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Knee injury another setback for McGowan

The 2009 year hasn't been kind to Long County native and Toronto pitcher Dustin McGowan. On Thursday, Blue Jays' General Manager J.P. Ricciardi said the right-hander had undergone surgery on his left knee July 9 to repair cartilage. According to Ricciardi, McGowan injured his knee during routine running drills.

July 27, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


GSU releases kickoff times

STATESBORO - Kickoff times for the five Georgia Southern home football games have been set. Director of Athletics Sam Baker announced the times Friday.

July 27, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Football season approaching

While Aug. 6 signals the start of the new school year, diehard football fans probably have Aug. 1 marked on their calendars. The day marks the official start of football practice as allowed in the bylaws of the Georgia High School Association. It marks the start of two-a-day practices, football helmets, shoulder pads, tackling drills, offensive drills and defensive strategies.

July 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Kids splash away last days of summer

With school starting in two weeks, children and adults alike are trying to get in a few last splashes of summer fun at Stafford Park pool. The kiddie pool teemed with toddlers and their parents on Wednesday and the bigger kids showed off their diving skills, performing dives, flips and somersaults.

July 24, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Braves move to new radio home

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have a new radio rightsholder for the 2010 season.

July 24, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


Contador wins time trial; Armstrong moves to 3rd

ANNECY, France - Alberto Contador all but assured his second Tour de France victory Thursday, winning the race's final time trial while Lance Armstrong moved up one spot to third place.

July 24, 2009 | Jamey Keaten Staff report | Sports


Hurricanes kill Assassins, 11-0

Even after a 4th of July break and a string of road games, the strength of the Hinesville Hurricanes hasn't diminished to tropical storm status. The 'Canes maintained their intensity and blew away the Low Country Assassins, 11-0, on Saturday night at Long Bell Stadium.

July 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


17U Rebels prep for showcase, nationals

After placing 12th out of 248 teams in last year's AAU National Tournament, the St. James Coastal Crew 17U Rebels were selected to participate in the 2009 Super Showcase, which precedes this year's national tournament in Orlando, Fla.

July 22, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Tide excited about new weight room

When the new school year rolls around, Long County High School athletes will have access to a new weight room and, according to Blue Tide head football coach Kyle Wilson, the new facility is a welcome addition.

July 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Rebels headed to nationals

The 16U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are headed to the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the 2009 AAU National Tournament. According to head coach Ernie Walthour, the team stands a good chance of placing among the top squads, especially with the addition of JaQwan Raymond, a 6' 2" junior shooting guard from Statesboro High, and the return of key players Alex Reid and Jordan Johnson.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


HAPfan foundation to help golfers in Long, Liberty

Mabel Creel loved to play golf, and play golf she did. If anyone has ever played a round of golf in this area, especially at the Cherokee Rose Country Club, they know of Creel. The right-hander played golf for more years than she could remember and even during the last days of her life, she encouraged her friends and family by telling them, "You have to play the ball where it lies."

July 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


2 from Team Hinesville going international

Team Hinesville weightlifters, Kayla Rand and Mack Brunson, are the first members of the local weightlifting squad to earn bids to international meets. Rand is headed to Chile for the 2009 Pan-Am 17U Championships in September and Brunson will go to Canada in November for the Quebec Junior Championship.

July 20, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dickerson camp preps future pros

Ladder drills, up/downs, tackling pads and a lot of laughter were at the forefront of Thursday morning's session on the first day of the 2009 Cedric Dickerson Football Camp at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville. With nearly 40 kids in attendance, professional football player Cedric Dickerson, his cousin and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick Michael Johnson and cousin and semi-professional player Chris Jones, led the campers through drill stations, working on the fundamentals of football.

July 17, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Blue Jays’ McGowan report not good

The Toronto Blue Jays released more bad news July 5 concerning pitcher Dustin McGowan, a Long County High School alum and former Blue Tide hurler.

July 17, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Sorensen wins 12th tour stage

VITTEL, France - Denmark's Nicki Sorensen has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, with Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador and overall leader Rinaldo Nocentini among those in the chasing pack.

July 17, 2009 | Associated Press | Sports


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Liberty County wins region

The Liberty County High School boys varsity team defeated Tattnall County High in the Region 2-AAA basketball tournament finals with a final score of 72 ...

February 11, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Region Basketball Tournament Update

Region Basketball Update

February 10, 2017 | Liberty County Boys in Championship Game | Sports


Long recognizes seniors players, cheerleaders

Friday, during the game against Brantley County, Long County High School recognized seniors on the basketball teams and cheerleading squad.

February 10, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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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