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Savannah State asks to drop to Division II

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University President Cheryl D. Dozier Monday announced the intent to classify all athletics programs from NCAA Division I to NCAA Division II, pending approval by the NCAA.

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Liberty, BI baseball on hard times

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County baseball were in action in the past few days, with the Tigers, fresh off a series against Brunswick, taking on Richmond Hill in a doubleheader, and the Panthers facing Pierce County.

April 20, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty County wins region track meet

Liberty County High School boys and girls track team are the 2017 Region 2AAA track and field champions. Hosted at their rival school Bradwell Institute, the Panthers had close to a home field advantage against region opponents Pierce County, Appling County, Tattnall County, Brantley County, and Long County.

April 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


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


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Liberty gymnasts to compete at YMCA nationals

Nine gymnasts will represent the Liberty County Armed Services YMCA at the YMCA Gymnastics National Championship and Festival for the very first time in the ...

June 26, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Sports


Long All Stars finish third in Lyons Rec Baseball tournament

This past weekend the Long County 8 and under boys All-Star team brought home a third place trophy in the 55th Annual Lyons Recreation

June 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LCRD hosting district tournament at James Brown

This Friday June 23 will be the start of the Georgia Recreation and Park Association District softball tournaments at James Brown Park in Hinesville.

June 21, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Sports


Liberty, Long stars on All-912 team

Editor's note: The following was compiled by SouthernPigskin.com and reprinted here with permission.

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lovelady on all-star team

Former Liberty County and First Presbyterian Christian Academy left-handed pitcher Richard Lovelady has been selected for the Carolina League Northern Division All-Star Team.

June 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County Rec fields 8U all-star team

Long County Recreation Department recently selected its first 8U All-Star softball team.

June 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


All 912 FBS football team includes LeCounte

Editor's note: The following was compiled by SouthernPigskin.com and reprinted here with their permission.

June 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Rec softball tournament coming

The Liberty County Recreation Department will host the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 youth fast pitch softball tournaments in late June.

June 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Two readying for NFL, one for NBA play

Miami Dolphins rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillian begins preparing for the transition from college football to the NFL at the Miami Dolphins Organized Team Activities.

June 08, 2017 | By Daniel Waugh | Sports


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