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Ricefields course opens with charity tournament

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Steve Bartowski, area McDonalds owner Gary Dodd and attorney Jeff Arnold were among a slew of golfers who hit the newly developed Ricefields Golf Course on Saturday on Hampton Island to start the first annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Tournament.

October 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports

Long Co. medals twice in Special Olympics

DJ Diller, Ashley Blakeley, Seth Golden and Ashley Foster recently competed in the 2008 Fall State Special Olympics and brought home gold and bronze medals.

October 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

More football fun with the AFC

Last week I went out on a limb and told you the teams I think will be the teams to beat in the National Football Conference (NFC). Well folks I will admit it, this week I cheated on my predictions in the American Football Conference (AFC) - not by much, but a little. I will tell you the change I made involved a team with a quarterback whose initials are T and B, but other than that, they're all the same as they were prior to week one in the NFL.

September 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Pro football fun: Let's look at the NFC

Well it's that time of the year again, ball season, and for me there is no ball, like football. Nothing keeps my attention like football, and especially at is best level, the NFL. So even though I'm no expert, by no means, I thought I would go out on a limb, and make some predictions about the upcoming year. That way all you folks who see me at the Long County football, basketball and baseball games will be able to come up to me and laugh, and say, "You picked who?"

September 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Long 4-H wraps up productive summer

Several members of the Long County 4-H Club were recognized for their achievements.

September 11, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Determination pays off for Long player

When special-needs student Al Jackson approached Blue Tide head coach Kyle Wilson about trying out for the football team, the coach didn't think it was a good idea, and told the sophomore no.

September 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Boosters do more than cheer team on

LUDOWICI - The Long County Touchdown Club is continuing its support of the Blue Tide Football Team.

September 02, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Blue Tide completes summer camp

The Long County High School football team completes summer camp today. The weeklong program was at Smiley Elementary School.

August 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Long County mobile home fire damaged part of residence

According to Ludowici/Long County Fire Department Chief Darrell Ballance, at around 3 p.m. Saturday, a neighbor noticed smoke coming from the mobile home adjacent to his home, 467 Meadows Road.

August 21, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | News

Car Chase starts in Long County and ends in Glenville

Last Thursday, a Long County man who had just been released on a $60,000 dollar bond led Long County Sheriff Department Deputy Shane Middleton on a chase that ended in Glenville.

August 21, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | News

Soldier dies from injuries sustained in wreck

A Fort Stewart soldier who was involved in an automobile accident June 27 died from injuries sustained in that wreck.

August 21, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | News

McGowan’s shoulder sugery successful

Dustin McGowan had his surgery Thursday, and according to his wife Jilly, everything went well.

August 21, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports

Smiley Elementary gets new principal

The Long County Board of Education approved David Edwards as Smiley Elementary School's new principal at its July meeting. He replaces Sandy Jones.

August 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Storm knocks out much of Long County's power

LUDOWICI -- A storm that brought heavy rain, rough winds and severe lightning Friday night did damage throughout several areas of Long County, resulting in power being down for many.

August 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | News

Long County celebrates cowboy culture

The First Annual National Day of the Cowboy was held last Saturday at the County Line Barn in Long County.

August 16, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | News

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Blue Tide no match for No. 12 Bears

From the onset of Saturday's Long County vs. Pierce County game in Blackshear Saturday it was painfully clear that the Blue Tide would be ...

October 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports

It took a while, but Pirates sink Blue Tide

After a four-day delay due to Hurricane Matthew, and then a forced one-half hour early start due to an unexpected power outage at Veteran's ...

October 17, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Long faces Appling in 1st region game

All of the warm-up games for Long County's football team are over. Monday, the Blue Tide face Appling County in what will be the ...

October 05, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Lady Tide in must-win situation to make playoffs

The Long County Lady Tide have had a tough week, losing to Appling County 17-1 and Pierce County 15-0.

October 05, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Long County Recreation in full swing

The Long County Recreation Department is in full swing with both its football and soccer programs.

October 03, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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