Long County High School running back and quarterback Brendon Scott recently received honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
The Long County High School basketball teams faced Bacon and McIntosh counties this week in Ludowici for Region 2-AA action in which the girls went 1-1 and the boys 0-2.
The Long County High School basketball teams split their games with Groves on Friday in Region 2-AA action in Garden City.
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.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams played in the Portal Holiday Classic Christmas Tournament last week.
Running back Brendon Scott has been named the 2014 Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Player of the Year for Long County High School.
Ludowici will host its first Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. Jan. 10. Long County MLK Observance Committee member Mary Hamilton said that the parade's theme is "Living the Dream, Where Do We Go from Here." She said that participants may walk, drive a vehicle, ride a horse or enter a float. The deadline to enter the parade is Jan. 3, and the line-up time is 9 a.m.
The Long County High School football team recently held its annual awards banquet at the school cafeteria to recognize over 50 players and adults for their efforts.
For most children, Christmas is a time of joy and happiness. But for 6-year-old Addie Fausett, this year it's mostly struggle and pain.
The Long County High School Lady Tide soccer team had the luck of the Irish with them on St. Patrick's Day.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Tristan Goodro had a base hit and RBI on Saturday to help Middle Georgia State College beat Loyola University, 5-0, in Cochran.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team held its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team went 2-1 last week, beating New Hampstead High School (1-8) and McIntosh County (0-8), but falling to Benedictine Military School (8-4).
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
Long County native Cassandra Pelton recently won two archery competitions.
Though the Long County High School baseball team had a solid outing Tuesday, the Blue Tide still fell to undefeated Bacon County, 4-3, in Ludowici in the Region 2-AA openers for both squads.
The Long County High School soccer teams swept Vidalia on Tuesday in Ludowici for the second time this year.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Long County High School running back Brendon Scott receives his Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Long County Player of the Year trophy from Coastal Courier sportswriter Mike Riddle on Tuesday. In 2014, Scott led Long County with 1,447 rushing yards. He also made the All-Region 2-AA First Team and earned honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
Family Dollar in Ludowici recently was targeted by alleged shoplifters.
Long County High snapped two losing streaks Wednesday by beating Brantley County, 8-4, in Ludowici. The win ended the Blue Tide's five-game losing skid this season and ended an eight-game losing streak to the Herons.
The Long County High School soccer teams continue their winning ways, notching wins over Claxton High School and Bryan County last week.