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Highlander swimmers continue to improve

The First Presbyterian swimming Highlanders continue to improve their strokes and time at a recent swim meet held in Atlanta.

January 30, 2008 | By Leenae Johnson Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers win two in a row improve to 12-2

The Panthers were on the road facing regional opponents Benedictine Friday and Hephzibah Saturday. They came home with two more region 3-AAA victories as they prepped for more regional action against South Effingham last night.

January 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County Boys Get Win and Loss over Weekend

Tenth-ranked Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up a region win on Friday, and then lost a non-region game on Saturday.

January 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Federer shows no effects from illness to open defense of Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ Top-ranked Roger Federer showed no lasting effects from a nasty stomach bug, routing Diego Hartfield of Argentina 6-0, 6-3, 6-0 Tuesday to open his quest of a third consecutive Australian Open title.

January 30, 2008 | By Paul Alexander Associated Press writer | Sports


Lady Tide Get Win Against Indians, But Fall Short Against Terrors

The Long County girls basketball team got back on the winning track Friday, beating Charlton County, but on Saturday they were clearly outmatched as they fell to Glynn Academy.

January 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Cowboys crumble in playoffs again; Giants headed to Green Bay

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Beaten at Dallas and trounced by Green Bay, the New York Giants seemed headed to a lost season after only two games.

January 29, 2008 | By Jaime Aron Associated Press sports writer | Sports


Serena Williams, Henin, Davenport, Nadal advance at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ The first round is about survival, finding that little bit extra when things aren't going great and there's an unseeded player across the net, hungry for an upset.

January 29, 2008 | Paul Alexander Associated Press Writer | Sports


Undermanned Chargers stun Colts 28-24

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ A trip to New England in the dead of winter hardly captivates San Diegans.

January 29, 2008 | Barry Wilner Associated Press football writer | Sports


Coach Brock evaluates Blue Tide at mid-season

Long County Blue Tide head coach Deshon Brock recently sat down to discuss where his team is at the mid-season break.

January 29, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA adds victories with wins over Memorial and David Emmanuel

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders took two back-to-back varsity victores in Men's basketball when they traveled to Memorial Day on Thursday and beat last year's state champions David Emmanuel on Friday night. The junior varsity split victories with a loss to Memorial Day but a win against David Emmanuel. And the Lady Highlanders get their second victory of the season as they toppled David Emmanuel after a tough loss to Memorial Day. Here are the scores

January 27, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Atom Smashers win by one in high energy game

A perhaps temporary era dawned Friday as the Tigers entered the gym to host the Johnson Atom Smashers. Interim head coach Pete Woodard commanded the Men Tiger squad.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dustin and Jilly McGowan prepare for spring training

LUDOWICI - When Dustin McGowan was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays as a first round pick in 2000, everyone thought the right-hander had the tools to be a big league pitcher.

January 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Lady Tigers smash Johnson by 26 points (58-32)

The Lady Tigers taught a physics lesson to the Johnson Atom Smashers Friday night, taking a 26-point victory and adding yet another win to their region record.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tides lose to Appling County

Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tiger teams split with Savannah High

The Tigers traveled to Savannah High's new basketball gym Tuesday night knowing the Blue Jackets are particular about defending their home turf. As expected, the men Blue Jackets gave it their all, sending the game into overtime and coming out on top. What was unexpected was the Lady Jackets low-scoring points and playing skills that allowed the Lady Tigers to run away with a win.

January 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


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Spring games this weekend

Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute's football teams held spring training for their respective football teamsthe past two weeks and will hold inter-league play this weekend.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide seniors recognized during last home game

The Long County High School baseball team recently recognized its graduating seniors: Christian Hall, Ryan McGowan and Clay Strickland.

May 13, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sikes named MEAC Player of Year

Former Liberty County High School baseball player and current Savannah State University Tiger Trey Sikes was named the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year, according to an SSU news release.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Three Lady Panthers place at state meet

Liberty County High School had three Lady Panthers place well at the state track meet last weekend in Albany.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Area players set for All-Star Games

Three area soccer players will play in the 2015 Coastal Empire All-Star Games on Saturday afternoon at Daffin Park in Savannah.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Georgia Southern scheduled to face Auburn in ’17

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles will travel to legendary head coach Erk Russell's alma mater, the Auburn Tigers, to open the 2017 football season.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Dates set for GSU football camps

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for six Eagle Invasion Football Camps in the summer of 2015 with locations across Georgia.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles top Clemson on diamond in series closer

CLEMSON, S.C. - Ryan Cleveland tallied four hits and drove in five runs including the eventual game-winner in the ninth inning as Georgia Southern rallied for a 7-4 win over Clemson in the series finale Sunday.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Basketball Bash set for May 22-24

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA advances to round 2

First Presbyterian Christian Academy took the first two games in a best-of-three series against Georgia Christian Friday, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers strike out in first round of state

The Griffin Bears took swift action in dropping the Liberty County High School baseball team out of the playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Golf tourney set for May 16

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 46 golf-tournament fundraiser for disabled veterans will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.

May 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles end Blue Tide soccer season

The Long County High School boys soccer season ended Wednesday as Riverside Military Academy defeated them in the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Six Lady Tide run at state

Thursday, six members of the Long County High School track team competed in the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship in Albany. The meet was at Hugh Mill Stadium and ran through Saturday.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Tigers, Panthers going to state meet

Members of the Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute track and field teams recently competed at their respective region sectional events.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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