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Tide honors fall sports participants
Linda Stephens - photo by Photo provided.

Long County High School recently had its fall sports banquet to honor athletes in softball, cross country, cheerleading and football. Wednesday’s story featured the football team. Today’s story focuses on the softball, cross country, track and cheerleading participants.

For the Blue Tide cross country team, Immanuel Dickerson earned a letter of participation. Nick Finley won the most improved award and Masson Tucker took the best all around runner award. Tucker also earned a bar for his letter.

For the football cheerleaders, Shavonta Turner, Raven Rose, Mary Moses, Ariel Morales, Kalyne Knudson, Brittany Heath, Brianna Dickerson, Shelby Clark and Krishna Calhoun earned letters for the 2009 season.

Kameron Dansby received a bar for her letter and earned the academic award. Ariel Davis was named most spirited, and she earned a bar for her letter. Alexis Flourney received a bar and was selected as the most dedicated cheerleader. Latrice Harris won the most improved award and a letter. Ashley Murphy received her letter and earned the great attitude award.

For the Lady Tide softball team, Silvia Chihuahua, Brittany Hall, Alejandra Chihuahua and Erica Golden received letters. Golden also won the coaches award for 2009.

Kelly Long, Shelby Mock, Shelby Ogden, Kelby Manning, Kimber Sapp and Linda Stephens all received bars.

Miranda Taylor earned the most improved player award and Stephens won the academic award.

Manning and Sapp earned second team honorable mention for Region 2-AA. Taylor and Amber Wilson both earned letters.

Kayla Mills earned a bar for her letter, was selected as both the best offensive and defensive player for the Lady Tide, won the MVP award and was selected to the All-Region 2-AA Team as a pitcher.

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