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Blue Tide track star finalist for Positive Athlete award

Long County High School track star Ja'Nya Bryant has been named a finalist in the Positive Athlete Georgia Awards Program.

October 30, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty County XC teams qualify for state AAA meet

The Liberty County High School boys' and girls' Cross Country team qualified for the state championship by finishing third at the 2-AAA Region Championships Thursday afternoon in Baxley.

October 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers win, Tigers lose

Liberty County High School beat Brantley County 49-14 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium. The win guarantees the Panthers the right to host the first round of the region 2-AAA playoffs.

October 28, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI Tigers beat Brunswick Pirates

Bradwell Institute nudged out a 21-18 win at Hokey Jackson Stadium Monday night, beating the Brunswick Pirates in a region 2-(6) A football game.

October 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers host Herons in Senior Night showdown

In just over a week, the Liberty County Panthers could be traveling to Blackshear for a game against the Pierce County Bears that could decide the 2016 Region 2-AAA championship. However, the Panthers hope to finish their regular season home schedule with a win over the offensively powerful Brantley County Herons on Friday.

October 26, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Both Long, Tattnall playing for playoff spot

After three back-to-back games where they faced top-15 AAA teams in the state, the Long County football team finally play an opponent more on their level.

October 26, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles play Mountaineers Thursday in ‘boro

The Georgia Southern football squad finally returns to Paulson Stadium after a 40-day hiatus to take on rival Appalachian State on Thursday in a contest that will be broadcast on ESPNU. Here's all you need to know about the game:

October 26, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Sunbury 5K draws 125 runners

The seventh annual Sunbury 5K on Oct. 1 attracted roughly 125 runners and walkers.

October 26, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers stay perfect in region

The Liberty County Panthers met the Long County Blue Tide in a next-county and Region 2-AAA match-up Friday night. The Panthers stayed perfect in region play as they rolled the Tide on their way to a 39-12 victory.

October 24, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


Highlanders fall in final game; still see positives

It wasn't the best finish to a football season. As a matter of fact First Presbyterian Christian Academy lost 43-8 at Robert Toombs Christian Academy Friday, but the team finished victoriously overall.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Georgia Bulldog named to SEC pre-season BB team

Glennville native and former Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball player JJ Frazier was named to the All-SEC pre-season first team Wednesday.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan makes mid-season All-American list

Current Ohio State linebacker, Raekwon McMillan was one of six Buckeyes named to the mid-season All-America list Wednesday.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Liberty player with Canadian Football League

Former Liberty County running back Shadrach Thornton is back on the football field playing for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League.

October 24, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Tigers host Pirates Monday

October 24, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers topple Long, 39-12, in first meeting

The Liberty County Panthers beat the Long County Blue Tide, 39-12, in a key Region 2-AAA meeting Friday night. They used a dominant showing in the second half to move to 3-0 in the region and guaranteeing themselves a spot in the AAA state playoffs.

October 21, 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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