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Tide excited about new weight room

When the new school year rolls around, Long County High School athletes will have access to a new weight room and, according to Blue Tide head football coach Kyle Wilson, the new facility is a welcome addition.

July 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Rebels headed to nationals

The 16U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2009 AAU National Tournament. According to head coach Ernie Walthour, the team stands a good chance of placing among the top squads, especially with the addition of JaQwan Raymond, a 6' 2" junior shooting guard from Statesboro High, and the return of key players Alex Reid and Jordan Johnson.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


HAPfan foundation to help golfers in Long, Liberty

Mabel Creel loved to play golf, and play golf she did. If anyone has ever played a round of golf in this area, especially at the Cherokee Rose Country Club, they know of Creel. The right-hander played golf for more years than she could remember and even during the last days of her life, she encouraged her friends and family by telling them, "You have to play the ball where it lies."

July 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


2 from Team Hinesville going international

Team Hinesville weightlifters, Kayla Rand and Mack Brunson, are the first members of the local weightlifting squad to earn bids to international meets. Rand is headed to Chile for the 2009 Pan-Am 17U Championships in September and Brunson will go to Canada in November for the Quebec Junior Championship.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dickerson camp preps future pros

Ladder drills, up/downs, tackling pads and a lot of laughter were at the forefront of Thursday morning's session on the first day of the 2009 Cedric Dickerson Football Camp at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. With nearly 40 kids in attendance, professional football player Cedric Dickerson, his cousin and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick Michael Johnson and cousin and semi-professional player Chris Jones, led the campers through drill stations, working on the fundamentals of football.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Jays’ McGowan report not good

The Toronto Blue Jays released more bad news July 5 concerning pitcher Dustin McGowan, a Long County High School alum and former Blue Tide hurler.

July 17, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Sorensen wins 12th tour stage

VITTEL, France - Denmark's Nicki Sorensen has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, with Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador and overall leader Rinaldo Nocentini among those in the chasing pack.

July 17, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Running out of time, Favre steps up training

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Brett Favre acknowledged he's "running out of time" to decide whether he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season.

July 17, 2009 | Chris Talbott Associated Press | Sports


’Canes clip Red Dawgs by one

The Red Dawgs couldn't escape the category five storm the Hinesville Hurricanes brought to Anderson, S.C., on Saturday. The 'Canes took a one-point lead to win their second away game, 14-13.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide play seven-on-seven tourney

The Long County High School football team went to Camden County last Friday where they participated in a seven-on-seven football tournament. The action gave fans a sneak peek at the up-and-coming stars for the 2009 season.

July 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Tiger to hit WNBA milestones

Former Lady Tiger and current WNBA Los Angeles Sparks player Delisha Milton-Jones is among several players looking to hit WNBA milestones this season.

July 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Cavendish wins 10th stage of tour

ISSOUDUN, France - Teammates Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong remained second and third in the Tour de France after a technology-free day of riding in which Britain's Mark Cavendish won the 10th stage.

July 14, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


Pettis exploring life after the AFL

When the economy forced the commissioners of the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season, the fans and the players were left with a summer without football.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide football camp focuses on fun

The Long County High School football team had its annual Junior Blue Tide Football Camp, and according to head coach Kyle Wilson, it went over well with the participants.

July 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Three Kings shine at 5 Star Camp

Roughly 180 basketball players attended the 5 Star Basketball Camp at the University of Central Florida during the last weekend in June, and the skills of three players representing the 14U South Georgia Kings of Hinesville earned the athletes several accolades.

July 13, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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Lady Highlander to play soccer for GMC

First Presbyterian Christian Academy soccer star Cecilia Graham signed Wednesday to play collegiate soccer for Georgia Military College.

March 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers go 1-3 in just three days

The Liberty County High School baseball played three games in three days this past week, with two contests being at home and one on the ...

March 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers compete in third home meet

Liberty County's track and field team hosted their third home meet of the season Thursday, competing against Wayne County, Richmond Hill and Bradwell Institute ...

March 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty COunty Rec basketball All-Star action

2017 LCRD All-Star basketball results in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association district and state tournaments

March 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County rec team wins state

The Long County 14 and under All-Star basketball team captured the Georgia Recreation Parks Association state championship Saturday.

March 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


BI runs well at own meet

Bradwell Institute hosted the fourth annual Readie Kelly Invitational over the weekend, featuring track and field members from Bradwell, Richmond Hill, Glynn Academy, South Effingham ...

March 09, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Blue Tide washes over Tigers on Diamond

The Long County Blue Tide baseball team (3-6) defeated the Bradwell Institute Tigers (3-5) Monday night 10-6.

March 09, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


FPCA splits first soccer games of year

The FPCA varsity soccer teams began their season on Feb. 27 at the St. James Sports Center. The varsity girls won with an 8-0 shutout ...

March 09, 2017 | By Marcia Graham | Sports


Eagles play in conference tourney tonight

The 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men's and Women's basketball tournaments begin this week in New Orleans.

March 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Highlanders' stellar season ends a little short

Despite Friday's loss to Furtah Prep in the GISA Final Four, the FPCA Highlanders' 2016-17 season was packed with wins and achievements.

March 09, 2017 | By Marcia Graham | Sports


Nationally ranked player too much for Patnhers

A nationally ranked player contributed to the Liberty County High School 71-62 loss Saturday to Pace Academy in the AAA State Basketball semifinals.

March 09, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Eagles women eliminated from tournament

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (13-17, 9-10 SBC) closed out the season on Tuesday evening, losing to the Arkansas State Red Wolves (7-24 ...

March 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Armstrong Athletics to end intercollegiate competition at end of 2016-17 season

The 2016-17 season of intercollegiate competition is set to be the last for Armstrong State University.

March 08, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Sports


Liberty falls in Final Four

Defending state Class AAAA basketball champion Liberty County High School won't play for the Class AAA boys basketball title after the Panthers fell 71-62 ...

March 04, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Sports


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