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Jones notches career win 100 as Barons top Reinhardt

MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College men's basketball head coach John D. Jones recorded his 100th career win as the Barons topped Reinhardt College in a SSAC game at Gillis Gym Feb. 12. The final score was 69-57.With Faulkner's loss to Lee, the Barons (6-8 in the SSAC) moved into seventh place in the conference. The top eight go to the SSAC Tourney next month at Shorter. Reinhardt drops to 9-14 overall and 2-11 in the SSAC. Brewton-Parker's defense was stingy throughout, limiting Reinhardt's leading scorer Kordel Alexander to just 10 points on 3-16 shooting, and forcing ...

February 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Brewton-Parker Defeats #12 Lee University in OT

MOUNT VERNON -- The Brewton-Parker College men's basketball team hosted the 12th ranked team in the nation, Lee University, before a raucous homecoming crowd in the Gillis Gym on Saturday in Mount Vernon.The Barons doused the highly rated Flames 71-64 in overtime to claim one of the biggest wins in the school's NAIA history. The victory was the second consecutive SSAC win for the Barons and moves them into solid contention to make the conference playoffs. In a battle of two completely different halves, the Flames controlled the first 20 minutes, racking up a 29-20 advantage. The Barons ...

February 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Matt Kenseth wins rain-shortened Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - So consistently calm inside a race car, Matt Kenseth took his entire team by surprise when he started screaming for rain seconds after grabbing the lead in the Daytona 500.

February 16, 2009 | Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


FPCA takes region, local schools win

The third attempt was a charm for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders as the boys varsity squad took its third victory against Bethesda on Friday night in Milledgeville, earning the GISA Region 2-A championship. FPCA won 73-68 in overtime.

February 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long County Carolina Blue, Sharks celebrate

The Long County Sharks boys team and the Carolina Blue girls team wrapped up their basketball season with a Feb. 7 party at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

February 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Mat Rats earn third-place team trophy

The Liberty County Recreation Department Mat Rat Wrestling Team started competing as a team just this season.

February 16, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


LCHS Panther soccer already in full swing

The Liberty County Panther soccer teams have kicked the season into full gear as the boys report a record of 2-0-1 to date.

February 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tigers to host first round of playoffs

The Tigers will play Johnson High School at home tonight to finish the regular season, and no matter the outcome, the local team will host the first round of region playoffs at Bradwell next Tuesday and Wednesday. The brackets will be determined by tonight's wins and losses throughout the region.

February 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Bacon gets All-American distinction

On Feb. 6, at the game against McIntosh, Tide basketball standout Jimmy Bacon was recognized for being selected as a 2009 McDonald's All American Basketball Team nominee.

February 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


BI Tigers ready for hitting season

Spring is around the corner and that means baseball season is set to start. Tiger baseball head coach Rhett Hellgren is entering his third season at the helm of the BI squad and said he expects roughly 10-12 players who either started or played on the varsity squad last year to return.

February 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


LCHS Lady Panthers off to a solid start

The Liberty County Lady Panthers soccer team won its Feb. 7 scrimmage against Vidalia 6-2 and tied with Brunswick, 2-2, for the season opener. Both games were played on the girls' home field at Lewis Frasier Middle School.

February 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Ludowici school shines in background

LUDOWICI - Not many folks know about the other high school in Long County. With an enrollment of approximately 250 students, including 60 in high school, Faith Baptist Christian Academy is more like a tight extended family than a school.

February 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers edge out Baldwin County

The Lady Panthers closed the first up by 10, the half up by 5 and the third up by 8, but the Lady Bravettes of Baldwin High controlled the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lady Panthers 13 to 3, to win 49-41 in front of a home crowd Saturday night.

February 11, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Tide boys nab top spot in region

There can be only one and, for now, the one in the boy's 2-AA Region standings is Long County.

February 11, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


LCRD basketball scores

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February 11, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


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FPCA kicks off season Friday in Camilla

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will open its football season at Westwood Christian in Camilla at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

August 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Tiger now on Albany State’s track team

Bradwell Institute graduate Chris Jackson will report to Albany State University today as a new member of the Golden Rams track team.

August 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers have tough opener

The Lady Panther softball team opened the softball season at Wayne County Monday afternoon. Liberty had a rough start, falling 15-0 in three innings in ...

August 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Golfers fund scholarships

The annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club honored the seven recipients of the 2016 White scholarship and raised ...

August 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan named All-American

According to a report on Land Grant Holy Land, former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan was named to the Sports Illustrated's ...

August 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Liberty County Recreation Department All-Stars

Liberty County Recreation Department All-Stars. The 2016 LCRD Flea Softball All-Stars and the 2016 LCRD Midget Softball All-Stars.

August 10, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Lady Tigers start season at Warrior Blast

Bradwell Institute will open its softball season at the Warrior Blast Tournament next weekend at the Tattnall County Recreation Department's softball fields in Reidsville.

August 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide fall to Brunswick Pirates in scrimmage

The Long County softball team got in its second practice game of the year Thursday, hosting Brunswick in a scrimmage.

August 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Offense wins Tide scrimmage

The Long County football team held an inter-squad scrimmage Friday between the offense and defense.

August 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


College hires Liberty native as assistant

MALIBU, Calif. - Pepperdine women's basketball head coach Ryan Weisenberg has hired former WNBA star DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant coach on the Waves' staff.

August 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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