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Eagles rank 28th in pre-season poll

STATESBORO - The Sports Media Entertainment Network unveiled its inaugural national NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision poll, and Georgia Southern University was ranked 28th in its preseason poll.

August 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Cherokee Rose reopening greens

The greens at Cherokee Rose Country Club have been given the green light for play.

August 04, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Sox bats get active against McGowan

This past Sunday was a long night for Dustin McGowan as he picked up his fifth loss of the season, and gave up a career high, three home runs, as Boston defeated Toronto 9-4.

August 02, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


BI grad is Arena Football's ironman

Bradwell graduate and Arena Football League giant Will Pettis was named the 2007 U.S. Army Strong Ironman of the Year on July 12.

August 02, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Swim meets lead to championship

By Patty Leon

August 02, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Learning football

August 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Falcons quarterback indicted

RICHMOND, Va. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges related to illegal dogfighting.

August 02, 2007 | By Hank Kurz Jr. Associated Press Sports Writer | Sports


Six GSU games on TV this fall

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University Football will have six games televised live during the upcoming 2007 season. The announcement was made on Monday by the Southern Conference office and Georgia Southern Athletics.

August 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Paraplegic coach gets some solo walks in

The definition of a coach is someone who can instruct, direct or guide an individual or group to achieve a specific goal. It takes someone with determination and stamina, especially when dealing with a group of adolescents such as high school children.

July 31, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Swimmers take state berths

The Liberty County Hammerheads recently completed a successful district swim meet at Douglas, competing against five other counties in District 2. Swimmers were required to finish first, second or third in order to qualify for state championships.

July 31, 2007 | By Jimmy Martin Special to the Courier | Sports


Rebels' national schedule

Liberty County's Coastal Crew Rebels are playing in the national tournament this weekend:

July 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Hurricanes play at home Saturday

July 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Rebels prep for National

The Coastal Crew Rebels are preparing for two big Amateur Athletic Union-sanctioned tournaments as the 15-and-under Rebels head to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the Big Shot Tournament this weekend and the 17-and-under Rebels prepare for the Division II Nationals in Orlando, Fla., July 26 through Aug. 1.

July 28, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


McGowan, Jays eying second half

The American League won its 10th All Star Game in a row over the National League, 5-4, Tuesday.

July 28, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Place earned in district quarter finals

July 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


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Lady Panthers’ state run over

Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.

October 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


GSU declares "Whiteout" for Georgia State game

STATESBORO & ATLANTA – A "Whiteout" is in effect for Georgia Southern's game vs. Georgia State at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, October 25th as Eagle Nation is encouraged to wear white to the game. The University Store will have white "SOUTHERN not State" T-shirts available both in the campus store and online for this special event.

October 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tide fall in first round of state

The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.

October 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tigers to host Blue Devils

New Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill will lead the Tigers on Friday into a home game against Statesboro, where he once served as an assistant coach.

October 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers headed to Thomson on Friday

Three fumbles and two interceptions made for a difficult road game last Friday as Liberty County fell, 29-6, to Burke County in Waynesboro.

October 14, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County goes to Groves on Thursday for televised game

The Long County High School football team travels Thursday to Garden City to face Groves in a Region 2-AA game that will be broadcast on WSAV, Hinesville cable channel 4.

October 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers start state playoffs

The Liberty County softball team starts state-playoff play Wednesday in Zebulon. The Lady Panther play Pike County in a best-of-three, with the first game is at 5 p.m. Liberty is 15-14 overall and 5-5 in Region 3-AAAA, while Pike is 18-12 overall and 8-5 in Region 4-AAAA.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide band continues to dominate, needs financial support for trip to Thanksgiving Day parade

The Long County High School band recently continued its dominance, bringing home 19 awards from the Coffee County Invitation Band Competition on Sept. 27 in Douglas.

October 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Score doesn’t reflect BI’s efforts

SPRINGFIELD - The scoreboard showed a one-sided result. Yet first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Greg Hill believes there were enough productive moments to keep his young team optimistic.

October 13, 2014 | Patrick Donahue | Sports


Miscues cost Panthers

Liberty had a week off to prepare for the Region 3-AAAA Burke County Bears, but that extra time didn't help. The Panthers dropped its second region game in Waynesboro Friday, 29-6.

October 13, 2014 | John Wood | Sports


Blue Tide ground Phoenix

The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.

October 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Wayne slows Lady Panthers

Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.

October 13, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide end region, state quest starts now

On Monday the Long County High School softball team's dream of a region championship faded away as Bacon County beat then in back-to-back games

October 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle and Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan gets his first career pick six

Former Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan, had his first collegiate pick six of his career during Ohio State's 52-24 win over the Maryland Terrapins Saturday.

October 09, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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