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Tiger marching band adopting Latin theme

Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band will add salsa this year as its football halftime shows will feature a new Latin theme.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther band will moon-walk halftimes

Liberty County High School's Panther Marching Band will moon-walk to pop icon Michael Jackson songs this year during football halftime shows.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide open softball regular season Aug. 4

The schedule for the Long County High School softball team is nearly set.

July 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU athletics extend Learfield contract

Georgia Southern University announced Wednesday that a new 15-year agreement with Learfield Sports for multimedia rights of Georgia Southern athletics had been reached.

July 25, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


SBC coaches honor six Eagles

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 23, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


2 Panthers recognized by ESPN

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte is ranked as the No. 1 safety in the nation for the Class of 2017, according to ESPN's list of the top 300 incoming juniors.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan placed on NFL Draft watch list

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein has placed former Liberty County High School football player and current Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan among the top college-football linebackers to watch in 2015.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell Institute’s schedule set for 2015

Bradwell Institute has put the finishing touches on its 2015 softball schedule.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


UGA’s Chapman named All-Academic by group

Former Bradwell Institute track star and current University of Georgia senior heptathlon competitor Quintunya Chapman made the list Friday of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's 2015 All-Academic honorees. Chapman was one of the 838 women honored from 207 different Division I schools.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell gets attention at Nike Peach Jam

The Georgia Stars 16U AAU basketball team claimed the 2015 Nike Peach Jam title last week in North Augusta, South Carolina, led primarily by the shooting efforts of Liberty County High School basketball player Davion Mitchell.

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball fundraiser set

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


6 Eagles earn preseason honors from SBC coaches

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton earned second-team honors in the league's preseason coaches vote, which was announced Monday.

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Getting back to full strength

Local personal trainer Vince Gumataotao placed fourth overall in the light heavyweight division at the National Physique Committee Georgia Bodybuilding competition July 11 in Atlanta.

July 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Panthers fall short in Effingham

SPRINGFIELD - The Liberty County Panthers showed flashes of their big-play capability, but they also made too many mistakes to erase Friday night.

August 24, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Sports


Bulloch Academy romps over FPCA, 37-0

Bulloch Academy dominated First Presbyterian Christian Academy in the season opener for both teams as the Gators handed the Highlanders a 37-0 defeat Friday night ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers’ home opener rained out

Bradwell Institute's Region 3-AAAAA opener was in the second inning Thursday in Hinesville when lightning delayed the game. It was soon called because of ...

August 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide 5-3 after 3 weeks

After a scorching 3-0 start to the season, the Long County softball team cooled off a bit, going 2-3 over its last five games.

August 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles men set nonconference hoops games

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern men's basketball team has announced its 10-game 2015-16 nonconference schedule.

August 22, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


FPCA, Liberty fall in season openers

First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Liberty County High School both suffered losses in their first regular season football games.

August 21, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA looks to keep rising

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will start its fourth season of football Friday by hosting Bulloch Academy at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers open season at Effingham Co.

Liberty County High School opens the 2015 football season at 7:30 p.m. Friday with an away game at Effingham County.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers go 2-3 at tourney

Liberty County High School's softball team went 2-3 at the Tattnall County Warriors Blast Tournament last weekend in Glennville.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI still seeking first win

Bradwell Institute is ready to record a win after a sluggish 0-6 start to its softball season.

August 19, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Quarterbacks leading the way

Just about everyone can agree that a team's ability to be solid and deep at quarterback is an essential part of success.

August 19, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Eagle men’s hoops sets nonconference slate

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern men's basketball team has announced its 10-game 2015-16 nonconference schedule.

August 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide 4-2 after Two Weeks of Action

After a scorching start last week where the Long County High School softball team went 3-0, the Lady Tide tapered down this week by going ...

August 19, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tiger varsity tops Toombs County, 28-6

It appears the early start to off-season training, adding pounds of muscle, power and strength, has paid off for Bradwell Institute football.

August 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County beats Claxton, 20-18

Despite a rocky first half Friday, the Long County High School football team rallied in the second and beat Claxton High School in Evans County.

August 17, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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