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FPCA wins big in season opener

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team made a statement about the upcoming season Friday against Appling Christian Academy by beating the Eagles, 80-28, in Baxley.

November 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Bradwell girls, Liberty boys start season strong

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers staged a second-half comeback to beat Liberty County, 52-41, in Friday's basketball season opener in the Tigers' home gym.

November 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Highlanders in playoffs after second win

FPCA tricked David Emanuel Academy on Halloween and treated themselves to the Highlanders second win of the season. Friday's 38-34 win earned FPCA their first playoff berth in school history.

November 01, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Falcons' Smith not worried about job

With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.

October 30, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


Blue Tide honor 28 seniors

Long County High School had senior night Oct. 24, recognizing football players, cheerleaders and band members who are graduating this school year.

October 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


NCAA keeps Gurley out two more games

The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.

October 30, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


Blue Tide at Bryan County Friday

Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.

October 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tigers honor players during banquet

Looking different than they normally do on a softball field, the Bradwell Institute softball players were all dressed up for their annual awards banquet Sunday at Club Stewart.

October 29, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers use homecoming to fight cancer

For the first time, the Liberty County High School football team held a Pink Out to raise awareness of breast cancer Friday.

October 29, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Dawgs fine without Gurley

Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.

October 29, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


Eagles' powerful rushing attack is up front

Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.

October 29, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Lady Panther is region's pitcher of year

Five Liberty County softball players recently were named to the 2014 All-Region 3-AAAA team.

October 29, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers ready for last home game

Bradwell Institute welcomes Brunswick to Olvey Field on Friday for the Tigers' final home game of the 2014 season.

October 29, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Panther end to play in Junior Bowl

Liberty County High School defensive end Jacari Roberts has been selected to the RisingSenior.com Georgia Junior Bowl on Dec. 30.

October 29, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers dominate homecoming game

It was a happy homecoming night for Liberty County on Friday.

October 25, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Lady Tigers return several veterans

Last year, a young Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team managed an 8-18 overall record and a 6-8 Region 3-AAAAA mark as Wayne County eliminated the Lady Tigers from the playoffs.

November 06, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Young Tiger boys’ team up for hoop challenge

Bradwell Institute boys' basketball coach Rhett Hellgren lost a slew of veteran starters to graduation, but many players who played significant minutes last season return for this season.

November 06, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers face Wildcats for senior night

What used to be a region-rival game now is a non-conference battle for local bragging rights as Liberty County welcomes Richmond Hill for Friday's senior-night football game at Donell Woods Stadium.

November 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers travel to Coffee County on Friday

Bradwell Institute has its last regular-season game Friday when the Tigers face Coffee County in a Region 3-AAAAA in Douglas.

November 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA prepares for first round of playoffs

First Presbyterian Christian Academy has made history yet again, qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in its three-year program.

November 05, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County wraps up season against Cadets

The Long County football team wraps up its season Friday when the Blue Tide travels to Savannah to face Benedictine Military School.

November 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Six Lady Tide named All-Region

Six members of the Long County High School softball team last week were recognized on the All-Region 2-AA team.

November 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


5K Fun Run/Walk held Saturday

Wind and bitter cold made for a sparse turnout for this year's 5K Fun Run/Walk by the American Legion Post 321 on Saturday.

November 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Former Harlem Globetrotters Legends come to Ludowici

The Former Harlem Globetrotter Legends came to Ludowici on Sunday, bringing their magic to both young and old.

November 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Title on the line for Eagles on Saturday?

With no Sun Belt Conference championship game this season, the league winner could - at least partially - be decided Saturday.

November 05, 2014 | Matt Yogus Special to the Courier | Sports


Panther runners qualify for state meet

Liberty County High School's cross country team qualified to run at state at the Region 3-AAAA tournament Tuesday.

November 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI makes Brunswick play hard for one-TD win

Friday was the first senior night for Bradwell Tiger head coach Greg Hill, but the seniors and other members of his team played like they had been with him for four years in a 22-14 Region 3-AAAAA loss to the Brunswick Pirates.

November 03, 2014 | John Wood | Sports


Blue Tide fall to Bryan County Redskins, 39-22

Long County High School fell to Bryan County, 39-22, Friday in Pembroke.

November 03, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


GSU beats Troy

STATESBORO - For a team racking up rushing yards and points, Georgia Southern's defense sure put on a show.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Area schools still feeding East Georgia

Five former area prep basketball players are set to play at the collegiate level this season for East Georgia State College.

November 03, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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