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Highlanders conquer Bible Baptist 121-64

First Presbyterian bounced back from a 10-point loss to Faith Baptist by dominating Savannah's Bible Baptist 121-64 on Saturday afternoon at the St. James Sports Center.

January 12, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Lady ’Landers fall to Braves 86-46

The Lady Braves of Bible Baptist carried the tempo and never relented as they defeated the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlanders 86-46 on Saturday at the St. James Sports Center.

January 12, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Storm not stopping Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) - A winter storm is not standing in the way of the Atlanta Falcons' preparation for the Green Bay Packers.

January 10, 2011 | Associated Press For the Coastal Courier | Sports


BCS title game: Defenses won't rest tonight

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - It's almost unheard of - a quarterback cranking out a string of 13 straight games with never an off day. But Auburn's Cam Newton spent the 2010 season redefining what's possible at that position.

January 10, 2011 | Associated Press For the Coastal Courier | Sports


BCS: Defense won't rest when Tigers, Ducks meet

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - It's almost unheard of - a quarterback cranking out a string of 13 straight games with never an off day. But Auburn's Cam Newton spent the 2010 season redefining what's possible at that position.

January 10, 2011 | Eddie Pells Associated Press | Sports


Hawks call off practice; Falcons' plans unchanged

ATLANTA (AP) - A large storm that left several inches of snow in the Atlanta area has forced the Atlanta Hawks to call off practice.

January 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


Lady Tigers nab 12th win

Fans were on the edge of their seats Friday as the Lady Tigers trailed the visiting Windsor Forest squad by 2 late in the third quarter. The Lady Knights had hoped to upset the undefeated home team, but late fouls drawn by Lady Tiger Mariah Maternik and critical free throws clinched the Hinesville girls' 12th win of the season. They downed the Knights 41-36.

January 10, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Knights joust Tigers 68-56

It wasn't for a lack of trying, but the Bradwell boys basketball team was not able to close the gap in its 68-56 loss to Windsor Forest on Friday night at home.

January 10, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Liberty girls victorious

Missed free throws, turnovers and soft defense plagued the Lady Panthers on Friday night but the girls still pulled out a 45-35 win over the Wildcats in Richmond Hill.

January 10, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Panther boys fall to Richmond Hill

Liberty County lost a close one Friday night in Richmond Hill when the Wildcats fired off a last-second shot to beat the Panthers 48-46.

January 10, 2011 | John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide defeat Pierce Bears 60-55

The Long County High School boys basketball team defeated Pierce County on Friday, 60-55, in a hard-fought battle.

January 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide still seek first win

The Long County High School girls basketball team has not yet won a game this year, but it's not due to a lack of effort or a lack of heart. On Friday, the Lady Tide lost to the Pierce County Lady Bears 43-31, but they fought until the final buzzer sounded.

January 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Sports


White makes it clear he wants Seattle in playoffs

FLOWERY BRANCH - Almost to a man, the Atlanta Falcons insist they don't care who they play in the next round of the playoffs.

January 10, 2011 | Paul Newberry Associated Press | Sports


Faith tops Highlanders in rival fashion

In a matchup between local private school powerhouses boasting talented point guards, First Presbyterian Christian Academy won the first battle against Faith Baptist in December.

January 07, 2011 | John Wood | Sports


Lady Tigers take Brunswick by 20

The Lady Tigers stormed past the Lady Pirates in Brunswick on Tuesday, beating the home team 76-56.

January 07, 2011 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


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Rec department hopes to serve public

Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin was the guest speaker at Thursday's Progress through People Luncheon hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Fleming-ton.

July 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Angels star bats at Savannah school

SAVANNAH - First a bishop, now an Angel. Special guests keep coming to Savannah's only Catholic, all-male military high school.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae suffers sprained ankle in loss

LAS VEGAS ­- Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Milton-Jones’ season ends with injury

ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs

July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae shining in summer league

Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Milton-Jones back in Ga.

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Pelton claims first, second

Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ninth-grade Rebels go 3-0 at tourney

The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars give to rally

Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


YMCA has swim meet, classes

The Liberty County YMCA has a slew of activities planned for this weekend and has a new boxing class open for registration.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White golf tourney tees off Aug. 2

July 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports


Social-media access available for Sun Belt Media Day

New social-media features will be incorporated into the Sun Belt Conference's media day July 22 in New Orleans as the league debuts the "Sun Belt Social Media Suite" to allow fans access and connections to media-day activities.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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