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Eagles Fall to #2 Appalachian State 37-36

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern had two opportunities late in the game at a chance for the win but fell short, losing to second-ranked Appalachian State 37-36 at Paulson Stadium on Saturday (Oct. 18). The Eagles dropped to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the Southern Conference (all three losses by a combined four points).

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Mat Rats start season with early meet in Fla.

The Liberty County Recreation Department's wrestling team, the Mat Rats, opened up the 2008-09 season by competing at the fourth annual Early Bird Pool Style Open Wrestling Tournament down in Orange Park, Fla.

November 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Solid hitting leads Eagles past Elon

STATESBORO, Ga. --- Georgia Southern hit .356 as a team, including .500 in the first set alone in a 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-13) sweep of Elon Sunday afternoon at Hanner Fieldhouse.

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


'Blue Out' Set for Saturday at Paulson Stadium

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern Football returns to Paulson Stadium this Saturday (Oct. 18), in a Southern Conference showdown against Appalachian State. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. and the game will be televised live on SportSouth.

October 31, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia, Tech near bottom of BCS graduation rates

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia and Georgia Tech were among only four schools from BCS conferences that failed to graduate at least half their football players, the NCAA says in its latest report on the academic success of student athletes.

October 31, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Ricefields course opens with charity tournament

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Steve Bartowski, area McDonalds owner Gary Dodd and attorney Jeff Arnold were among a slew of golfers who hit the newly developed Ricefields Golf Course on Saturday on Hampton Island to start the first annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Tournament.

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


Long Co. medals twice in Special Olympics

DJ Diller, Ashley Blakeley, Seth Golden and Ashley Foster recently competed in the 2008 Fall State Special Olympics and brought home gold and bronze medals.

October 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Racing runs in the family

Monica Lopez is a running enthusiast, according to her husband Alonso.

October 28, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Liberty County Thunder finishes second

The Liberty County Thunder 12U traveling baseball team finished second in a tournament in Dublin on Sept. 27.

October 25, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Southerland completes comeback from 2 surgeries

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - This was supposed to be Brannan Southerland's big year.

October 25, 2008 | By Charles Odum Associated Press writer | Sports


NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule/standings

Feb. 9 - x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dale Earnhardt Jr.)

October 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


Jekyll Island festival full of birding fun

BRUNSWICK - Fall is here. The birds are here. It is the perfect time for the sixth annual Georgia's Colonial Coast Birding and Nature Festival, set for Oct. 9-13 on Jekyll Island.

October 23, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Liberty County Rec Dept. soccer scores

Sept. 25

October 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Sports


OJ Simpson jury says witness testimony not trusted

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Jurors who found O.J. Simpson guilty in his armed robbery trial say secret audio tapes and surveillance video swayed them more than witness accounts.

October 21, 2008 | By Linda Deutsch AP Special Correspondent | Sports


LCRD fall kicks off with jamboree

The Jaguars battled the Broncos during one of the many games featured at the 2008 Liberty County Recreation Department's football jamboree on Sept. 27. Here the Jaguar quarterback sets to toss the pigskin as a sea of mini football helmets and pads invaded Long Bell Stadium last week during the event. The cheerleaders rallied their teams with cheers and games from the pee-wee and midget league as well as the flag football teams took center stage playing games all day. In addition to football the LCRD fall sports calendar includes baseball and soccer. The Courier will posts the scores ...

October 21, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


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