Not to name drop, but a couple of hours ago I got off the phone with Kevin Matthews, the former Richmond Hill High School ace turned Texas Rangers No. 1 draft pick.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association held an end-of-season softball tournament at Henderson Park over the Memorial Day weekend.
Pro scouts followed Richmond Hill High School lefthanded pitcher Kevin Matthews around with radar guns and notebooks all spring.
Georgia Southern outfielder Victor Roache, is a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award presented annually to the best college baseball player in the country.
Just coming off six days of vacation. I only caught one fish. I did build a trellis, fix an air conditioning leak and take another trip to my wife's ancestral stomping grounds down in Arabi (population 500, maybe), so the days off weren't entirely wasted. I also made a few notes for the Sports Blog. Sports radio: Not much of a fan of sports talk radio, but thanks to Savannah's ...
Note: I am now offically on vacation until June 3. I've yet to see the Savannah Sabers play football, but these photos from freelancer Julia Harrison show a group that seems serious about the game. They've also got some pretty sharp uniforms. And, Richmond Hill High School soccer standout Elizabeth Campbell is on the team as placekicker. What's more, Campbell, who is bound for Brenau on a soccer scholarship, went from graduating Saturday to playing ...
Got an email earlier this week from Energy Oasis in Richmond Hill which reads, in part --- "On Saturday, May 30, 2009, Jason Dahlke and his teammate entered and won our inaugural Energy Adventure Challenge at Ft. McAllister Historic Park in Richmond Hill. Several months later, Jason was killed in Afghanistan while serving our country. It is with great honor, through the permission of his family, that we have renamed the event: The Staff Sgt. ...
ALTMAN HOSTING HOOPS CAMP Richmond Hill High School boys basketball coach William Altman, fresh off the Region 2-AAAA title, is running a basketball camp for kids in kindergarten through 8th-grade and it starts Monday. I bring this up because he asked me earlier today to get something in paper and online about it .... So, here you go coach. Good luck with the camp. PS. We're kicking this sports ...
Now that school's out and area media have handed out their accolades to a number of high school athletes --- all are well deserved, by the way -- here are a few of my own thoughts.
Nothing like a little youthful hijinks to while away the last few days of school. Or, in this case, well --- maybe 'while' isn't the right word. Or is it 'wile?' In either case, read the following, submitted by a Richmond Hill High School track athlete, to find out what I'm talking about. They even sent photos.Including one with some of the, er, 'results' clearly visible. "I think that this is going to be it ...
Bryan County High School isn't leaving the Class A softball tourney without a fight. After losing their opener on Thursday, the Lady Redskins (30-9) won their second straight elimination game this afternoon to stay alive in the state Class A finals in Columbus. Bryan County beat Strong Rock Christian 9-5. Tiffany Howard picked up the win, striking out six while scattering four hits and walking two over seven innings. Howard was 2 for 3 with ...
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
The economy may be in the dumpster, but coastal Georgia's population is expected to increase by more than 50 percent in the next 20 years.
In Bryan County it's been a tradition of sorts to begin school on Friday. That changed this year with a Wednesday start. Why? There were a handful of reasons, according to school Superintendent John Oliver, which ranged from scheduling around potential furlough days to paying respect to the military with a four-day Veterans Day weekend in November. "Because of our connection and closeness to the military, we really need to observe Veterans Day," Oliver said. ...
If school board members agree, Bryan County Schools could one day have an educational foundation, inc., of its own.
The National Football League's rejection of a Super Bowl advertisement by Black Creek-based Daniel Defense has generated quite a stir.
Pembroke is taking preliminary steps toward getting state funding to help fix up the city's Municipal Park.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Members of Richmond Hill High School's graduating class may get a chance to vote on where they want to receive their diplomas after school board members discussed putting potential venues into an online survey.
Getting into school buildings in Bryan County could soon be more difficult as officials look at tightening security at each of the system's schools.
Richmond Hill could have a Goody's department store just in time for Christmas.
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