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Long Co. honors football athletes

Long County High School recently had its fall sports banquet to honor athletes in softball, cross country, cheerleading and football. Friday's story will feature the softball, cross country, track and cheerleading participants. Today's story focuses on the football team.

December 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Local private schools clean up at tourneys

Faith Baptist Christian Academy and First Presbyterian Christian Academy, both private schools in Liberty and Long counties, managed some wins at their respective tournaments last weekend.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Rockdale hands Lady Tigers first loss

Playing the court at Westside Macon High School in the Great Southern Shootout, the Lady Tigers took a 58-39 win Saturday afternoon against South Gwinnett before they were handed their first loss of the season Monday afternoon. The girls lost in overtime, 52-57, to the Rockdale County Bulldogs.

December 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Local gymnasts medal at state competition

JESUP - Facing intense competition, three members of the Leaps and Bounds Gymnastics Center level 4 gymnastics team traveled to Moultrie on Dec. 5 and medaled at the 2009 state meet. They were led by coaches Jodie Clackler and Ashley Godwin, who said the girls represented their respective communities proudly.

December 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers bounce Washington Co., 80-52

"Air" Jordan McRae pumped in 36 points and future Hurricane Rion Brown stormed in 21 to help the Liberty County Panthers win 80-52 at home against Washington County in the region opener Friday night.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Highlanders hit 40 straight wins

Riding the winning train, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders have yet to make their first stop. Their 40th straight win was over Robert Toombs Christian Academy, 70-41, on day one of the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament in Lyons County Friday.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


St. James doles out Christmas cheer

Christmas came early for children from the St. James Community Church after-school program, Gabriel House and the Holmestown community. On Wednesday evening at the St. James Sports Center, families were treated to a holiday meal and children received gifts.

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Shopping for outdoor enthusiasts simplified

Looking for the perfect gift for the mighty hunter or fisherman in the family can be tedious. Would a new hunting rifle be better than a new rod and reel set? Is a GPS the obvious choice for out-of-town hunting expeditions?

December 21, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


McGowan re-signs with Blue Jays

Long County native Dustin McGowan signed a one-year contract on Dec. 13 with the Toronto Blue Jays, ending speculation about whether the right-handed pitcher would return to Toronto for the 2010 season.

December 21, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long BoE thanked for Cancer Relay work

The Long County Board of Education recently received a plaque from the American Cancer Society, thanking the system for its participation in the 2009 Relay for Life. Relay for Life Regional Cancer Control Director Sharon Proudfoot presented the token of appreciation to the board.

December 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA earns 39th win

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders are looking for wins 40 and 41 this weekend at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament. The boys 39th win came Tuesday night with a lopsided 117-34 victory against Providence Christian.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide look to avenge loss with upcoming rematch

The Long County High School boys basketball team fell to Glynn Academy on Tuesday, 54-73, in a game that proved to be a serious struggle for the Tide.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Panthers prep for region games

The Liberty County Lady Panthers defeated the Long County Lady Tide 60-22 on Friday, and downed the McIntosh Academy Lady Buccaneers 62-51 on Saturday. However, the back-to-back wins also cost the Panthers two players. Senior Miata Askew suffered a knee injury Friday and sophomore Diamone Johnson was hurt Saturday.

December 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


Tide softball team to raffle off stocking

Though the season is over for the Long County High School softball team, it won't be that long until the girls are back on the diamond, doing their best to bring home a region championship.

December 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Undefeated Panthers prep for region game

Taking a 53-41 win Saturday against McIntosh Academy at home, the Liberty County Panthers held onto a 9-0 winning streak as they prepared to play their first region game, hosting Washington County Friday night.

December 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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It's UGA vs. South Carolina, how about that?

Welcome to the latest installment of the Coastal Courier's weekly college football pick-em contest, where pickers are competing to win a $2,500 vacation ...

November 02, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


One more time

The last week of the football regular season is upon us, and for some this is the most exciting time of the year. Teams across ...

November 01, 2017 | By Coach Ross Couch Columnist | Sports


LCRD hoops registration starts today

Youth and adult basketball registration will be conducted Nov. 1-17, at the Liberty County Recreation Department.

November 01, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide's struggles continue at Tattnall

On Friday the Long County High School football team had to travel over to Tattnall County to take on the Battle Creek Warriors in another ...

October 30, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide's struggles continue at Tattnall

On Friday the Long County High School football team had to travel over to Tattnall County to take on the Battle Creek Warriors in another ...

October 30, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Bradwell's hot start has cooled

Bradwell's hot start is turning into a cold finish. The Tigers, who won their first six games to assure the team's first winning ...

October 30, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers maintain hold on 2-AAA first

With its postseason assured, Liberty County kept its hold on first place in the Region 2-AAA football standings with a 46-0 win over Brantley County ...

October 30, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA cross country places at state meet

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy cross country teams competed at the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) State Cross Country Meet on Saturday.

October 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Sports


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