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Panthers six-point loss was heartbreaker

The Liberty County Panthers (11-2) saw their historic 2016 season come to an end when they fell to the Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans (12-1) in triple overtime 44-38.

November 28, 2016 | By Caleb Bailey | Sports


Panthers fall to GAC in quarterfinals

The Liberty County Panthers fell to the Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans on Friday, Nov. 25 in the quarterfinals round of the 2016 AAA state football playoffs. It was a meeting of two top five teams and it took three overtime periods for the Spartans to finally pull away.

November 25, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Liberty beats Bradwell in local hoops rivalry

Tickets were sold out by 4 p.m. as Liberty County High School hosted Bradwell Institute in basketball games Friday night. The Panther and Tiger fan base cheered and yelled as the teams battled intense and close games. The Liberty girls edged out a 57-50 win against the Lady Tigers. The boys' game had a seven point difference at the half but Liberty exploded in the third to win 120-80.

November 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers host Greater Atlanta Christian in quarterfinals

This Friday the Liberty County Panthers (11-1) will make history when they host the Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans (11-1) in the quarterfinals of the AAA state playoffs. It is an epic meeting between two of the top four teams in the state, according to MaxPreps.

November 21, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Panthers knock off Sonoraville

The Liberty County Panthers (11-1) knocked off the Sonoraville Phoenix (8-4) in the second round of the AAA state playoffs Friday by a final of 28-14.

November 21, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


FPCA over Claxton in opener

First Presbyterian Christian Academy opened the basketball season at Claxton Thursday, and the Highlanders won 77-61.

November 21, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tide teams win openers

The hometown Ludowici fans got a real treat Tuesday as Long County kicked off the basketball season with wins over Bacon County.

November 21, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


BI’s coach ready for first season

The Bradwell Institute Tigers basketball team opened the 2016-17 season Saturday when they traveled across town to face inner-county rival Liberty County.

November 21, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long County runner signs with Kennesaw Owls

Long County track star Ja'Nya Bryant signed scholarship papers Wednesday to run for Kennesaw State University next year.

November 21, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Panthers beat Sonoraville, advance to Elite Eight

The Liberty County Panthers (11-1) advanced to the quarterfinals of the AAA state playoffs Friday night when they defeated the Sonoraville Phoenix (8-4) 28-14 in a game that was a defensive struggle in the first half. Liberty County used a 14-point rally in the third quarter to seal the victory.

November 18, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Bradwell’s Douberly preparing for inaugural season

The Bradwell Institute Tigers boys' basketball team open the 2016-17 season on Saturday, Nov. 19 when they travel across town to face off against inner-city rival Liberty County. When they take the court, they will do so with a new head coach.

November 18, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Panthers hungry for second round

The Liberty County Panthers (10-1) made history last week when they defeated the Pike County Pirates to get to double-digit wins in a single season for the first time ever.

November 16, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Liberty off to 1-0 start

Liberty County boys' basketball team started the season with an 83-75 win over Jenkins Saturday in Savannah.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders hoping for their fifth state title

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball team went 22-4 overall and 10-0 in their region last year to win their fourth state basketball title.

November 16, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI girls expecting success

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers have not made the basketball playoffs since the 2012-13 season. However, with a new region of only five teams, their confidence is at an all-time high.

November 16, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


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LeCounte reports to UGA

A day after Team East defeated Team West in the 2017 U. S. Army All-American Bowl, Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte checked in to ...

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Peterson in College HOF

STATESBORO - Former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson has added another honor to his already sparkling resume' when he was named to the College Football Hall ...

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Track gets new boss

OOLER - Oglethorpe Speedway Park has announced that Darryl Courson, formerly of Golden Isles Speedway, will be joining the staff at OSP as general manager.

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tybee Run Fest

Registration is open for the 2017 Critz Tybee Run Fest Feb. 3-4. Information can be found at www.critztybeerun.com.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan opts out of senior year, going into NFL Draft

The Ohio State Buckeyes will need to pick a new defensive captain and middle linebacker after Raekwon McMillan formally declared for the 2017 NFL Draft ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers dominate Pierce Bears

Liberty County hosted Pierce County in Region 2-AAA basketball Friday. The Lady Panthers allowed a second half comeback to lose to the Lady Bears 50-39 ...

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI girls on hot streak; boys fall

The Bradwell Tigers basketball teams returned to action after the Christmas break Tuesday, when they traveled to take on Region 2-AAAAAA foe Effingham County. The ...

January 09, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Long teams get back-to-back wins

The Blue Tide beat the Benedictine Military School 55-51 Dec. 30, while the Lady Tide crushed New Hampstead 46-26 as the teams concluded their play ...

January 09, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA varsity wins big, JV edges Coastal

The First Presbyterian Highlanders played the Coastal Homeschool Hurricanes Friday in Bloomingdale.

January 09, 2017 | Marcia Graham | Sports


McRae hits 21 in Cavs loss to Bulls

In his third NBA start, former Liberty County basketball player Jordan McRae scored 21 points against the Chicago Bulls last Wednesday.

January 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan a bright spot in Buckeyes’ rout

BREAKING: Former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan, has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NFL draft. McMillan broke the news with a ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Frazier helps Bulldogs beat Auburn

Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and Glennville native JJ Frazier had a huge game against Auburn Dec. 29.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae gets first NBA starts

With Kyrie Irving nursing a hamstring injury, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had his first two NBA starts for the Cleveland ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA beats HH Academy 72-56 Friday

Highlanders George Mitchell and Isiah Scott combined for 44 points as the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team defeated Hilton Head Academy 72-56 Friday.

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


DNR adds to Tifton area fishing

TIFTON - In addition to the 508 acres of water open to fishing at Paradise Public Fishing Area in Berrien County, Horseshoe 6 Lake (3-acres) is ...

January 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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