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BI graduates, brothers still competing

Former Bradwell Institute graduates and brothers Jarvis and Derek Braxton proved they could still compete in track like they did during their Tiger days. The brothers, both law-enforcement officers, earned several medals at the 2015 World Police and Fire Games in in Fairfax, Virginia.

July 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Tiger named to All-Region First Team

Bradwell Institute incoming senior soccer player Justus Hoffmann was named to the 2015 Region 3-AAAAA All-Region First Team.

July 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCHS player draws SMU offer

Class of 2017 Liberty County High School basketball player Davion Mitchell has received another college offer, this time from Southern Methodist University, according to smu.rivals.com.

July 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Former Highlander headed to UK

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Jacksonville State University basketball player D.J. Felder is headed to the United Kingdom to play for the Surrey Scorchers of the British Basketball League, according to a news report on BBC.com.

July 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Mites take 3rd in state

Liberty County Recreation Department's Mite Boys' All-Star A Team took third place overall at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Tournament. The state tournament took place Wednesday through Friday in Waycross.

July 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Ex-FPCA pitcher leads collegiate team in wins

Richard Lovelady is leading the Ocean State Waves in wins so far this season. Lovelady, the former First Presbyterian Christian Academy hurler, is 3-0 for the Waves, the New England Collegiate Baseball League team he started playing for this summer.

July 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Fun with fundamentals

Robert Sapp made his mark coaching college-baseball players.

July 11, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Sports


Getting a taste of Europe

For the past three years, soccer coach Gavin Asteghene has come to Hinesville to teach young players how to up their games.

July 08, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae also playing in Utah league

Jordan McRae is poised to prove he deserves a spot in the NBA this season.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Ohio State blog lists McMillan as ‘breakout player’

Buckeyes sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan made the list of Ohio State's 2015 breakout players, according to ElevenWarriors.com writer Tim Shoemaker.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


John put on Indianapolis’ 90-man roster

After being placed on injured reserve with the Indianapolis Colts last year in his rookie season, former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State University offensive lineman Ulrick John has made the NFL team's 90-man roster.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

'Pig drop' fundraiser set

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Thornton volunteers at Russell Wilson camp at NC State

Liberty County High School alumnus and current North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton was one of 12 Wolfpack players who volunteered in the Russell Wilson Passing Academy on June 23 at Carter-Finlay Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.

July 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two coaches join men’s basketball staff

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern men's basketball head coach Mark Byington has announced the hiring of Ben Betts and Rob Burke to his staff for the 2015-16 season.

July 08, 2015 | By Ga. Southern AMR | Sports


Rebels play well in North Carolina tournament

An overtime loss prevented the St. James Coastal Crew 12U Rebels basketball team from playing in the championship last weekend at a tournament in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

July 06, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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LeCounte’s Ohio State visit sparks rumors

Liberty County High School's future five-star recruit Richard LeCounte spent some time with former Panther teammate Raekwon McMillan at Ohio State's Friday Night ...

August 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Midnight Madness in Ludowici

The Long County High School football team got a jump on all of the other teams in the state by holding its first full-contact practice ...

August 03, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Several Faith Baptist players sign with colleges

After winning the National Association of Christian Athletes Elite Division championship in a tournament Feb. 25-27 in Dayton, Tennessee, Faith Baptist Christian Academy's national ...

August 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Youth football players ‘invade’ Eagles’ camp

STATESBORO - With just a couple of weeks remaining until the Georgia Southern football team commences fall practice, hundreds of potential future Eagles recently lined the ...

August 03, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Lady Tide hit the diamond Tuesday

After putting in a lot of hard work in the heat of summer, the Long County High School softball team will finally get to hit ...

August 03, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles tickets on sale, Fan Fest coming

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern ticket office and Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced this week that football season tickets for the 2015 campaign have exceeded ...

August 02, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Midnight Madness in Ludowici

The Long County High School football team got a jump on all of the other teams in the state by holding its first full-contact practice ...

August 01, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


GSU QB named to Manning Award watch list

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern quarterback Kevin Ellison has been named to the Manning Award watch list, announced July 23 by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

July 31, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bulldogs to turn to backs this season

MACON - The heat of fall camp for the Georgia Bulldogs football team may not be a direct byproduct of the competition for the starting quarterback ...

July 30, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue Correspondent | Sports


Coaches, players gather for media event

WAYCROSS - High-school football coaches from around southeast Georgia were at the Historic Rail Head Depot on Saturday to meet with media and fans before teams ...

July 29, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Blue Tide Kick-Off Celebration is Friday

When new Long County High School head football coach Eric McNair took over the program, he said he was excited about the new season beginning.

July 29, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Middle Georgia State coach runs soccer camp in Hinesville

Middle Georgia State University head soccer coach Vinny Gill hosted a camp last week at Hinesville's Brown Park.

July 29, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

All*Stars banquet Friday

July 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Men’s hoops team heads to Costa Rica

Fresh off of a surprising season that saw it get a win away from the NCAA tournament, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team is ...

July 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tiger marching band adopting Latin theme

Bradwell Institute's Tiger Marching Band will add salsa this year as its football halftime shows will feature a new Latin theme.

July 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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