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FPCA falls in state finals

First Presbyterian Christian Academy varsity boys soccer team made it to the state finals for the first time in the program's three-year history, but the Highlanders came up a few goals short. FPCA lost 4-1 to Oak Mountain Academy on Saturday in Macon.

October 28, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Cats claw dogs, 41-14

The Bradwell Tigers knew the Beach High Bulldogs had ace athletes, especially Simon Heyward. Anticipating the wildcat play and the versatility of the Dogs' run/pass offense, Tiger coach Jim Walsh and his team turned the tables on the Savannah squad and did something unexpected. They passed the ball and spread the run to more than just Sheldon Barnes. The Tigers added another victory to stay in playoff contention, defeating the Bulldogs 41-14 at home Friday for homecoming.

October 26, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCHS loses at home to Baldwin Braves

The LCHS Panther football team honored its seniors Friday, but the positive energy wasn't enough to carry them through the night. As the game got under way, the Panther offense came out and quickly put seven points on the board against the Baldwin Braves. On Liberty County's opening drive, Julian Stokes completed a long pass to Sinjin Mullins, which set Shadrach Thornton up for a short touchdown run.

October 26, 2009 | Zach Duncan Special to the Courier | Sports


Wildcats too much for Blue Tide

The Richmond Hill Wildcats ended a four-game losing streak Friday at the expense of the Long County Blue Tide. The Cats beat the Tide 39-21. For Long County, who is still winless for the season, the defeat was especially bitter as it was the team's last home game and senior night.

October 26, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Taekwondo tournament draws crowd

More than 100 participants and spectators filled the Shuman Center Saturday for the 2009 Liberty Taekwondo Championships. Competitors from 5 years old to those in their mid-thirties displayed their forms and fighting skills, competing for the honor of the Dojo's Masters.

October 26, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI marks homecoming

Bradwell Institute will crown its homecoming queen on the football field tonight, but the Tigers are really looking for crowning a victory. They're hosting the Beach High Bulldogs. After defeating the Savannah High Blue Jackets at home last week, 50-0, the Tigers will count on their defense to stop the Bulldogs - specifically, Simon Heyward.

October 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers look to take region’s No. 2 spot

"The game is a big game for us and a big game for our program," Panther head coach Kirk Warner said of tonight's match-up against Baldwin Braves at Donell Woods Stadium. "We have not had that big signature win for our program and I think Baldwin would be that win."

October 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long faces Richmond Hill tonight

The Richmond Hill Wildcats will be in Ludowici tonight to take on the Long County Blue Tide. Both teams are hoping to end lengthy losing streaks.

October 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA to play for state championship

It came down to a penalty kick in the second half, but the Highlanders of First Presbyterian Christian Academy eked out a 1-0 victory over Community Christian in the state semi-finals, sending them to the championship game tomorrow in Macon.

October 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


One point costs Tide homecoming

The Long County High School football team lost on Friday, 21-20, to Jeff Davis High School.

October 21, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Hurricanes celebrate reading with students

They played their hearts out all season, earning the conference championship trophy for the Southeast Division of the Southeastern American Football League. On Thursday, the Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team celebrated another championship win when they visited with students from Reyna Reinhard's Liberty Elementary School accelerated reading class after the kids reached their reading goals.

October 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


FPCA soccer team in final four

First Presbyterian appears to be headed toward another state ring. This time, however, it's not for basketball. The Highlanders boys soccer team beat out LaGrange at home Saturday, 5-4, to earn a spot at the final four.

October 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


USBC Senior Tournament under way

The Fort Stewart United States Bowling Congress Association launched its Georgia State USBC Senior Bowling Tournament over the weekend at Marne Lanes with a ceremony, according to Ivey Sarvis, vice president and publicity chairman of the Fort Stewart USBC Bowling Association.

October 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


BI Tigers smash Savannah, 50-0

The Bradwell Tigers' Friday night home game got off to a sluggish start, riddled with flags and fumbles. However, the Tigers' safety in the second quarter provided the energy the team needed for its eventual 50-0 win over the still winless Savannah High Blue Jackets.

October 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers eke out 21-20 OT win

Liberty County's football game against Burke County came down to the wire Friday night as the Panthers managed their second consecutive overtime victory, beating the Bears 21-20 and clinching third place in Region 3-AAA.

October 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Running back has big numbers in game

Kevin Harris carried Bradwell Institute to a 23-20 win over Southeast Bulloch on Friday night at Hokey Jackson Stadium in Hinesville.

September 02, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


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