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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


Blue Tide gets its first region soccer title

The Long County High School boys soccer team beat Tattnall County 3-1 Tuesday, winning its first Region 2-AAA championship.

April 10, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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John plays in first half of NFL Hall of Fame game

Former Bradwell and Georgia State football player, Ulrick John played the first half of Thursday night's NFL preseason game between his team, the Arizona ...

August 08, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


13th Hank White tourney set for Saturday

The 13th annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Golf tournament has been set for Aug. 5 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.

August 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Golf tournament benefits Blue Tide baseball program

The Long County Diamond Club had its fifth annual golf tournament Saturday at Pine Forest Country Club in Jesup.

August 03, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports


Bash bring HS basketball alumni back to court

More than 100 pairs of shoes, 120 book bags and lots of school supplies were handed out at the first Hinesville Back-to-School Bash presented by ...

August 02, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Frasier, Anthony among Eagles QBs

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

August 01, 2017 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide players earns soccer scholarship

Long County High School varsity boys soccer player Cayetano Sanchez has accepted a soccer scholarship to play at Point University in West Point Georgia, according ...

July 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan moves closer to starting for Dolphins

Former Liberty County High School and Ohio State football player Raekwon McMillan may start his rookie season with the Miami Dolphins.

July 31, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


LCRD kicks off fall sports, regsiter now

Registration for Liberty County Recreation Department youth soccer, football and cheerleading starts Tuesday and runs through Aug. 11.

July 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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