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GSU men’s hoops becoming fun again

You'd have to go back to this time of year in 2003 when Georgia Southern basketball was really, truly fun.

December 30, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Thornton helps Wolfpack earn Bitcoin Bowl victory

Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton and former Bradwell Institute lineman Chester Brown played in Friday's Bitcoin Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla.

December 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide football team honored at awards banquet

The Long County High School football team recently held its annual awards banquet at the school cafeteria to recognize over 50 players and adults for their efforts.

December 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty stables shine at Georgia Fall Classic

Liberty County stables placed well in the final show of the 2014 American saddlebred season.

December 29, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Sports


Local hoops stars fare well in college

Several former high-school athletes from the Liberty County area are midway through their college-basketball seasons. Here are updates on a few local players.

December 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Regional honors for Tigers

Despite the Bradwell Institute football team's 0-10 record, several Tigers made the 3-AAAAA All-Region Team.

December 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


LCRD recognizes volunteers

Kenneth Bell, Travis Mobley, Albert Hawkins, Dana Lee, Jewlya Dunkins, Robert Freeman, Melissa Moore, Jessica and Antonio DeLosangeles, Sean Walker, Rey Torres, Rebecca Dates, Ashley Halliday and Larry Durrence (not pictured) were recognized at a Dec. 16 Liberty County Recreation Department board meeting and received three-year volunteer coaching awards.

December 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Two locals in Friday’s Bitcoin Bowl

Two former Liberty County prep football players are getting ready for the 2014 BitCoin Bowl game Friday at 8 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.

December 26, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tigers, Panthers take wins into break

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School each had one final away game this last weekend before starting Christmas break. Bradwell faced Wayne County Friday in Jesup where the girls won 39-35 and the boys fell 60-54 in overtime.

December 26, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Five Blue Tide players on All-Region Team

Long County High School was represented during the recent selection of the 2-AA All Region football team.

December 26, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former Panther leads scoring in Australian league

Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball player Jordan McRae currently tops the Australian National Basketball League in scoring. He plays for Melbourne United.

December 26, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sikes earns pre-season honors

Savannah State University Tiger slugger Charles "Trey" Sikes was recently named to the 2015 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American team by Collegiate Baseball, according to SSU's website.

December 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scholarship flag football tournamenmt plays through drizzle

What's a little rain when it comes to playing football? Apparently the day-long drizzle was not a factor in making the fourth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament a success.

December 26, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Rion Brown inks deal with Belgian club

Former Liberty County High School basketball star Rion Brown has signed a deal to play for a professional club in Belgium, his agent announced Saturday.

December 22, 2014 | Brent Zell | Sports


FPCA boys handed first loss of season

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team suffered its first loss of the season last weekend while going 1-1 in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament in Lyons.

December 22, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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FPCA advances in state tournament

First Presbyterian Christian Academy advanced to the final four of the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA tournament, beating Furtah Prep Saturday, 66-64. The game, which was played at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore, was decided by a last-minute three-pointer by the Highlanders.

February 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Jonesboro bumps Liberty from state tourney

The Liberty County Panthers lost their final-four game in Carrollton Saturday evening. The score against Jonesboro was 71-43.

February 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA boys in state quarterfinals

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play Furtah Prep in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers going to the Final Four

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team has earned its way back to the Class AAAA final four.

February 26, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Panthers make final four

It was an intense battle between Liberty County High and Americus-Sumter but the Panther boys edged out a 58-52 win to advance to the final four of the state playoffs. The Panthers won the game tonight in their home gym.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA set for state tourney play

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team starts state-tournament play against Crisp Academy at 7 Thursday at David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers get late runs to top Blue Tide

Bradwell Institute claimed a 6-4 win over Long County in baseball action Saturday in Ludowici.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty pitchers deliver no-hitter

Dalton Bryant and Quindon Montgomery combined for a no-hitter in Monday's 15-0 win over Groves in a non-region baseball game at Liberty County High School.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


FPCA expected to have strong rotation this season

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team will host its first game of the season at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Appling Christian.

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI teams tie, beat Coffee County

The Bradwell Institute soccer teams got a tie and win last Friday at Coffee

February 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County teams get sweep in Vidalia

The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.

February 25, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Several Panthers compete at MVP camp

Several Liberty County High School players competed at the first Football MVP Camp of the offseason Feb. 15 at Lowndes High School in Valdosta.

February 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers in the Elite Eight

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team played like a region-championship team Saturday.

February 24, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


FPCA boys win region title

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 73-58 Friday in Lyons to capture the region 2-AA title of the Georgia Independent School Association classification.

February 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers start season with win over Panthers

The bats seemed as cold as the blistering Georgia wind, but Bradwell came back from 3-0 Liberty County to take the game 8-6 in the final frame.

February 23, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


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