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Cardinals edge Eagles 32-25 for NFC title

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Down and out for decades, the Arizona Cardinals have turned a bad joke into a Super Bowl-bound team.

January 19, 2009 | Barry Wilner AP Football writer | Sports


Lady Tigers rebound, beat Johnson High

The Lady Tigers ended a two-game losing streak with a decisive 52-29 win in Savannah Friday night against the Lady Atomsmashers of Johnson High School.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long County boys pick up sixth win

LUDOWICI - The Long County High School boys varsity basketball team picked up their sixth win in a row Friday over Appling County High School.

January 19, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Mat Rats matches are a family affair

The Liberty County Recreation Department's wrestling team, the Mat Rats, returned triumphant from the Lil Bulldog Brawl in Lyons last weekend where all five competitors medaled within the top three slots. The folk style meet was another opportunity for the Mat Rat cheerleaders, in this case their parents, to watch their sons in action.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Highlanders hit 14-0 with back-to-back victories

First Presbyterian continues to pummel opponents, remaining undefeated as they took back-to-back wins against Heritage Christian on Thursday night and Citizens Christian Friday night. Heritage fell 81-47 while Citizens lost 95-63.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Some Tigers make all-region football

Several players from the Bradwell Tigers football team were recently named to the 3-AAAAA All-Region Team. Tiger football coach Jim Walsh, Jr., was voted Region coach of the year and running back Sheldon Barnes was voted the region offensive players of the year to top the list. The players and coaches were selected by the coaching staff of the participating region schools within the 3-AAAAA classification.

January 19, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Lady Tigers ousted, Tigers moving up

Lady Bulldogs Khalilah Watson and Monique Willis combined for 23 and 10 points, respectively, in the second half Tuesday to beat the Lady Tigers.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers continue to rule the region

Liberty County HS continues to dominate Region 3-AAA as the Panthers hold on to first place with a 5-0 region record after dropping Richmond Hill at home 61-54 Tuesday night.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long boys win 87-80 in OT thriller

Long County High School had to travel to Darien Tuesday to take on McIntosh County in a big 2-AA showdown.

January 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


16th annual Donell Woods tournament is Saturday

The areas youngest basketball players are set to take center stage at three different arenas tomorrow as the 16th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament kicks off at Bradwell Institute, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Liberty County High School.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win two in a row in region play

The crowd was on their feet at Panther stadium Saturday when the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers clawed their way to victory in the last four minutes of overtime to defeat the Lady Bears of Burke County 61-59.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Back-to-back wins for Blue Tide

The Tide hung 10 as the wave of victory allowed the boys and Lady Tide back-to-back victories against region foes Charlton County on Friday and Brantley County on Saturday.

January 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Highlanders still undefeated

Getting closer to the ultimate goal of a second state title, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders added another victory Saturday afternoon at home, downing the Georgia Christian Generals 74-30.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pirates sink the Tigers’ battleship

After winning 10 games straight the Bradwell Lady Tigers basketball squad fell to the undefeated Lady Pirates of Brunswick High by one point (64-65) in Brunswick Saturday night. The Tigers suffered the same fate as the Pirates sank the boys' squad by four, 62-58.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tony Dungy trades football for family, social work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Dungy defied one myth Monday: He does show emotion.

January 13, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Panther gets fifth star

After Nike's The Opening this past week, Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte was formally rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long runner comes close to Junior Games

Lady Tide sprinter Ja'Nya Bryant continued to excel on the track, raking in the medals during her summer break.

July 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Pitcher gets second pro win

Former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy baseball pitcher Richard Lovelady recorded his second professional baseball win Wednesday.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Short-handed All*Stars still manage second place

Scott's All*Stars participated in Battle of the Best Part 2 on July 8-10 in front of college coaches in Aiken, South Carolina.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Tryouts

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Champ has ties to community

The grandson of Midway natives Edward and Sarah Stevens has won the 2016 USA Taekwondo Nationals Championships.

July 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Elite soccer camp back in Hinesville

Sweat dripped from the 30 campers running drills. But the heat wasn't enough to keep them from learning the professional way of playing the ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae scores double figures in three games

It took the Cleveland Cavaliers summer league three games before getting a win in Las Vegas. But that wasn't former Liberty County basketball player ...

July 13, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Runner to compete in Junior Olympics

Long County track star Cameron Taylor qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympics in the 800- and 3,000-meter races over the weekend.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Bananas’ game benefits families of fallen heroes

SAVANNAH - The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire is teaming up with the Savannah Bananas to host Red, White and Blue Night at Grayson ...

July 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Three LCRD teams headed to GRPA championships

Three local Liberty County Recreation Department All-Star baseball and softball teams are headed to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournaments this week.

July 11, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports sites upgrade Mitchell’s ranking

Liberty County basketball player Davion Mitchell is ranked number 34 overall among the top 150 Class of 2017 prospects, according to rivals.com.

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


McMillan to spotlight Buckeyes at media day

According to Cleveland.com, former Liberty County football player Raekwon McMillan will represent Ohio State during the Big 10 Media Days in Chicago which runs ...

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

BI discount cards on sale

July 11, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long 4-Hers place at state horse show

Several members of the Long County 4-H Club took part in the Georgia 4-H Horse Show early last month in Perry. The three-day event was ...

July 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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