and clawed their way to victory.

January 24, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tigers terrorize Glynn Academy

After regional victories against Windsor Forest on Jan. 4, the Tigers hit the home court the next day, facing non-regional Glynn County Academy.

January 24, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


A taste of Sugar, Dawg style

Hinesville resident and veteran Ted Harris had an opportunity to travel to New Orleans and sit in the stands with the Bulldog fans during the 2008 Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2.

January 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Panthers defeat Wildcats in regional game

The Richmond Hill Wildcats prowled into the Panthers' home turf Jan. 4, but soon left bitten and beaten. Both the Men and Lady Panthers stalked their prey and eventually pounced the Wildcats into submission, adding another regional win to their record.

January 22, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Long-time coach honored

January 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Hoops kick in fast and furious this week

The holiday season is behind us. The Christmas lights are coming down and the New Year has dawned. For high school sports that means we turn our attention to basketball.

January 19, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


New coaching staff for 2008 Yellow Jackets

ATLANTA - Head coach Paul Johnson's first coaching staff at Georgia Tech, which includes three of his assistant coaches from the Naval Academy, will be an experienced group. A former college head coach, three former or recent offensive or defensive coordinators and a former associate head coach make up the Yellow Jacket coaching staff for 2008.

January 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | 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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