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Highlander swimmers continue to improve

The First Presbyterian swimming Highlanders continue to improve their strokes and time at a recent swim meet held in Atlanta.

January 30, 2008 | By Leenae Johnson Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers win two in a row improve to 12-2

The Panthers were on the road facing regional opponents Benedictine Friday and Hephzibah Saturday. They came home with two more region 3-AAA victories as they prepped for more regional action against South Effingham last night.

January 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Long County Boys Get Win and Loss over Weekend

Tenth-ranked Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up a region win on Friday, and then lost a non-region game on Saturday.

January 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Federer shows no effects from illness to open defense of Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ Top-ranked Roger Federer showed no lasting effects from a nasty stomach bug, routing Diego Hartfield of Argentina 6-0, 6-3, 6-0 Tuesday to open his quest of a third consecutive Australian Open title.

January 30, 2008 | By Paul Alexander Associated Press writer | Sports


Lady Tide Get Win Against Indians, But Fall Short Against Terrors

The Long County girls basketball team got back on the winning track Friday, beating Charlton County, but on Saturday they were clearly outmatched as they fell to Glynn Academy.

January 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


Cowboys crumble in playoffs again; Giants headed to Green Bay

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Beaten at Dallas and trounced by Green Bay, the New York Giants seemed headed to a lost season after only two games.

January 29, 2008 | By Jaime Aron Associated Press sports writer | Sports


Serena Williams, Henin, Davenport, Nadal advance at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ The first round is about survival, finding that little bit extra when things aren't going great and there's an unseeded player across the net, hungry for an upset.

January 29, 2008 | Paul Alexander Associated Press Writer | Sports


Undermanned Chargers stun Colts 28-24

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ A trip to New England in the dead of winter hardly captivates San Diegans.

January 29, 2008 | Barry Wilner Associated Press football writer | Sports


Coach Brock evaluates Blue Tide at mid-season

Long County Blue Tide head coach Deshon Brock recently sat down to discuss where his team is at the mid-season break.

January 29, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Sports


FPCA adds victories with wins over Memorial and David Emmanuel

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders took two back-to-back varsity victores in Men's basketball when they traveled to Memorial Day on Thursday and beat last year's state champions David Emmanuel on Friday night. The junior varsity split victories with a loss to Memorial Day but a win against David Emmanuel. And the Lady Highlanders get their second victory of the season as they toppled David Emmanuel after a tough loss to Memorial Day. Here are the scores

January 27, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Atom Smashers win by one in high energy game

A perhaps temporary era dawned Friday as the Tigers entered the gym to host the Johnson Atom Smashers. Interim head coach Pete Woodard commanded the Men Tiger squad.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Dustin and Jilly McGowan prepare for spring training

LUDOWICI - When Dustin McGowan was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays as a first round pick in 2000, everyone thought the right-hander had the tools to be a big league pitcher.

January 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Lady Tigers smash Johnson by 26 points (58-32)

The Lady Tigers taught a physics lesson to the Johnson Atom Smashers Friday night, taking a 26-point victory and adding yet another win to their region record.

January 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


Tides lose to Appling County

Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tiger teams split with Savannah High

The Tigers traveled to Savannah High's new basketball gym Tuesday night knowing the Blue Jackets are particular about defending their home turf. As expected, the men Blue Jackets gave it their all, sending the game into overtime and coming out on top. What was unexpected was the Lady Jackets low-scoring points and playing skills that allowed the Lady Tigers to run away with a win.

January 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Sports


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Six Tigers earn All-Region 3-AAAAA team honors

Six Bradwell Institute baseball players were selected for 2015 All-Region 3-AAAAA honors.

May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


BI 11th, Liberty 14th at boys’ state meet

The Bradwell Institute boys' track team placed 11th overall at the Georgia Olympics track meet last weekend in Jefferson.

May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Soccer camp planned

May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Rebels team goes 3-0 in Albany

The Coastal Crew Rebels eighth-grade team went 3-0 in the "Mayhem-In-May" Basketball Showcase on May 9 in Albany.

May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


All*Stars teams place in tourney

The Scott's All*Stars eighth- and ninth-grade boys' basketball teams recently placed at Scott's All*Stars sixth annual classic May 9-10.

May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles open Sun Belt baseball tourney play today

Georgia Southern and Georgia State will square off for the fourth-straight time as a Southern vs. State rematch is slated to open the 2015 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament at 10 a.m. today in Troy, Alabama.

May 20, 2015 | By Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Springboard from spring football

Liberty County High School held its Black vs. Gold spring football scrimmage Friday afternoon at Donell Woods Stadium, giving Panther football fans a glimpse of the season to come.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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


BI player of the year gets ready for college ball

Former Bradwell Institute football player Isaiah Barnes is getting ready to take his game to the next level.

May 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | 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


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