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Tiger basketball camp sets foundation

Bradwell Institute basketball coach Rhett Hellgren scanned the basketball gym as players participate in various drills during his first annual Tiger basketball camp.

June 08, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars players, coaches get their rings

Scott's All*Stars' freshman players and coaches received their championship rings for winning the 5A and 3A championships May 30 during a ceremony held at Jenkins High.

June 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County event benefits area liver transplant recipient

The annual Fishin' for a Cure Pan Fish Tournament was held recently at Nobles Cabin in Long Cabin.

June 08, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Milton-Jones on Dream roster, doesn’t play in opener

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was on the roster for the Atlanta Dream's WNBA season opener Friday night in Madison Square Garden against the New York Liberty, but she did not play, according to wnba.com.

June 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports Briefs

Lambert headed to UGA

June 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Long Co. archery team competes at state

The Long County 4-H Archery team has had much success in the past, including a state championship and a bronze medal at the national competition in 2010.

June 03, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Hinesville Gators U10 win tourney

The Hinesville Gators U10 boys' team won the Storm Soccer Tournament on May 16-17 in Savannah.

June 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


10 Eagles earn preseason honors

CLEVELAND - Ten Georgia Southern players were named to the Sun Belt preseason football team in Phil Steele's 2015 College Football Preview, which was released Monday, according to gseagles.com.

June 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports Briefs

Hinesville Gators to hold tryouts

June 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Beck reflects on major-league debut

Last Thursday, former Georgia Southern pitcher Chris Beck lived out an experience that thousands can only dream about.

June 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Time, network set for Eagles’ opener vs. WVU

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern will open its second season of Football Bowl Subdivision play under the lights of Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown as the Eagles take on West Virginia at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5.

June 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Wolfes, Lippett each receive postseason recognition

Georgia Southern men's golfer Scott Wolfes has been named to the Division I PING All-Southeast Region Team, earning the honor for the second time in his career, according to gseagles.com.

June 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Graham’s coaching career comes to end

Earlier this year, Liberty County High School varsity boys' basketball coach Willie Graham announced he was stepping down from his teaching position. However, he hoped he would be able to stay on as a coach in some capacity. After all, he has

June 01, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


GHSA rule changes draw mixed reviews

In just three short years, high-school football participation has decreased by 10 percent, according to statistics from the National Federation of State High School Associations, and many states are beginning to take notice.

June 01, 2015 | By Horace Holloman Special to the Courier | Sports


Long County holds awards banquet

The Long County High School track-and-field team held its annual awards banquet May 15 at the Golden Corral in Jesup.

June 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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Putting in summertime work

Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.

July 01, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


McRae to play in NBA Summer League

Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.

July 01, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two BI players finding success on Team Elite

High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.

July 01, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


LCRD Mite boys win District 2 title

The Liberty County Recreation Department Mite boys' All-Star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association District 2 Championship June 23 in Waycross.

July 01, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


BI football players selling discount cards

The Bradwell Institute football players are selling discount cards to raise funds for the upcoming season.

June 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Magazine honors area football coaches

High-school head football coaches from southeast Georgia were celebrated recently at CrabDaddy's Restaurant on St. Simon's Island by In the Game High School Sports Magazine.

June 30, 2015 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Soccer camp planned

The Hinesville Soccer Association and Hinesville Gators are sponsoring an elite camp July 6-9 at James Brown Park for boys and girls ages 6-17.

June 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Young runner enjoying the competition

Growing up with two older sisters and a younger one, all athletic and competitive and all into soccer, can make it difficult to carve your own niche in the household.

June 29, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Golf tourney for Tide baseball

The Long County Diamond Club will host its third annual Long County Baseball Golf Tournament on Aug. 8 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The club is seeking sponsors. For more information, call David Stapleton at 432-6149 or Phil Swindell at 912-977-0000.

June 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers show promise during summer drills

June was a busy month for the Liberty County Panthers football team.

June 29, 2015 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


Baseball academy in Long County

The Long County Recreation Department is hosting its first Baseball Academy of Hope baseball camp.

June 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Coach Pete Woodward will be missed

As coaches, we spend more time with our coaching family than we do our real families.

June 29, 2015 | By John Wood Correspondent | Sports


'Voice of Eagles' Blair going to LSU

Georgia Southern "Voice of the Eagles" and Learfield Sports general manager Chris Blair has accepted a role to become the play-by-play voice of the LSU Tigers following the conclusion of their 2015 football season.

June 28, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Former GSU baseball players move up in minors

STATESBORO - Two former Georgia Southern baseball players were promoted last week.

June 25, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Rec department has fun available

The Liberty County Recreation Department has many ways for area residents to have a little fun and cool off during the summer heat.

June 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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