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Long County boys, girls teams fall at Tattnall County

Both Long County High School basketball teams dropped close games Saturday night at Tattnall County in Reidsville.

December 31, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Camden wins Class AAAAA

ATLANTA - Camden County High School completed an unbeaten season Saturday, winning its second Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA football championship with a 21-14 win over Peachtree Ridge.

December 31, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers hope to rebound from first loss of season

Liberty County fell from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday, dropping a 64-63 decision to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Economic slump sparks Arena football shutdown

Saying an injustice was served to the players, staff and fans of the Arena Football League, Hinesville native and former Bradwell Institute standout Will Pettis is uncertain of what the future holds for him.

December 31, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Sports taught Hall of Famers life lessons

The five men inducted into the 2008 Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame each shared a story with the audience at Thursday night's banquet at Club Stewart, and while they all had different memories to relive, they were linked by a common theme: the lessons they learned from sports.

December 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Arena Football cancels 2009 season

NEW YORK - The Arena Football League canceled its 2009 season Monday pending an agreement with its players union. The decision throws the future of the 22-year-old league into question just days after it said next season had not been suspended.

The AFL's owners voted against playing next year during a conference call Sunday night. It was unclear what had changed since the league issued a statement Wednesday night that said the 2009 season had not been suspended "despite rumors and reports to the contrary."

December 30, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports


Liberty boys suffer first loss

McIntosh County Academy handed visiting Liberty County a 64-63 loss in a non-region boys basketball game Saturday night. The defeat was the first of the season for the Panthers (8-1), who are ranked fourth in the latest Class AAA state coaches poll.

For details of the game, read Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

December 30, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers knock of Blue Tide, 95-90

Jordan McRae poured in 37 points and fellow junior Rion Brown added 27 on Friday to lead Liberty County to a 95-90 non-region basketball win over host Long County.

December 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Bradwell boys get first win

Bradwell Institute got an early Christmas present in the form of a 49-38 win Friday against host Jenkins. It was the first win of the season for the Tiger boys, who are 1-4 overall, 1-1 in Region 3-AAAAA.

December 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Local soccer team wins Savannah tourney

The Hinesville Gators, a U12 girls soccer team, won their age bracket's Telfair Division last month at the Savannah Recreation Cup, an event hosted by the Georgia Coastal Soccer Association.

December 30, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Falcons beat Bucs in OT

ATLANTA - Michael Turner kept battering the Bucs. John Abraham ran right through them.

December 30, 2008 | By Paul Newberry The Associated Press | Sports


Jets fire coach Eric Mangini after 3 seasons

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets fired coach Eric Mangini on Monday, a day after a team that harbored Super Bowl hopes with five games left failed to make the playoffs.

December 29, 2008 | Dennis Waszak AP Sports writer | Sports


Bradwell boys fall in tournament opener

Host Westside High School went on a late run to go ahead of Bradwell Institute and earn a 45-41 win in the both teams' opening game of the 2008 Great Southern Shootout in Macon.

December 29, 2008 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


McGowan begins throwing again

This past season was a bittersweet one for major league pitcher Dustin McGowan of Long County. The right-hander began the year entrenched in the Toronto Blue Jays' rotation, but in July he re-injured his right shoulder, ending his season.

December 29, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Falcons beat Rams; to take on Arizona in playoffs

ATLANTA - Mike Smith had a simple question for his Atlanta Falcons as they looked ahead to the playoffs:

December 29, 2008 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Sports


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Local graduates shine a college track meets

Former Liberty County track athlete Courtney Rhodes competed in her last track meet for the University of the Cumberlands April 30.

May 04, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Highlanders win region tennis title; fall in state

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys tennis team won the region title, but fell in the state playoffs.

May 04, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. starts spring training to gauge future

The Long County football team kicked off spring training Friday with 98 players taking to the field.

May 04, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sports briefs

BI softball tryouts

May 04, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


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