Bradwell Institute played Long County Saturday in a big rivalry game in Ludowici.
Long County head football coach Eric McNair confirmed Monday that he would be leaving the Blue Tide to accept a coaching position at Metter High School.
The Blue Tide beat the Benedictine Military School 55-51 Dec. 30, while the Lady Tide crushed New Hampstead 46-26 as the teams concluded their play in the Richmond Hill Holiday Classic.
The Long County basketball teams played Bryan County's in Pembroke on Dec. 20 in non-region action.
A cheerleading team based in Long County brought home 11 first-place awards and three world bids from two recent open competitions in Lakeland, Florida, and Albany.
Both the girls and boys Long County basketball teams fell to teams from Pierce County on Friday, but then bounced back on Saturday to defeat the teams from Toombs County.
On Monday, Long County High School football standout Jamin Davis signed scholarship papers to play for the University of Kentucky in 2017.
It was good Long County basketball fan last weekend as the Blue Tide beat defending AAA State Champ Liberty County on Friday and then beat arch-rival Wayne County on Saturday.
Long County's girls basketball team played hard against tough rivals over the weekend in Ludowici. But the Lady Tide fell in both games, dropping their overall record to 4-5 and the Region 2-AAA mark to 0-1.
Two recent road trips resulted in the Long County boys high school team going 2-0 while the girls went 1-1.
Toombs County traveled to Ludowici on Tuesday to take on Long County High School. Both games could have been won by either school, but when the night came to a close the Lady Tide had notched another victory while the Blue Tide had fallen.
On Saturday, the Long County basketball teams will travel to Jesup to take on Wayne County. The Blue Tide men go into the game posting a 3-1 record while the Yellow Jackets go in with a 1-2 mark.
The hometown Ludowici fans got a real treat Tuesday as Long County kicked off the basketball season with wins over Bacon County.
Long County track star Ja'Nya Bryant signed scholarship papers Wednesday to run for Kennesaw State University next year.
Long County's boys and girls each had the annual Blue and White scrimmages Saturday to help prepare for the upcoming season.