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.
The final buzzer couldn't come quick enough for the Long County High School basketball teams Saturday, as both squads lost decisively at Vidalia.
Basketball fans in Ludowici got a treat Friday as their Long County High School basketball teams swept Metter in big Region 2B-AA action.
The bubble burst on the Lady Tide Monday as they fell to the host team in the finals of the Portal Christmas Tournament.
Long County High School hosted its fall sports banquet Tuesday.
The Long County High School basketball teams on Friday picked up Region 2B-AA wins over Bacon County in Ludowici.
Tuesday was a rough night for the Long County High School basketball program as the girls' and boys' teams lost to McIntosh County Academy in Darien.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams will take on the McIntosh County teams Tuesday in Darien.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to St. Vincent's Academy, 42-25, on Tuesday in Savannah.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams kicked off their region games Tuesday by taking on Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy in Savannah.
Long County High School football standout Josh Berry has earned a full football grant and scholarship to attend Savannah State University for the 2014-15 school year, according to a letter he has received.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell, 66-25, to Tattnall County in a nonregion contest Friday in Ludowici.
Six members of the Long County High School softball team recently were named to the Region 2-AA All-Region team.
Fortunately for the Long County High School basketball teams, they have home-court advantage this weekend when they battle two of their toughest nonregion opponents.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team fell to New Hampstead High School, 53-21, on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team on Saturday lost its season opener to New Hampstead, 66-54, in Ludowici.