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Dueling aces don't disappoint

Friday evening, fans expected a pitching duel and that's what they got as Liberty County's Skyler Hoffer and Burke County's Brandon Love locked horns for over six innings.

April 10, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Attitude, effort leading Tiger success

Bradwell Institute's soccer team is poised to go to the state playoffs for the first time since 2002. Even bigger news is the Tigers are still in the hunt for the Region 3-AAAAA crown.

April 10, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Tigers play small ball to beat R. Hill

After watching his team either pop out or strike out for eight of 11 outs, Bradwell Institute baseball coach Rhett Hellgren was willing to do anything to get the Tigers to put the ball in play.

April 07, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Tigers break losing streak, shut out WF 15-0

The ping of the bat was heard all afternoon as the Tigers made hit after hit against Windsor Forest on Tuesday.

April 07, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Rebels ready to open AAU season

After a successful 2006 season, the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are ready to get 2007 under way.

April 07, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


World ranked weightlifter teaching area youth

It's easy to see why Jenna Bussard is one of the strongest women in the world.

April 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


’Canes ringing in season

Hinesville Hurricanes players and coaches talked about their strategy and goals for the upcoming season during a recent practice. They revealed a common theme - everyone is chasing the ring.

April 05, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Panthers' bats come alive

After dropping a 9-7 decision at Wayne County on Friday, Liberty County High School's baseball team rebounded Saturday to defeat Long County 10-0 in five innings.

April 05, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


LCRD mite girls win state

The Liberty County Recreation Department has a storied basketball tradition, with several Georgia Recreation and Parks Association championship teams. One more team has written their names in the annals of rec basketball history.

April 05, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Panther track is total team effort

Liberty County boys track coach Keith McGee admits not having Josh McNair will make it more difficult for the Panthers to win meets this season. McNair, who won the Class AAA state championship in discus the past two seasons was a lock at first place in every meet. McNair graduated last May and is now competing at Kennesaw State University.

April 03, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide opens region with loss

Long County came up a little short Friday night, losing to Pierce County 3-2 in the Blue Tide's Region 2-AA opener.

April 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Hinesville taekwando team dominates

Several athletes of the Sport Taekwondo Center of Hinesville are still celebrating their wins at Georgia Southern University's first annual taekwondo tournament on Feb. 24.

April 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Shamrocks win rugby match

The Savannah Shamrocks slung some Irish grit and won their first game 18-12 at the St. Patrick's Day Rugby tournament against the University of North Florida Ospreys.

April 03, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Liberty wins big

After dropping a 9-7 decision at Wayne County on Friday, Liberty County High School's baseball team rebounded on Saturday to defeat Long County 10-0 in five innings.

April 01, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports Editor | Sports


FPCA's Bell earns all-state

In First Presbyterian Christian Academy's first year of varsity basketball, they exceeded all expectations.

March 31, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


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McMillan loses stripe — and it’s a good thing

Recognized as a huge rite of passage, Ohio State Buckeye coach Urban Meyer announced he was removing the black stripes off the helmets of two freshmen - including Liberty County High School alum and OSU freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


BI’s Johnson honored for perfect attendance

Bradwell Institute quarterback Duane Johnson won a 55-inch flat-screen TV in recognition of his 100 percent attendance to all team activities and practice in the spring, summer and fall. Johnson received the TV from new BI head coach Greg Hill on Monday.

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Two things GSU better be good at in Sun Belt

The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.

August 13, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD offering variety of fall programs

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia Southern receivers more than just blockers

Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.

August 12, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


John suffers ankle injury in Colts preseason opener

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John sustained an ankle injury in the Indianapolis Colts' preseason opener against the Jets Thursday night. The Colts lost 13-10.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers special-teams seek kicker, receivers

Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.

August 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers, Tide start season Monday in Ludowici

The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.

August 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long Commission salutes young ball players

The Long County Commission Tuesday recognized the Long County 10-and-under All-Star baseball team for winning the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C championship. The boys won the title last month by defeating Putnam County 14-0 in the championship game.

August 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles ushering in new era

STATESBORO - The beginning of an era for Georgia Southern begins with two events for the Eagles' home opener on Sept. 6 as GSU will recognize its unprecedented six national championships and the game ball will be delivered by parachute drop by the Golden Knights.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

Rotary Club to host fishing tournament

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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