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Fielding dreams

Lady Tigers softball is gearing up for the new season by starting tryouts at James Brown Park. Coach Jeff Eastlake expects four varsity players to return and hopes a few junior varsity players will be able to step it up to the next level. But, he knows that he faces a challenge, as a majority of the players will be freshman.

August 18, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


McGowan misses win, Devil Rays rally late

Dustin McGowan pitched six solid innings and looked like he would pick up his third win in a row this past Monday. But a late rally by Tampa Bay cost the right-hander the win, as Toronto lost 5-4.

August 18, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Ready for some GSU football?

Georgia Southern head football coach Chris Hatcher and his staff are making final preparations for Saturday, the day when 90 players report to fall camp.

August 18, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Column: Give us a sporting chance

Where are today's athletes taking us sports fans?

August 18, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Sports


Hammerheads prove fierce

The Liberty County Recreation Department sent their largest state team to competition in Tifton for the 2007 GRPA State Swimming Championships.

August 16, 2007 | Submitted | Sports


Cheerleader takes to the air

A Long County High School cheerleader has given credence to the idea that tenacity and hard work does pay off for those who earn it.

August 16, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Sports


Results from YMCA swim championship

The Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA hosted the 2007 summer championship swim meet Saturday and many local swimmers came out on top. Here are the final local results:

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


When it rains, it pours

After a torrential rainfall, the Hinesville Hurricanes and the Savannah Warriors took to the soaked field at Lewis Frasier Middle School and battled it out to the bitter end of the fourth quarter.

August 16, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Braves acquire Teixeira

ATLANTA (AP) - Mark Teixeira found himself in a pennant race Tuesday, when the Atlanta Braves finalized a seven-player trade to acquire him from the Texas Rangers.

August 15, 2007 | By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer | Sports


Swimming with the big boys

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Players impress coaches at Softball World Series

LUDOWICI - Six local girls recently took part in the Girls Softball World Series in Savannah. Joining six other girls from Chatham County, they were members of the 16-and-under Savannah Indians, who placed sixth in the event.

August 14, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Fall brings LCRD swimming, tennis

The Liberty County Recreation Department will host adult swim lessons Aug. 6-16, Mondays through Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Register at the LCRD. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 876-5359.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Vick co-defendant pleads guilty to dogfighting conspiracy charges

RICHMOND, Va - One of Michael Vick's co-defendants pleaded guilty Monday to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges and agreed to fully cooperate with the government in its prosecution of the Atlanta Falcons star and two other men.

August 14, 2007 | By Larry O'Dell Associated Press Writer | Sports


McGowan hurls back-to-back wins

Dustin McGowan picked up his seventh win of the season Tuesday, as Toronto slammed the Minnesota Twins 7-0.

August 14, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tourney for fun, golf, education

The third annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament kicks off Saturday morning and planners are expecting another year of great golf and fundraising for scholarships to be awarded to local students.

August 12, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Sports


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Lovelady signs with Owls

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current East Georgia State College pitcher Richard Lovelady has signed to play at Kennesaw State University.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tough Saturday for BI boys, Liberty teams

Liberty County's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro. The same day, the Bradwell Institute boys lost a non-conference game at New Hampstead, 62-27.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County holds Blue and White scrimmages

The Long County High School boys' basketball team had its annual Blue and White scrimmage Saturday.

November 19, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty struggles against Griffin

Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Breida Selected as One of 10 Doak Walker Award Semifinalists

DALLAS, TEXAS -- The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced today the 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, which includes Georgia Southern sophomore Matt Breida. The semifinalists (in alphabetical order) are: Ameer Abdullah (Sr.), Nebraska; Jay Ajayi (Jr.), Boise State; Javorius Allen (Jr.), USC; Cameron Artis-Payne (Sr.), Auburn; Matt Breida (So.), Georgia Southern; Tevin Coleman (Jr.), Indiana; James Conner (So.), Pittsburgh; Melvin Gordon (Jr.), Wisconsin; Devon Johnson (Jr.), Marshall and Duke Johnson (Jr.), Miami.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell track team hosting 5K run/walk

The Bradwell Institute track team will host its first Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.

November 19, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers fall at Griffin in playoff opener

Liberty County fell, 46-12, in the first round of the playoffs Friday at Griffin.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide has goal of returning to state playoffs

The Long County basketball teams hit the hardwood Tuesday to face Toombs County in their first games of the season.

November 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Free camp, Walthour tribute next Saturday

St. James Coastal Crew Rebels youth coach Darryl McCray recently announced there will be a free basketball camp from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the St. James Sports Center, 1140 Holmestown Road in Midway.

November 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Hurricanes prepare for 15th season

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team is preparing for its 15th season and will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Live Oak Church of God.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Savannah Storm tryouts

The Savannah Storm, an expansion franchise of the American Basketball Association, will host three tryouts for open roster spots for the upcoming season.

November 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Ford Plantation unveils redesigned course

Not every golf course gets designed by Pete Dye. Probably even fewer get redesigned by a Hall of Famer.

November 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Sports


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