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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


Tigers lose to Wildcats

The Bradwell Institute Tigers lost to the Richmond Hill Wildcats 67-48 Friday.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Free throws help Lady Tigers win 6th straight

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers defeated the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats Friday night 38-28, notching their sixth straight win and improving to 9-9 on the year after going 2-4 in their previous six games.

January 16, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Long County, Bradwell split games

Bradwell Institute played Long County Saturday in a big rivalry game in Ludowici.

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide coach resigns

Long County head football coach Eric McNair confirmed Monday that he would be leaving the Blue Tide to accept a coaching position at Metter High School.

January 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Woods tourney focuses on JV, ninth grade teams

The 24th annual Donell Woods Basketball Tournament is Saturday. The tournament showcases junior varsity and ninth grade teams.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former Highlanders in Ecuadorian finals

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball players D.J. Felder and Jordan Johnson are playing in the championship series in the Latin Basketball League in Ecuador.

January 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


LeCounte reports to UGA

A day after Team East defeated Team West in the 2017 U. S. Army All-American Bowl, Liberty County football standout Richard LeCounte checked in to college.

January 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


Peterson in College HOF

STATESBORO - Former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson has added another honor to his already sparkling resume' when he was named to the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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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


FPCA soccer signs to play with Mississippi school

FPCA's Auset Gibbs, signed a scholarship to Southwest Mississippi Community College on Thursday. SMCC, a two-year school that plays in the NJCAA, is in ...

February 03, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Panthers win, Lady Panthers fall on Senior Night

Liberty County High School took on the Brunswick Pirates in the Panthers' Senior Night game at home.

February 02, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


'Landers dominate, keep win streak alive

The FPCA varsity boys kept up their winning streak Saturday.

February 02, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


BI revenges losses to Ware

Saturday, Bradwell Institute looked to revenge earlier loses to Ware County. On Dec. 13, the Lady Gators defeated the Lady Tigers 34-19, and the Gators ...

February 02, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh Sports Editor | Sports


Tide teams fall to BCHS

Saturday wasn't a good night to be a Long County basketball fan. Both the Blue Tide and the Lady Tide lost to Bryan County ...

February 02, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


SB: How Super Bowl changed Terry Bradshaw

If you want to hear Terry Bradshaw speak passionately on a subject, ask him which of his four Super Bowl titles was most memorable for ...

February 02, 2017 | By George Dickie Gracenote/Tribune Media | Sports


Super Bowl: Let the craziness begin

The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl. Just let those eight words sink in for a minute.

February 02, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Wednesday's signings

Liberty County's Jaalon Frazier, Antonio Golden and Tracy White, and Long County's Tariq Carpenter and Gerald "L.G." Williams, all signed letters of ...

February 02, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Sports


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