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Local teams vying for region titles

The first-place Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers were slotted to take on No. 2 seed Beach High School for the region 3-AAAAA championship yesterday after coach Faye Baker's squad handed the Jenkins Lady Warriors a 49-27 loss in the semi-final game Friday evening at Savannah State University.

February 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Glavine returns to Braves in new role

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tom Glavine has more wins than any other active pitcher. He'll get a chance to add to that total for at least one more season.

February 23, 2009 | Paul Newberry The Associated Press | Sports


LCRD Basketball scores

Jan. 13

February 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Braves shore up outfield

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves shored up their outfield Sunday after being spurned by Ken Griffey Jr., reaching a preliminary agreement with Garret Anderson on a one-year deal.

Anderson is expected to undergo a physical on Monday or Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been finalized.

February 23, 2009 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press writer | Sports


Bill to prepay nuclear plant clears hurdle

ATLANTA - A bill that would open the way for Georgia Power to boost electric rates in 2011 cleared its first hurdle in the state House on Friday.

The House Regulatory and Utility Affairs Subcommittee approved the measure by voice vote.

February 21, 2009 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Sports


Tiger boys team out, ladies advance

The Lady Tigers advanced to the semi-finals with a 33-point win (59-26) over Groves High Lady Rebels on Wednesday night. The Tigers, however lost in overtime Tuesday evening against sixth seeded Johnson High, 52-58.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide teams begin quest for 2-AA title

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams begin their quest for 2-AA Region championships today in Nahunta.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. basketball seniors honored

Long County High School recently had its 2009 Basketball Senior Night, when seniors affiliated with the teams were recognized for their work.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


LCHS soccer team hammers Fitzgerald

The Liberty County High School Lady Panther soccer team took another win Saturday, beating Fitzgerald 3-1.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


List of Braves' recruiting failures gets longer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.

Now, Ken Griffey Jr.

February 19, 2009 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports


Panthers prepping with new coach

New Liberty County Panther baseball coach David Samuel is ready to have his first-year squad throw out the first pitch and start the season as the Panthers plan to begin with a long road trip to Houston County on Feb. 28.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide boys secure top spot in region

The Long County High School boys basketball team secured the top spot in the 2-AA Region with a win Friday.

February 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Young Rebel, FPCA player dreams big

Xavier Jackson, 13, is a basketball player with aspirations of making it to the NBA.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Junior Lady Highlanders come on strong

The Lady Highlander varsity squad struggled in its inaugural season, finishing 3-12 overall and 2-6 in the GISA region 2-A, but the school can look to the up and coming junior varsity to see its possible turn around.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Jones notches career win 100 as Barons top Reinhardt

MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College men's basketball head coach John D. Jones recorded his 100th career win as the Barons topped Reinhardt College in a SSAC game at Gillis Gym Feb. 12. The final score was 69-57.With Faulkner's loss to Lee, the Barons (6-8 in the SSAC) moved into seventh place in the conference. The top eight go to the SSAC Tourney next month at Shorter. Reinhardt drops to 9-14 overall and 2-11 in the SSAC. Brewton-Parker's defense was stingy throughout, limiting Reinhardt's leading scorer Kordel Alexander to just 10 points on 3-16 shooting, and forcing ...

February 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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LCRD tracksters place at state meet

The Liberty County Recreation Department competed at the 2016 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A State Track and Field championships.

June 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Stixx take Rincon tourney

The Southern Stixx, a traveling baseball team from Long County, won a recent 12U baseball tournament in Rincon.

June 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Local hurler drafted by KC Royals

Former Liberty County Panther and First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander baseball player Richard Lovelady was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round ...

June 11, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


McMillan mentioned as strong 2017 NFL prospect

According to a report on bleacherreport.com, former Liberty County and current Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan could be the best middle linebacker in the ...

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. Rec. employees pull double duty as coaches

The job of a recreation department director can be tough.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Runner catches ribbon

The Long County boys track and field team competed in the recent Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Championship in Jefferson.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

Kingfish Classic for Two Hundred Club

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


In memory of the greatest

President George W. Bush wraps the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, around the neck of three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tiger band members meet new director

Bradwell Institute band program students were able to meet their newly hired band director, Alan Weathers, during a meet-and-greet held Thursday inside the Tiger band ...

June 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide runner finishes 4th in state

The Long County girls track team recently competed in the Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Track and Field Championship, which was held in Atlanta ...

June 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Mitchell invited to elite camp

Liberty County basketball player Davion Mitchell has been invited to the National Basketball Association Top 100 Camp at the University of Virginia, which will take ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars win 10th-grade tourney

Scott's All*Stars held the seventh annual Scott's All*Stars Classic from May 20-22 in Hinesville. There were three age groups, eighth through ...

June 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Hinesville Gators tryouts

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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