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Tide teams thump Brantley County

The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams kicked off their programs' second seasons in style Monday in Ludowici.

February 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide advance in region tourney; Blue Tide ends with loss to Bacon Co.

The Long County High School girls' basketball team on Monday advanced into the Region 2-AA tournament by defeating Toombs County, 35-31, in Lyons.

February 12, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide basketball teams hold senior night

Long County High School held its senior night last Thursday for graduating students who participated in the basketball program.

February 12, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide boys, girls lose to McIntosh Co.

The McIntosh County basketball teams on Thursday traveled to Ludowici, where they beat both Blue Tide squads. Though the Long County boys and girls played well, they were outmatched by Darien's top 20 ranked teams. The Blue Tide lost 70-56, and the Lady Tide lost 56-31.

February 10, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County teams fall at Metter

The Long County boys' and girls' basketball teams both lost Friday at Metter in region action.

February 05, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County wins middle school championship

The Long County Middle School boys basketball team recently won the 8th grade Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by beating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in Jesup.

February 03, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long sheriff’s, fire departments raise more than $2K for meals program

Members of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department and the Long County Sheriff's Office raised more than $2,000 last Saturday for the Long County Meals on Wheels program by playing each other in a charity basketball game at Long County Middle School.

January 31, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide pick up two wins; Lady Tide slump continues with two more losses

The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally ended its slump by picking up two wins over the weekend.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Walker Middle boys’ team wins conference crown

The Walker Middle School Wildcat basketball team last week won the Southeast Georgia Middle School Conference title by defeating Arthur Williams Middle School, 40-25, in the championship game in Jesup.

January 29, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan to vie for spot in Jays’ rotation

According to MLB.com, Long County native Dustin McGowan received the OK last week to pursue a spot in the 2014 starting-pitching rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays.

January 27, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Homecoming king crowned

Dorian Adkins was crowned homecoming king during Long County's basketball game against Vidalia last Friday in Ludowici.

January 22, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide boys, girls fall at home to Bryan County

The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their skids Tuesday, as both squads lost to Bryan County in Ludowici in Region 2B-AA action.

January 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Wayne Co. too much for Long Co. hoopsters

Long County's boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their games to Wayne County on Saturday in nonregion action in Jesup.

January 15, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County Blue Tide teams fall in Atkinson County

Hard times continued Friday for the Long County teams with both the Lady Tide and the Blue Tide falling in Atkinson County.

January 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Panther boys too much for Blue Tide

Liberty County and Long County renewed their neighboring-county boys' basketball rivalry Tuesday in Ludowici.

January 10, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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Big Blue Tide loss makes next games crucial

The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.

April 23, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Lady Tide roll into postseason

The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Gospel sing to help Long Co. athletes on trip

A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.

April 21, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County teams thump Metter, 10-0 on senior night

Last Friday was a good night for the Long County High School soccer teams, as both the girls and boys claimed 10-0 wins over Metter in Ludowici.

April 18, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide split recent road games

The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


McGowan gets first victory since 2008

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.

April 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide girls win, boys lose

Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.

April 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County’s Goodro signs with MGSC

Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.

April 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide fall to Cadets at home

The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.

April 09, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long County sweeps Bryan County from field

All was well for the Long County High School teams Thursday as both shut-out their Bryan County foes.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide beat Claxton

The Long County High School baseball team beat Claxton, 6-5, Wednesday in Ludowici in a non-region game.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. Wildcats win region

The Long County Middle School soccer team became the first squad in the county's history to win a region championship by defeating Martha Puckett, 2-1, on March 29 in Jesup.

April 07, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide fall, host Military Appreciation Night tonight

The Long County High School baseball team on Tuesday took on a strong Jeff Davis squad in Ludowici, and though the Blue Tide kept the game close, the Yellow Jackets won, 6-4.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Tide soccer teams fall to BC, SVA

Both Long County High School soccer teams on Monday fell to ranked teams during Region 2-AA action in Savannah.

April 04, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Long Co. boys win, girls fall to No. 7 team

The Long County High School soccer teams on Thursday split their games at Vidalia, with the boys winning, 4-1, and the girls losing, 1-0.

April 02, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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