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Long Co. honors football athletes

Long County High School recently had its fall sports banquet to honor athletes in softball, cross country, cheerleading and football. Friday's story will feature the softball, cross country, track and cheerleading participants. Today's story focuses on the football team.

December 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Local private schools clean up at tourneys

Faith Baptist Christian Academy and First Presbyterian Christian Academy, both private schools in Liberty and Long counties, managed some wins at their respective tournaments last weekend.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Rockdale hands Lady Tigers first loss

Playing the court at Westside Macon High School in the Great Southern Shootout, the Lady Tigers took a 58-39 win Saturday afternoon against South Gwinnett before they were handed their first loss of the season Monday afternoon. The girls lost in overtime, 52-57, to the Rockdale County Bulldogs.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Local gymnasts medal at state competition

JESUP - Facing intense competition, three members of the Leaps and Bounds Gymnastics Center level 4 gymnastics team traveled to Moultrie on Dec. 5 and medaled at the 2009 state meet. They were led by coaches Jodie Clackler and Ashley Godwin, who said the girls represented their respective communities proudly.

December 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers bounce Washington Co., 80-52

"Air" Jordan McRae pumped in 36 points and future Hurricane Rion Brown stormed in 21 to help the Liberty County Panthers win 80-52 at home against Washington County in the region opener Friday night.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Highlanders hit 40 straight wins

Riding the winning train, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders have yet to make their first stop. Their 40th straight win was over Robert Toombs Christian Academy, 70-41, on day one of the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament in Lyons County Friday.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


St. James doles out Christmas cheer

Christmas came early for children from the St. James Community Church after-school program, Gabriel House and the Holmestown community. On Wednesday evening at the St. James Sports Center, families were treated to a holiday meal and children received gifts.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Shopping for outdoor enthusiasts simplified

Looking for the perfect gift for the mighty hunter or fisherman in the family can be tedious. Would a new hunting rifle be better than a new rod and reel set? Is a GPS the obvious choice for out-of-town hunting expeditions?

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


McGowan re-signs with Blue Jays

Long County native Dustin McGowan signed a one-year contract on Dec. 13 with the Toronto Blue Jays, ending speculation about whether the right-handed pitcher would return to Toronto for the 2010 season.

December 21, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long BoE thanked for Cancer Relay work

The Long County Board of Education recently received a plaque from the American Cancer Society, thanking the system for its participation in the 2009 Relay for Life. Relay for Life Regional Cancer Control Director Sharon Proudfoot presented the token of appreciation to the board.

December 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA earns 39th win

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are looking for wins 40 and 41 this weekend at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament. The boys 39th win came Tuesday night with a lopsided 117-34 victory against Providence Christian.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide look to avenge loss with upcoming rematch

The Long County High School boys basketball team fell to Glynn Academy on Tuesday, 54-73, in a game that proved to be a serious struggle for the Tide.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Panthers prep for region games

The Liberty County Lady Panthers defeated the Long County Lady Tide 60-22 on Friday, and downed the McIntosh Academy Lady Buccaneers 62-51 on Saturday. However, the back-to-back wins also cost the Panthers two players. Senior Miata Askew suffered a knee injury Friday and sophomore Diamone Johnson was hurt Saturday.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide softball team to raffle off stocking

Though the season is over for the Long County High School softball team, it won't be that long until the girls are back on the diamond, doing their best to bring home a region championship.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Undefeated Panthers prep for region game

Taking a 53-41 win Saturday against McIntosh Academy at home, the Liberty County Panthers held onto a 9-0 winning streak as they prepared to play their first region game, hosting Washington County Friday night.

December 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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The warmups are over, now the real games begin

The warmup games are over, now the real games begin.

October 05, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Senior correspondent | Sports


Middle schools have talent

MIDDLE SCHOOL TALENT: Over the course of a season, I watch a lot of football games. Most of the games are either film of Bradwell ...

October 05, 2017 | By Coach Ross Couch Columnist | Sports


Sports Roundup

Homecoming at Liberty

October 04, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Bradwell downs FPCA in volleyball

Bradwell Institute defeated First Presbyterian Christian Academy in straight sets Thursday night.

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lady Tide knock off Tattnall in round 1

Tuesday, the Long County softball team faced Tattnall County in the first round of the Region 2-tournaments.

October 02, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Brantley hands Liberty a loss on Senior Night

Liberty County took a 19-4 loss on Senior Night against the Brantley County Herons on Sept. 19.

October 02, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Bradwell wins, Liberty and Long lose

The Bradwell Tigers, who beat Lakeside Evans 27-21 on Friday in Evans, are off to their best start since 2004 and are guaranteed a winning ...

October 02, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


SSU to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 1-8

Savannah State University (SSU) will celebrate Homecoming Week from Oct. 1-8. The week will be marked by multiple events, including music, lectures, networking events, a ...

September 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Sports


New Hampstead holds off Long County

New Hampstead outscored Long County 49-35 on Friday in Ludowici.

September 29, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Bradwell 27, Lakeside Evans 21

Bradwell Institute improved to 6-0 with a 27-21 win over Lakeside Evans on Friday in Evans.

September 29, 2017 | Staff Coastal Courier | Sports


Leaked audio of former coach’s meeting irks fans

A sports media website reported on Monday afternoon about a team meeting conducted by former Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz in late 2015.

September 29, 2017 | By Mike Anthony Statesboro Herald | Sports


Sports Roundup

BI falls on senior day

September 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Top 15 College Football Pickoff is back again

Here are our teaser predictions for week 5 college pick'em from the Coastal Courier's Lori McCampbell and Jeff Whitten.

September 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


No magic potion caused Tigers’ surprising start

Over the last few weeks, I've had a lot of people ask me about Bradwell football and about how we are 5-0 at the ...

September 27, 2017 | By Coach Ross Couch Columnist | Sports


John signs with Packers

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John is expected to sign with the Green Bay Packers this week.

September 26, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


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