It wasn't easy, nor quick, but after over 90 minutes of play Friday, the Long County girls soccer team beat Screven County 3-1 in an overtime, penalty-kick shootout to advance into the second round of the state playoffs.
The Long County boys soccer team's season ended Thursday in the first round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs.
The Long County soccer program has achieved much in its short history.
Long County had 12 athletes either bring home medals or advance to the regional championship during the recent Region 2-AA track meet in Statesboro.
The Long County baseball team closed out the season Saturday against Claxton in Ludowici.
The dream of an undefeated season by the Long County boys' soccer team came to an end on Thursday as the Blue Tide lost to Benedictine Military School (13-5).
Long County knew it needed to pull off an upset Thursday over Jeff Davis (18-6) if the Blue Tide were to have any chance at making the playoffs.
The Long County baseball team kept its playoff hopes alive Monday, beating Vidalia 5-1 in Toombs County.
The John E. Smiley Jr. "Jay Bird" Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club raised more than $10,000 for Valarie Gosseck, who is battling cancer.
The Long County boys and girls soccer teams continued dominating the field Tuesday, beating Jeff Davis in Ludowici.
Long County's baseball team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday by beating McIntosh County 4-0 in Ludowici.
Valarie Gosseck fought off cancer 20 years ago.
This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth place in the 2-AA standings.
The Jay Smiley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club.
Long County senior Harley Dawson recently learned that she had been selected as a finalist for the Vince Dooley Athletes for a Better World Scholarship.
Long County had its annual Blue vs. White Spring Scrimmage Friday.
Several Division I football scouts have attended Blue Tide spring practices in recent weeks.
Long County's senior baseball players were recognized during the team's recent Senior Night.
The Long County girls soccer team's Cinderella season ended May 4 with a loss to Greater Atlanta Christian School (13-4-1) in Atlanta.
After two weeks of slamming pads and fighting the heat, the Long County football team will take the field Friday for the annual Blue/White ...
The Long County football team kicked off spring training Friday with 98 players taking to the field.
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