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Blue Tide lose to Pirates, beat Eagles

LUDOWICI - Long County lost to Appling County 8-13 on Tuesday in a 2-AA Region matchup, but bounced back on Wednesday to beat the Ware Magnet Eagles 15-4, ending a four game losing streak.

March 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Wrestling comes to Long County H.S.

LUDOWICI - Wrestling comes to town Saturday.

March 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Commission hires recreation director

LUDOWICI - Long County Commissioners decided to hire a full-time recreation department director, offered the job to the current part-time, interim director at their March 3 meeting.

March 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Walker H.S. alumni honor teachers

LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.

March 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tide baseball hits 3-game skid

The Blue Tide baseball team lost three games in a row last weekend.

March 11, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide honors late player, Mark Horne

Last week, the Long County baseball team honored former player Mark Horne with a ceremony at the first home game.

March 11, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Walker M.S. starts first track team

Walker Middle School established it's first ever track and field team last month and, according to the coach, the team has done well at its first two meets.

March 11, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide ends season at Sweet 16

The Long County High School boy's basketball team's dream of a state championship ended abruptly Wednesday with a 55-73 loss to Dublin High School.

March 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. golf in full swing

The Long County Blue Tide golf team recently kicked off their season and, according to head coach Marc Roe, this year the team is using new, high-tech equipment.

March 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long baseball team wins first region game

LUDOWICI - On a night that seemed more appropriate for football than baseball, the Long County High School Baseball team won its first 2-AA Region game.

March 06, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Sock hop benefits first responders

The poodle skirts and leather jackets made it look like a "Happy Days" fan convention.

March 04, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Development Authority buying Web site

LUDOWICI - The Long County Development Authority members voted at their Feb. 24 meeting to establish a Web site to draw more attention to the industrial site.

March 04, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Tide boys advance to Sweet 16

It was a weekend of mixed emotions for Long High School basketball fans. The boys advanced to the next round of the playoffs, while the girls exited the state playoffs.

March 04, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide baseball loses to Jackets

The Long County High School baseball team traveled to Jesup on Thursday and took on rival Wayne County. It could've gone better.

March 02, 2009 | Mike Riddle Sports editor | Sports


Nobles honored for long tenure

LUDOWICI - The Georgia Senate last week passed a resolution honor Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles for his service to the state.

March 02, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


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Long Co. soccer teams host playoffs

The Long County soccer program has achieved much in its short history.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dozen Long County athletes advance to region

Long County had 12 athletes either bring home medals or advance to the regional championship during the recent Region 2-AA track meet in Statesboro.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County drops last baseball game of season

The Long County baseball team closed out the season Saturday against Claxton in Ludowici.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County falls short of undefeated season

The dream of an undefeated season by the Long County boys' soccer team came to an end on Thursday as the Blue Tide lost to ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide miss the playoffs with tough loss to Jeff Davis

Long County knew it needed to pull off an upset Thursday over Jeff Davis (18-6) if the Blue Tide were to have any chance at ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Victory over Vidalia keeps Blue Tide’s playoff hopes alive

The Long County baseball team kept its playoff hopes alive Monday, beating Vidalia 5-1 in Toombs County.

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf raises more than $10,000 for cancer patient

The John E. Smiley Jr. "Jay Bird" Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club raised more than $10,000 for Valarie Gosseck, who ...

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide at 12-0, ranked third in state

The Long County boys and girls soccer teams continued dominating the field Tuesday, beating Jeff Davis in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Young Blue Tide pitcher throws no-hitter, with 9 Ks

Long County's baseball team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday by beating McIntosh County 4-0 in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Emergency workers put together benefit

Valarie Gosseck fought off cancer 20 years ago.

April 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Tide drop 4 games in a row

This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth ...

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf tourney to benefit local cancer patient

The Jay Smiley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dawson a finalist for Dooley award

Long County senior Harley Dawson recently learned that she had been selected as a finalist for the Vince Dooley Athletes for a Better World Scholarship.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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