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LCRD All-stars named

The 2007 Liberty County Recreation Department All-star softball and baseball teams are finalized and the squads are ready for competition.

July 06, 2007 | Staff reports | Sports


McGowan charged with loss

By Mike Riddle

July 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tigers getting bigger, stronger

Bradwell Institute's football players are sacrificing playing video games and lounging around to spend quality time in the weight room.

July 06, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports Editor | Sports


South Georgia Kings go to UGA

July 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Kings rebound to win title

South Georgia Kings 16-under AAU basketball coach Jesse Fleming wasn't too worried after his team lost the opening game of the RiverStreet Classic, 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul Friday.

July 05, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Hammerheads succeed at meet

The Liberty County Hammerheads performed above expectations at their swim meet June 11 in Douglas.

July 05, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Campaign wants stadium named for Donell Woods

With construction on Liberty County High School's new football stadium just a few months from completion, an effort is building to name it after local hero Donell Woods.

July 05, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Sports


McGowan wins again

The Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Wednesday. Toronto scored five in the fourth to help Long County favorite Dustin McGowan pick up his third win of the year.

July 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


South Georgia Kings hope to bounce back

SAVANNAH - This weekend's RiverStreet Classic did not start off the way the South Georgia Kings 16-under team had hoped, losing 54-51 to the Riverdale Soul at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

July 03, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports Editor | Sports


Snelson-Golden Middle School places in Summer Beach Blast

July 03, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Andruw Jones stuck in slump

ATLANTA - Andruw Jones was only 19 and still had Class A dirt in his cleats when he made his debut with the Atlanta Braves in 1996.

July 03, 2007 | Associated Press | Sports


Liberty's BRAGging rights

Hundreds of cyclists pedaled into Hinesville throughout Friday, bound for "Camp Bradwell" - the next-to-last stop on a weeklong trek that took them across the state of Georgia.

July 03, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Sports


Sports featured at Summer Slam

The wait is over. Summer Slam 2007 starts tomorrow and producer Ernie Walthour Sr. is excited.

July 02, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports


Long's dream of pro ball comes true

Several youngsters who pick up a bat, ball and glove often dream of one day playing under the lights of a big league team. Clay Young, a right-handed pitcher from Long County, was no different. Ever since he stepped foot on a diamond in T-ball at the age of 5, his goal has been to one day reach the major leagues.

June 30, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports Editor | Sports


Pondering what defines a fan

Thanks to the wonders of inter-league play, the Atlanta Braves (35-31) will be cutting the pine against my Cleveland Indians (38-26) this weekend.

June 30, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Sports


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Lady Tide beat Toombs; Boys edged out

The Long County High School varsity basketball teams kicked off the season Tuesday in Vidalia against Toombs County. The boys lost to the Bulldogs, 58-47. The girls won against the Lady Dogs, 58-40.

November 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Both Panther teams beat Tattnall

Liberty County's Lady Panther edged out Tattnall County High School, 44-41, Friday in a non-region game.

November 22, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Ticket Specials Available for GSU Eagles Home Finale Nov. 29th

STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29, with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."

November 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Lovelady signs with Owls

Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current East Georgia State College pitcher Richard Lovelady has signed to play at Kennesaw State University.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Tough Saturday for BI boys, Liberty teams

Liberty County's basketball teams were swept Saturday at Statesboro. The same day, the Bradwell Institute boys lost a non-conference game at New Hampstead, 62-27.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County holds Blue and White scrimmages

The Long County High School boys' basketball team had its annual Blue and White scrimmage Saturday.

November 19, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty struggles against Griffin

Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Breida Selected as One of 10 Doak Walker Award Semifinalists

DALLAS, TEXAS -- The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced today the 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, which includes Georgia Southern sophomore Matt Breida. The semifinalists (in alphabetical order) are: Ameer Abdullah (Sr.), Nebraska; Jay Ajayi (Jr.), Boise State; Javorius Allen (Jr.), USC; Cameron Artis-Payne (Sr.), Auburn; Matt Breida (So.), Georgia Southern; Tevin Coleman (Jr.), Indiana; James Conner (So.), Pittsburgh; Melvin Gordon (Jr.), Wisconsin; Devon Johnson (Jr.), Marshall and Duke Johnson (Jr.), Miami.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell track team hosting 5K run/walk

The Bradwell Institute track team will host its first Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.

November 19, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Panthers fall at Griffin in playoff opener

Liberty County fell, 46-12, in the first round of the playoffs Friday at Griffin.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide has goal of returning to state playoffs

The Long County basketball teams hit the hardwood Tuesday to face Toombs County in their first games of the season.

November 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Free camp, Walthour tribute next Saturday

St. James Coastal Crew Rebels youth coach Darryl McCray recently announced there will be a free basketball camp from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the St. James Sports Center, 1140 Holmestown Road in Midway.

November 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Hurricanes prepare for 15th season

The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team is preparing for its 15th season and will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Live Oak Church of God.

November 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Savannah Storm tryouts

The Savannah Storm, an expansion franchise of the American Basketball Association, will host three tryouts for open roster spots for the upcoming season.

November 17, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Ford Plantation unveils redesigned course

Not every golf course gets designed by Pete Dye. Probably even fewer get redesigned by a Hall of Famer.

November 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Sports


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