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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


Tide advance to Sweet 16

The fans packed the Long County High School gymnasium on Saturday to see if the Blue Tide could continue to put another notch on their belt representing one more victory.

March 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


FPCA advances to state

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders traveled to Swainsboro for the first round of division GISA 2A regional play last Thursday.

March 13, 2007 | By Evelyn Alston Special to the Courier | Sports


Faith Baptist in GCAA 2AA baseball, softball

LUDOWICI - First Baptist Christian Academy travels to Savannah to play Memorial on Monday beginning their baseball season. Head coach Drexel Blocker anticipates a strong season as FBCA finished fourth in the state last year with a 16-9 record.

March 13, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports


LCRD names more basketball champs

Liberty County Recreation Department Youth Basketball Leagues went into playoffs last week. Here are some results:

March 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Sports


Ludowici church wins league

The Macedonia Baptist Church in Long County won a double elimination tournament in the Glennville Recreation Department Thursday.

March 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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Eagles getting in their kicks after recent struggles

The kicking game has been an adventure at Georgia Southern for the last two years.

August 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Tuesday Night Open League

August 15, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Chapman claims bronze

Former Bradwell Institute track star Quintunya Chapman earned a bronze medal in the heptathlon at the eighth annual North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Under-23 Championship in Athletics event last weekend in Kamloops, British Columbia.

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Lady Panthers top Lady Tide

Liberty County High School kicked off its softball season with a 10-3 win over Long County High School on Monday in Ludowici.

August 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McMillan loses stripe — and it’s a good thing

Recognized as a huge rite of passage, Ohio State Buckeye coach Urban Meyer announced he was removing the black stripes off the helmets of two freshmen - including Liberty County High School alum and OSU freshman linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


BI’s Johnson honored for perfect attendance

Bradwell Institute quarterback Duane Johnson won a 55-inch flat-screen TV in recognition of his 100 percent attendance to all team activities and practice in the spring, summer and fall. Johnson received the TV from new BI head coach Greg Hill on Monday.

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Two things GSU better be good at in Sun Belt

The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.

August 13, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Sports briefs

LCRD offering variety of fall programs

August 13, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia Southern receivers more than just blockers

Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.

August 12, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


John suffers ankle injury in Colts preseason opener

Former Bradwell Institute and Georgia State football player Ulrick John sustained an ankle injury in the Indianapolis Colts' preseason opener against the Jets Thursday night. The Colts lost 13-10.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers special-teams seek kicker, receivers

Bradwell Institute is coming along under new head football coach Greg Hill and his staff. The players worked diligently through the spring and summer to build speed and strength. They are competing for starting spots left open by departing players in the quarterback, running back and wide receiver spots.

August 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Panthers, Tide start season Monday in Ludowici

The Lady Panthers will play at Long County Monday, opening Liberty County High School's softball season. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.

August 11, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long Commission salutes young ball players

The Long County Commission Tuesday recognized the Long County 10-and-under All-Star baseball team for winning the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C championship. The boys won the title last month by defeating Putnam County 14-0 in the championship game.

August 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles ushering in new era

STATESBORO - The beginning of an era for Georgia Southern begins with two events for the Eagles' home opener on Sept. 6 as GSU will recognize its unprecedented six national championships and the game ball will be delivered by parachute drop by the Golden Knights.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

Rotary Club to host fishing tournament

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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