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Ready for some GSU football?

Georgia Southern head football coach Chris Hatcher and his staff are making final preparations for Saturday, the day when 90 players report to fall camp.

August 18, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Column: Give us a sporting chance

Where are today's athletes taking us sports fans?

August 18, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Sports


Hammerheads prove fierce

The Liberty County Recreation Department sent their largest state team to competition in Tifton for the 2007 GRPA State Swimming Championships.

August 16, 2007 | Submitted | Sports


Cheerleader takes to the air

A Long County High School cheerleader has given credence to the idea that tenacity and hard work does pay off for those who earn it.

August 16, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Sports


Results from YMCA swim championship

The Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA hosted the 2007 summer championship swim meet Saturday and many local swimmers came out on top. Here are the final local results:

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


When it rains, it pours

After a torrential rainfall, the Hinesville Hurricanes and the Savannah Warriors took to the soaked field at Lewis Frasier Middle School and battled it out to the bitter end of the fourth quarter.

August 16, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Braves acquire Teixeira

ATLANTA (AP) - Mark Teixeira found himself in a pennant race Tuesday, when the Atlanta Braves finalized a seven-player trade to acquire him from the Texas Rangers.

August 15, 2007 | By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer | Sports


Swimming with the big boys

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Players impress coaches at Softball World Series

LUDOWICI - Six local girls recently took part in the Girls Softball World Series in Savannah. Joining six other girls from Chatham County, they were members of the 16-and-under Savannah Indians, who placed sixth in the event.

August 14, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Fall brings LCRD swimming, tennis

The Liberty County Recreation Department will host adult swim lessons Aug. 6-16, Mondays through Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Register at the LCRD. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 876-5359.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Vick co-defendant pleads guilty to dogfighting conspiracy charges

RICHMOND, Va - One of Michael Vick's co-defendants pleaded guilty Monday to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges and agreed to fully cooperate with the government in its prosecution of the Atlanta Falcons star and two other men.

August 14, 2007 | By Larry O'Dell Associated Press Writer | Sports


McGowan hurls back-to-back wins

Dustin McGowan picked up his seventh win of the season Tuesday, as Toronto slammed the Minnesota Twins 7-0.

August 14, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tourney for fun, golf, education

The third annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament kicks off Saturday morning and planners are expecting another year of great golf and fundraising for scholarships to be awarded to local students.

August 12, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Sports


Heat on at GSU practices too

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football worked through day three of fall camp at the practice fields.

August 12, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LCRD move affords after-school program

An earlier than expected move for Liberty County Recreation Department administrative offices has led to new after-school care programs for elementary-age students.

August 11, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


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Lady Panthers’ state run over

Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.

October 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


GSU declares "Whiteout" for Georgia State game

STATESBORO & ATLANTA – A "Whiteout" is in effect for Georgia Southern's game vs. Georgia State at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, October 25th as Eagle Nation is encouraged to wear white to the game. The University Store will have white "SOUTHERN not State" T-shirts available both in the campus store and online for this special event.

October 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tide fall in first round of state

The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.

October 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tigers to host Blue Devils

New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill will lead the Tigers on Friday into a home game against Statesboro, where he once served as an assistant coach.

October 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers headed to Thomson on Friday

Three fumbles and two interceptions made for a difficult road game last Friday as Liberty County fell, 29-6, to Burke County in Waynesboro.

October 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County goes to Groves on Thursday for televised game

The Long County High School football team travels Thursday to Garden City to face Groves in a Region 2-AA game that will be broadcast on WSAV, Hinesville cable channel 4.

October 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers start state playoffs

The Liberty County softball team starts state-playoff play Wednesday in Zebulon. The Lady Panther play Pike County in a best-of-three, with the first game is at 5 p.m. Liberty is 15-14 overall and 5-5 in Region 3-AAAA, while Pike is 18-12 overall and 8-5 in Region 4-AAAA.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide band continues to dominate, needs financial support for trip to Thanksgiving Day parade

The Long County High School band recently continued its dominance, bringing home 19 awards from the Coffee County Invitation Band Competition on Sept. 27 in Douglas.

October 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Score doesn’t reflect BI’s efforts

SPRINGFIELD - The scoreboard showed a one-sided result. Yet first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Greg Hill believes there were enough productive moments to keep his young team optimistic.

October 13, 2014 | Patrick Donahue | Sports


Miscues cost Panthers

Liberty had a week off to prepare for the Region 3-AAAA Burke County Bears, but that extra time didn't help. The Panthers dropped its second region game in Waynesboro Friday, 29-6.

October 13, 2014 | John Wood | Sports


Blue Tide ground Phoenix

The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.

October 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Wayne slows Lady Panthers

Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.

October 13, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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