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McGowan reflects on pitcher's untimely death

Major League Baseball pitcher Joe Kennedy collapsed this past Friday at around 1:15 a.m., while staying with his wife's parents in Tampa, Fla.

December 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondennt | Sports


Tide dominates Yellow Jackets, Ladies split

The Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team dominated rival Wayne County this past Saturday and improved their record to 2-0.

December 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondennt | Sports


Long County commissioners get down to business

The Long County Commissioner's meeting this month started the ball rolling on several items of public interest.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | News


Ludowici garbage rates to rise

Ludowici City Council conducted its monthly meeting Nov. 13, and, according to information provided by City Clerk Tarra Warren, one of the decisions made will affect the price of garbage pickup.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | News


Rabies clinic, food drive a success

Two recent activities in Long County have helped protect the community and feed those in need on Thanksgiving.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | News


Dog-baying competition draws dogs from all over Southeast

This past weekend, competitors from as far as South Carolina, Florida, and Alabama; and from surrounding Camden, Liberty, Evans, Appling, and Tattnall Counties, all came out to the dog-baying Competition hosted by Ray's Bay Pen.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Sports


Tide scrimmage, alumni game tonight

The Long County High School boys' Blue Tide Basketball team will have a scrimmage game this Friday, followed by an alumni game to get ready for the upcoming season.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Dog-baying tourney this weekend

Ray's Bay Pen will host a Dog Baying Competition this Saturday and Sunday in Long County.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Jesup shooting suspect applied for concealed weapon permit

According to Long County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Hall, Sharmila Melissa Powell, 30, who was recently arrested in connection with a shooting in Jesup, applied for a permit to carry a concealed weapon on Nov. 2 - 11 days earlier.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | News


Blue Tide Ladies aim for wins - on and off the road

When Julie Daffron took over last year as head coach for the Long County girls' basketball team, she knew she had her work cut out for her.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Sports


Long County man charged in stabbing

An argument between a man and his former wife's boyfriend reportedly escalated into a stabbing this past Tuesday in Long County, according to authorities.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Public Safety


Two charged with mower theft

Some folks steal money, others cars, and some try to steal lawnmowers - or at least that is what two Hinesville men were charged with trying to do in Long County.

November 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long to get new E-911 addresses

The Long County E-911 Committee met with the GeoComm staff Oct. 25 during its monthly meeting.

November 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Turnovers prove costly for Blue Tide

The Long County Blue Tide football team (4-6) was playing for pride and hoping to finish the season with a .500 record Friday. But four turnovers in the game resulted in the team losing 21-0 to the Pierce County Bears (8-2).

November 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide football team honors its seniors

The Long County High School Blue Tide football team celebrated Senior Night on Friday prior to the Pierce County football game.

November 27, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Big Blue Tide loss makes next games crucial

The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.

April 23, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide roll into postseason

The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Gospel sing to help Long Co. athletes on trip

A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County teams thump Metter, 10-0 on senior night

Last Friday was a good night for the Long County High School soccer teams, as both the girls and boys claimed 10-0 wins over Metter in Ludowici.

April 18, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide split recent road games

The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan gets first victory since 2008

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide girls win, boys lose

Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.

April 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County’s Goodro signs with MGSC

Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.

April 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Cadets at home

The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County sweeps Bryan County from field

All was well for the Long County High School teams Thursday as both shut-out their Bryan County foes.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide beat Claxton

The Long County High School baseball team beat Claxton, 6-5, Wednesday in Ludowici in a non-region game.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. Wildcats win region

The Long County Middle School soccer team became the first squad in the county's history to win a region championship by defeating Martha Puckett, 2-1, on March 29 in Jesup.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide fall, host Military Appreciation Night tonight

The Long County High School baseball team on Tuesday took on a strong Jeff Davis squad in Ludowici, and though the Blue Tide kept the game close, the Yellow Jackets won, 6-4.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide soccer teams fall to BC, SVA

Both Long County High School soccer teams on Monday fell to ranked teams during Region 2-AA action in Savannah.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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