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Tide excited about new weight room

When the new school year rolls around, Long County High School athletes will have access to a new weight room and, according to Blue Tide head football coach Kyle Wilson, the new facility is a welcome addition.

July 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Rebels headed to nationals

The 16U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2009 AAU National Tournament. According to head coach Ernie Walthour, the team stands a good chance of placing among the top squads, especially with the addition of JaQwan Raymond, a 6' 2" junior shooting guard from Statesboro High, and the return of key players Alex Reid and Jordan Johnson.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


HAPfan foundation to help golfers in Long, Liberty

Mabel Creel loved to play golf, and play golf she did. If anyone has ever played a round of golf in this area, especially at the Cherokee Rose Country Club, they know of Creel. The right-hander played golf for more years than she could remember and even during the last days of her life, she encouraged her friends and family by telling them, "You have to play the ball where it lies."

July 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


2 from Team Hinesville going international

Team Hinesville weightlifters, Kayla Rand and Mack Brunson, are the first members of the local weightlifting squad to earn bids to international meets. Rand is headed to Chile for the 2009 Pan-Am 17U Championships in September and Brunson will go to Canada in November for the Quebec Junior Championship.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dickerson camp preps future pros

Ladder drills, up/downs, tackling pads and a lot of laughter were at the forefront of Thursday morning's session on the first day of the 2009 Cedric Dickerson Football Camp at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. With nearly 40 kids in attendance, professional football player Cedric Dickerson, his cousin and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick Michael Johnson and cousin and semi-professional player Chris Jones, led the campers through drill stations, working on the fundamentals of football.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Jays’ McGowan report not good

The Toronto Blue Jays released more bad news July 5 concerning pitcher Dustin McGowan, a Long County High School alum and former Blue Tide hurler.

July 17, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Sorensen wins 12th tour stage

VITTEL, France - Denmark's Nicki Sorensen has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, with Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador and overall leader Rinaldo Nocentini among those in the chasing pack.

July 17, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Running out of time, Favre steps up training

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Brett Favre acknowledged he's "running out of time" to decide whether he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season.

July 17, 2009 | Chris Talbott Associated Press | Sports


’Canes clip Red Dawgs by one

The Red Dawgs couldn't escape the category five storm the Hinesville Hurricanes brought to Anderson, S.C., on Saturday. The 'Canes took a one-point lead to win their second away game, 14-13.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide play seven-on-seven tourney

The Long County High School football team went to Camden County last Friday where they participated in a seven-on-seven football tournament. The action gave fans a sneak peek at the up-and-coming stars for the 2009 season.

July 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Tiger to hit WNBA milestones

Former Lady Tiger and current WNBA Los Angeles Sparks player Delisha Milton-Jones is among several players looking to hit WNBA milestones this season.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Cavendish wins 10th stage of tour

ISSOUDUN, France - Teammates Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong remained second and third in the Tour de France after a technology-free day of riding in which Britain's Mark Cavendish won the 10th stage.

July 14, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Pettis exploring life after the AFL

When the economy forced the commissioners of the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season, the fans and the players were left with a summer without football.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide football camp focuses on fun

The Long County High School football team had its annual Junior Blue Tide Football Camp, and according to head coach Kyle Wilson, it went over well with the participants.

July 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Three Kings shine at 5 Star Camp

Roughly 180 basketball players attended the 5 Star Basketball Camp at the University of Central Florida during the last weekend in June, and the skills of three players representing the 14U South Georgia Kings of Hinesville earned the athletes several accolades.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Former LCHS thrower sets college records

Former Liberty County High School track and field star Courtney Bennett broke two school records for Jacksonville State University in an indoor track and field ...

February 07, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


LCRD hoop results

Liberty County Recreation Department basketball results.

February 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide player kept trying hard and hoping

On Wednesday, Long County High School athlete Gerald "L.G." Williams Jr. signed a letter-of-intent to play football for Fort Valley State University in 2017 ...

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Three Panthers sign to play college ball

Liberty County High School Panthers quarterback Jaalon Frazier, cornerback/wide receiver Tracy White, and defensive end/middle linebacker Antonio Golden signed national letters of intent ...

February 06, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA sweeps Memorial Day

The FPCA basketball teams won against region opponent Memorial Day School on Friday night.

February 06, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Tide close regular season play

The Long County High School basketball teams closed out their regular season with region games against Appling County and Brantley County on Tuesday and Friday.

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide star heads to Georgia Tech

On Wednesday Long County High School standout football player Tariq Carpenter signed a letter-of-intent to play for the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017. Carpenter ...

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA soccer signs to play with Mississippi school

FPCA's Auset Gibbs, signed a scholarship to Southwest Mississippi Community College on Thursday. SMCC, a two-year school that plays in the NJCAA, is in ...

February 03, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Panthers win, Lady Panthers fall on Senior Night

Liberty County High School took on the Brunswick Pirates in the Panthers' Senior Night game at home.

February 02, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


'Landers dominate, keep win streak alive

The FPCA varsity boys kept up their winning streak Saturday.

February 02, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


BI revenges losses to Ware

Saturday, Bradwell Institute looked to revenge earlier loses to Ware County. On Dec. 13, the Lady Gators defeated the Lady Tigers 34-19, and the Gators ...

February 02, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Tide teams fall to BCHS

Saturday wasn't a good night to be a Long County basketball fan. Both the Blue Tide and the Lady Tide lost to Bryan County ...

February 02, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


SB: How Super Bowl changed Terry Bradshaw

If you want to hear Terry Bradshaw speak passionately on a subject, ask him which of his four Super Bowl titles was most memorable for ...

February 02, 2017 | By George Dickie Gracenote/Tribune Media | Sports


Super Bowl: Let the craziness begin

The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl. Just let those eight words sink in for a minute.

February 02, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Wednesday's signings

Liberty County's Jaalon Frazier, Antonio Golden and Tracy White, and Long County's Tariq Carpenter and Gerald "L.G." Williams, all signed letters of ...

February 02, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Sports


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