The Blue Tide boys and girls basketball teams ended their seasons Thursday at the 2-AA Region Tournament at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Tuesday was a good night for Long County High School as both the boys' and girls' basketball teams advanced in the Region 2-AA tournament in Lyons.
Jacob Turner was selected as Long County basketball homecoming king Feb. 8 during the Blue Tide's game with Bryan County in Ludowici. Junior Dorian Adkins, sophomore Francisco Mejia and freshman Ulises Franco were crowned princes.
Long County's basketball teams dominated Bryan County last Friday in Ludowici to wrap up their regular seasons and enter the Region 2-AA tourneys.
Long County made history Monday in Ludowici as the school's first varsity boys' and girls' soccer games were played.
The Long County High School girls basketball team was defeated by Wayne County, 42-9, Tuesday in Ludowici.
The Faith Baptist Christian Academy boys basketball team won the South Region Championship last weekend by defeating Grace Christian Academy, 89-82. On Tuesday, the Crusaders also advanced to the semi-finals of the GCCA state basketball tournament by defeating Old Suwanee Christian 85-43.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team lost to Wayne County, 83-70, Tuesday in Ludowici in a game featuring a wild rally and a controversial ending.
The Long County High School senior basketball players and cheerleaders were honored during Senior Night last Friday during their game against Metter at LCHS.
Long County's Josh Berry led the way with 24 points as the Blue Tide defeated Metter, 62-54, Friday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team was outscored 16-8 in the fourth quarter Friday to lose to Metter, 38-31, in Ludowici.
The Long County boys and girls basketball teams lost to McIntosh County Academy on Tuesday in Darien.
Accused FEAR militia member Heather Salmon was arraigned Thursday morning on charges of malice murder, felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, firearm possession during the commission of a crime, aggravated assault and making a false statement. She entered a not-guilty plea before Long County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
Long County High School's Karen Swindell has been named the Region 2-AA athletic director of the year.
The home fans got a treat Friday as the Long County High School boys basketball team defeated Toombs County 44-40 in Ludowici.
The Walker Middle School boys' and girls' basketball teams competed in the Bryan County Summer Slam on Saturday in Pembroke.
The Long County Recreation Department junior boys All-Star team won the recent Lyons Invitational Tournament in Toombs County.
Golfers who want to support a good cause can play in Saturday's Mabel Creel Memorial Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.
The Long County High School Alumni Association held its annual golf tournament May 18 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.
Recently, I have been thinking quite a bit about my late father, John Riddle.
Two Tennessee natives living in Long County lost everything Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed their home.
A former Long County resident recently was charged with murder related to the death of his son in 2008.
The foundation for the planned Long County Veterans Memorial recently was laid in Ludowici. With that work completed, the next step toward completing the three-year project is to have the names of veterans and supporters engraved on the marble stones that will be sitting at Friendship Park.
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