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Sikes named MEAC Player of Year

Former Liberty County High School baseball player and current Savannah State University Tiger Trey Sikes was named the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year, according to an SSU news release.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Three Lady Panthers place at state meet

Liberty County High School had three Lady Panthers place well at the state track meet last weekend in Albany.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Area players set for All-Star Games

Three area soccer players will play in the 2015 Coastal Empire All-Star Games on Saturday afternoon at Daffin Park in Savannah.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Georgia Southern scheduled to face Auburn in ’17

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles will travel to legendary head coach Erk Russell's alma mater, the Auburn Tigers, to open the 2017 football season.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Dates set for GSU football camps

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for six Eagle Invasion Football Camps in the summer of 2015 with locations across Georgia.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles top Clemson on diamond in series closer

CLEMSON, S.C. - Ryan Cleveland tallied four hits and drove in five runs including the eventual game-winner in the ninth inning as Georgia Southern rallied for a 7-4 win over Clemson in the series finale Sunday.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Basketball Bash set for May 22-24

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA advances to round 2

First Presbyterian Christian Academy took the first two games in a best-of-three series against Georgia Christian Friday, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers strike out in first round of state

The Griffin Bears took swift action in dropping the Liberty County High School baseball team out of the playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Golf tourney set for May 16

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 46 golf-tournament fundraiser for disabled veterans will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.

May 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles end Blue Tide soccer season

The Long County High School boys soccer season ended Wednesday as Riverside Military Academy defeated them in the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Six Lady Tide run at state

Thursday, six members of the Long County High School track team competed in the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship in Albany. The meet was at Hugh Mill Stadium and ran through Saturday.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Tigers, Panthers going to state meet

Members of the Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute track and field teams recently competed at their respective region sectional events.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA honors athletes

First Presbyterian Christian Academy honored the Highlander athletes during the school's annual awards ceremony Tuesday evening.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Pitcher on conference honors team

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady, has been named to the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association All-Conference Second Team.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | 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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