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.
The Long County Blue Tide Boys Basketball Team picked up an easy win this past Tuesday night and appears to have hit fifth gear on the back stretch of their season.
LUDOWICI - At the Jan. 8, Ludowici City Council meeting, several items of business were on the agenda, but none more important than those dealing with the city police department.
The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.
LUDOWICI - After less than a year on the jpb, Long County Recreation Department Director Shawn Mills turned in his resignation last week at the Long County Commissioner's January meeting.
Tenth-ranked Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up a region win on Friday, and then lost a non-region game on Saturday.
The Long County girls basketball team got back on the winning track Friday, beating Charlton County, but on Saturday they were clearly outmatched as they fell to Glynn Academy.
Long County Blue Tide head coach Deshon Brock recently sat down to discuss where his team is at the mid-season break.
Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.
LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.
The Long County Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee has announced the third annual Martin Luther King Celebration to be presented Jan. 21.
Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.
Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.
Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team notched its 14th win of the year Friday by defeating Bryan County, 54-42, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its win streak end at eight Saturday as they fell to Appling County, 55-51, in Baxley.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams picked up wins Saturday against Metter in Ludowici.
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