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Home debut tough on BI

Junior Josh Magaw belted a three-run homer over the centerfield fence to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead in the third inning, but Savannah Christian stormed back with 11 runs to spoil the Tigers' 2007 home opener.

March 20, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Clark scores 12; ’canes lose

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The University of Miami women's basketball team closed a challenging 2006-07 season Thursday evening, falling to Georgia Tech, 66-52, in the first round of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.

March 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Highlanders run into Final 4 wall

The 2006-2007 basketball season that was filled with so much excitement and marked a new beginning for the Highlanders closed Friday with an 86-50 loss to David Emanuel Academy.

March 20, 2007 | By Evelyn Alston Special to the Courier | Sports


Winning on the hardwood

The Fort Stewart Midget Boys (11-12 age division) won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District II Championship at Douglas on Feb. 24.

March 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide's roll ends in Albany

The Long County boys basketball team's season ended Thursday at the hands of powerhouse Randolph-Clay High School in the round of 16 for the state title.

March 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Despite Gordon's heroics Lady Pirates axed

GREENWOOD, S.C. - Regular-season champion Clayton State University built a 17-point second half lead and then held off a late Armstrong Atlantic State University rally to claim a 73-70 win, Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 2007 Peach Belt Conference women's basketball tournament.

March 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers sweep matches again

Ben Floyd shot a 36 to lead Liberty County's golf team to a victory at Cherokee Rose on Feb. 26.

March 20, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Sun sets on BI's season opener

After falling behind 8-0 at Benedictine after three innings, Bradwell Institute's young baseball team rallied with seven runs in the fifth inning. However, the game was called in the bottom half of the inning because of darkness, sending Bradwell to an opening day 9-7 loss.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Panther golfers sweep local match

Liberty County High School's boys and girls golf teams showed no signs of rust nor did their clubs as they defeated Bradwell Institute and Long County in the season opener at Cherokee Rose Country Club on Feb. 22.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Bradwell soccer from practice to field

On a sunny afternoon, the soccer teams took to the practice field to prepare for the game against Groves. The boys and girls soccer team face a challenge in growth this year as coach Gregory Cooke and assistant coach Lauren Drury are met with young players. This year, the girls only have four starters returning and the boys only have five.

March 17, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Gordon's Pirates shine early on

GREENWOOD, S.C.- Kaneetha Gordon scored 17 points and grabbed a Peach Belt Conference Tournament record 23 rebounds in leading Armstrong Atlantic State (15-13) to a 76-63 win over USC Upstate (11-17) in the opening game of the 2007 PBC Women's Basketball Tournament at Horne Arena on Wednesday. With their first tournament win since 2003-04, the Lady Pirates advanced to Thursday's quarterfinal round where they lost 73-70 to PBC regular season champion Clayton State.

March 17, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA ready for big dance

The youthful underdogs who compose the First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball team serve as a prototypical model for how a first year varsity team should be brought up and developed.

March 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Liberty opens baseball season

Though spring is officially 19 days away, the first rite of spring - opening day - commenced Tuesday when Liberty County High School opened its home baseball season.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Gordon named all-conference

Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball standout and current junior at Armstrong Atlantic State University Kaneetha Gordon was named to the Peach Belt Conference's 12-member women's All-Conference basketball team.

March 15, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Clark, Lady Hurricanes ready for ACC tourney

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - In the University of Miami's third year as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Hurricanes will take on Georgia Tech for the third-straight time in the opening round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament. Thursday's 8 p.m. meeting in Greensboro, N.C. will also mark the third meeting between the teams this season, with the `Canes looking for their first win over the Yellow Jackets in 2006-07.

March 15, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


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McRae suffers sprained ankle in loss

LAS VEGAS ­- Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Milton-Jones’ season ends with injury

ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs

July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae shining in summer league

Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Milton-Jones back in Ga.

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Pelton claims first, second

Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ninth-grade Rebels go 3-0 at tourney

The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars give to rally

Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


YMCA has swim meet, classes

The Liberty County YMCA has a slew of activities planned for this weekend and has a new boxing class open for registration.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White golf tourney tees off Aug. 2

July 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports


Social-media access available for Sun Belt Media Day

New social-media features will be incorporated into the Sun Belt Conference's media day July 22 in New Orleans as the league debuts the "Sun Belt Social Media Suite" to allow fans access and connections to media-day activities.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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