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Highlanders rolling through region

The FPCA basketball team has been busy racking up wins in their region. The reigning GISA champions grabbed two wins last week against region opponents Memorial Day School and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 27, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide stay close to Tattnall

In a hard fought game that went back and forth all night, the Long County girls basketball team fell to Tattnall County 58-54 Friday.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide drop region match to Tattnall

The Long County boys basketball team hosted arch-rival Tattnall County Friday in a big 2-AAA matchup.

January 26, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty, FPCA still winning

In high school basketball action over the weekend, Liberty County picked up a victory on the road against Appling County with a 73-55 victory.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Final game in dome bodes well for Falcons

In the final home football game in the Georgia Dome, the Atlanta Falcons were able to punch their ticket to Super Bowl 51 with a dominating 44-21 victory Sunday against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game.

January 26, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Marne Lanes gets new look, equipment

Since Nov. 7, Marne Lanes of Fort Stewart has been going through renovations to replace the old pinsetter machines, with a set of brand new set of pinsetter machines for all 32 bowling lanes.

January 24, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Winning week for FPCA hoops

It was a good week for First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball as their Vvrsity teams nabbed wins against Memorial and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

January 23, 2017 | By Maria Graham Correspondent | Sports


Fans, Falcons say goodbye to Georgia Dome

Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game It was the final football game played inside the Georgia Dome for the Falcons, as they will move their new location, The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, next season.

January 23, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Panthers roll past tide in big way

The Liberty County Panthers basketball teams manhandled the Long County Blue Tide on Tuesday in an important Region 2-AAA meeting. All four of the teams were looking to gain momentum heading into the latter part of the season, but it was the home teams that came away with a pair of dominant wins.

January 23, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


Panthers cancel Saturday's games

Liberty County High School is cancelling Saturday's home basketball games against Richmond Hill due to current weather advisories. We will keep you posted on the new dates once the schools are able to reschedule the games.

January 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide coach says he wants more time with athletes, family

Eric McNair told the Long County Board of Education Monday that he would be stepping down as the head coach of the Blue Tide football team, and leaving Long County High School.

January 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Former Highlanders win title

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and East Georgia College basketball players DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson guided their professional Ecuadorian basketball team, H.R. Portoviejo, to the Ecuador National Basketball League title Wednesday.

January 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


New display case for BI champions

There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The efforts to bring the trophy case inside the school hall was spearheaded by former BI athlete and later coach Candler Boyd.

January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long sweeps Brantley

The Long County basketball teams beat Brantley County both games Friday in Nahunta.

January 16, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Panthers beat Tattnall 80-62

The Liberty County Lady Panthers were looking to avoid a two-game losing streak Friday against Tattnall County at home. Starting out, Liberty was not able to get the ball rolling, scoring only two points in the first quarter.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


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Teams gearing up for region tournamnets

Now that the regular season is over, high school basketball teams prepare for the region tournament with hopes of advancing to the state tournament.

February 09, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


LCRD hoop results week three

Junior Boys

February 09, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs for Feb. 9

The South Georgia Thunder AAU seventh and eighth grade boys basketball tryouts are 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Liberty County ...

February 09, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Schenkel Invitational long a premiere college tourney

Georgia Southern has long been a destination for great college golf as the Schenkel Invitational has attracted top competition for the better part of four ...

February 09, 2017 | By Mike Anthony Statesboro Herald | Sports


Former LCHS thrower sets college records

Former Liberty County High School track and field star Courtney Bennett broke two school records for Jacksonville State University in an indoor track and field ...

February 07, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


LCRD hoop results

Liberty County Recreation Department basketball results.

February 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Tide player kept trying hard and hoping

On Wednesday, Long County High School athlete Gerald "L.G." Williams Jr. signed a letter-of-intent to play football for Fort Valley State University in 2017 ...

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Three Panthers sign to play college ball

Liberty County High School Panthers quarterback Jaalon Frazier, cornerback/wide receiver Tracy White, and defensive end/middle linebacker Antonio Golden signed national letters of intent ...

February 06, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA sweeps Memorial Day

The FPCA basketball teams won against region opponent Memorial Day School on Friday night.

February 06, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Tide close regular season play

The Long County High School basketball teams closed out their regular season with region games against Appling County and Brantley County on Tuesday and Friday.

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide star heads to Georgia Tech

On Wednesday Long County High School standout football player Tariq Carpenter signed a letter-of-intent to play for the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017. Carpenter ...

February 06, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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