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Home-school Faith Baptist grad to play volleyball with CCGA

College of Coastal Georgia head volleyball coach Jeff Huebner has announced Samantha Brannen, a home-school graduate of Faith Baptist Christian Academy of Ludowici, has committed to play for the Mariners this upcoming season.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier sports@coastalcourier.com | Sports


Next step a big one for Brown

One of the things that sticks out about Tel Aviv, Israel, to Rion Brown is its weather.

July 28, 2014 | By Brent Zell | Sports


Panthers focus on 2014 campaign

This past season was important for the Liberty County Panthers.

July 28, 2014 | By John Wood Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


YMCA starting boxing class

Registration is open for the YMCA's new boxing class.

July 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Y swim team takes third place

The Effingham YMCA repeated as champion of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia Championship Swim Meet, held July 19 at the Hinesville YMCA.

July 26, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


New region, new focus for Lady Tigers

Bradwell Institute softball head coach Sharyll Eastlake more than understands the task that lies ahead for her team as the Tigers enter a new region for the 2014 season.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Player expects different life in Israel

Rion Brown's basketball world tour has gone from Liberty County to Miami to Las Vegas - and soon, Israel will be added.

July 25, 2014 | By Brent Zell | Sports


Golf tourney Aug.2 is for scholarships

The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf Tournament will tee off at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tennis tourney next month in R. Hill

The Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association will hold an adult doubles tennis tournament beginning Aug. 15 at the Richmond Hill High School and Rec Department courts.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles ranked 8th in SBC coaches poll

NEW ORLEANS - Sun Belt Conference coaches voted new member Georgia Southern eighth in their 2014 preseason poll released Saturday, according to a news release from the school.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tide players getting into condition

With summer winding down and football season fast approaching, it is crucial for high-school programs to get as much out of the players as possible during their offseason conditioning programs.

July 24, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Brown signs with Israeli team

Former Liberty County High School boys' basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel, according to tweets from his agent and the Palm Beach Post.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers busy as season approaches

Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill took his players back to his alma mater last week for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp at Georgia Southern University.

July 23, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


McRae makes summer camp second team

Safe to say that Liberty County left its imprint on this year's NBA's Vegas Summer Camp, thanks to two of its native sons.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Braves are in for the long haul

In 2008, the Atlanta Braves bottomed out. Just three years removed from the end of their remarkable stretch of 14 consecutive division titles, the Braves stumbled to a 70-92 record and a fourth place finish in the N.L. East.

July 22, 2014 | By Mike Anthony Guest columnist | Sports


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Thornton reinstated to Wolfpack

Liberty County High School alum Shadrach Thornton has been fully reinstated to the North Carolina State football team after being suspended, according to published reports.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Panther staff looks at schedule

This season, the Liberty County Panthers have only four Region 3-AAAA teams to contend with. But it won't make their battles on the gridiron any easier.

August 08, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide win scrimmage against Brunswick

The Long County High School softball team claimed a 6-5 win over Brunswick in a scrimmage Tuesday at Ludowici.

August 08, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Play, academics honored at annual tournament

The 10th annual Henry "Hank" White golf tournament was held Aug. 2 at Cherokee Rose Country Club, with both good golf and academic achievements honored.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

5-K Run set for Saturday in Ludowici

August 08, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Thomas honored for Valley League play

Georgia Southern outfielder Hunter Thomas was named to the Valley Baseball League all-league second team as announced by the summer collegiate-baseball league.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


John opens at third string on Colts’ chart

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John listed as third string at left tackle in the recently released first draft of the Indianapolis Colts' depth chart, according to a news release on the team's website.

August 06, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McMillan makes the Champions’ Club, reps with veterans

Reports posted on toledoblade.com and cleveland.com say freshman Ohio State Buckeye and former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan made the team's Champions' Club, which is reserved for Buckeyes who have their on-field and off-field lives in order.

August 06, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Schedules posted for local prep teams

In addition to football and softball, the local high schools start their volleyball seasons next week.

August 06, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Orlando experience considered priceless for Scott’s All*Stars

The Scott's All*Stars eighth-grade boys' basketball team spent 10 days in Orlando, competing against teams from across the United States.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mud Bog set for Saturday

The Long County Mud Bog will be held Saturday at the Long County Wildlife Park.

August 06, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Offensive line ahead of the curve so far

If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.

August 06, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Sports briefs

Rotary Club to host fishing tournament

August 06, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Panthers feature young veterans

Last season, the Liberty County High School softball team went 9-15 overall and 4-4 in Region 3A-AAAA, but also had a lot of young, up-and-coming talent.

August 04, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Experienced, talented Lady Tide excited for season

The 2013 season was a successful one for the Long County High School softball team.

August 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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