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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


Tide beat Tattnall for first win

It took nearly two months, but the Long County High School boy's basketball team won its first game of the season Saturday. The Tide beat Region 2-AA rival Tattnall County High School in Ludowici, 72-44.

December 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Struggling Lady Tide drop to 0-6

The Long County High School girl's basketball team lost 59-33 Saturday to Tattnall County High School.

December 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Ex-Rebel three-time rookie of the week

Former Richmond Hill Wildcat and AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebel Chakiris Moss earned his third rookie of the week award from the Greensboro College Pride men's basketball team Dec. 7. The news was posted on The Pride's athletic Web site.

December 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports writer | Sports


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Georgia Southern names Lunsford head coach

The Statesboro Herald is reporting Chad Lunsford will have the "interim" label taken off his title and will be the next head football coach at ...

November 27, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers start basketball with 3-0 record

Bradwell Institute Tigers beat Liberty County 84-73 on Nov. 18.

November 27, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Local running backs honored

Bradwell Institute's Kevin Harris and Liberty's Kris Coleman were among the state's top running backs in 2017.

November 27, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Eight Lady Tide earn postseason honors

Recently the names of the 2-AAA All-Region team were released, and this year Long County High School was well represented with eight girls being recognized.

November 27, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty YMCA gymnastics compete in Macon

The Liberty County YMCA gymnasts competed in the Wheel of Champions meet Oct. 28 in Macon, hosted by The Gym Nest.

November 25, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Sports


Calhoun ends Liberty County's season

Liberty County fell 31-7 to visiting Calhoun on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Class AAA football playoffs.

November 24, 2017 | Staff | Sports


Tide hold hoops camp

Long County High School head basketball coach Reggie Wilkes held the first Tide of Tomorrow Basketball Camp last month.

November 23, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Baseball Writers’ Association announces 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Former winners of one Most Valuable Player Award, three Cy Young Awards, two Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards, two World Series MVPs and ...

November 23, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Sports


Eating turkey, gazing into crystal ball

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

November 22, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Eating turkey, gazing into crystal ball

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

November 22, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


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