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Blue Tide's roll ends in Albany

The Long County boys basketball team's season ended Thursday at the hands of powerhouse Randolph-Clay High School in the round of 16 for the state title.

March 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Despite Gordon's heroics Lady Pirates axed

GREENWOOD, S.C. - Regular-season champion Clayton State University built a 17-point second half lead and then held off a late Armstrong Atlantic State University rally to claim a 73-70 win, Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 2007 Peach Belt Conference women's basketball tournament.

March 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers sweep matches again

Ben Floyd shot a 36 to lead Liberty County's golf team to a victory at Cherokee Rose on Feb. 26.

March 20, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Sun sets on BI's season opener

After falling behind 8-0 at Benedictine after three innings, Bradwell Institute's young baseball team rallied with seven runs in the fifth inning. However, the game was called in the bottom half of the inning because of darkness, sending Bradwell to an opening day 9-7 loss.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Panther golfers sweep local match

Liberty County High School's boys and girls golf teams showed no signs of rust nor did their clubs as they defeated Bradwell Institute and Long County in the season opener at Cherokee Rose Country Club on Feb. 22.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Bradwell soccer from practice to field

On a sunny afternoon, the soccer teams took to the practice field to prepare for the game against Groves. The boys and girls soccer team face a challenge in growth this year as coach Gregory Cooke and assistant coach Lauren Drury are met with young players. This year, the girls only have four starters returning and the boys only have five.

March 17, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


Gordon's Pirates shine early on

GREENWOOD, S.C.- Kaneetha Gordon scored 17 points and grabbed a Peach Belt Conference Tournament record 23 rebounds in leading Armstrong Atlantic State (15-13) to a 76-63 win over USC Upstate (11-17) in the opening game of the 2007 PBC Women's Basketball Tournament at Horne Arena on Wednesday. With their first tournament win since 2003-04, the Lady Pirates advanced to Thursday's quarterfinal round where they lost 73-70 to PBC regular season champion Clayton State.

March 17, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


FPCA ready for big dance

The youthful underdogs who compose the First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball team serve as a prototypical model for how a first year varsity team should be brought up and developed.

March 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Liberty opens baseball season

Though spring is officially 19 days away, the first rite of spring - opening day - commenced Tuesday when Liberty County High School opened its home baseball season.

March 17, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Gordon named all-conference

Former Liberty County Lady Panther basketball standout and current junior at Armstrong Atlantic State University Kaneetha Gordon was named to the Peach Belt Conference's 12-member women's All-Conference basketball team.

March 15, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Clark, Lady Hurricanes ready for ACC tourney

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - In the University of Miami's third year as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Hurricanes will take on Georgia Tech for the third-straight time in the opening round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament. Thursday's 8 p.m. meeting in Greensboro, N.C. will also mark the third meeting between the teams this season, with the `Canes looking for their first win over the Yellow Jackets in 2006-07.

March 15, 2007 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Tide's superb season ends

The Long County girl's basketball season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Screven County Lady Gamecocks, 67-36.

March 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Liberty netters split with Calvary

The LCHS boys and girls tennis team opened their season this week against the Calvary Cavaliers, but only the Panther boys sealed a win with a gritty doubles victory late in the tennis match.

March 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Panthers near flawless in scrimmage

Over the weekend, the Liberty County baseball team nearly shut out the McIntosh Academy Buccaneers by beating them 10-1 as the nine-inning scrimmage came to a close.

March 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Sports


Highlanders advance to Final 4

With excited fans and anxious parents, First Presbyterian Christian Academy was set to enter the second round of play against Westwood.

March 15, 2007 | By Evelyn Alston Special to the Courier | Sports


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Single GSU Eagle tickets now on sale

Individual tickets for Georgia Southern's five games at Paulson Stadium are now on sale with the ability to order in advance online at GSEagles.com/tickets. Single-game tickets may also be purchased in person at the Athletics Ticket Office located in the Cowart Building at 203 Lanier Drive or by calling 1-800-GSU-WINS from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


New era for Sun Belt, new world for Eagles

It's a new era for the Sun Belt Conference with first-year members Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Idaho and New Mexico State, and it's a new world for the Mountaineers and Eagles, who are playing in the Football Bowl Subdivision for the first time this week.

August 28, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Williams named top offensive player in Effingham loss

Liberty County High School's football coaching staff named Jacquez Williams as the team's offensive player of the game for their season-opening loss against Effingham on Friday at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty tops Long, 8-0

After three straight losses at the Battle of the 'Boro Tournament on Saturday, the Liberty County High School softball team bounced back Monday with an 8-0 win over Long County in five innings at the Lady Panthers' field.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tigers go 2-3 at Battle of the ’Boro

The Bradwell Lady Tiger softball teams finished 2-3 in the Battle of the 'Boro tournament held this past weekend in Statesboro.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Annual Albert Nelson Golf Tournament set

August 27, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Spikers want to make statement

Georgia Southern volleyball coach Dustin Wood likes the opportunity in front of the Eagles, and it's not because they're in the Sun Belt.

August 27, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Merson earns GSU’s first Sun Belt honor

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mistakes doom Panthers in opener

Four interceptions and some untimely penalties by Liberty County helped the Effingham County Rebels to a 35-7 win Friday at Donell Woods Stadium in the high-school football regular-season opener.

August 25, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide beat Terrors

The Long County High School softball team got back on the winning track Thursday by beating Glynn Academy, 11-4, in Brunswick.

August 25, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Panthers win twice

The Liberty County softball team claimed back-to-back wins on the first day of the Battle of the 'Boro tournament Friday afternoon in Statesboro.

August 25, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Tickets on sale for Liberty vs. Bradwell

August 25, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers fall to Rebels 35-7

Liberty County High School dropped the season opener after a series of miscues, fumbles and interceptions made the game a bit easier for the Effingham County Rebels. The visiting team strolled away with a 35-7 Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 22, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tonight’s the night for Panthers

The Liberty County football team kicks off its regular season at 7:30 tonight by facing the Effingham County Rebels at Donell Woods Stadium.

August 22, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tigers have one week to prep for season opener

Last Friday, the Bradwell Institute Tigers scrimmaged at Toombs County, with neither team able to get into the end zone.

August 22, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


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