You've probably read about it by now -- but if not, word got out that Richmond Hill's Kevin Matthews, recently drafted No. 1 by the Texas Rangers, is not only a pretty good baseball player, he also can play some hoops and can do a 360-degree dunk.
Bryan County children attend the third annual Challenger Sports Soccer Camp at Hendrix Park. Coaches Ashley Whiteley and Danny Smith of England are two of more than 1,800 soccer coaches who come to the United States every summer for eight weeks and work on developing young American soccer athletes. This year Hendrix park is hosting 17 campers ages 4 to 14 in two groups. For more details visit www.hendrixpark.org.
The Richmond Hill Rock Hounds won the 2011 8-year-old title by defeating Team Storm 11-10 on June 6.
Never thought I'd say it, but I'm starting to feel sorry for Lebron James.
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.
Note: I am now offically on vacation until June 3.
Got an email earlier this week from Energy Oasis in Richmond Hill which reads, in part ---
ALTMAN HOSTING HOOPS CAMP
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.
Bryan County High School isn't leaving the Class A softball tourney without a fight.
The following were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Day is Saturday over at Loves Seafood. That's a good thing.
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