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Lady Tide alumni game on Thursday

The Long County varsity softball team will play the annual alumni game Thursday. Former team players, who have graduated, can play in the contest against the current Lady Tide.

July 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. sets football camps

The Long County Recreation Department will host three free mini-football camps during August for kids ages 7-10.

July 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide sweat through summer workouts

Though the temperatures have been hovering around 100 recently, the heat hasn't stopped the Long County football team from getting in summer workouts. Players began weight-training before the end of the last school year, meeting after classes.

July 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County faces tough Region 2-AAA

The 2016 high school football season is just around the corner.

July 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long runner comes close to Junior Games

Lady Tide sprinter Ja'Nya Bryant continued to excel on the track, raking in the medals during her summer break.

July 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Runner to compete in Junior Olympics

Long County track star Cameron Taylor qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympics in the 800- and 3,000-meter races over the weekend.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long 4-Hers place at state horse show

Several members of the Long County 4-H Club took part in the Georgia 4-H Horse Show early last month in Perry. The three-day event was at the Agri-Center and brought students from all over the state together to compete.

July 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long linebacker commits to Kentucky

With football season still a month away, Long County has one player who is already generating excitement.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


McGowan gets save for Marlins against Braves

Long County native and Miami Marlin pitcher Dustin McGowan was back on the mound Friday and picked up a save against the Braves in Atlanta.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. team wins invitational

The Long County 12 and under girls softball team recently won the Lyons Invitational Softball Tournament held in Toombs County. Top row: Coach Earl Freeman, Trista Murphy, Tanani Lucena, Dixie Corbin, Amaya Loterbaugh, Kayalmoni Lucena and coach Donnie Lust. Bottom row: Kylei Brady, Brooklyn Smith, Grace Gordon, Long County Recreation Director Henry Strickland, Rebecca Lust, Samantha Pitts and Jocelyn Priester.

July 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long senior leaning toward Central Florida

Though the Long County football team didn't have the success that was expected in 2015, what the school did do was showcase the talent of several players.

June 29, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Seniors compete in Ludowici

Seniors from Long and Wayne counties recently got together for some good-spirited sports competition in Ludowici.

June 29, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County lineman signs to play for Mizzou

Long County football player Darvis Holmes signed a letter of intent June 12 to play football with Missouri.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County soccer team has 9 on All-Region teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players selected All-Region.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eight Lady Tide named to 2-AA All-Region soccer teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players who were selected to the all-region team.

June 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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Long County takes on Islands in Savannah

Long County's first football game of the season is Friday against Islands High in Savannah.

August 24, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide drop two more by lopsided scores

The Long County softball team's slump continued last week, falling to Glynn Academy (5-1) and Islands High School (3-2) on the road.

August 24, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


The Annual KIDS-ETC 5K Fun Run was Aug.13

The Annual KIDS-ETC 5K Fun Run was Aug.13 in Ludowici. Director Linda Futch said there were more runners than in previous races. Runners gathered ...

August 24, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Rec named best in District 2

The Long County Recreation Department was recognized as the District 2 Agency of the Year.

August 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County players draw preseason honors

Long County football players Jamin Davis and Tariq Carpenter continue to draw preseason recognition.

August 17, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County beats Claxton 28-6

The Long County football team Friday beat Claxton High School 28-6 in Ludowici.

August 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide go 1-1 in first week of season

Long County was 1-1 on the softball diamond last week, falling to Brunswick (1-0), but bouncing back to beat New Hampstead (1-1).

August 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide fall to Brunswick Pirates in scrimmage

The Long County softball team got in its second practice game of the year Thursday, hosting Brunswick in a scrimmage.

August 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Offense wins Tide scrimmage

The Long County football team held an inter-squad scrimmage Friday between the offense and defense.

August 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide start with scrimmage, game vs. Brunswick

The Long County softball team will host a scrimmage at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Brunswick.

August 03, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Scrimmage, pig-drop raffle Friday for Blue Tide

The Long County football team will hold an informal team scrimmage Friday as it prepares for the upcoming season.

August 03, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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