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Cardinals edge Eagles 32-25 for NFC title

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Down and out for decades, the Arizona Cardinals have turned a bad joke into a Super Bowl-bound team.

January 19, 2009 | Barry Wilner AP Football writer | Sports


Lady Tigers rebound, beat Johnson High

The Lady Tigers ended a two-game losing streak with a decisive 52-29 win in Savannah Friday night against the Lady Atomsmashers of Johnson High School.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long County boys pick up sixth win

LUDOWICI - The Long County High School boys varsity basketball team picked up their sixth win in a row Friday over Appling County High School.

January 19, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Mat Rats matches are a family affair

The Liberty County Recreation Department's wrestling team, the Mat Rats, returned triumphant from the Lil Bulldog Brawl in Lyons last weekend where all five competitors medaled within the top three slots. The folk style meet was another opportunity for the Mat Rat cheerleaders, in this case their parents, to watch their sons in action.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders hit 14-0 with back-to-back victories

First Presbyterian continues to pummel opponents, remaining undefeated as they took back-to-back wins against Heritage Christian on Thursday night and Citizens Christian Friday night. Heritage fell 81-47 while Citizens lost 95-63.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Some Tigers make all-region football

Several players from the Bradwell Tigers football team were recently named to the 3-AAAAA All-Region Team. Tiger football coach Jim Walsh, Jr., was voted Region coach of the year and running back Sheldon Barnes was voted the region offensive players of the year to top the list. The players and coaches were selected by the coaching staff of the participating region schools within the 3-AAAAA classification.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers ousted, Tigers moving up

Lady Bulldogs Khalilah Watson and Monique Willis combined for 23 and 10 points, respectively, in the second half Tuesday to beat the Lady Tigers.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers continue to rule the region

Liberty County HS continues to dominate Region 3-AAA as the Panthers hold on to first place with a 5-0 region record after dropping Richmond Hill at home 61-54 Tuesday night.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long boys win 87-80 in OT thriller

Long County High School had to travel to Darien Tuesday to take on McIntosh County in a big 2-AA showdown.

January 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


16th annual Donell Woods tournament is Saturday

The areas youngest basketball players are set to take center stage at three different arenas tomorrow as the 16th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament kicks off at Bradwell Institute, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Liberty County High School.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win two in a row in region play

The crowd was on their feet at Panther stadium Saturday when the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers clawed their way to victory in the last four minutes of overtime to defeat the Lady Bears of Burke County 61-59.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Back-to-back wins for Blue Tide

The Tide hung 10 as the wave of victory allowed the boys and Lady Tide back-to-back victories against region foes Charlton County on Friday and Brantley County on Saturday.

January 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Highlanders still undefeated

Getting closer to the ultimate goal of a second state title, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders added another victory Saturday afternoon at home, downing the Georgia Christian Generals 74-30.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pirates sink the Tigers’ battleship

After winning 10 games straight the Bradwell Lady Tigers basketball squad fell to the undefeated Lady Pirates of Brunswick High by one point (64-65) in Brunswick Saturday night. The Tigers suffered the same fate as the Pirates sank the boys' squad by four, 62-58.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tony Dungy trades football for family, social work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Dungy defied one myth Monday: He does show emotion.

January 13, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Game features southeast Georgia players

Area baseball fans got a treat Thursday as two former high school stars and now major league players faced each other on the diamond.

June 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McRae gets time in Finals game 3

Former Liberty County and Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae got his first few minutes on the hardwood during game 3 of the NBA Finals for ...

June 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Lady Tigers conditioning

June 15, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Camp focuses on basics, fun

Bradwell Institute's football coaches and a few Tiger players spent the week having a little fun with aspiring players at the Liberty County Recreation ...

June 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Volunteers prep players

"Pick those feet up. Come on, now knees up," William Roberts yelled as he led a group of kids through a football drill Tuesday evening.

June 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


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