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Liberty honors seniors, fall to rival Bradwell

The Liberty County Panthers' soccer teams closed out their regular seasons on Thursday, April 13 with a loss and a tie to crosstown, non-region rival Bradwell. Not only did they close out their regular season, but they also honored 12 seniors in their annual Senior Night game.

April 17, 2017 | Caleb Bailey | Sports


FPCA Track qualifies for State

The FPCA track team traveled to Robert Toombs Christian Academy on Wednesday for the GISA region meet. The Highlanders qualified for State in several track and field events. Despite not having enough members to participate in all events, the Highlander boys team accumulated enough points to take second place in the Region.

April 17, 2017 | By: Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Coaches Caravan comes to Evans County

STATESBORO, Ga - Georgia Southern University Athletics is hitting the road for their annual Coaches Caravan.

April 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


BI JV girls go 6-1-1

The Bradwell Lady Tiger Soccer program concluded its 2017 campaign with a record of 6-1-1, lead by head JV coaches Joanne Van Belkum and Hannah Akin. The only blemish was a 5-0 loss to Glynn Academy. The tie was a hard fought contest at Statesboro. The most impressive win was a 2-1 contest at Richmond Hill. The Tigers played with a combination of grit, passion, and competence.

April 17, 2017 | By: BI Varsity Coach Scott Akin Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County Falls to Brantley County 11-3

On Tuesday, the Long County High School baseball team hosted Brantley County in a 2-AAA Region contest. Despite a game effort the Blue Tide were defeated by the Herons 11-3. With the loss, Long County fell to 4-18 overall and 1-7 in the region, while Brantley County improved their record to 11-6 and 5-3. On Friday, the Blue Tide was back at home again, this time taking on Appling County. The Pirates went into that contest sitting atop the region standings with an impressive 7-1 region record and a 16-7 overall mark.

April 17, 2017 | Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA's Mitchell signs to East Georgia State College

Highlander basketball standout, George Mitchell, signed a letter of intent on Thursday to play for East Georgia State College in Swainsboro, GA. Mitchell is following the path of FPCA alumni and pro basketball players, DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson who started their college career at East Georgia.

April 17, 2017 | By: Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


All*Stars split games at Augusta tournament

Scott's All*Stars recently competed in the Ice Breaker tournament in Augusta, Georgia. The 17U team went 2-2.

April 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Run raises $2,600 for Helen's Haven for kids

Area runners came out April 1 to support the annual Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center's 5K fundraiser, which raises awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

April 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Kathryn Carter winning at VSU

Former Liberty Count High School Lady Panther softball player Kathryn Carter currently has 12 wins and 2 losses as a pitcher at Valdosta State University.

April 14, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Local teams take trifecta at meet

Over the weekend, Liberty County boys and girls and Bradwell Institute girls track and field teams competed in the Georgia Game Changers Apex Invite at Richmond Hill.

April 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Lovelady moves up

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy pitcher Richard Lovelady received a promotion in Minor League Baseball. Currently in the Kansas City Royals farm system, Lovelady was called from the Royals Rookie League affiliate, the Idaho Falls Chukars, to their Class A Advanced affiliate, the Wilmington Blue Rocks.

April 13, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty, Bradwell baseball lose in recent games

Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute baseball teams were in action early this week, with the Panthers facing Appling County, and the Tigers going against Effingham County in the first of a three game series.

April 12, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Bradwell soccer lose to Richmond Hill

Bradwell Institute boys and girls soccer teams lost their match on Tuesday against Richmond Hill High School.

April 12, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Third Lady Highlander signs to play college soccer

With family, coaches and friends looking on, Mary Kathryn Whitney signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Georgia Military College in the fall.

April 11, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


FPCA continues soccer streak, sweeps Robert Toombs

The FPCA soccer squads swept Robert Toombs Christian Academy squads Tuesday. The Highlander boys won 8-0 and the girls 5-0 in the lopsided away games.

April 10, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


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Lady 'Landers advance to Final 4

The No. 1 seed FPCA Lady Highlanders' game for the first round of the state playoffs was forfeited by the Heritage School, No. 4 seed ...

May 15, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Bradwell Girls Varsity Soccer Recap

The Bradwell lady Tigers saw their season come to an end with a final record of 8-10-1.

May 15, 2017 | By: BI Varsity Coach Scott Akin | Sports


Despite graduations Lady Tide soccer coach optimistic

It's been quite a season for the Long County High School girls soccer team, which finished 9-8 and advanced to the Sweet 16 of ...

May 13, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tennis scholarship said to be a first

History was made at Liberty County High School Tuesday when Brookelyn Scott became the first tennis player from the school to sign play at the ...

May 12, 2017 | By Sandi Eichholz Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County baseball coach leaving

Long County High School baseball coach Wade Peterson is resigning at the end of the school year, according to LCHS Principal David Edwards.

May 11, 2017 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


NcMillan earns millions in NFL contract

Former Liberty County High School and Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan has signed a four-year multi-million dollar contract with the Miami Dolphins.

May 11, 2017 | Staff report | Sports


Lady 'Landers win region, 20-0 overall

The Lady Highlanders added another accolade to their list of achievements this season.

May 08, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Panther signs to play soccer with Brewton-Parker

Liberty County High School standout soccer player Sidney Wilkinson Wednesday signed to play at Brewton-Parker College in the fall.

May 08, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


FPCA middle school team in championship

First Presbyterian Christian Academy middle school baseball team ousted the No. 1 seed, Savannah Christian, in the first two games of a three-game series of ...

May 08, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tide fall to Phoeniz in Sweet 16

The Long County Blue Tide boys' soccer team looked to make history once again Wednesday when they faced off against the Sonoraville Phoenix in the ...

May 08, 2017 | By Caleb Bailey Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide honor baseball seniors

The Long County High School baseball team recently had its Senior Night, honoring all graduating players.

May 05, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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