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Men’s team gets 1st Sun Belt win

STATESBORO - In a game that was horrendous on both sides with turnovers and missed shots, it seemed like the first team that hit 40 points was going to win.

January 07, 2015 | Matt Yogus Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers go 3-0 in Gentlemen’s Classic

After winning the first two games of the Gentlemen's Classic Tournament in Statesboro last week, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team took game three beating Osborne, 75-67.

January 05, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide pick up three more wins over break

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams played in the Portal Holiday Classic Christmas Tournament last week.

January 05, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Former LCHS Panther vying for title

Former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan will be in the Bowl Championship Series final game after his current team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, pulled off the upset of the year over Alabama, 42-35, in the Sugar Bowl semi-final game Thursday night.

January 05, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Brown shoots 50% on new squad

Former Liberty County High School and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown started his first game with his new European team, Basic-Fit Brussels last week.

January 05, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Eagles rally from deficit; drop Sun Belt debut to UT, 62-61

ARLINGTON, Texas – Lonnie McClanahan hit a driving right-handed layup with 14.1 seconds left to lift UT Arlington to a 62-61 men's basketball victory over Georgia Southern in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams Tuesday night in College Park Center.

January 05, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


LeCounte set for Under Armour Elite 50

Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte has been selected to take part in the inaugural Under Armour Elite 50 Experience.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


McMillan, Buckeyes getting ready for ’Bama, Sugar Bowl

Looking to build on a stellar freshman regular season, former Liberty County High School football linebacker Raekwon McMillan is prepping to play for Ohio State on Thursday in the All-State Sugar Bowl.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Liberty takes two at ’Boro tourney

Liberty County High School's boys' basketball team won its first two games in the Gentlemen's Classic Tournament last weekend in Statesboro.

December 30, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Scott named Blue Tide’s Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of Year

Running back Brendon Scott has been named the 2014 Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of the Year for Long County High School.

December 30, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Frye to play in all-star game

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Garrett Frye, an offensive tackle for Georgia Southern, has accepted an invitation to the Medal of Honor Bowl senior all-star game at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina.

December 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


GSU men’s hoops becoming fun again

You'd have to go back to this time of year in 2003 when Georgia Southern basketball was really, truly fun.

December 30, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Thornton helps Wolfpack earn Bitcoin Bowl victory

Former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton and former Bradwell Institute lineman Chester Brown played in Friday's Bitcoin Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla.

December 29, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide football team honored at awards banquet

The Long County High School football team recently held its annual awards banquet at the school cafeteria to recognize over 50 players and adults for their efforts.

December 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty stables shine at Georgia Fall Classic

Liberty County stables placed well in the final show of the 2014 American saddlebred season.

December 29, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Sports


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Panthers preparing for track season

Frigid temperatures forced cancellation of Liberty County High School's first track meet Thursday, but coach Nathan Mims said that hasn't stopped training.

February 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Long County players on All Region teams

Long County placed eight players on the recently announced 2-AA All-Region basketball teams.

February 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Liberty wins second round

Liberty County High School beat Woodward Academy, 72-62, Saturday during the second round of the Class AAAA State playoffs. The game was at Liberty.

February 21, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Tigers beat Panthers, 8-6

Despite coming out with an early lead, the Liberty County Panthers baseball team lost to the Bradwell Tigers Friday night at Panther. The final score was 8-6. We'll have more on the game later and in Sunday's Courier.

February 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


FPCA boys in region title game tonight

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team is set to play Robert Toombs Christian Academy tonight in Lyons for the Georgia Independent School Association Region 2-AA title.

February 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers off to good start on diamond, face Bradwell today

The Liberty County High School baseball team will roll into today's home game against Bradwell Institute off a road win.

February 20, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panther to host Woodward Academy in second round

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs after a dramatic 74-72 overtime win over Henry County on Wednesday at home.

February 19, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated 2/19/15 2:45 p.m. | Sports


Panthers open playoffs tonight

The Liberty County High School boys' basketball team starts its chase for the Class AAAA state title tonight by hosting Henry County at 6 p.m. in a first-round playoff matchup.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Frazier, Dawgs head into home stretch

Former Faith Baptist guard J.J. Frazier and the University of Georgia men's basketball team are heading into the final games of the Southeastern Conference season.

February 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Former players doing well at Morris College

Former Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute basketball players Diamone Johnson and Tiara Howard have done well at Morris College where both women are in their junior years.

February 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Blue Tide get first win of year on diamond

The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the year Monday by defeating New Hampstead, 11-1, in five innings in Ludowici.

February 18, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Vince Dooley to speak at Bethesda Academy

SAVANNAH - Former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will be the guest speaker at the second anniversary Scholarship Gala at Bethesda Academy from 6:30-10:30 p.m. May 15 at 9520 Ferguson Ave. to celebrate the school's 275th anniversary and the class of 2015.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Eagles baseball looking for more this season

If Georgia Southern has proven anything in its brief relationship with the Sun Belt Conference, it's that the Eagles shouldn't be taken lightly. The football team rolled to a conference title and the men's basketball team is right in the championship mix.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Blue Tide baseball team looks to make state tournament

The Long County High School baseball team last year missed making the state playoffs by one game, finishing with a 13-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in Region 2-AA.

February 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide soccer teams look to build on last year’s success

Last year was only the second year of the Long County High School soccer program's existence, but both the girls' and boys' teams had quality years.

February 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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