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Tide teams prep for state

The Georgia High School Basketball AA State Tournament starts Friday, and both the Long County boys and girls basketball teams will be trying to bounce back from disappointing 2-AA Region tournaments.

February 25, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Local teams vying for region titles

The first-place Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers were slotted to take on No. 2 seed Beach High School for the region 3-AAAAA championship yesterday after coach Faye Baker's squad handed the Jenkins Lady Warriors a 49-27 loss in the semi-final game Friday evening at Savannah State University.

February 23, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Glavine returns to Braves in new role

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tom Glavine has more wins than any other active pitcher. He'll get a chance to add to that total for at least one more season.

February 23, 2009 | Paul Newberry The Associated Press | Sports


LCRD Basketball scores

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February 23, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Braves shore up outfield

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves shored up their outfield Sunday after being spurned by Ken Griffey Jr., reaching a preliminary agreement with Garret Anderson on a one-year deal.

Anderson is expected to undergo a physical on Monday or Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been finalized.

February 23, 2009 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press writer | Sports


Bill to prepay nuclear plant clears hurdle

ATLANTA - A bill that would open the way for Georgia Power to boost electric rates in 2011 cleared its first hurdle in the state House on Friday.

The House Regulatory and Utility Affairs Subcommittee approved the measure by voice vote.

February 21, 2009 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Sports


Tiger boys team out, ladies advance

The Lady Tigers advanced to the semi-finals with a 33-point win (59-26) over Groves High Lady Rebels on Wednesday night. The Tigers, however lost in overtime Tuesday evening against sixth seeded Johnson High, 52-58.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide teams begin quest for 2-AA title

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams begin their quest for 2-AA Region championships today in Nahunta.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. basketball seniors honored

Long County High School recently had its 2009 Basketball Senior Night, when seniors affiliated with the teams were recognized for their work.

February 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


LCHS soccer team hammers Fitzgerald

The Liberty County High School Lady Panther soccer team took another win Saturday, beating Fitzgerald 3-1.

February 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


List of Braves' recruiting failures gets longer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.

Now, Ken Griffey Jr.

February 19, 2009 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports


Panthers prepping with new coach

New Liberty County Panther baseball coach David Samuel is ready to have his first-year squad throw out the first pitch and start the season as the Panthers plan to begin with a long road trip to Houston County on Feb. 28.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide boys secure top spot in region

The Long County High School boys basketball team secured the top spot in the 2-AA Region with a win Friday.

February 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Young Rebel, FPCA player dreams big

Xavier Jackson, 13, is a basketball player with aspirations of making it to the NBA.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Junior Lady Highlanders come on strong

The Lady Highlander varsity squad struggled in its inaugural season, finishing 3-12 overall and 2-6 in the GISA region 2-A, but the school can look to the up and coming junior varsity to see its possible turn around.

February 18, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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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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