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Local squads host first rounds of state

The Liberty County boys and girls basketball squads and the Lady Tigers all made it to the region championship games over the weekend, but all three ended with losses for second place finishes in Regions 3-AAA and 3-AAAAA, respectively.

February 25, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Faith Baptist nabs sixth state title

LUDOWICI - Liberty County's high schools are entering the Sweet 16 state title chase and First Presbyterian Christian Academy is headed to the Final Four, but the Faith Baptist Christian Academy Crusaders have already claimed their sixth straight state title in Class AA of the Georgia Christian Athletic Association.

February 25, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders make it to the Final Four

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander basketball team is still undefeated at 24-0 as they enter into the final four in Milledgeville.

February 25, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI Tigers off to 1-1 start

The Tigers are looking at a 1-1 start for baseball season after winning 10-8 Friday afternoon at Bryan County High School and losing 8-4 on Monday when they hosted Brantley County.

February 25, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide teams prep for state

The Georgia High School Basketball AA State Tournament starts Friday, and both the Long County boys and girls basketball teams will be trying to bounce back from disappointing 2-AA Region tournaments.

February 25, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Local teams vying for region titles

The first-place Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers were slotted to take on No. 2 seed Beach High School for the region 3-AAAAA championship yesterday after coach Faye Baker's squad handed the Jenkins Lady Warriors a 49-27 loss in the semi-final game Friday evening at Savannah State University.

February 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Glavine returns to Braves in new role

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tom Glavine has more wins than any other active pitcher. He'll get a chance to add to that total for at least one more season.

February 23, 2009 | Paul Newberry The Associated Press | Sports


LCRD Basketball scores

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February 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Braves shore up outfield

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves shored up their outfield Sunday after being spurned by Ken Griffey Jr., reaching a preliminary agreement with Garret Anderson on a one-year deal.

Anderson is expected to undergo a physical on Monday or Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been finalized.

February 23, 2009 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press writer | Sports


Bill to prepay nuclear plant clears hurdle

ATLANTA - A bill that would open the way for Georgia Power to boost electric rates in 2011 cleared its first hurdle in the state House on Friday.

The House Regulatory and Utility Affairs Subcommittee approved the measure by voice vote.

February 21, 2009 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Sports


Tiger boys team out, ladies advance

The Lady Tigers advanced to the semi-finals with a 33-point win (59-26) over Groves High Lady Rebels on Wednesday night. The Tigers, however lost in overtime Tuesday evening against sixth seeded Johnson High, 52-58.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide teams begin quest for 2-AA title

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams begin their quest for 2-AA Region championships today in Nahunta.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. basketball seniors honored

Long County High School recently had its 2009 Basketball Senior Night, when seniors affiliated with the teams were recognized for their work.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


LCHS soccer team hammers Fitzgerald

The Liberty County High School Lady Panther soccer team took another win Saturday, beating Fitzgerald 3-1.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


List of Braves' recruiting failures gets longer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.

Now, Ken Griffey Jr.

February 19, 2009 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports


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McRae preps for summer league this weekend

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced their 2016 summer league roster Tuesday afternoon which will feature former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae.

July 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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