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Potential new prospect from Panthers draws attention

During the past few years, Liberty County High School has produced top-notch Division I football players.

May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA eliminated from state playoffs

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's baseball team was eliminated from the state baseball playoffs Friday with two second-round losses at Flint River Academy in Woodbury.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McGowan optioned to minors by Phillies

Long County native and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Dustin McGowan has been optioned to the organization's Triple-A affiliate Lehigh Valley, the team announced Friday on its website.

May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two from Liberty win titles at Class A state rec-association meet

The Liberty County Recreation Department's track and field teams competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A state meet May 1-2 at Laney High School in Augusta.

May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Paulson Stadium switching to artificial turf

STATESBORO - Already the subject of a major expansion before the 2014 season, another substantial change could be coming to Paulson Stadium in the near future.

May 17, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Two Eagles sign with NFL teams

Former Georgia Southern football players Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye signed undrafted free-agent contracts with NFL clubs over the weekend.

May 16, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Spring games this weekend

Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute's football teams held spring training for their respective football teamsthe past two weeks and will hold inter-league play this weekend.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide seniors recognized during last home game

The Long County High School baseball team recently recognized its graduating seniors: Christian Hall, Ryan McGowan and Clay Strickland.

May 13, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sikes named MEAC Player of Year

Former Liberty County High School baseball player and current Savannah State University Tiger Trey Sikes was named the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year, according to an SSU news release.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Three Lady Panthers place at state meet

Liberty County High School had three Lady Panthers place well at the state track meet last weekend in Albany.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Area players set for All-Star Games

Three area soccer players will play in the 2015 Coastal Empire All-Star Games on Saturday afternoon at Daffin Park in Savannah.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Georgia Southern scheduled to face Auburn in ’17

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles will travel to legendary head coach Erk Russell's alma mater, the Auburn Tigers, to open the 2017 football season.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Dates set for GSU football camps

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for six Eagle Invasion Football Camps in the summer of 2015 with locations across Georgia.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles top Clemson on diamond in series closer

CLEMSON, S.C. - Ryan Cleveland tallied four hits and drove in five runs including the eventual game-winner in the ninth inning as Georgia Southern rallied for a 7-4 win over Clemson in the series finale Sunday.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Basketball Bash set for May 22-24

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | 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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