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Jenkins brings down the Lady Tigers by one

In another tight scoring game the Lady Warriors of Jenkins did something that Beach, Groves and Camden County could not. They upset the number one ranked Lady Tigers by defeating them 57-58.

February 10, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Wofford dominates second half, downs Eagles

STATESBORO- Down nine points at halftime, Wofford stormed back

February 09, 2008 | By Matt Horne Special to the Courier | Sports


Federer's streak of 10 straight Grand Slam finals ended by Djokovic

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ The crowd roared as Roger Federer rallied against Novak Djokovic.

February 09, 2008 | By Paul Alexander Associated Press writer | Sports


Gators win fifth place

February 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Tigers topple Wildcats at Camden County

Lady Tigers 56-Lady Wildcats 55

February 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Luis Flores Named SEC Men's Tennis Player Of The Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Senior Luis Flores (Xalapa, Mexico) of the No. 2-ranked University of Georgia men's tennis team has been named the SEC Men's Tennis Player of the Week, announced the conference office Wednesday. Flores topped a field of 32 to win the SEC Coaches' Indoor Singles Championship last weekend in New Orleans.

February 08, 2008 | By Kyle Harris Assistant Director of Sports Communications UGA | Sports


Blue Tide Avenge Loss to Raiders, Move Into #2 Spot in 2-AA Region

LUDOWICI - The Long County boys basketball team beat the Savannah Christian Red Raiders on Tuesday 49-43, and with the win moved the Tide into second place in the 2-AA Region standings.

February 08, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Long County Girls Fall to Savannah Christian

LUDOWICI - The Long County girls basketball team, showed a "never-say-die" attitude Tuesday as they took on the current number one seed in the 2-AA Region, the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.

February 08, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Falcons hire Jaguars defensive coordinator Mike Smith as head coach

ATLANTA _ The Atlanta Falcons' new rookie coach already is sounding like the veteran who took the team to its only Super Bowl.

February 08, 2008 | By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gym Dogs Open Home Slate With Pink Out Against LSU

ATHENS, Ga. -- After three straight meets on the road against top-five opponents, Georgia finally returns to Athens for its first home meet of the year Saturday against the No. 5 LSU Tigers in Stegeman Coliseum at 4 p.m.

February 08, 2008 | By Caroline Domecq Georgia Sports Communications | Sports


AT&T becomes presenting partner for 2008 Tour de Georgia

ATLANTA-Officials from the Tour de Georgia Foundation, Inc. and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) unveiled today the new branding for the spring's world-class cycling event, which will become the Tour de Georgia presented by AT&T. As the Presenting Sponsor for 2008 Tour, AT&T will own exclusive rights for "Communications Services" for the event, scheduled for April 21-27.

February 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Panthers prep for showdown with Hephzibah tonight

The Panthers battled the Wildcats in Richmond Hill Tuesday night with both the men and lady Panthers toppling the big cats.

February 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Rafael Nadal loses in straight sets to unseeded Tsonga in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) _ Rafael Nadal found out what Australian Open fans already knew: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is for real.

February 08, 2008 | By Paul Alexander Associated Press writer | Sports


Highlanders win three in a row

First Presbyterian Men Highlanders varsity basketball team is hooping it up with three back-to-back victories; over Glennville Christian, Providence Christian and Thomas Jefferson on Saturday, Tuesday night and Wednesday night.

February 08, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Guyton added to Senior Bowl roster

MOBILE, Ala. -Former Bradwell stand out Gary Guyton was just added to the roster for the 2008 Under Armour Senior Bowl. Along with Guyton five other Yellow Jackets were chosen, including running back Tashard Choice, defensive end Darrell Robertson, punter Durant Brooks and linebacker Philip Wheeler. They join the top 100 senior NFL draft prospects participating this week at the Senior Bowl.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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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


Eagles, Bulldogs gearing up

MACON - Conference media days are still more than a month away for most football programs, but Georgia got a head start as coaches from all of the state's collegiate programs met with members of the media June 2 at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame as part of the annual Pigskin Preview.

June 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Two Eagles games to be on ESPNU

STATESBORO - Kickoff times for Georgia Southern's two Thursday-night games on ESPNU have been announced, with both games set for 7:30 p.m. starts, according to gseagles.com.

June 13, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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