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LCHS squads top Raiders

The Liberty County Panther boys are dominating Region 3-AAA. The team held onto its No. 1 spot after defeating West Laurens 67-42 during an away game Saturday, according to ga.prepcountry.com.

February 03, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Panther featured on on Parade Web site

Liberty County Panther linebacker Marcus Jefferson recently was featured in an online edition of Parade magazine.

February 03, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


BI defeats Warriors in Savannah

Bradwell's Lady Tigers have, more or less, clinched a first-place spot in the region after pummeling the Jenkins Lady Warriors 77-34 in Savannah on Saturday night. The Tiger boys eked out a 52-51 win over the Warriors.

February 03, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


McGowan gets good report from Jays’ GM

Major league pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan got a positive report from the Toronto Blue Jay's general manager Friday after the right-hander threw off a mound at the team's spring training complex in Dunedin, Fla.

February 03, 2010 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


They’re back

Liberty County Panthers Jordan McRae and Rion Brown combined for 42 points as the Liberty boys rebounded from their first loss last week to beat the Thomson Bulldogs 83-55 at home Friday night.

February 01, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Former Panther named track athlete of the week

MACON – Former Liberty County Panther Josh McNair, currently a senior on Kennesaw State's track team, was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, following a successful weekend at the Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.

February 01, 2010 | Scott Lipsky Kennesaw State Athletics | Sports


Lady Panthers eke out win

If you're nail biter, you're down to the cuticles if you sat for the Lady Panthers three-point win at home Friday against the Lady Bulldogs. The girls trailed the whole game but grasped a last-minute, 46-43 win to a cheering home crowd.

February 01, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Long teams beat Pierce

The Blue Tide continued to turn their season around, with another win Friday over Pierce County. Playing in front of the home fans in Ludowici, the Blue and White beat a tough Bear team 68-61.

February 01, 2010 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tiger girls sting Jackets

Holding on to the No. 1 spot in Region 3-AAAAA is no easy task, but the Lady Tigers made it looked easy Tuesday when they took on the Savannah High Lady Blue Jackets in Hinesville. Bradwell walked away with a lopsided 67-36 victory.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Crusaders sail past Appling Christian

The Ludowici boys of Faith Baptist dribbled into Appling Christian on Tuesday night and pulled out a 107-36 win.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide boys nab No. 3 in 2-AA

The Long County High School boys basketball team defeated Tattnall County 50-36 on Tuesday and, with the win, the Blue Tide moved into the No. 3 spot in Region 2-AA. The Tide have won seven of their past 10 games and the team will try to build on that.

January 29, 2010 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Hinesville athletes propel Bobcats

When Neil Bailey landed the job of head coach for the newly created men's basketball team at East Georgia College, he had to start from scratch - and quickly. He arrived at the college in Swainsboro in August and had to develop a schedule, a practice routine and scout players.

January 29, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Ex-BI Tiger named ACC player of the week

Former BI tiger and current Reinhardt College men's basketball player Will Lewis has been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference player of the week for his performances from Jan. 18-24. It marks the first time Lewis has received the weekly conference honor.

January 29, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA beats Bethesda

In 2007, the Bethesda Blazers took the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders out of the state title run by beating them in the final four. In 2008 and 2009, both teams battled for region leads and for the Georgia Independent State Association Class A title. The Highlanders brought home the trophy both years.

January 27, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


LCHS handed first season loss

The Liberty County High School varsity boys basketball team was six games away from a perfect season, but on Saturday the Washington County Golden Hawks eked out a 2-point win and dashed the Panthers' hopes.

January 27, 2010 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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Local running backs honored

Bradwell Institute's Kevin Harris and Liberty's Kris Coleman were among the state's top running backs in 2017.

November 27, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Eight Lady Tide earn postseason honors

Recently the names of the 2-AAA All-Region team were released, and this year Long County High School was well represented with eight girls being recognized.

November 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty YMCA gymnastics compete in Macon

The Liberty County YMCA gymnasts competed in the Wheel of Champions meet Oct. 28 in Macon, hosted by The Gym Nest.

November 25, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Sports


Calhoun ends Liberty County's season

Liberty County fell 31-7 to visiting Calhoun on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Class AAA football playoffs.

November 24, 2017 | Staff | Sports


Tide hold hoops camp

Long County High School head basketball coach Reggie Wilkes held the first Tide of Tomorrow Basketball Camp last month.

November 23, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Baseball Writers’ Association announces 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Former winners of one Most Valuable Player Award, three Cy Young Awards, two Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards, two World Series MVPs and ...

November 23, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Sports


Eating turkey, gazing into crystal ball

Welcome to a special holiday edition of the Coastal Courier's weekly college football pick-em contest, where pickers are competing to win a $2,500 ...

November 22, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Eating turkey, gazing into crystal ball

Welcome to a special holiday edition of the Coastal Courier's weekly college football pick-em contest, where pickers are competing to win a $2,500 ...

November 22, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Long County honors senior cheerleaders

Long County High School honored its senior cheerleaders, along with band members and the football players.

November 21, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers earn playof victory

Liberty County (9-3) took an early lead Friday and never looked back, and as a result are back in the state Class AAA football quarterfinals.

November 20, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Highlanders have mixed week

The FPCA basketball teams started their season last week.

November 20, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


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