Taking on Region 2-AA rival Toombs County on Friday in Ludowici, the Long County High School softball team held on to the lead through five innings, but gave up two runs late to drop their first game of the year, 2-1.
The Long County High School football team will take to the field at 5 p.m. tonight for the first time in 2013 when the Blue Tide have an inter-squad scrimmage at Veterans Field.
For the Long County High School softball team, there will be no easing into the 2013 season.
Long County native Dustin McGowan's comeback came to a halt when he strained his right oblique against the Oakland Athletics on July 29.
The Long County High School varsity softball team took on several former team members in the Lady Tide alumni game fundraiser July 25 at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The varsity team won, 1-0. According Lady Tide booster Kristi Garcia, the day was fun for everyone and was a big success. She added that the game will be an annual event.
The Long County High School football team on Thursday began its summer camp program. The camp will run through Tuesday with regular practices continuing into the season. Blue Tide head coach Ron Flott said the camp follows summer conditioning, during which athletes proved their dedication to ensuring a successful season.
Long County students Meagan DeLoach and Ashley Burnside attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference on July 7-11 in Nashville, Tenn.
A meeting for football coaches and parents of players will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Smiley Elementary School.
Former Long County Blue Tide pitcher and Toronto Blue Jay reliever Dustin McGowan saw more action this past week as he faced the Tampa Bay Rays on July 19 and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday and Tuesday.
Former Long County pitcher Dustin McGowan's comeback continued with positive results last week with two more good performances for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Long County High School Touchdown Club recently held its monthly meeting to begin preparing for the upcoming football season.
The Long County 10-under all-star baseball team is playing in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament after finishing second at the Class C District Tournament, held June 21-26 in Hazlehurst.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan posted solid outings in three recent Major League Baseball games.
The Long County High School baseball team held a camp June 24-26 for boys ages 8-12 wanting to improve their skills.
The Walker Middle School basketball team recently attended the 2013 Florida Gator Team Camp, held June 21-23 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.
Long County High School Athletic Director Karen Swindell and Principal Scotty Hattaway recently accepted the 2013 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter founder and President Karen Talbot said Friday that the embattled center is in the process of marketing out the animals that still are at the site on Hugh Gordon Lane in Long County.
Long County High School takes on Jeff Davis High School tonight in a 2-AA Region matchup.
The Long County High School football team lost to Toombs County 34-21, Friday in Lyons, but head coach Ron Flott called it the Blue Tide's the best performance of the year.
Long County High School will have homecoming festivities this weekend.
After being off last week, the Long County High School football team will be back on the field tonight to face Toombs County in Lyons.
Most performers live to show off their talent in front of an audience.
The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday approved its final draft for the proposed changes to its city charter.
The Long County High School football team was off this week, and the break couldn't have come at a better time.
The Long County High School cross-country team competed in a meet Sept. 14 at Magnolia State Park in Jenkins County.
The Long County High School softball team's season ended Thursday with a tough loss to Bryan County.
After dropping four games in a row, the Long County High School football team will try to right its ship tonight in a Region 2-AA contest with Bacon County at 7:30 in Ludowici.
On Sept. 27, Long County Middle School held its homecoming game, taking on Midway Middle School in Ludowici.
Despite putting up 14 second-half points and fighting until the final tick of the clock, the Long County High School football team fell to Bryan County, 54-21, on Friday in Pembroke.