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LCRD 8U All-Stars win championship

The Liberty County Recreation Department 8U baseball team won the Silver Division championship in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Warm-Up tournament June 13 in Glynn County.

June 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports Briefs

Baseball camp set

June 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Football coach recognized as coach on rise

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern head football coach Willie Fritz was named to Athlon Sports' list of 15 college-football coaches on the rise for 2015 after leading the Eagles to a Sun Belt Conference championship in their first year in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

June 19, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


First-year coach excelling with 12U Rebels

Dana King Jr. knew he would want to coach kids someday.

June 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


McMillan picked for top-50 list; LeCounte shines at camp

The Northeast Ohio Media Group is counting down its top 50 picks of Big Ten Conference football players, and former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan made the list at No. 36.

June 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


10 Blue Tide honored by region

Long County was well-represented on the recently announced All-Region 2-AA boys' soccer team with 10 players being recognized.

June 17, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Chapman places 3rd at nationals

Former Bradwell Institute and current senior University of Georgia Lady Bulldog heptathlete Quintunya Chapman placed third in the NCAA National Championship Tournament held June

June 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports brief

Long County Blue Tide baseball fundraiser

June 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars give scholarships

The Scott's All*Stars basketball program recently awarded two Marcus Scott/Canzola Scott $500 scholarships.

June 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide players earn All 2-AA honors

Four members of the Long County High School baseball team recently were selected for All-Region 2-AA honors.

June 15, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Two Eagles drafted by MLB

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern senior outfielder Aaron Mizell was the second Eagle selected in last week's Major League Baseball Amateur Draft after being taken in the 32nd round by the Houston Astros.

June 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


RH Wildcat pitcher drafted by Cleveland

Chandler Newman was projected to be chosen in the first 10 rounds of the Major League Baseball draft, but wasn't called through its first two days.

June 15, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Sports


Panther football player competes in Five-Star Camp

Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte was among the top 100 players that was invited to the 2015 Rivals 100 Five-Star Challenge.

June 15, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Rec leagues All-Stars

Long County Recreation Department Director Henry Strickland said the 12U midget league boys baseball team was runner-up at the recent Lyons Invitational Tournament.

June 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

SE Georgia Basketball Camp

June 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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Articles by Section - Sports


UGA’s Chapman named All-Academic by group

Former Bradwell Institute track star and current University of Georgia senior heptathlon competitor Quintunya Chapman made the list Friday of U.S. Track & Field and ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Mitchell gets attention at Nike Peach Jam

The Georgia Stars 16U AAU basketball team claimed the 2015 Nike Peach Jam title last week in North Augusta, South Carolina, led primarily by the ...

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Sports Briefs

Blue Tide baseball fundraiser set

July 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


6 Eagles earn preseason honors from SBC coaches

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern's Matt Breida and Darien Foreman were named to the first-team All-Sun Belt football team, while Kevin Ellison, Jay Ellison, Matt ...

July 22, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Getting back to full strength

Local personal trainer Vince Gumataotao placed fourth overall in the light heavyweight division at the National Physique Committee Georgia Bodybuilding competition July 11 in Atlanta.

July 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Softball season getting closer

While football soon will highlight Friday nights, the local girls' softball teams will also be busy once school starts again.

July 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Long County football action starts Aug. 14

The Long County High School varsity football team recently announced its schedule for the 2015 season.

July 20, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles top preseason SBC coaches poll

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern has been picked to win the Sun Belt in the 2015 preseason coaches poll, according to gseagles.com.

July 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Gators’ camp draws about 40 participants

The Liberty County Recreation Department and Hinesville Soccer Association held a soccer camp this past Monday through Thursday at James Brown Park. Hinesville Gators founder ...

July 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles games on third largest network in state

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football games will again be broadcast statewide in 2015 as the Eagles begin their second season of FBS play in the Sun ...

July 17, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Running store sets open house

Georgia Game Changers owners Ron and Sandra Elliott have set an ambitious schedule for next weekend.

July 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Fall prep football schedules set

Summer vacation will soon end, meaning the kids will head back to school and prep sports will quickly get underway. Football becomes the focal point ...

July 15, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Changes coming for GSU’s Paulson stadium

STATESBORO - With the kickoff of the 2015 Georgia Southern football season now less than two months away, Paulson Stadium is once again undergoing some renovation.

July 15, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Sports


McMillan on Butkus Award list team

Ohio State Buckeye football player Raekwon McMillan was named to the Butkus Award watch list, according to a report on Land-Grant Holy Land.

July 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Golf tournament funds scholarships

The committee of the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship Fund has scheduled its 11th annual golf tournament for Aug. 1.

July 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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