The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year old basketball teams played on Jan. 26, and showed that though the players are small, their hearts were large.
The Long County High School girls basketball team had a tough weekend, losing two games.
Three weeks ago, the Blue Tide took on Appling County, and lost a disappointing game 69-67 in overtime.
BLACKSHEAR - The Long County boys basketball team is rolling right along, and appears to be peaking at the right time of the year.
BLACKSHEAR - Friday, the Long County Ladies traveled to Blackshear to take on Pierce County, and lost in a one-sided game 69-32.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
Editor's note: Myron Grimes, head of the Long County High School music department, reports Friday that Teresa Moore-Mitchell has had to cancel her performance for this evening. She is reportedly sick.
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.
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.
LUDOWICI - Residents of Long County weathered frigid temperatures Monday to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
After back-to-back region wins with the 2-AA Region playoffs coming into sight, the Long County ladies lost a disappointing game Friday to Jeff Davis County.
The Long County boys basketball team continued its march to the region tournament with another win over Jeff Davis County.
It's been almost 20 years since Gina Middleton Gierc cheered for the Blue Tide, attended Long County High School and was chosen homecoming queen, but the daughter of Frank and Diane Middleton is still making her mom and dad proud and representing Long County well.
Routine items handled by the Long County Commission at its January meeting:
LUDOWICI - After being placed on a list in December for violating a state law requiring municipalities to file audits the city of Ludowici has been given its audit and it has been sent to the appropriate agencies, according to Mayor Myrtice Warren.
Long County on Friday finally exorcised a demon that had been haunting the football program for 10 years.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band in its drive to perform in McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27.
The Long County High School football team will be looking to accomplish something Friday that it hasn't done to date: beat McIntosh County.
The Long County Recreation Department cheerleaders and players recently were recognized by Long County High School.
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.
The Long County High School football team travels Thursday to Garden City to face Groves in a Region 2-AA game that will be broadcast on WSAV, Hinesville cable channel 4.
The Long County High School band recently continued its dominance, bringing home 19 awards from the Coffee County Invitation Band Competition on Sept. 27 in Douglas.
The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.
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