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Report: McRae soon to debut in NBA D-League

Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper.

February 25, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


McGowan signs with Dodgers

Ludowici native and Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to CBSLA.com.

February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


GSU vs. GSU tonight in Statesboro

Georgia Southern Men's Basketball continues its five-game home stand tonight as in-state rival Georgia State visits Hanner Fieldhouse.

February 05, 2015 | By Georgia Souther AMR | Sports


Hurricanes open season with a victory at home

Liberty County's semi-professional football team, the Hinesville Hurricanes, opened the season Saturday with an 18-15 win over the Jacksonville Black Hawks.

February 04, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Faith Baptist football player signs to LSU

Nigerian native Chidi Valentine-Okeke penned his name to play for the Louisiana State University Tigers during a ceremony held on National Signing Day at his current school, Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici.

February 04, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


New coach guiding Panthers into battle

The Liberty County boys' soccer team will be under new head coach Kristin Hill when the school's teams open their seasons Thursday by hosting Brunswick.

February 03, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Longtime stable gets new owner, name

Dixie Stables is under new ownership after being owned by Allenhurst resident Lynn Pace for more than four decades.

February 03, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Scott gets state honor

Long County High School running back and quarterback Brendon Scott recently received honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.

February 03, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Chapman hits personal best

Former Bradwell Institute sprinter Quintunya Chapman placed second in the pentathlon Jan. 23 for Georgia at the McCravy Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky, according to a news release on UGA's athletic website.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Former Lady Tiger finishing college-hoops career strongly

Former Bradwell Institute forward Seandre Lee will finish her college-basketball career strongly this season at the University of West Georgia.

February 03, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


All*Stars have good turnout for tryouts

Thirty eight boys and girls registered for the sixth annual All-Stars tryouts held Jan. 24-25 and founder Marcus Scott anticipates 100 players from grades 4-11 to be enrolled in the program this season.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


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February 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Panthers teams enjoy victories over Thomson

The Thomson Bulldogs basketball teams looked to make a statement at Friday's Region 3-AAAA game at Liberty County High School, and the girls' overtime match proved to be a thriller.

February 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


In region play, Lady Tide 1-1, boys 0-2

The Long County High School basketball teams faced Bacon and McIntosh counties this week in Ludowici for Region 2-AA action in which the girls went 1-1 and the boys 0-2.

February 02, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Faith Baptist Christian’s national team seeks title

It's been a whirlwind season for first-year Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball coach Keith Graves.

February 02, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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Liberty Panther boys win basketball region title

Liberty County High School's basketball teams played Region 3-AAAA tournament games last week, and the Panther boys took home the championship trophy.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


BI Tigers nab win in baseball scrimmage

Bradwell Institute claimed a 9-4 scrimmage win Thursday at Tattnall County.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty Co. H.S. Panthers fall in soccer opener

The Liberty County High School soccer teams had rough times in their season openers Thursday.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Blue Tide hoops teams end year

The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this week, falling in the quarterfinals of the Region 2-AA tournament.

February 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


BI soccer teams get solid start to season

Bradwell Institute's soccer teams kicked off their seasons with home games last week against Brunswick on Tuesday and Long County on Thursday.

February 16, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated story | Sports


Highlanders fall to Memorial Day

It wasn't the perfect ending to what could have been the perfect season for the First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team.

February 12, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Lady Tide destroy Groves in tourney opener, lose to Jeff Davis on Wednesday

The Long County High School girls' basketball team had one of its best showings of the year Tuesday by destroying Groves, 69-20, in the first round of the Region 2-AA Tournament in Ludowici.

February 12, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide stun Bacon County in region tourney, fall to Benedictine

The Long County High School boys' basketball team shocked everyone but themselves Tuesday.

February 12, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles add 22 recruits on Signing Day

As Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz stepped to the podium for the Eagles' Signing Day news conference Feb. 4, the sometimes-overblown hyperbole of the day wasn't lost on him.

February 12, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


BI girls lose in regions

The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers ended their season Monday with a 55-43 loss to Ware County in the first round of the Region 3-AAAAA at Effingham County High School.

February 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Liberty teams get sweeps in finales

Liberty County's basketball teams earned wins Saturday in their final games of the regular season.

February 11, 2015 | John Wood | Sports


Region 2-AA tourney under way in Ludowici

The Region 2-AA basketball tournament continues today in Ludowici at Long County High School.

February 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tigers, Panthers ready to hit the diamonds next week

The Liberty County and Bradwell Institute baseball teams open their seasons next week.

February 11, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Highlander boys looking to stay undefeated

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's boys are looking to close out the basketball season with a 10-0 region 2-AA mark.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


Panthers fall in scrimmage start soccer Thursday

Liberty County High School's soccer teams played Toombs County High for their pre-season scrimmages Friday night.

February 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports


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