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Boat-safety course in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Marine Patrol unit will conduct a boating-safety course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Metro training facility next to Dillard's on the second floor of the Savannah Mall.

August 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Jags, city agree on stadium upgrades

JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday announced the team has agreed to terms with the city of Jacksonville to undertake approximately $63 million in enhancements to EverBank Field, including two new end zone video scoreboards that will be the largest of their kind in the world.

June 21, 2013 | Jacksonville Jaguars Public Relations | Sports


Athletes play for Christianity in Dominican Republican

Seven teens from Long County High School joined up with five students from Wayne County for a trip to use sports to spread news of the Bible.

June 21, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


GSU football gets good grades

For the most recent reporting period released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the 2011-12 academic year, the Georgia Southern Football program had its highest-ever single-year and multi-year Academic Progress Report scores.

June 21, 2013 | GSU Athletic Media Relations | Sports


Team reaches victory mileston

Scott's All*Stars program recently recorded the program's 100th win.

June 21, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Sports


McMillan moves up ESPN 150 rankings

Heavily recruited Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has moved up ESPN's rankings of top high-school football players.

June 19, 2013 | Staff report | Sports


Golf tourney raises $3,900 for scholarships

Golfers from all over southeast Georgia came out June 8 to compete in the fifth annual Mabel Creel Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.

June 19, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Game day for June 19

Today: College baseball:

June 19, 2013 | Staff Report | Sports


GSU softball camp June 24-25

Georgia Southern Softball will host its 2013 summer softball camp on June 24-25 at Eagle Field in Statesboro. For more information and to register, visit GeorgiaSouthernSoftballCamps.com.

June 19, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Professional cycling coming to Tybee

Tybee Island will host the Coastal Empire Cycle Fest Criterium cycling event starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at Fannies on the Beach, 1613 Strand Ave.

April 23, 2013 | Special to the News | Sports


Healthy Eagles get shot as spring practice closes

The Georgia Southern football team that takes the field on Aug. 31 against Savannah State in the 2013 season opener, won't likely resemble the squad that has practiced throughout the spring and took the field last Saturday for the Blue/White scrimmage.

April 22, 2013 | By Matt Yogus Statesboro Herald | Sports


Turkey season open in Georgia

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division encourages hunters to review important turkey-hunting safety tips before hitting the woods.

March 25, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Sports


NFL star to speak at 11 Black Men banquet

National Football League player and Bradwell Institute alumnus Gary Guyton will deliver the keynote address March 30 at the 19th annual Eleven Black Men of Liberty County banquet in Fort Stewart's Club Ballroom, 1020 Hero Road, building 405.

March 18, 2013 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Military, public, private health alliance promoted

Health-care stakeholders from the public and private sectors met Wednesday to further analyze the results of a strategic health-plan study commissioned by the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.

December 01, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Sports


Parent group to work on involvement

GAINESVILLE - A group of parents from across Georgia has been asked to help the state Department of Education increase parent and family engagement to help promote student success.

September 25, 2012 | Associated Press | Sports


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Trying to make a great program greater

Georgia Southern University's new football coach, Willie Fritz, was the guest speaker at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the LaQuinta Inn in Flemington.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


McRae suffers sprained ankle in loss

LAS VEGAS ­- Midway native Jordan McRae led Philadelphia with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday, but suffered a sprained left ankle late in the fourth quarter of the Samsung NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Local bowlers earn medals

Local bowlers Hunter Miller, Joseph Yarbrough, TJ Standard and BJ Cedola all competed at the 2014 Georgia Games last weekend in Lawrenceville.

July 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Milton-Jones’ season ends with injury

ATLANTA - Riceboro native and Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 WNBA season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.

July 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

Bradwell Lady Tigers Softball Conditioning and Try-outs

July 18, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McRae shining in summer league

Midway native Jordan McRae has garnered attention as he tries to nail down a spot with the Philadelphia 76ers.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Milton-Jones back in Ga.

Riceboro native DeLisha Milton-Jones was acquired last week by the WNBA's Atlanta Dream in a mid-season trade with the New York Liberty, the Dream announced.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Pelton claims first, second

Cassandra Pelton of Ludowici earned first- and second-place finishes in two recent archery events, according to Evans County Junior Olympic Archery Development Archery Team coach Holly Edgar.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Ninth-grade Rebels go 3-0 at tourney

The ninth-grade Coastal Crew Rebels boys' basketball team went 3-0 at the Elite 32 Showcase last weekend in Marietta.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Scott’s All*Stars give to rally

Scott's All*Stars collected gently used uniforms and name-brand shoes to give away at the Back to School Rally last Saturday in Riceboro.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


YMCA has swim meet, classes

The Liberty County YMCA has a slew of activities planned for this weekend and has a new boxing class open for registration.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White golf tourney tees off Aug. 2

July 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports


Social-media access available for Sun Belt Media Day

New social-media features will be incorporated into the Sun Belt Conference's media day July 22 in New Orleans as the league debuts the "Sun Belt Social Media Suite" to allow fans access and connections to media-day activities.

July 16, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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