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FPCA extinguishes Blazers, 74-58

If there was any doubt about who should be ranked No. 1 in the Georgia Independent School Association's Region 2-A, by the end of Saturday night the answer was clear. The First Presbyterian Highlanders extinguished the Bethesda Blazers 74-58 at the St. James Sports Center in the Holmestown community.

January 28, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlander Joey Bell honored twice

Before the game took center stage, Highlander Joey Bell received an honor as the team retired his jersey and number (22). Bell has scored more than 1,500 points as a Highlander and still has the rest of the season to add more.

January 28, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Bradwell Tigers defeat Pirates

Two consecutive nail-biters and two wins at the buzzer Saturday night helped the Bradwell Tigers' boys and girls squads avenge losses against the Brunswick teams, who defeated them Jan. 10.

January 28, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers down, not out

The Liberty County Panthers lost on the road Saturday as the boys fell 49-62 and the girls lost 46-50 to Washington County.

January 28, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide boys, girls poised for solid finishes

Led by Jimmy Bacon, Ricky Rivera, Eli Guest, Donte Brown and Justin Boyd, the Blue Tide is looking to repeat as the 2-AA Region champions.

January 28, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tigers second in Region 3-AAAAA

The Lady Tigers maintained a comfortable lead at home Friday night against the Lady Rebels of Groves High. Despite a good attempt by the Rebels in the fourth quarter, the Lady Tigers wrapped up another region victory, winning 68-37 and earning a 7-1 region 3-AAAAA record. They held on to their second place ranking and improved to 14-3 overall.

January 26, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide avenge loss to Cadets

The Blue Tide boys basketball team avenged an early-season loss to the Benedictine Cadets on Friday, beating the Savannah team 73-59.

January 26, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long County Bulldogs, Bulls, Tar Heels and Sharks play

Friday night, the Long County Sharks and Tar Heels traveled to Jesup to take on the Cavaliers and the Hawks.

January 26, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Steelers, Cardinals sure to be good match

Just as the Steelers of the 1970s evolved from a run-it-down-your-throat offense to a more versatile mode, this group has balanced its attack. Indeed, when RB Willie Parker (39) couldn't find much room against Baltimore in the AFC championship game, QB Ben Roethlisberger (7) took control. And the Cardinals' defense, while quite stout for most of three postseason victories, hardly is on the level of the Ravens.

January 26, 2009 | Barry Wilner The Associated Press | Sports


Tigers add to region wins, beat Wildcats

The battle of the big cats took center stage at the Tigers' den Tuesday evening when the Camden County Wildcats came to Hinesville to take on the Bradwell Tigers. The teams battled it out and in the end, the Tigers proved stronger. The Lady Tigers won 53-41 and the Tiger squad downed their opponents 77-58.

January 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers split games at Tattnall

Liberty County visited the Tattnall County Battle Creek Warriors on Tuesday night when the boys squad continued its winning streak with a 66-49 win and the Lady Panthers suffered their second straight loss, falling 48-54.

January 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide earn solid win over Jeff Davis

The Blue Tide boys varsity basketball team extended its winning streak Tuesday night with a 92-55 win over the Jeff Davis High School Yellow Jackets.

January 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Clash of the Champions Tournament set for Saturday

Tournament schedule

January 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers sweep Donell Woods tournament

The 16th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament at Bradwell Saturday afternoon gave spectators something they've been longing to see for the last four years, a game between Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute.

January 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long Co. Tar Heels take a victory

The Long County mite basketball teams traveled to Jesup Friday afternoon to take on the Wayne County teams, and one of the teams pulled out a win, while the other came up just short.

January 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Tigers working on passing game

Whistles shrilled out across the track field at Bradwell Institute as the Tiger football team conducted summer conditioning activities last week.

June 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers are senior-heavy

Pumping iron, running sprints and hitting the tackle blocks is what the Liberty County football team has kept busy with throughout the spring. For the ...

June 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


GHSA practice policy for heat and humidity

(a) Schools must follow the statewide policy for conducting practices and voluntary conditioning workouts (including during the summer) in all sports during times of extremely ...

June 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eight Lady Tide named to 2-AA All-Region soccer teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players who were selected to the all-region team.

June 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lovelady in the big leagues

Anticipation erupted into shrieks of joy and excitement at the Hinesville home of former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball player Richard Lovelady.

June 15, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


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