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Saints knock off Falcons

NEW ORLEANS - Sean Payton rarely shies away from risks - and desperate times only seem to embolden him.

December 23, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia, Ga. Tech get bowl berths

Georgia started the season with hopes of winning a national title. Michigan State was in the running for the Rose Bowl until its very last game.

December 23, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hinesville man on championship tennis team

Hinesville's Mike Dushner joined players from Southbridge Raquet Club and the Franklin Creek Tennis Center in Savannah to form a team that competed in the State Super Seniors Tennis Tournament. The event was hosted by the Landings Club of Savannah last month. The All-Star squad won the state title in the men's 60s division. Dushner and company now advance to the Southern Super Seniors Championships, which is scheduled for March 20-22, in Pelham, Ala. Other teams that competed in the state tournament were from Atlanta, Macon, Columbus, Augusta and Southern Crescent. Team members included Mike Dushner, Tony Occiano ...

December 23, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tigers defeat Coffee

The Bradwell Lady Tigers earned a revenge victory at home Saturday night, defeating Coffee County 50-46. Last week, Cooffee County beat Bradwell in Douglas, and coach Faye Baker said it was nice to see her girls defend their home ground.

December 23, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Georgia Tech to play LSU in Chick-fil-A-Bowl

ATLANTA - After accepting an invitation to the 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl on Wednesday, Georgia Tech (9-3) learned today that its opponent will be defending national champion LSU (7-5). The Yellow Jackets and Tigers will square off in the New Year's Eve game at the Georgia Dome (7:30

December 23, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Liberty County sweeps Tattnall County

Liberty County High School's basketball teams continue to impress. On Friday, each squad picked up a win over Tattnall County. The boys (6-0) beat the Warriors 85-56, while the Panther girls (5-1) won 66-57.

December 23, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Falcons lock up playoff berth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sometimes, the simplest parts of the plan are the most important.

December 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Liberty boys knock off Hawks in region opener

When Liberty County's Region 3-AAA openers against Washington County were over Friday, both schools had something to boast about.

December 22, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Former Panther shines at Kennesaw State

MARIETTA - Former Liberty County High School track and field standout Josh McNair recently took first place in the shot put and second place in the weight throw at Kennesaw State's first Black and Gold Meet at Marietta High School .

December 22, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Kool Kids treated to an early Christmas celebration

Gifts lined the stage Thursday at the St. James Sports Center as children fidgeted in their seats and waited for their names to be called.

December 22, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BCS bowl games slated

Today

December 22, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA girls aim for second region win

Considering First Presbyterian started a girls basketball program last year with only a junior varsity squad, one would think the Lady Highlanders would be struggling this season, their varsity debut.

December 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers start region play

Bradwell Institute's girls basketball team suffered it first loss of the season on Tuesday, falling 73-70 at Coffee High School in Douglas.

December 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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


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LCRD tracksters place at state meet

The Liberty County Recreation Department competed at the 2016 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A State Track and Field championships.

June 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Stixx take Rincon tourney

The Southern Stixx, a traveling baseball team from Long County, won a recent 12U baseball tournament in Rincon.

June 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Local hurler drafted by KC Royals

Former Liberty County Panther and First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander baseball player Richard Lovelady was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round ...

June 11, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


McMillan mentioned as strong 2017 NFL prospect

According to a report on bleacherreport.com, former Liberty County and current Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan could be the best middle linebacker in the ...

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. Rec. employees pull double duty as coaches

The job of a recreation department director can be tough.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Runner catches ribbon

The Long County boys track and field team competed in the recent Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Championship in Jefferson.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

Kingfish Classic for Two Hundred Club

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


In memory of the greatest

President George W. Bush wraps the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, around the neck of three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tiger band members meet new director

Bradwell Institute band program students were able to meet their newly hired band director, Alan Weathers, during a meet-and-greet held Thursday inside the Tiger band ...

June 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide runner finishes 4th in state

The Long County girls track team recently competed in the Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Track and Field Championship, which was held in Atlanta ...

June 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Mitchell invited to elite camp

Liberty County basketball player Davion Mitchell has been invited to the National Basketball Association Top 100 Camp at the University of Virginia, which will take ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars win 10th-grade tourney

Scott's All*Stars held the seventh annual Scott's All*Stars Classic from May 20-22 in Hinesville. There were three age groups, eighth through ...

June 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Hinesville Gators tryouts

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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