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Young runner leaving tracks on endurance circuit

Youth runner Macey Higgason, 7, finished sixth overall in the 2015 Endurance Race Services series.

December 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Run, breakfast at Bethesda boys home

The Women's Board of Bethesda Academy has set the Yates Astro Resolution 5K Trail Run and Pancake Breakfast for Jan. 9.

December 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Teams in state playoffs

The Liberty County Flea (8-year-olds) All-Star football team was defeated 22-7 Nov. 21 by the Wayne County All-Stars in Waycross in the first round of the Mickey Katkaveck Bowl.

December 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Hall of Fame inductees share memories

The 2015 Liberty County Athletic Hall Of Fame banquet was held Thursday evening at the John McIver Auditorium at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

December 14, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI splits against RH, gets swept by Statesboro

Bradwell Institute hosted Richmond Hill in Region 3-AAAAA basketball games Tuesday. The Lady Tigers took a one-point win, 42-41, but the Tiger boys fell 50-31. On Friday night, the teams were swept in non-region games in Statesboro. The Lady Tigers lost 46-36, and the Tiger boys lost 57-23.

December 14, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlander boys face first loss

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team suffered its first loss Thursday night, falling 91-84 to Coastal Home School at the St. James Sports Center.

December 14, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Vidalia ends Long Co. winning streak

The Vidalia teams ended four-game win streaks that the Long County boys and girls basketball teams were riding, with the Indians winning 96-77 and the Lady Indians winning 72-66 Tuesday.

December 14, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


GSU’s Fritz reportedly to become Tulane head coach

Following a Thursday interview in New York, Georgia Southern head coach Willie Fritz is reportedly prepared to accept the head coaching job at Tulane University in New Orleans.

December 11, 2015 | Statesboro Herald | Sports


Realignments put schools in new classes

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County will move into new regions next year, after the the Georgia High School Association announced realignments last week.

December 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Devils top Panthers in double OT

Liberty County played Statesboro on Saturday and the Panthers and the Blue Devils fought to the bitter end of a double-overtime game.

December 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide crack Top 10

With solid wins over McIntosh and Appling counties, the Long County girls' basketball team moved into the 10th spot in the AA state rankings, according to the recent MaxPreps/Power Poll.

December 09, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide beat Appling, pick up fourth straight win

Long County continued rolling along early in the basketball season Saturday, beating Appling County 86-53 in Baxley.

December 09, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Bradwell Tigers split games with Tattnall

Saturday, Bradwell hosted Tattnall County. The Lady Tigers beat Tattnall County 44-37. The Tiger boys lost to Tattnall 70-55. The Tigers hosted Richmond Hill Tuesday evening. The Lady Tigers won 42-41 in a heated match. The Tiger boys fell 50-31.

December 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Eagles’ first bowl game ever to be GoDaddy

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles are headed to their first bowl game in program history, as the team accepted a bid to the GoDaddy Bowl to be played against Bowling Green on Dec. 23 in Mobile, Alabama.

December 09, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Sports


McMillan, Buckeyes draw Fiesta Bowl

According to a press release by Ohio State, the 11-1 Buckeyes will meet the 10-2 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in in Glendale, Arizona.

December 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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Dawson makes All-State AA team

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association recently selected Long County softball pitcher Harley Dawson to its 2015 All-State Class AA team.

February 01, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McCullan placing high in senior year

Former Bradwell Institute long-jumper Joshua McCullan is off to a good start in his senior year at Alabama.

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD offers baseball, softball instruction

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


McRae expected to sign with Suns after hitting record 61 points

Jordan McRae set a NBA D-League record by scoring 61 points in Tuesday's 13-123 overtime win over the Canton Charge.

January 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County crowns homecoming king, princes

During the Groves basketball game Friday, Long County held its 2016 Homecoming King and Princes Ceremony.

January 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tigers split weekend games

The Bradwell Institute girls' basketball team went 1-1 in its last two games. The Lady Tigers lost at Effingham County 55-39 in a Region 3-AAAAA ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers keep perfect record in region play

The Liberty County boys' basketball team is 6-0 in Region 3-AAAA after taking another region win Saturday afternoon at Burke County.

January 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County teams sweep Groves

The Long County boys' basketball team faced Groves on Friday in Ludowici. The Blue Tide jumped out to a 20-13 lead in the first quarter ...

January 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Highlanders win first game

The roar could be heard from the parking lot across the road from the St. James Sports Center. A small rumble that erupted as the ...

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS Panthers remain undefeated in region play

Liberty County boys' basketball team is 5-0 in Region 3-AAAA, after taking down Wayne County 88-57 in the Panthers' home gym Friday. The Panther boys ...

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide beat Jeff Davis

Long County boys and girls basketball teams split their varsity games Tuesday against Jeff Davis County with the Blue Tide winning 78-52 and the Lady ...

January 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Gators chomp Tigers twice

Ware County took a pair of Region 3-AAAAA games Tuesday night over Bradwell Institute. The Lady Gators needed an extra frame to defeat Bradwell's ...

January 25, 2016 | John Wood | Sports


Lady Tide softball player signs to play with SGSC Hawks

Lady Blue Tide softball player Caitlyn Wingate signed to play for South Georgia State College during a ceremony at Long County High School Friday.

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


Region coaches honor Panthers players

Liberty County football players Richard LeCounte and Jacquez Williams received their All-Region trophies from the Georgia High School Coaches Association last week.

January 25, 2016 | Patty Leon | Sports


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