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Lady Tigers ousted, Tigers moving up

Lady Bulldogs Khalilah Watson and Monique Willis combined for 23 and 10 points, respectively, in the second half Tuesday to beat the Lady Tigers.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers continue to rule the region

Liberty County HS continues to dominate Region 3-AAA as the Panthers hold on to first place with a 5-0 region record after dropping Richmond Hill at home 61-54 Tuesday night.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Long boys win 87-80 in OT thriller

Long County High School had to travel to Darien Tuesday to take on McIntosh County in a big 2-AA showdown.

January 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


16th annual Donell Woods tournament is Saturday

The areas youngest basketball players are set to take center stage at three different arenas tomorrow as the 16th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament kicks off at Bradwell Institute, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Liberty County High School.

January 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Panthers win two in a row in region play

The crowd was on their feet at Panther stadium Saturday when the Liberty County High School Lady Panthers clawed their way to victory in the last four minutes of overtime to defeat the Lady Bears of Burke County 61-59.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Back-to-back wins for Blue Tide

The Tide hung 10 as the wave of victory allowed the boys and Lady Tide back-to-back victories against region foes Charlton County on Friday and Brantley County on Saturday.

January 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Highlanders still undefeated

Getting closer to the ultimate goal of a second state title, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders added another victory Saturday afternoon at home, downing the Georgia Christian Generals 74-30.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Pirates sink the Tigers’ battleship

After winning 10 games straight the Bradwell Lady Tigers basketball squad fell to the undefeated Lady Pirates of Brunswick High by one point (64-65) in Brunswick Saturday night. The Tigers suffered the same fate as the Pirates sank the boys' squad by four, 62-58.

January 14, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tony Dungy trades football for family, social work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Dungy defied one myth Monday: He does show emotion.

January 13, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves reach 3-year agreement with Kawakami

ATLANTA (AP) - Japanese All-Star pitcher Kenshin Kawakami and the rebuilding Atlanta Braves agreed Tuesday to a three-year contract.

January 13, 2009 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Smoltz, Red Sox finalize $5.5 million deal

BOSTON (AP) - John Smoltz finalized his $5.5 million, one-year agreement with the Boston Red Sox, confident he can still contribute after 20 years with the Atlanta Braves and major offseason shoulder surgery.

January 13, 2009 | Howard Ulman AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lowe and Braves nearing $60M, 4-yr deal

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves worked to bolster their rotation, closing in Tuesday on a $60 million, four-year deal with Derek Lowe, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

January 13, 2009 | Paul Newberry AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tigers joust Windsor Forest on home turf

The Men and Lady Tigers defended their home turf Friday, jousting the Windsor Forest Knights.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Former Bradwell Tiger makes NFL Rookie ranking

Rookie Patriot linebacker and former Hinesville resident Gary Guyton was ranked 126th among linebackers in statistics posted on the NFL Web site. He tied Jon Alston from the Oakland Raiders, Anthony Spencer of Dallas and Patriot teammate Adalius Thomas.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Two Mat Rats place at Dixie Nationals

Two wrestlers from the Liberty County Recreation Department Mat Rats wrestling team entered into the arena set up at the World Congress Center in Atlanta 13 days ago for the 2008 Dixie Nationals. Fourteen hours later, Rats Andrew Houghton and Tyler Fisher placed fourth and third, respectively, in the Rookie Division for their folkstyle wrestling accomplishments.

January 12, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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LCRD tracksters place at state meet

The Liberty County Recreation Department competed at the 2016 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A State Track and Field championships.

June 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Stixx take Rincon tourney

The Southern Stixx, a traveling baseball team from Long County, won a recent 12U baseball tournament in Rincon.

June 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Local hurler drafted by KC Royals

Former Liberty County Panther and First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander baseball player Richard Lovelady was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round ...

June 11, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


McMillan mentioned as strong 2017 NFL prospect

According to a report on bleacherreport.com, former Liberty County and current Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan could be the best middle linebacker in the ...

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. Rec. employees pull double duty as coaches

The job of a recreation department director can be tough.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Runner catches ribbon

The Long County boys track and field team competed in the recent Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Championship in Jefferson.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

Kingfish Classic for Two Hundred Club

June 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


In memory of the greatest

President George W. Bush wraps the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, around the neck of three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Tiger band members meet new director

Bradwell Institute band program students were able to meet their newly hired band director, Alan Weathers, during a meet-and-greet held Thursday inside the Tiger band ...

June 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide runner finishes 4th in state

The Long County girls track team recently competed in the Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Track and Field Championship, which was held in Atlanta ...

June 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Mitchell invited to elite camp

Liberty County basketball player Davion Mitchell has been invited to the National Basketball Association Top 100 Camp at the University of Virginia, which will take ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars win 10th-grade tourney

Scott's All*Stars held the seventh annual Scott's All*Stars Classic from May 20-22 in Hinesville. There were three age groups, eighth through ...

June 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Hinesville Gators tryouts

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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